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TAP Portugal is known for its reasonably discounted business class fares that can be used to travel across the Atlantic Ocean in reasonable comfort. The fares were often available to be purchased for one way travel, and included a generous 200% earning in Air Canada’s Aeroplan as a Star Alliance Partner. Today’s flight would be the continuation of our North America – Europe ticket that got us over to Europe. Review: TAP… Read More

TAP Portugal is known for its reasonably discounted business class fares that can be used to travel across the Atlantic Ocean in reasonable comfort. The fares were often available to be purchased for one way travel, and included a generous 200% earning of points into Air Canada’s Aeroplan as a Star Alliance Partner. I would get the opportunity to travel across the Atlantic Ocean on these discounted business class fares. The real… Read More

The simple goal for today was to get myself to Toronto with all my bags in order to collect my son and start our international adventure to Portugal, the United Kingdom and Ireland. I had purchased this ticket on a separate ticket as a one way. While this isn’t a full review, I thought it would be interesting to share in the experience of summer travel with Air Canada before a longer… Read More

Air Canada recently recognized that they are able to offer a very strong competitive advantage in the form of a fully flat business class seat over its usual narrow body recliner seats. Air Canada has branded this as Air Canada Signature Class, promising an elevated end to end experience. How would it stand up on a westward trans continental route ? Review: Air Canada Signature Business Class B787-9, Toronto Pearson International Airport… Read More

Turkish Airlines offers strong service through many parts of Africa through its international hub in Istanbul, Turkey. While the majority of these connecting flights are on their wide body aircraft, a select view operate on their narrow body aircraft. Our flight today from Istanbul to Dar Es Salaam would be my first experience on their long extended range narrow body aircraft in a Boeing 737-900 ER. Would the quality of the business… Read More

Turkish Airlines is one of the most rapidly expanding carriers around the world. As a member of Star Alliance, they offer connecting service through Istanbul, Turkey to many destinations around the world. They started service into Canada through Toronto and Montreal, later expanding to Vancouver. We would get the opportunity to test their service out from Star Alliance Hub city Toronto, to Turkish Airlines Hub city Istanbul. Did Turkish Airlines live up… Read More

Air Canada recently recognized that they are able to offer a very strong competitive advantage in the form of a fully flat business class seat an executive pod over its usual narrow body recliner seats. Air Canada has branded this as Air Canada Signature Class promising an elevated end to end experience. How would it stand up on a trans continental route ? Review: Air Canada Signature Business Class B787-9, Vancouver International… Read More

The countries of Eastern Africa have always been a little difficult to get to from my home in the Pacific Northwest in North America. While we had visited the Maasai Mara in Kenya in the past, the Islands of Tanzania and the Seychelles had always alluded me in the past. As a result of an upcoming Air Canada Aeroplan devaluation, we were able to get ourselves on a two week trip to… Read More

Trip Introduction: Christmas Market Villages in Germany via British Airways and Lufthansa First Class MrsWT73 has a yearly business meeting in Hanover, Germany every year at the end of the year. From a North American perspective, itā€™s a bizarre time for business travel but their company seems to get into it. She had asked me to tag along for an opportunity to visit the Christmas villages of Germany for some GlĆ¼hwein wine…. Read More