Emirates First Class Lounge Review

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We landed in Dubai from Colombo around 6AM and I was greeted at the gate by a representative we booked through a separate service as benefit of the American Express Centurion Card. Emirates doesn’t typically offer an escort service to the lounge.  We were delirious from the middle of the night flight, and a stressful […]

Qatar Qsuites Review

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Booking this flight This flight was a pandemic purchase before travel really truly started up again, so we paid what I think was a reasonable business class fare. The flight schedule was also ideal timing for arriving in the Maldives early in the morning (seaplane transfers only operate during daylight hours) as well as giving […]

Lufthansa 747 First Class Review

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How I booked I initially booked award travel on Turkish Airlines back in January for 77k United Mileage Plus points per person. I would have been happy with that itinerary, but Jason was keeping tabs on Lufthansa opening up First Class award availability to partners, and sure enough, they released 2 seats about 24 hours […]

Lufthansa First Class review

Lufthansa First Class

Pre-departure and boarding As someone who appreciates order and timeliness, I was both surprised and impressed at the efficiency of Luftansa’s boarding process at SFO. I appreciated that first class passengers boarded first, followed by business class and then economy class. Surprisingly, this isn’t always the case and first class passengers often board with business class. […]