2011 in honors and not!

2011, I managed to measure the tape from China to the USA, and it was no doubt, a wonderful experience to be all over the place for business or leisureI closed the year at 76,200 miles, while having gone many places, thanks to all the hopping flights I do when I  The first day of 2012 sounds like the best day to wrap up the list and confer the honors on the various airlines and hotels and experiences which have been the most exciting (and not!) for the year gone by…

In the technical section:

So there we go with some of the good, bad and ugly of 2011. Now, time to rev it up for 2012! By the way, I just got back in after dropping my parents at the airport. So, they started their year with flying, and I started it with visiting the airport! 😉


Late update:

  • Promotion of the year: Crack the Case promo from IHG, which got me Platinum for 2 years with IHG!

About Ajay Awtaney

Ajay is a financial services pro, working to bring order to the chaos of the financial industry on an everyday basis! Beyond that, he dons the hat of India's favourite frequent traveller, trying to help people elevate their travel experience via tips and tricks they never knew before, or introduce them to the world of miles and points. Armed with an MBA from MDI Gurgaon and graduate degree in computer science from the University of Delhi, Ajay brings a systematic and objective approach on the table for his audience in dissecting travel and loyalty programs in India and around the world, and how to benefit from them. Ajay has been quoted in various reputed traditional and online media including The Hindustan Times, Inside Flyer, Bloomberg, DNA India, Conde Nast Traveller, The Telegraph, Mumbai Mirror, Mint, MoneyLife and The USA Today.

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  1. I’m actually looking for two tickets from BOM to NYC in J using AA miles. I need a one-way at the end of March or early April. I already have about 6k miles in my Jet account but have had no success in finding any seats. Appreciate your help.


    • I see J avail on 23 march 2012. I don’t know if that date works for you. for BOM-EWR as well as BOM-JFK in Premiere. all the best!

    • On JetAirways.com once you log in to your JetPrivilege Account, you should be able to search for availilbility, but you need to have some miles in your account. Do reach out to me if you have issues looking up for awards.

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