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#redcarpettrip: ANA Suite Lounge, Satellite Terminal 4

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Singapore Airlines uses the ANA Lounges during a brief stopover at Tokyo Narita while flying SQ12 to Los Angeles. We used the ANA Suite Lounge, which is exclusive to First Class passengers, on our brief halt at this airport.

Inside is a review of the amenities and services of this lounge, and how a top notch product leaves so much to be desired.

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#redcarpettrip: We are back to base!

SQ Suites to start the #redcarpettrip

Shipra and myself just got back from a megatrip over 22 days, where we flew Singapore Airlines Suites Class, the Etihad Apartments, went to Los Angeles, Bora Bora, Las Vegas, Dallas, Washington D.C. and New York and had some amazing experiences.

This is a recap of the trip in pictures, while we get set to post an elaborate trip report for you, along with all the details!

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Your Air India Flying Returns account needs paperwork

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Air India’s Flying Returns frequent flyer program is implementing new security measures to authenticate users, which includes a verification process for everyone, to prevent the creation of bogus accounts, and to weed out existing bogus accounts.

As a part of this measure, if you already have an Air India Flying Returns account, you should log into the account and provide the Air India team with information and certain identity documents to authenticate your account.

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SriLankan creates a dump, sends oneworld elites over calling it a Lounge!

SriLankan Airlines has created a separate lounge for their own and oneworld elite members, which is reviewed in this post. It turns out, it is the country cousin of the Serendib Lounge, which has better facilities, location and everything good about it from the looks of it.

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JetPrivilege 3/4x bonus miles for premium cabins on Etihad Partners

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JetPrivilege is offering bonus JP miles if you travel on international sectors in Etihad Airline Partner flights, including Jet Airways, Etihad, airberlin, Alitalia and air serbia. This promotion is valid for tickets booked till September 28, 2015.

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Tonnes of changes coming to Air India Flying Returns

One of the best and worst frequent flyer programs in India at the same time is Air India’s Flying Returns. Why bad? Because it is a pretty miserly program I would say again and again. Why good? Because they’ve got a credit card on the market which makes it easy to earn their miles and status, and they are a member of Star Alliance, so their status comes handy across the globe. Having said that, I received a new membership kit yesterday, which had a Golden Edge membership card valid till April 2015 (my status matched membership expired in March 2015 actually). As per the postmarks, the kit was dispatched in April 2015, and I am already an Air India…

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