Air Travel

How to Choose the Best Airline Alliance in 2020

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As individual airlines (particularly U.S. ones) slash benefits in a race for the bottom, alliance loyalty has become more complicated than it once was.

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Is China Airlines Overrated?

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I wanted—and expected—to be wowed by China Airlines business class, but walked off the plane more than a little disappointed.

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Shattered Expectations and Turkish Coffee

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The experience Turkish is able to offer in spite of a woefully uncompetitive product and home airport speaks volumes.

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Malaysia Airlines is Ratchet

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Flying Malaysia Airlines is a third-world experience, in spite of Malaysia itself having neared developed-country status in recent years.

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Cathay Pacific’s Business Class is Perfect—Almost

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Care to come aboard Cathay’s brand-new Airbus A350 with me?

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Flight Into Timelessness

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Rather than simply “Fly(ing me) into Tomorrow,” my Japan Airlines Dreamliner cruised at a more timeless altitude.

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Second Date With the Queen

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Korean Air might just offer the best business class product in the sky right now—onboard certain planes, anyway.

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Asia’s Biggest Business Class Gamble

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I’ll fly Hong Kong Airlines business class again if the price is right, but might not take the gamble otherwise.

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