The Unaccompanied Flyer

A senior in high school stuck with the task of receiving an education, he still makes time to fly throughout the world. He’s learned how to maximize earning points and miles, travel cheaply, and fly as a teenager unaccompanied.

Free Meals Coming to American Airlines in Main Cabin on Select Coast-to-Coast Flights

American Joins Delta in Offering Free Meals in Main Cabin on Coast-to-Coast Flights Today, American Airlines announced that select coast-to-coast routes within the United States will receive free meals for main cabin passengers.  American’s move follows a similar move by Delta Air Lines last month.  The meals will come in the form of a snack box. Which Routes Will Receive the Free Main Cabin Meals? Only American’s flights between New York and Los Angeles and San Francisco will receive the new main cabin meal service.  Considered American’s premium transcontinental flights, these routes will receive the new main cabins meals beginning May...

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American Express Centurion Lounge in Miami Experiencing “A Lot of Abuse”

Centurion Lounge in Miami Seeing Lots of Abuse, Raises Concern at American Express I just got off the phone with American Express Platinum customer service.  I realized I hadn’t linked my Hilton Honors account to my American Express account.  This meant I wasn’t receiving my complimentary Hilton Honors Gold status.  I also wanted to request a new Platinum Card as my chip appears to no longer work. Towards the end of my conversation, I decided to bring up my recent experience at the American Express Centurion Lounge in Miami.  My mom and I were laying over in Miami and decided...

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Plaza Premium Lounge London Heathrow

Stop Bitting Your Nails with StopBit Catching Some Zzzs at the Plaza Premium Lounge London Heathrow The day before I was set to fly from Frankfurt to New York, I had an eight-hour layover at London Heathrow.  I attempted to stand-by for an earlier flight, but according to the agents at the airport, that wasn’t allowed.  That meant I’d have to come up with an alternate plan. I knew that I would be visiting the Plaza Premium Lounge LHR.  The reviews on LoungeBuddy were fantastic for a shared airport lounge.  The Plaza Premium Lounge LHR also features a hot...

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Element Frankfurt Airport Review

A Suite Night at the Element Hotel at Frankfurt Airport To fly in Lufthansa’s fantastic first class cabin from Frankfurt to New York, I had to layover in Frankfurt for a night.  My flight on Lufthansa from London arrived in Frankfurt around 8:35ish in the evening.  By the time I cleared immigration and retrieved my checked luggage, it was 9:15 PM.  I proceeded to the hotel shuttle pick-up area, and that’s when my night took a bizarre turn. Shared Shuttle to Element Hotel The Element Frankfurt Airport Hotel does have a shuttle which is awesome.  Frankfurt doesn’t allow Uber to...

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Take a Nap at New Philadelphia Priority Pass Lounge

Minute Suites Philadelphia Now Part of Priority Pass Network Priority Pass members can now access their own private suite in Philadelphia International Airport.  As of Wednesday, March 8th, the Minute Suites Philadelphia is now a part of the Priority Pass network of airport lounges.  The Priority Pass network of lounges includes more than 1000 lounges and clubs worldwide.  Until the addition of the Minute Suites PHL, the Priority Pass network did not include any lounges with private suites. About Minute Suites PHL Minute Suites is a chain of airport lounges in the United States.  Currently, Minute Suites are available...

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Alaska Airlines Announces Over a Dozen New Routes from Bay Area

In the interest of full disclosure, The Unaccompanied Flyer earns monetary compensation on selected links. When you click on an affiliate link, I may receive compensation for your purchase(s) through said link. These affiliate links are noted at the beginning of each post. Thank you for your continued support. Alaska Airlines, Virgin America Strengthen Bay Area Route Network Today Alaska Airlines announced over a dozen new routes from the Bay Area.  A total of 13 new routes will be added from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and San Jose International Airport (SJC).  The announcement of these new routes follows Alaska...

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Auf Deutsch: Lufthansa First Class Rückblick, Frankfurt nach New York

This review is in German, please click here for the full review in English. In Deutscher Sprache: Lufthansa’s Fantastisch First Class, Frankfurt Zu New York Diese Reise war seit Monaten in den Werken. Ich hatte zuerst die Idee für diese Reise oder eine Reise wie diese, als ich mich für die Avianca Vuela Visa Card bewerbte. Ich werde in den kommenden Tagen einen eigenen Posten haben, um LifeMiles für die Lufthansa First Class einzulösen, aber im Wesentlichen war ich in der Lage, 60.000 LifeMiles zu nutzen, die ich nur verdient hatte, indem ich die Karte für die Mehrheit des...

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Review Lufthansa First Class Frankfurt to New York

I recently flew from Frankfurt to New York in Lufthansa First Class. The Lufthansa First Class experience begins with a visit to the Lufthansa First Class Terminal. From the terminal, I was whisked away by a luxury car to the aircraft. Once on board, I experienced service and comfort not found on any other airline. From a fantastic culinary experience to tremendous service, here’s what it’s like to fly Lufthansa First Class.

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Review Lufthansa First Class Terminal

Before my flight from Frankfurt to New York in Lufthansa First Class, I stopped by the Lufthansa First Class Terminal. The Lufthansa First Terminal is one of the most exclusive premium check-in facilities and lounges in the world. The terminal boasts a private security queue, a full restaurant, nap rooms, shower suites, a cigar lounge, car transfers, and phenomenal service. Here’s my full review of the terminal.

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I’m in Love with Lufthansa!

I love Lufthansa; First Class in 10 Pictures Lufthansa First Class Series: Part 1: I’m in Love with Lufthansa Part 2: Lufthansa First Class Terminal Part 3: Lufthansa First Class Frankfurt to New York I just wrapped up a fantastic long weekend of trans-Atlantic flying.  I left St. Louis Thursday evening after school, arrived in London Friday morning, left for Frankfurt that evening, arrived in Frankfurt Friday night, and left for New York on Saturday morning.  I’m now on my way back to St. Louis.  I never anticipated that this trip would be as crazy as it turned out...

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