Review TAP Air Portugal Economy – Full service airline at LCC prices

TAP Air Portugal offers a full-service experience, yet often competes at Low-Cost Carrier prices. In Economy you get standard seats, a complimentary meal and drinks and some entertainment. As a StarAlliance Elite member, you get priority check-in, FastTrack, lounge access and priority boarding, too. That’s good enough reason to choose them over LCCs or consider them next to other full-service … Continue reading

Review TAP Air Portugal Business Class short-haul

TAP Air Portugal offers a standard European Business Class product on short-haul flights – Economy seats with extra legroom and an empty middle seat, lounge access and fast-track on the ground and a full meal even on shorter flights. That’s a good deal on a connection to an intercontinental flight, but not worth to pay extra for on an intra-European … Continue reading

TAP Air Portugal – Facts & Figures

TAP Air Portugal is the flag carrier of Portugal. Over the last few years, TAP has gone through a transformation from a dusty, little known airline to a modern, innovative carrier that offers new cabins and friendly service at very competitive prices. As a StarAlliance carrier, they are a great alternative across the Atlantic, to Africa and around Europe. Find out all … Continue reading

Qatar Airways named best airline in 2019 by SkyTrax

Qatar Airways was named the Best Airline in 2019 in the SkyTrax Global Airline Awards, pushing last years winner Singapore Airlines to the second spot. ANA All Nippon Air claims third place again. Just as over the last 10 years, StarAlliance dominates the charts with 5 of the top ten belonging to the alliance. SkyTeam has no carrier in the Top … Continue reading

Turkish Airlines plans new business class seats for Boeing 777 jets!

Turkish Airlines announced their new business class seats on new planes entering service this year earlier and I was excited that they are moving to a 1-2-1 layout on their Airbus A350 and Boeing B787 planes. Now, they have announced that they are planning to renovate their fleet of Boeing B777 planes and also introduce direct aisle access in business … Continue reading

Plaza Premium Lounge expanding to United States!

Plaza Premium Group, with headquarters in Hong Kong, is planning to open lounges in the USA. I’m a frequent guest at Plaza Premium lounges at airports around Asia thanks to my Priority Pass membership and enjoy their services. This is great news for US travelers as there are far to few lounges at US airports, they are frequently overcrowded and … Continue reading