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The Secret World of Invitation-Only Airline Loyalty Programs

Nov 14, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

If you’re a frequent traveler, loyalty programs are nothing new or exciting to you. Plus, most of you have earned enough points with your preferred airlines to be able to access their VIP lounges. But in some airports, only the most elite guests are invited into private programs offering lofty privileges and distinctive perks.

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Sergey Petrossov's JetSmarter Takes Off

May 19, 2016  |   Contributor: Jackie Bryant

Sergey Petrossov is on a one-man mission to change the way we socialize. A natural entrepreneur, he gravitated towards tech at an early age, co-founding his first IT company at 18, which he ran out of his University of Florida dorm room.

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Qatar Executive Brings On a Second Gulfstream G650ER

Mar 30, 2016  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

Qatar Executive (Qatar Airways’ private jet division) has taken on a second Gulfstream G650ER in preparation for the influx of travelers in the spring and summer seasons. Able to fly non-stop from the Middle East to North America, the aircraft is one of the top options for international travel among the company’s elite clientele. 

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This Terrifying & Thrilling 360-View SkyDeck Is Truly the Best Seat On the Plane

Jan 8, 2016  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Even though airlines offer plush first class cabins with private bathrooms, these features are now considered pretty standard for avid jet setters. The amenities may differ, but the actual experience remains fairly routine. That may not be the case for long though, thanks to a crazy concept called SkyDeck. 

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American Airlines' New International Premium Economy Promises More Legroom & Complimentary Spirits

Dec 9, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

American Airlines announced today the 2016 launch of their new International Premium Economy section, which will give passengers even more seating choices. An enhanced version of standard Economy, this new section will be situated right behind Business Class and will include many benefits over the Main Cabin, like more legroom, wider seats and more food options. 

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LAX Filters Out the One Percent With Newly-Approved Celebrity-Only Terminal

Nov 20, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners has approved plans to develop the US’s first terminal exclusively for celebrities. The new terminal will be available for the world’s rich and famous including movie stars, diplomats, professional athletes, CEOs and rest of the world’s one percent.

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Award-Winning François Adamski is Air France’s Next Star Chef With New Business Class Menu

Oct 16, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Meilleur Ouvrier de France and Bocuse d’Or winner François Adamski is bringing his culinary genius to Air France’s Business Class fliers. The airline has dedicated itself to promoting French haute cuisine in its cabins and has chosen several star chefs to be French gastronomy ambassadors, including Joël Robuchonn and Guy Martin. As a newcomer to the airline, “Adamski has concocted six delicious dishes on the in-flight menu, available alternately on the long and medium-haul Business Class menus every two weeks.”

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JFK's TWA Flight Center to Become Airport's First Hotel After $265M Renovation

Oct 1, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Designed by architect Eero Saarinen, the TWA Flight Center was the central terminal at JFK Airport for years. With its dramatic shape suggestive of a bird, the building marked a pretty big shift in corporate construction, leading other airports to put a little more effort into their designs.

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Historic Concorde Supersonic Aircraft May Return to the Skies in 2019

Sep 23, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Sometimes good old fashioned grit and perseverance can make your dreams come true, which seems to be the case for members of Club Concorde. The group—full of diehard fans, from former pilots and engineers to airline bigwigs and frequent fliers—has apparently pulled together £120 million ($186 million) in funds for their “return to flight” plan to get the supersonic Concorde aircraft off the ground.  

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Forget Better Seats, Delta is Upgrading Their High-Value Customers to Private Jets

Jul 27, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you’re one of Delta’s “high-value customers” (meaning, you’ve racked up enough SkyMiles to achieve the airline’s Medallion status), you may be offered their brand new upgrade—which is so swanky it’s not even on the same aircraft as other fliers. 

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Swiss Airlines Revitalizes Long-Haul Fleet With New Boeing 777 Aircraft

Jul 15, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Starting next year, Swiss International Airlines will be giving their long-haul fleet a complete makeover by bringing in brand new Boeing 777 aircraft. Not only do the intercontinental twinjets gulp down a lot less fuel, emit less carbon dioxide than their peers, and have a range of 14,500 kilometers, their interiors look stunning. 

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Fly With Hello Kitty on Shining Star, EVA Airways' New Sanrio-Themed Jet

Jul 10, 2015  |   Contributor: Marissa Stempien

Have you ever wanted to fly the skies with Hello Kitty? Maybe not, but we’re betting the kids sure do. EVA Airways has been flying Hello Kitty-themed planes all over the world since 2005, but their latest Sanrio jet is a newly designed Boeing 777-300ER, covered in characters like Hello Kitty, My Melody and Little Twin Stars.

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VIDEO: American Airlines Shows Off Their Business Class Perks

Jul 1, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

If you haven’t flown Business Class with American Airlines, the above video wants you to know what you’ve been missing. Taking you through one woman’s experience onboard the airline’s Boeing 767, you get to see things you may not know about, since it is often the little details that tend to slip by. 

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United Airlines Unveils New Culinary Partnership to Honor the Late, Great Chef Charlie Trotter

May 7, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

United Airlines has announced their newest in-flight dining offering, which has been created in partnership with The Trotter Project. Created to honor the late Chef Charlie Trotter, who was a legend in Chicago with his Michelin-starred eponymous restaurant, The Trotter Project seeks to unite those interested in the culinary arts and service industries. Now with United, the alumni-driven organization has designed brand new premium-cabin meals.

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Delta Employees Excited for a Zac Posen Uniform Makeover

May 4, 2015  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

New York-based designer Zac Posen will be turning Delta aircraft aisles into a fashion runway by partnering with the airline for its new uniform program. Introduced in the above video, Posen will be creating new looks for flight attendants and customer service agents, and will be advising on new uniforms for “Delta's ramp and ground support agents, Delta Cargo agents and Delta TechOps employees.”

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