Tag Archive: Star Alliance

(Arguably) the best business class product between Asia and North America: EVA Air Royal Laurel Class, BR30 TPE-JFK



Recently awarded 5-Star by SKYTRAX, EVA Air has a very prestigious reputation among frequent fliers. During a recent trip to China I finally got the opportunity to get some first-hand experience on EVA Air’s business class (Royal Laurel class), which turned out to be above and beyond. Compared with other airlines flying across the Pacific, EVA Air in my opinion has the…
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A Beginner’s Guide to United Airlines (UA) MileagePlus Miles

1. Introduction United Airlines is one of the three legacy carriers in the U.S. alongside American Airlines and Delta. Their miles are some of the best when it comes to redeeming for international travel. Here are a few reasons why I like them a lot: United miles are relatively easy to earn They have a big network of partner airlines to…
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A Beginner’s Guide to Asiana Airlines (OZ) Asiana Club Miles

As a member of Star Alliance, Asiana Airlines (OZ) ranks No.2 in South Korean airlines. It operates many North American routes and provides much better service than many North American airlines. Very often, it offers affordable economy class and business class seats. OZ and South Korean No.1 airline – Korean Air (KE) not only have close destinations and similar service,…
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A Beginner’s Guide to All Nippon Airways (NH) ANA Mileage Club Miles

As a member of Star Alliance and a five-star airline, All Nippon Airways (ANA) is generally considered as one of the best airlines in Asia and among Star Alliance. ANA’s Frequent Flyer Program (FFP) is related to ANA mileage. TPG valuation of ANA’s mileage just amounts to 1.5c, maybe it’s due to it doesn’t like YQ or a round-trip flight…
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A Beginner’s Guide to Singapore Airlines (SQ) KrisFlyer Miles

Singapore Airlines (SQ) is the very flight I took the first time when I went abroad. I was quite impressed with its premium facility and flight attendants in unique dressing with sweet smiles.Not only offering courteous services; they will also squat down to talk to the economy passengers. So I am always well disposed towards SQ. Since 2007, SQ has…
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A Beginner’s Guide to Avianca (AV) LifeMiles

Today we’ll introduce how to use Avianca Airlines miles. Avianca Airlines (AV, for short), founded in 1919, is Colombia’s national airline. Headquartered in Bogota, it joined the Star Alliance in 2012. It is also the second-oldest airline in the world, just behind Royal Dutch Airlines, KLM. The mileage points in AV is called “LifeMiles”. As we all know the…
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A Beginner’s Guide to Air Canada (AC) Aeroplan Miles

In this post, we are going to talk about Aeroplan, a frequent-flyer program of Air Canada (AC). Aeroplan is considered as one of the most rewarding loyalty programs in the Star Alliance. This is partly attributable to AC’s good records itself and its extensive collaboration with other Star Alliance members including United Airlines (referred as United hereafter). On one hand,…
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