Airline Miles Archive

Get another free 500 Virgin America Elevate points for signing up for a newsletter

A few weeks ago, Virgin America gave out free Virgin America Elevate points just for signing up for a couple of newsletters for other Virgin companies. They’re back with another promotion. This time Virgin is giving out 500 free Virgin America Elevate points for signing up for e-mails from Virgin Produced. With their merger with […]

American Airlines Business Class Boeing 777-300ER Los Angeles LAX to London Heathrow LHR review

American Airlines’ longest flight to Europe is from Los Angeles to London Heathrow on a Boeing 777-300ER. As such, it’s the best value for a premium cabin award redemption if you can manage to snag a seat.  With fairly limited availability, that can be hit or miss. At just 50k AAdvantage miles + $5.60 (pre-devaluation, […]

Malaysia Airlines Business Class Airbus A330-300 Auckland AKL to Kuala Lumpur KUL review

My departing flight from New Zealand was the reverse of my trip from Kuala Lumpur to Auckland, this time going from Auckland to Kuala Lumpur on Malaysia Airlines in Business Class on an Airbus A330-300. It was still part of my generous US Airways award booking. After a faster-than-expected bus ride from central Auckland to […]