First Class Posts

Singapore Airlines Blurs the Line Between Business and First Class

Singapore Airlines announced the new design of their first, business and economy class cabins yesterday on select 777-300ER and A350 aircraft. I just completed a trip in Singapore First, Suites, and Business Class and there is a tendency to look at the pictures below and wonder how much of a ...

Singapore Airlines Announces New First, Business and Economy Class Cabins

Singapore Airlines has released details on their new First, Business and Economy Class products.  These new seats will begin to roll out in September on select flights between London and Singapore.

The first class seat offers a great deal of personal space. The seats are 35 inches ...

My favorite airline pajamas

There are many perks to international premium class travel.  Pajamas being provided on long haul flights are high on my list.  
I think its fair to say that most carriers with a first class cabin provide pajamas on their long haul first class flights.  Some carriers ...

First Class Downgrade = First Class Upgrade on United

When does a first class downgrade equal a first class upgrade? Read on to find out.
Sunday, I was scheduled to fly from Burbank to New York JFK via San Francisco. "Premium Service" transcon flights feature three-cabins of service with international business and first class seating, but are not ...

How Far Would You Go for First Class Seats?

When I redeem my miles, I usually book first class awards non US-based airlines for the experience that I otherwise couldn't afford. However, I somtimes question myself how far I would go to get them and whether they are worth it.
I'm heading to Singapore for the SIN DO next week and for now ...

Discounted First Class Tickets Can Save You Money This Holiday

Airlines usually price domestic first class similar to international business/first class, so they are very expensive and as a result few people buy them. However, recently I have noticed the decrease of discounted first class prices, and in some cases it makes more sense to buy them rather ...

The ANA Suites Lounge Narita Satellite 4 - The Journey the Destination


After leaving the Park Hyatt Tokyo, I headed back to Narita airport to catch my flights to the next leg of my journey, onward to Thailand.  I took a Limousine bus directly from the Park Hyatt to Terminal 1 at Narita.  I've always enjoyed my visits to Narita airport, such ...

Booking 10 segments in 9 days - The Journey the Destination

"The Journey the Destination"
I was looking at a rather slow upcoming business travel schedule, and a lot of vacation time banked, plus a growing balance of United Mileage Plus miles.  My wife didn't have as much vacation time, and she was very gracious to give me a free pass for a leisure ...

Cathay Pacific First Class from Chicago to Bali in April 2012

This post will serve to conclude my series of posts from my Cathay Pacific First Class award redemption to Bali.  In all it was an excellent experience.  Although 95% of my flying patterns is on Star Alliance carriers, I really look forward to the opportunity to ...

A photo preview of my trip to Japan and southeast Asia

I am back from my quick trip to Asia, and wanted to share some photos before I get to the complete trip report soon (hopefully).

 The Lufthansa 747-8i just before boarding
The beginning of dinner service.  Seats face at an angle due to ...

Etihad Sweeps First Class Winnings

There is definitely something interesting about Middle Eastern Carriers because they won a plethora of the Skytrak awards! Eithad has pulled the ol’ hockey player hat trick when it comes to First Class Awards at the Skytrax World Airline Awards 2012! Taking all 3 awards for first class ...