Trip Reports – United

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Trip Report – United’s Longest Non-Stop Domestic Flight – Newark – Honolulu in BusinessFirst

Being based in New York, I’m normally a Caribbean guy, but I decided to give the non-stop United Newark (EWR) to Honolulu (HNL) flight a try in “First” (it’s a BusinessFirst seat) on the 767-400ER. The trip came about thanks to a Hyatt diamond suite upgrade that I was able to confirm at the Andaz…

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Trip Report – United’s Longest Non-Stop Domestic Flight – Newark – Honolulu in BusinessFirst

Being based in New York, I’m normally a Caribbean guy, but I decided to give the non-stop United Newark (EWR) to Honolulu (HNL) flight a try in “First” (it’s a BusinessFirst seat) on the 767-400ER. The trip came about thanks to a Hyatt diamond suite upgrade that I was able to confirm at the Andaz…

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Trip Report – United 777 Business Class Review

Recently, when United opened up some last-minute premium cabin saver level award seats, I had the opportunity to fly United’s business class on a flight from San Francisco to Chicago. Even though it was a domestic flight, the plane in use was United’s 777-200, one of their flagship long-haul international planes. Since View From the…

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Trip Report & Review – United Global First Lounge Hong Kong – The BEST United Lounge?

If my United Global First Lounge experience in Washington-Dulles hinted at one thing, it was that I am usually very skeptical when it comes to the products that United offers. Sure, it’s the airline I fly the most and it gets me from point A to point B safely, but neither the hard nor the…

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Trip Report & Review – United Global First Washington-Dulles to Tokyo-Narita

When people think aspirational First Class awards, United is usually not the first airline that comes to mind. Indeed, United doesn’t have a very good reputation in general. ..and while this flight didn’t really wow me, for the most part, it helped United gain some favor in my book. This is the third installment of my reviews on my latest…

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Trip Report & Review – United Global First Lounge Washington-Dulles…”Are You a Spy?”

With my next flight on United, I decided to actually stop by the United Global First Lounge after visiting both the BA Galleries Lounge and the Lufthansa Senator Lounge. United gets a pretty bad reputation for their lounges in the U.S., and I think there is some merit to that reputation, but read on to hear my experience…where…

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Maldives Trip Report – UA JFK-LAX Positioning Flight Economy Plus

This is part one of a fifteen part trip report from my travels to the Maldives and Dubai. This report covers my award positioning flight from JFK-LAX on United in Economy Plus. Trip Report – United Economy Plus JFK-LAX Korean Air First Class Lounge LAX Trip Report Part 1 – Emirates First Class on the…

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SQ First Journey to Bali Begins…with UA 767-300. I’m Impressed!

I may redeem more United miles than any other points currency, but it’s actually been forever since I’ve flown with them on a domestic (or international) leg. I most often end up flying domestically from LGA on DL/AA and tend to redeem my UA miles for international partner awards. I was originally scheduled to fly…

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