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Flight Review: Virgin Atlantic Premium Economy LHR-JFK

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Points, Miles, Martinis contributor, Nicky, shares his thoughts from a recent Virgin Atlantic Premium Economy flight from  London Heathrow to New York (JFK). You can also view the outbound review from New York (JFK)- London. Flight Review: Virgin Atlantic Premium Economy LHR-JFK Virgin Atlantic at London-Heathrow uses Terminal 3 and shares check-in desks with their partner, Delta.…

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Flight Review: Virgin Atlantic New York (JFK)- London Premium Economy

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Points, Miles, Martinis contributor, Nicky, shares his thoughts from a recent Virgin Atlantic Premium Economy flight from New York (JFK) t0 London Heathrow.  At JFK, Virgin Atlantic is located at Terminal 4, to make it easy for their partner, Delta.  Passengers of Premium Economy get their own check-in desks, along with extra baggage, which is…

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Flight Review: Delta First Class Los Angeles-Hawaii (HNL)

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Delta offers several daily departures from Los Angeles to Honolulu, meaning on my recent trip to the islands, it was time to burn some SkyMiles for a coach award and hope for an upgrade! Delta historically used to fly old 757’s to Honolulu, but recently has switched to their 737-900’s and during the busy season 757-300’s,…

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Flight Review: Delta One Business Class Breakfast JFK-LAX

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We recently wrote about the new Delta One Business Class North End Grill Menu which is served on flights from New York (JFK) to Los Angeles and San Francisco as well as Delta One Transcontinental Business Class Dinner SFO-JFK but haven’t covered their breakfast options on the transcon flights, so I was excited when a business trip meant I would be…

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Flight Review: Delta One Business Class Portland- Amsterdam

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The pitch of passenger traffic is understated and subdued at the end of Concourse D at Portland International Airport (PDX).  Boarding is about to commence for the approximately 10-hour flight on Delta 178 to Amsterdam.   My ticket is Delta One on the Airbus A330, and I’m ready for a hot towel and a pre-departure beverage.…

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Flight Review: Reykjavik- Helsinki Saga Class and Overall Thoughts on IcelandAir

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Trip Overview IcelandAir to Helsinki Lounge Review: British Airways Galleries JFK Terminal 7 Flight Review: IcelandAir Business Class New York (JFK)- Reykjavik Lounge Review: Icelandair Saga Lounge Reykjavik Flight Review: Reykjavik- Helsinki Saga Class and Overall Thoughts on IcelandAir Flight Review: Reykjavik- Helsinki Saga Class and Overall Thoughts on IcelandAir IcelandAir Flight 352 KEF – HEL…

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Flight Review: IcelandAir Business Class New York (JFK)- Reykjavik

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Trip Overview IcelandAir to Helsinki Lounge Review: British Airways Galleries JFK Terminal 7 Flight Review: IcelandAir Business Class New York (JFK)- Reykjavik Lounge Review: Icelandair Saga Lounge Reykjavik Flight Review: Reykjavik- Helsinki Saga Class and Overall Thoughts on IcelandAir IcelandAir Flight 612 JFK – KEF Saga Class Departed 2:10 pm ET Flight length approximately 5 hours.…

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Delta One Transcontinental Business Class Dinner SFO-JFK

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We recently wrote about the new Delta One Business Class North End Grill Menu which is served on flights from New York (JFK) to Los Angeles and San Francisco. However on Eastbound transcontinental business class flights, Delta is still serving up their regular menu so below is an overview of the current offerings. Similar to the outbound, as a Platinum Medallion,…

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Flight Review: Southwest Airlines New Interior On BWI-LAS Flight

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In late May, we wrote about the new interior that would start appearing in Southwest Airlines fleet of -800 series aircraft. The new interior is currently featured in just three airplanes so far, and I was pretty excited on Sunday to have the airplane known as N8689C at gate A-4 at Baltimore Washington International Airport…

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Delta Business Class Amenity Kit – Delta One Tumi Kit 

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It’s been a while since I’ve reviewed the Delta Business Class Amenity Kit. The latest Delta One Business Class amenity kit is made by Tumi, and it’s pretty neat reusable piece for travel. Here’s a look at what is inside. Delta Business Class Amenity Kit – Delta One Tumi Kit First, the kit come wrapped…

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My New Delta Plane Only 3 Weeks Old

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As we boarded the new Delta plane there was definitely the new plane smell. Soon after sitting down the flight attendant made an announcement confirming my suspicion while simultaneously crushing my hopes for the flight. Flight Attendant: “Folks, this is a relatively new plane, it’s been in service now for about 3 weeks” Weekly Flyer:…

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Delta First Class Meal Update – New Meal

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Delta first class meals have been improving over the past few years. Recently we ran across two new meals so we thought we’d share a Delta first class meal update. We’ll share two new meals, complete with pictures, that we recently experienced. Usually Delta offers two meal options in First Class. This flight was no…

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In First Class Would You Rather Sit Next To A Dog Or A Baby?

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I recently wrote a post about Faking Disabilities So Emotional Service Animals Can Fly With You. Well, on a recent flight, I had the opportunity to experience sitting with an emotional service animal first hand. As we were getting ready to board the flight, I noticed a large Labrador Retriever on a lease waiting to board next…

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A Delta Airline Surprise – They Never Fail

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For some flying can be routine, even boring. You pack your bag, say your good-byes, leave home for the long quiet ride to the airport, fight the long line at security, cram into the plane train, stop by the lounge to check some emails, then board your flight to snag the last over head space. It’s…

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Delta First Class Breakfast Quiche

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Eating a plane isn’t always idea. Menu choices are sparse and you generally only have one or maybe two options. This Delta First Class Breakfast menu was new and sounded good, so I had to try it . On this flight from the New York Area an old Boeing 717-200 plane, Delta served two options, and my selection good.…

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Advanced Frequent Flyer Trivia: Guy Walks Onto Plane – Who Is He?

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Here’s a more advanced frequent flyer trivia question. One that frequent flyers will no doubtely know the answer but may stump the average traveler. I was surprised how easy it was to know the answer. So here we go. A guy walks on to a plane. Who is he? Here are some factoids to help…

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