The best tips for smart traveling

First Class & More's slogan is: "Conquer the world of luxury travel at affordable prices".  We help you to find amazing travel deals and are your key to the optimal utilization of loyalty programs, such as Emirates Skywards or Etihad Guest. We help to optimize travel  cost with airlines, hotels and car rentals.


In addition, First Class & More provides comprehensive information about the most interesting tourist destinationsworldwide. Our goal is to create unforgettable, but at the same time affordable exclusive holiday experiences based on insider knowledge and strategies.


First Class & More is headquartered in the UAE and has been serving the German speaking market since 2001. First Class & More has more than 100,000 facebook fans and a strong base of around 50,000 customers. 


In 2015 First Class & More is now expanding internationally, starting with the UAE, our home base, and the wider Middle East and gradually taking our experience and insights to other selected international destinations.


Dr. Alexander Koenig


Dr. Alexander Koenig is Founder and Managing Director of First Class & More. As a top management consultant for BCG and McKinsey & Co he has travelled around the globe for more than eight years. During this time he developed many highly successful optimization strategies for loyalty programs of airlines and hotels which have helped him to enjoy luxury travel at affordable prices. He has now been sharing  this insider knowledge with his large customer and fan base for many years. As a columnist he writes for various leading German publications such as “manager magazin”, “clever reisen” or “travelbook”. He also regularly publishes books on smart luxury travel. His goal is to create memorable travel experiences at affordable prices.


Dr. Jan Hendrik Kraus

Dr. Jan Hendrik Kraus is Managing Partner of First Class & More Global. As a top management consultant with McKinsey & Co he has worked across all continents. Until recently he was a member of the Group Executive Team of Emirates NBD and has gained broad experience and insights into customer preferences in the Middle East. He is a passionate traveler and has worked continuously on strategies to optimize travel spend. With First Class & More Global he has taken the opportunity to expand the proven and successful model that Alexander Koenig has developed in Central Europe to bring the benefits to travelers in the Middle East and other selected global destinations