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Full Fares – Earning bonus Elite miles on United Partners

As I discussed in my last blog post, if you book a full-fare or flexible-fare economy ticket that is booked as a Y or a B fare, you will earn 150% of the miles flown on the trip. This is not a reason to buy these tickets as they can cost several times the cost…

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Lounge Review: Maple Leaf Lounge, Frankfurt

I have flown thru Frankfurt airport (FRA) tens of times. Living in the DC area, it is one of the best connected cities in Europe with 4 flights every day – 2 each by United and Lufthansa. (London’s Heathrow (LHR) has the best connectivity with 7 flights per day, thru three airlines – United, British…

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Taxiing around Frankfurt Airport

I passed thru Frankfurt (FRA) airport a couple of days ago. Here are some pictures I took taxiing around the airport and from the terminal. South African A340 Lufthansa rules FRA! SAA A340 Tail The rest of the SAA A340 My gate Lufthansa 747-8i Parked at the gate (my plane).   Giant Singapore Airlines A380…

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