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What is a short flight on a British Airways Embraer 190 from Southampton to Dublin like?
I always enjoy a short flight with British Airways in Club Europe, as you’re always doing something. By that I mean that eating and drinking take up the time so you’re never bored. After an overnight stay at the Moxy Southampton, I headed to the airport and had a nice...
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Review: JetBlue A321LD Mint Business Class Boston – Los Angeles
After flying the Airbus A321LR from London to Boston on JetBlue in Mint business class, I had my first chance to try the A321LD from Boston to Los Angeles. JetBlue A321LD Mint Business Class Review The flight went something like this: I boarded. We took off. I ate dinner. I slept....
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Review: Club Europe on British Airways from Dublin to Southampton
During the summer, British Airways CityFlyer aircraft based at London City Airport go on little vacations. Since the UK airport is closed for 24 hours between midday Saturday and midday Sunday, they are seen on some unusual routes. This year it is Dublin to Southampton. I decided to visit some...
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United Polaris Business Class Boeing 777-200 San Francisco to Tokyo Haneda
I recently had the opportunity to fly United Polaris business class from San Francisco to Tokyo aboard a Boeing 777-200 aircraft.  I was flying with Maisie, the Culinary Concierge as part of the 3 Cards, 3 Continents Challenge.  For each of us, this was our first experience with United Polaris...
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Review: JetBlue A321neo Mint Business Class London – Boston
JetBlue is remarkably consistent in offering a comfortable seat, delicious food and drink, and kind service. My quick JetBlue flight across the pond from London Gatwick to Boston onboard the A321neo in Mint business class was (almost) perfect. JetBlue A321neo Mint Business Review: London – Boston I checked in on...
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Review: Virgin Atlantic 787-9 Economy Class
Virgin Atlantic offers a very respectable long haul economy class product with great service, edible meals, and a wide library of in-flight-entertainment. Virgin Atlantic 787-9 Economy Class Review I flew from Los Angeles to London on Virgin Atlantic because it was the only flight that worked in my schedule. I...
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Qatar Airways “old” 777 business class (no Qsuites): Nick’s lone 3 Cards, Continents disappointment
If there was one disappointment in my 3 Cards, 3 Continents trip, it was flying long-haul on Qatar Airways but not in Qsuites. In fact, during my planning stages of the trip, I was surprised to find that Qatar has quite a few routes to Asia that are not consistently...
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Gulf Air 787 business class: Bottom line review
After flying Egyptair business class from Washington to Cairo, Turkish regional business class to Istanbul and onward to Muscat, and Oman Air to Bangkok, I continued on my 6-segment, 5-airline, 6-country, 5-day Air Canada Aeroplan one-way business class award to the Pacific Zone by flying Gulf Air’s 787 business class...
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Norse Atlantic Airways Flight Review: JFK-LGW In Premium Economy
To kick off my 3 Cards, 3 Continents trip, I flew with an airline that I doubt anyone would’ve predicted ahead of time – Norse Atlantic Airways. Norse Atlantic Airways only began flying in June 2022 and the specific route I was taking – JFK to London Gatwick – only...
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Oman Air 787 business class: Bottom Line Review
After visiting Egypt, Istanbul, and Muscat (for my snorkeling tour) during our 3 Cards 3 Continents challenge, I flew Air Canada partner (and eventual oneworld airline) Oman Air from Muscat, Oman (MCT) to Bangkok, Thailand (BKK) in business class aboard their 787 as part of my big Aeroplan one-way award....
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Review: United Airlines 777-300ER Business Class Honolulu – Chicago
After a lovely flight to Honolulu, it was time to head back…this time on a United Airlines 777-300ER in business class. The flight was even lovelier due to one amazing flight attendant and I slept soundly for six hours between a hearty dinner and breakfast. United Airlines 777-300ER Business Class...
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Review: United Airlines 767-400 Business Class Newark – Honolulu
Earlier this year I had the chance to take a brief trip to Hawaii with a very special flyer. This review recounts my business class journey from Newark to Honolulu onboard the Boeing 767-400 in business class. United Airlines 767-400 Business Class Review: Newark – Honolulu When Tom Stuker, United’s...
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How was my second Aer Lingus AerSpace Airbus A321neo flight in a throne seat?
AerSpace is a class of travel Aer Lingus offer that is not quite business class, but is definitely not economy class. You can find it on select European flights and it usually comprises of the first row of the cabin on the Airbus A320. However, if you book smart and...
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World’s Longest Flight Review: Singapore Airlines SIN-JFK In Business Class (SQ24)
To round off my world record-themed 3 Cards, 3 Continents trip, I flew what was, at the time of taking it, the world’s longest flight from Singapore to JFK with Singapore Airlines (other routes are due to exceed its length in the next year or two). Blocked at 18 hours...
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What’s flying Sydney to London in Club World like on a British Airways Boeing 787-9?
Flying from Sydney to London clocks in at almost 24 hours, including a refueling stop along the way. British Airways flights land in Singapore on the way, with the plane spending an hour and a half there before continuing on. At the moment, services are operated by the Boeing 787-9...