Category Archives: flights

EuroAtlantic 767-300ER Business Class KEF-AMS

EuroAtlantic 767-300ER Business Class KEF-AMS After flying Vancouver to Reykjavik on Icelandair, I was booked to continue on to Amsterdam.  However, with the grounding of the 737-MAX, I found out I would actually be continuing on a leased EuroAtlantic 767 but operated “in cooperation” with Icelandair. EuroAtlantic is a small Portuguese airline that mainly leases… Read More »

Icelandair 757-200 Saga Class YVR-KEF

Icelandair 757-200 Saga Class YVR-KEF Last fall I won a contest with Icelandair for two round trip tickets.  In reality, I received two $1,000 certificates for use on Icelandair.  These could be used for either two tickets under $1,000 each or one ticket under $2,000.  If the cost was more than the amount of the… Read More »

First Impressions of Paine Field (PAE)

First Impressions of Paine Field (PAE) The Seattle metro area has 3.5 million people and up until recently, only one commercial airport.  Paine Field (PAE), also known as Snohomish County Airport, has been primarily used by Boeing.  Their huge Everett factory sits adjacent to the airport.  Plans for passenger service began to materialize two years… Read More »

Iberia A330-200 Business Plus LAX-MAD

Iberia A330-200 Business Plus LAX-MAD After participating in the fantastic promo that Iberia ran last year, I booked an award Business Class flight from LAX to Madrid on Iberia for my spring break.  The round trip flight cost 85,000 Avios plus $256.75 in taxes/fees.  Normally I wouldn’t say it was a very good use of… Read More »