IHG Rewards Club ANA Mileage Club Platinum Status

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

IHG Rewards Club ANA Mileage Club Platinum InvitationIHG Rewards club with ANA has brought back the offer that allows select members to get Mileage Club Platinum-status (Star Alliance Gold) through March 2020. ANA operates InterContinental, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn hotels in Japan under franchise agreement from IHG that is the likely reason for this generous offer. Eligible members must register by […]

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How to Access Hawaii’s Best Airport Lounge Before a Domestic United Flight

Written by Zach Honig @ The Points Guy

Last month, All Nippon Airways (ANA) finally began carrying passengers on its first Airbus A380, Flying Honu, which is now used exclusively for the Tokyo (NRT)-Honolulu (HNL) route. ANA’s Tokyo lounges are entirely serviceable, but it’s the airline’s new Honolulu outpost that really shines — especially considering the generally sad state of lounges at Hawaii’s …

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Flying Honu to Hawaii: A Review of ANA’s A380 Business Class

Written by Zach Honig @ The Points Guy

Some three and a half years after first announcing plans to operate the Airbus A380 on flights between Tokyo Narita and Honolulu, Hawaii, All Nippon Airways, or ANA, has finally launched its first superjumbo service. TPG‘s Emily McNutt was on board the inaugural flight, where she experienced economy, and I joined in the second week …

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Unlock Incredible Value With Virgin Atlantic Flying Club

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

One of the most frustrating situations is realizing that a loyalty program you previously overlooked actually offers significant value. For years, I didn’t look at Virgin Atlantic Flying Club since I knew it imposed ridiculous carrier-imposed surcharges on its own award tickets. That changed in 2017 when American Express launched a transfer bonus to Flying …

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ANA Debuts Airbus A380 to Hawaii; Last-Ever Inaugural for Superjumbo Jet?

Written by Emily McNutt @ The Points Guy

Excitement was in the air ahead of All Nippon Airways’ long-awaited launch of Airbus A380 service from Honolulu. “It’s a big day today at the airport,” my taxi driver told me while en route to the city’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on Friday. “Why’s that?” I responded, perhaps not fully understanding the A380 excitement …

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Guide to Attending the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo

Welcome to TPG‘s hub for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. Bookmark this page as it will be updated with information related to Tokyo 2020 as the games approach. The Summer Olympic Games only come around once every four years, and that time is coming up soon — this time in Tokyo, Japan. On July …

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ANA Takes Delivery of Second Flying Honu, And Earlier Than Expected

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

All Nippon Airways (ANA) took delivery this week of its second A380, decked out in the newest version of the Flying Honu livery. The new Airbus aircraft — the Emerald Green Flying Honu — was even delivered early. ANA will be flying its new A380s between Narita (NRT) and Honolulu (HNL). ANA is investing heavily …

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Delta, United win big in Haneda slot allocation

Written by Seth Miller @ PaxEx.Aero

Delta Air Lines and United Airlines came home the big winners in the most recent allocation of coveted route authorities at Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport. The pair combined for nine of the twelve available slots, with American Airlines and Hawai…

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Fabulous Fridays: ANA Offers Passengers Miles (Or Cash) As Compensation In Domestic Overbooking Situations

Written by Sebastian Powell @ LoyaltyLobby

Our Fabulous Fridays topic this week is about ANA All Nippon Airways who recently offered one of our readers a decent amount of ANA Mileage Club miles during an overbooking situation. Remember that you can always email us, send a message via Facebook or use Twitter and include photos too. We’ll try to cover Reader […]

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Maximize Amex Transfer Bonus for Incredible ANA Redemptions

Written by JT Genter @ The Points Guy

Membership Rewards started May off right by bringing back one of our favorite promotions: a 30% transfer bonus when transferring points to Virgin Atlantic Flying Club. If you don’t know better, that news by itself might elicit a yawn. But, if you’re interested in flying to Japan in style, you’re going to want to read …

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ANA Flying Honu A380 Touches Down in Honolulu for the First Time

Written by J. Scott Clark @ The Points Guy

All Nippon Airways’ much-anticipated service between Tokyo and Honolulu, with its new A380s in special Honu livery, is one step closer. Ahead of the May 24 start, one of the three A380s completed the first two round-trip test flights between Tokyo (NRT) and Honolulu (HNL) this week. View this post on Instagram Test fright to …

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ANA Conducts A380 Test Flights to Honolulu

Written by Island Miler @ Jeffsetter Travel

Heads up AvGeeks! ANA conducts A380 test flights to Honolulu ahead of the start of its new service in about a month. The first one occurred this past Wednesday, with another one set to take place in the near future. ANA’s new Hawaii service has got to be the most hotly anticipated new service for […]

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How to Keep Your Child’s Airline Miles from Expiring

Written by Jennifer Yellin @ The Points Guy

One of my least favorite aspects of free travel is keeping track of all the points and miles earned by every member of my family. It can be a daunting task and the worst case scenario is when you come across an account where you mistakenly let miles expire. While airlines are pretty good with …

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Planning Award Travel With a Lap Infant

Written by Eric Rosen @ The Points Guy

Planning family travel can be complicated. There is the expense of booking multiple tickets and hotel rooms, finding seats together on the plane, double-checking baggage and carry-on restrictions and more. But one surprise expense may be that you have to pay for putting your infant or lap child in your lap. Those new to lap infants …

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JetBlue Announcement, Devaluation Of Credit Cards, Disney Haunted Mansion Wedding & More!

Written by joeheg @ Your Mileage May Vary

Happy Sunday to all of our travel friends, both near and far! Here are some articles we’ve read from other bloggers (and other sources) that we think you may like, as well, so we’re passing them along. Harlan from Out and Out writes about the devaluati…

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