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Amenity Kit Review: Delta Air Lines BusinessElite – Tumi

Delta Air Lines introduced its newest BusinessElite amenity kit in late February 2013, and the fine folks at Delta just recently sent me a couple for my collection – a very nice gesture I will pay forward by giving away the second one here on the blog. That giveaway will come later this month, so…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 26, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: Alaska Airlines inaugurated new Portland-Atlanta nonstop service today, utilizing Boeing 737-800s. The airline is offering double Mileage Plan miles on Portland-Atlanta flights for travel between August 26 – October 31. A passenger aboard an Air India flight allegedly received a shocking message on her…

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Amenity Kit Review: TAM Airlines Business Class

TAM Airlines is a major Brazilian air carrier wholly owned by LATAM Airlines Group, which was formed through the merger of TAM with LAN Airlines (based in Chile) in 2012. While it remains a Star Alliance carrier as of this posting, TAM is expected to join oneworld in early 2014. Airchive.com contributor Seth Miller (you…

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Amenity Kit (Non) Review: Turkish Airlines Economy Class

I recently published Amenity Kit Reviews for both the Turkish Airlines Business Class and Comfort Class (premium economy) offerings, and a couple of readers mentioned that economy passengers also receive kits. From the Comfort Class review, reader PAB said: I already knew that some airlines (none of them U.S. carriers, of course) provide coach passengers…

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Amenity Kit Review: Singapore Airlines First Class – Sothys Products

Singapore Airlines remains as one of the few truly premier airlines of the world that doesn’t offer amenity kits to business class passengers. Instead, individual amenities are provided by flight attendants from a basket (or found in the lavatories). In first class, however, they do provide an actual kit of sorts and I bring you…

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ANA Upgrading First and Business Class Amenities

Star Alliance member airline ANA (All Nippon Airways) will be upgrading some amenities for first and business class passengers beginning in September. New menus will appear in both first and business class featuring meals from the airline’s “THE CONNOISSEURS” in-flight catering project, comprised of 10 renowned chefs, five beverage specialists and nine of ANA’s own…

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Amenity Kit Review: US Airways Envoy Business Class

US Airways this month introduced its new Envoy amenity kit for business class passengers, likely to become a collector’s item as the last version of a US Airways kit before the merger with American Airlines. I bring you my analysis of the kit for this installment of Amenity Kit Reviews. For a better description of…

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Amenity Kit Review: South African Airways Business Class

In this installment of Amenity Kit Reviews, I take a look at the business class offering from Star Alliance member airline South African Airways. A very special thanks goes out to Jason at Food, Wine and Miles who donated this kit back in May for a review – I’m thrilled to have it in my…

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Eau de Airline: Turkish Airlines Launches ‘TK 1933’ Fragrance

I missed this when it was announced late last month (hat tip to @airlinetrends for tweeting it earlier this week), but Turkish Airlines now has its very own scent. According to their press release: (On May 30), Turkish Airlines introduced the fragrance “TK 1933” that will be yet another tool used to take the airline’s…

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Amenity Kit Review: SATA Internacional Plus Class (Premium Economy)

SATA Internacional is an airline operating out of the Azores, and originated from the acquisition of Oceanair by its subsidiary, SATA Air Açores, in 1994. It’s one that I knew little about until a generous reader who does a bit of marketing work for them reached out and offered up their Plus class amenity kit,…

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