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Star Alliance's LAX Lounge

Star Alliance's LAX Lounge Crowned North America's Best Again

When it comes to airport relaxation and luxury, not all lounges are created equal. Star Alliance's lounge at Los Angeles airport has firmly established its place at the top, clinching the title of North America’s Leading Airport Lounge for an impressive fourth consecutive year at the esteemed World Travel Awards 2023.

Eurowings and Smartwings

A New Era for European Air Travel: Eurowings and Smartwings Deepen Prague Connection

Eurowings, Germany's top leisure airline, is amplifying its partnership with leading Czech airline Smartwings to fortify its pan-European footprint from Prague. This intensified collaboration comes via a bilateral codeshare agreement, allowing travelers to book Smartwings-operated flights from Prague under Eurowings flight codes.

Russia Shot Down Business Jet

Russia Shot Down Business Jet, Wagner Boss Among Fatalities

In a shocking turn of events, a plane crash in Russia's Tver region, north of Moscow, claimed the lives of all ten passengers onboard. Yevgeny Prigozhin, the high-profile leader of the Wagner group, was confirmed to be among the casualties, according to the passenger manifest.


SWISS Overcomes Summer Challenges: Transports 1.7 Million Passengers

The summer travel season of 2023 proved testing for Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) due to a plethora of challenges including strikes, thunderstorms, and staffing shortages across Europe. However, SWISS remained resilient and transported a commendable 1.7 million passengers during this period.

JetBlue Plus Card

JetBlue Plus Card Crowned Best Co-Branded Airline Credit Card by J.D. Power

JetBlue's Plus Card, in collaboration with Barclays, has clinched the top spot in J.D. Power's 2023 U.S. Credit Card Satisfaction Study. The accolade, a reflection of feedback from over 30,000 credit card users in the U.S., recognizes the card's superior rewards, benefits, and overall customer experience.


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