Amex extends Lufthansa lounge access to select cardholders

Written by Liz Hund @ The Points Guy

American Express has extended Lufthansa lounge access to select Amex cardholders yet again. Previously, the benefit was set to end on Oct. 31, 2019 but now Platinum and Centurion cardholders can enjoy the lounges until March 31, 2020. Here’s what you can expect depending on which card you have: The Platinum Card® from American Express …

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Swiss Airbus A220s returning to service a day after grounding

Written by Zach Wichter @ The Points Guy

Swiss International Air Lines’ fleet of Airbus A220s are returning to service Wednesday, marking progress for the carrier after it grounded all of the planes a day earlier. The airline’s A220s have suffered engine reliability issues and were grounded for inspections, which began Tuesday. Swiss currently operates 29 of the aircraft. “On Tuesday afternoon and …

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Swiss grounds Airbus A220 fleet, cancels ‘numerous’ flights

Written by Zach Wichter @ The Points Guy

Swiss International Air Lines has grounded its fleet of 29 Airbus A220 jets for “extensive” engine examinations, resulting in dozens of cancellations on the carrier’s European routes. Swiss grounded the fleet Tuesday after one of its A220s flying from Geneva, Switzerland, to London diverted to Paris after suffering an engine issue en route. Bloomberg News …

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21 airline stroller policies around the world

Written by Summer Hull @ The Points Guy

A few years ago, a mom of young twins had her stroller taken from her on an American Airlines flight from San Francisco to Dallas. This set off a chain reaction that resulted in a yelling flight attendant, a mom in tears, a viral video and lots of news stories. Some might say the mom …

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Airfare of the Day: Lufthansa/Swiss/United/Air Canada BUSINESS CLASS San Francisco (SFO), United States to Madrid (MAD), Spain from $1,899 Round Trip 

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to the Star Alliance transatlantic partners Lufthansa, Swiss, United and Air Canada, and their low/off-peak season midweek business class advance purchase round trip fares between San Francisco and Madrid. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Lufthansa […]

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Airfare of the Day: Swiss International Air Lines BUSINESS CLASS Paris (CDG), France to Miami (MIA), United States from 1,629€ Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Swiss and their 2nd level business class excursion round trip fares between Paris and Miami. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: SWISS (LX) PAXZFR2 PAR to MIA. Booking class: P. Price: from 1,629€ (1,480€ carrier […]

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Airfare of the Day: Swiss / Lufthansa BUSINESS CLASS Sao Paulo (GRU), Brazil to Lisboa (LIS), Portugal from $1,520/R$5,993 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Swiss and Lufthansa, and their 2nd level business excursion round trip fares between Sao Paulo and Lisbon. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: SWISS (LX) PNNBR SAO to LIS. Booking class: P. Price: from $1,520 ($1,469 […]

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Eurowings Makes Last Long-Haul Hurrah With New US Routes

Written by Edward Russell @ The Points Guy

Lufthansa Group’s low-cost arm Eurowings will make something of a last hurrah in long-haul flying next summer, adding four new seasonal routes before wrapping up operations across the Atlantic. Eurowings will offer new service between Frankfurt (FRA) and Anchorage (ANC) and Phoenix (PHX), and between Munich (MUC) and Las Vegas (LAS) and Orlando (MCO) for …

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Why I Loved My 2 Flights on Swiss’ Airbus A220

Written by Zach Griff @ The Points Guy

I recently returned from a trip around the world that centered around a cheap Swiss first-class ticket I found from Kiev, Ukraine, to Zurich, Switzerland, to Bangkok, Thailand. I booked a separate ticket that got me from New York to Zurich, spent the night in Zurich, and flew on yet another ticket from Zurich to …

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Airfare of the Day: Lufthansa / Swiss FIRST CLASS Paris (CDG), France to Beijing (PEK)/Shanghai (PVG), PRC from 2,991€ Round Trip 

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Lufthansa/Swiss and their first class excursion round trip fares between France and the People’s Republic of China. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Lufthansa (LH)/Swiss (LX) ARCPBFR PAR to BJS Booking class: A. Price: from […]

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Airfare of the Day: Swiss International Airlines / Edelweiss Air BUSINESS CLASS Ho Chi Minh City (SGN), Vietnam to Paris (CDG), France from $1,717 Round Trip 

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Swiss and their 2nd level business class round trip fares between Vietnam and Europe. Long-haul segments on this fare are operated by Edelweiss Air on codeshare flights. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: SWISS (LX) […]

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Planning a Family Trip to Vienna

Written by Devorah Lev-Tov @ The Points Guy

Vienna is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, and it oozes Old World charm. It’s full of marble-clad buildings, impressive coffeehouses, art museums and leafy parks and plazas hugging the Danube River. There’s truly something for everyone in this family-friendly European city filled with culture and history. Visiting palaces, watching the famous …

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Airfare of the Day: Lufthansa / Swiss / United / Air Canada BUSINESS CLASS Milan (NXP), Italy to New York (JFK/LGA/EWR), United States from 1,375€/$1,544 Round Trip 

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to United and their high season business class excursion round trip fares between Milan and New York. This fare allows to be routed on Lufthansa, Swiss or Air Canada operated flights. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: […]

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