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Two Photos of This AirAsia Flight Attendant Have Gone Viral

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Oct 20 2018

A passenger snapped two photos of a flight attendant during an AirAsia flight from Kuala Lumpur to Hong Kong on October 12, posted them to Facebook, and they’ve gone viral both online and in media with worldwide coverage in China, Australia, the UK and beyond.

The flight attendant, Mabel Goo from Malaysia, doesn’t mind the attention — finds it ‘very nice people say such kind words’ but prefers “to focus my attention more on my work with AirAsia” where she’s part of their “cabin crew Fun Team.”

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7 Surprising Facts About Airlines in Asia

Oct 15 2018

This week’s issue of Airline Weekly (subscription) contains charts on the largest airlines in each of the largest country markets in East Asia, based on Diio Mi data on scheduled seats in 2018.

The biggest takeaways are the growth of Chinese carriers and the declining importance in Southeast Asia of national carriers relative to low cost carriers which are overtaking them, especially on short haul and domestic routes.

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Up to 48% Star Alliance Asia Redemptions Using Cheap Avianca LifeMiles

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Sep 10 2018

Star Alliance member Avianca LifeMiles has Star Alliance Asia awards on sale. There are discounts up to 48% — with US-Asia awards in business and first class up to 20% off on designated routes.

This discount is available for bookings made by September 18 though you can travel any time in the future through end of schedule. Availability on many of these routes is amazing.

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The Star Alliance Routes to Asia That Have 4 Business Class Award Seats Every Single Day

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Sep 01 2018

If you want to go to Asia with the family in business or first class, there’s one airline that’s got you covered and even one best route though there are several good routes.

Star Alliance member Asiana simply offers fantastic award space. The United website is great for seeing this quickly at a glance. Their award calendar will show you which dates have availability — in this case non-stop availability from Los Angeles to Seoul for four passengers. Dates with solid lines have coach award space and dates with dotted lines have premium cabin award space.

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Hurry Amazing Fare $560+ Roundtrip Business Class Los Angeles to Asia

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Aug 16 2018

Hong Kong Airlines has one of the most amazing business class fares I’ve seen in a long time. You can fly to Asia for less than $600 roundtrip. That’s a good price for coach and this is for business.

In fact you can fly Los Angeles – Shanghai between September and March for as little as $560 roundtrip in business class using Hong Kong Airlines’ daily service onboard a new Airbus A350. And Shanghai isn’t the only destination.

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American Airlines President Confirms They’re Considering Dropping More Chicago – Asia Flights

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Aug 12 2018

Last week a Chicago-based flight attendant asked American’s President Robert Isom about “the rumor that we’re going to lose all of our Asia flying” from O’Hare. Isom didn’t say no, Chicago won’t lose Asia service. Instead he explained how he sees American’s hubs.

American’s Vice President – Planning Vasu Raja added “the core of Chicago is an extremely profitable hub” because of connecting traffic in the Midwest and flying to partner hubs. “The only hubs that are more profitable than that are indeed Dallas and Charlotte.” However “the drags on Chicago are indeed Chicago to Asia flying.”

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Using Delta Miles for Family of Four Saver Business Class Availability to Asia

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Jul 27 2018

Delta sometimes makes decent business class award space available to Europe, generally when prices are at their lowest for paid tickets. Getting to Asia on Delta can be much harder without paying exorbitant mileage costs (e.g. 200,000-plus miles per person in each direction).

However Delta’s partners, especially their Chinese partners China Southern and China Eastern, offer good availability from West Coast gateways.

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Wide Open 4+ Business Class Awards Singapore Airlines Non-stop to Asia

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Jul 26 2018

Singapore Airlines will be flying non-stop from Newark to Singapore — the world’s longest flight — starting October 11.

When the flight was first loaded into the schedule you couldn’t get premium awards. However for some reason they’ve opened the floodgates. Most flights have business class awards available. And many have four or more business class awards available.

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