Posts from August 2012

Have you Qualifed for Elite Status for 2013?

How do you choose your loyality?

I have always wondered how people choose to be loyal to one airline or another?  Ever since I started flying I was loyal to Northwe...

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United Airlines: LAX-HNL Trip Report

Flying LAX to HNL In united 1st class

Flying from LAX to Honolulu in route to the Philippines was an interesting experience, but it allowed to me try out all of Uni...

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Eating In Economy - It's getting Pricey!

Free food on Domestic US flights is very rare these days, especially in the economy class cabin. However as airlines have removed free food and snacks other airlines have not. D...

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Into the Wild (Of Borneo)

I have finally made it to the bustling metropolis of Kota Kinabalu and I must say I’m extremely happy to be able to finally relax! Over the next two weeks I am going to ex...

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LAX T7 United Club

Not all airport lounges are created equal, yet airlines do attempt to standardize their clubs across their system making sure each one has similar offering. Never before had I s...

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Finding My Way To Borneo--Cheaply

This morning I am treating myself to an adventure that is going to take me to some very remote places in Malaysia. Being a fairly well traveled guy and having lived in China for...

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An Upgrade On United that Surprised Me

Thursday of this week, I will be taking my first “international” flight with United. In mid-May, for $800 r/t or 5 cpm, I was able to secure a ticket on United from ...

21 Nights at the Residence Inn at UAB

After spending 19 of the last 21 nights at the Marriot Residence inn at UAB in Downtown Birmingham, Alabama; I was really starting to feel comfortable in my studio suite. The Me...

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500 FREE United MileagePlus Miles

For a limited of time United is offering 500 mileage plus miles to anyone who signs up for a MyPoints account. MyPoints.com and United signed an agreement recently to allow MyPo...

JetBlue 1 Day Sale

If the Virgin America Sale wasn't enough for you yesterday (still going on), today JetBlue announced the Turn-Over-A-New-Leaf Sale with tickets starting as low as $40 (after tax...

Part II: My first Flight EVER On United IAH-SAN

After my short hop from Birmingham, Alabama to Houston, I had a 1 hour layover and then was on my way home to San Diego. I landed at Terminal B and had to transfer to terminal C...

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My first Flight EVER On United: BHM-IAH

Birmingham Alabama—not the first place most would consider traveling to, however if you ever get stuck here for work there’s a few perks (but not many). The first pe...

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Vietjet Fined for Inflight Bikini Show

Low Cost Asian carriers are known to be the Party Airlines in the sky! Airlines like Cebu Pacific in the Philippines have been known for performing the safety demonstration for ...

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My First Trip EVER on United

Always being a Delta Guy, I recently decided to try out United. After attempting to get a status match and having more than an Epic Fail from United, I decided that United was n...

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Delta Cancels DTW-HND, Applies For SEA-HND

Delta Airlines has canceled serviced from Detroit to Tokyo Haneda as of Sept 30,2012 with little to no signs of resumption of this route or making the route seasonal from Detroi...


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