I really enjoyed FTU this weekend. Not only was it fun to meet many readers, but it was a great crowd–I hope all who attended enjoyed it.
I’m happy to report that I have no more (planned) airline trips until Christmas. It has been quite awhile since I’ve been able to spend more than a week here or two weeks there with my family…now we’ll be together for two months. We’re going to do some travel together in California…by car.
After a whirlwind week in Hong Kong and Chicago, I am even looking more forward to the time at home with family and celebrating the Thanksgiving Day holiday.
Here’s a look at the week’s top stories.
My review of United’s historic final 747-400 flight from San Francisco to Honolulu.
I found myself in the very back of the plane on a 14hr flight from Hong Kong to Chicago…
Three things you need to know to ask for when flying in United Business Class.
There are not many sweet spots on the KrisFlyer Star Alliance award chart, but there is one you should consider booking before the devaluation next month.
REPORTS & REVIEWS
United’s Own Trip Report from Last 747 Flight
Review: Historic Final 747 Flight on United Airlines from the Upper Deck
Review: Marina Bay Sands Singapore
My First Impressions of United 777-300ER Polaris Business Class
Review: KrisFlyer Gold Lounge (SIN)
Review: SilverKris Business Class Lounge (SIN T2)
Mayday: My 14-Hour Flight in Economy Class
Review: United Airlines 787-9 Business Class Singapore to Los Angeles
Review: Hyatt Place Bangkok
Sometimes It All Goes Horribly Wrong
Review: OneJet Airways Milwaukee to Omaha
NEWS & COMMENTARY
Stunning New First Class Suites on Emirates
Finally, a Trip in “Real” United Polaris Class!
United FA Sues Her Employer Over Footwear
Alaska Airlines, Sun Country Cancel Cuba Service
Air France, Argentina, and a Steakhouse in Hong Kong
Attend Frequent Traveler University in Chicago this Weekend for FREE!
Aeroplan Change Fee: Unethical or Fair?
Insider Knowledge: Secret Perks in United Polaris Business Class
United Airlines Promises Improved Wi-Fi Experience
German Court Rules Kuwait Airways Can Deny Boarding to Israelis
Comedian Savages Spirit Airlines
One Brilliant Star Alliance Award to Book Before Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer Devaluation
Going Back to Manchester, England