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Old Jan 5, 18, 11:38 am
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Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: ATL
Posts: 114
For the past 3 years, I have been surprisingly consistent on air travel

Total Miles: ~250K miles
Total Countries: 29
New Countries: 6 - Bahrain, Iraq, Maldives, East Timor, Solomon Islands, and Kiribati

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Old Jan 8, 18, 10:54 pm
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Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Programs: GarudaMiles, KrisFlyer, FlyingBlue
Posts: 128
New countries: none

New cities & towns: Alor Setar, Padang Besar, Kuantan

Revisited cities & towns: Semarang, Solo, Jogja, Surabaya, Malang, Bali (Denpasar), Medan, Pekanbaru, Batam, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Johor Bahru, Penang

New airports: Jakarta Halim (HLP), Semarang (SRG), Solo (SOC)

New airlines: Tigerair (TR, currently re-branded as "Scoot"), Malindo Air (OD), Nam Air (IN)

New flight experience: Tigerair, Malindo Air, Nam Air, Garuda 777 (Jakarta-Bali, my 1st domestic flight with wide-body jet)

New aircraft type: Sriwijaya Air 737-300

Shortest flight: Nam Air Jakarta-Semarang

Longest flight: KLM Jakarta-Kuala Lumpur

Best flight experience: Malaysia Airlines CGK-KUL, on-board with it after 15 years. IFE musics containing my favorite duos: Akdong Musician from South Korea and Depapepe from Japan. Malay-style fish curry served as on-board meal. The plane's speakers playing Depapepe's song "Sunshine Surf" during disembarkation.

Best accomodation:
Budget: WeLuv Guesthouse, Penang
Luxury: Marriott Hotel Tang Plaza, Singapore

Cancelled trip: Kuching & Pontianak
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Old Jan 11, 18, 11:20 pm
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Join Date: Apr 2017
Location: PVD, BOS
Programs: AA EXP
Posts: 556
Total Airports: 15
Total Flights: 33
Total Miles: 86,719

New Countries (5): Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, New Zealand, Singapore
New Airports (5): AKL, HKG, NRT, PHX, SIN
New Airlines (2): Cathay, JAL

Shortest Flight: PVD-PHL @ 237 mi
Longest Flight: BOS-HKG @ 7,966 mi
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Old Jan 14, 18, 3:52 pm
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Join Date: Jul 2015
Location: BOI
Posts: 220
New Countries: Peru, Hong Kong, Taiwan
New Airports: SAL, LIM, AQP, CUZ, PEM, RNO, TPE, TTT
New Airlines: TACA, Avianca, LATAM, EVA, China Airlines, Uni Air
New Aircraft: 787, 747 (seat 1K), A330, ATR 72
Best flight experience: EVA J
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Old Jan 18, 18, 9:03 pm
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Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: IAH
Programs: AA EXP, UA Gold, DL PM, Hyatt Diamond, Marriott Platinum, Hilton Diamond
Posts: 977
83 flights and 125,231 miles flown.
New Airlines EVA, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Lufthansa, Malaysia, Egypt Air, Turkish, Tiger Air, Virgin America
New Airport: RDU, MAN, FRA, PRG, SGN, BHM, AVL, IST, CAI, HKT, KUL
New Aircraft: A350
New Countries Czech Republic, Vietnam, Egypt, Malaysia

Best Experience:SQ Suites!!! (Finally)
Worst Experience: transiting IST
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Old Yesterday, 11:34 am
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Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: En Route
Programs: Many
Posts: 3,820
Total Airports: (32) PNH, HKG, HEL, JFK, EWR, FLL, PBI, CLT, MIA, BGI, YYZ, CHS, DCA, LGA, FRA, CPH, CDG, FCO, LHR, EDI, ZRH, ATH, JMK, BEY, CAI, DXB, MUC, MMU, CMH, OSU, TPE, GCM
Total Flights: 52
Total Miles: 76,938 (lowest since 2011)
Total Countries (18): Cambodia, Hong Kong SAR, Finland, USA, Barbados, Canada, Germany, Denmark, France, Italy, UK, Switzerland, Greece, Lebanon, Egypt, UAE, Taiwan, Cayman Islands
New Countries: 0
New Airports: (1) : OSU
New Airlines (1): ME, Middle East Airlines ATH-BEY ME J, BEY-CAI ME J
New Aircraft Type: (0)
Shortest Flight: ATH-JMK-ATH A3 Y 85mi
Longest Flight: HKG-JFK CX F 8,072mi

Lightest travel year in quite some time, already off to a strong start in 2018 with GCM-MIA-CDG-OSL-TOS-OSL-LHR-JFK in the books and lots more coming up.
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Old Yesterday, 7:06 pm
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Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Charlottesville, Va. USA
Posts: 1,085
Our 7th continent-Africa- South 'Africa - Botswana - Tanzania. 5 different safari camps. Incredible animals.
New airline QR Bus. iad/doh - Great service, lousy food, DOH/CPT - Lousy service - inedible food. I don't understand how they won best business class. YMMV.
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