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Oct172019

Aegean Miles+Bonus eliminates SAS Go Light O and T booking codes from miles earning

Recent SAS ticket prices from LAX and SFO to Europe posted this week at the lowest I have seen with prices as low as $289 round trip for LAX to Dublin in winter 2020. I was seriously looking to book one of these deals for February 2020 travel. Most low fare tickets I priced showed…

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May292019

Great Aegean deals for Nov-Mar travel like Lisbon to Athens for €35

Aegean Airlines celebrates 20 years with a 50% off sale through June 4, 2019 for international flights from November 1 to March 28. Offer does not apply for the period from December 19 to January 7. This sale is the real deal for flights around Europe to and from Greece or even simply connecting in…

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May152019

Four benefits flying United Basic Economy domestic as Aegean Gold elite

This week I had my first United Airlines Basic Economy domestic flights as an Aegean Miles+Bonus Gold/Star Alliance Gold elite member. There were four benefits of my flight as an Aegean Star Alliance Gold member. Loyalty Traveler – How I earned Star Alliance Gold elite for $1,400 in 15 flight segments (April 4, 2019). Benefit…

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Mar182019

Aegean Miles+Bonus Business Class awards compared to United Mileage Plus

In a few months, after my next two trips to Europe on SAS Scandinavian Airlines to Stockholm and return from Oslo, and after ‘Aegean Together’ pooling with my wife’s Aegean Miles+Bonus miles, I will have about 130,000 redeemable miles for Miles+Bonus award travel. I spent a few hours looking at award charts and figuring out…

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Mar152019

Checking out Aegean Airlines transatlantic award fees on Star Alliance carriers

Aegean Airlines Miles+Bonus has been my primary frequent flyer program for the past two years. My next two trips to Europe are on SAS Scandinavian Airlines. The great deal with Aegean Miles+Bonus is 100% flight miles earned as redeemable miles and elite tier points for deep discount economy tickets on SAS Scandinavian. United and Air…

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Mar072019

Tracking Aegean flight path Chania to Warsaw with my iPhone photos

Yesterday I flew Aegean Airlines from Chania, Crete to Athens and Athens to Warsaw with window seats on both flights. Something I was surprised to learn a couple years ago is the file information on photos taken with my iPhone provides locational information even when the phone airplane mode is turned on. Open map link…

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Mar022019

Going for Gold Flight Review Aegean Airlines Warsaw-Athens

Going for Aegean Airlines Miles+Bonus/Star Alliance Gold in March 2019 is the purpose of my current trip to Greece. My first of four Aegean/Olympic Airlines flights this week is complete as I sit in the Aegean Airlines lounge at Athens Airport waiting for a flight to Chania, Crete (pronounced ‘hanya’ for those of us not…

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Jan282019

Aegean, Asiana and Turkish Airlines Star Alliance Gold qualification requirements compared

Aegean, Asiana and Turkish Airlines are three Star Alliance member frequent flyer programs with more favorable conditions for earning Star Alliance Gold elite membership on deep discount economy fares compared to the high spend requirements necessary for United Mileage Plus elite qualification. Last week I ticketed Aegean/Olympic and SAS Scandinavian Airlines flights in February and…

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Jul112018

Missed 2018 Aegean Gold elite by 4,848 Tier Miles. Try Again 2019.

This article explains in detail why I have credited my United Airlines flights to Aegean Miles+Bonus over the past two years and shows how many Aegean elite miles were earned on flights I flew with United, Air Canada, SAS, LOT Polish, Swiss and Lufthansa over the past 12 months. This is also an elite status…

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Mar222018

Aegean and Turkish Star Alliance elite miles for USA-Asia flights

Aegean Airlines Miles+Bonus and Turkish Airlines Miles&Smiles are two of the easiest frequent flyer programs to earn Star Alliance elite status. This post examines elite miles earning comparisons between different Star Alliance airlines for economy class flights between LAX and Asia airports on different Star Alliance member airlines like Air China, Air India, ANA, Asiana,…

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