Copa Airlines Economy – an uneventful flight experience

For my trip from California to South America, I had booked a Copa Airlines ticket with United MileagePlus miles, thanks to their StarAlliance membership. They used to be owned by Continental Airlines, so I expected something like that for my flight. Read on to find out what exactly I got on this COPA Economy Class flight from Houston to Panama … Continue reading

Copa Airlines – Facts & Figures

Copa Airlines is the flag carrier of Panama and has a long and mixed history. If you are planning in or through Latin America, you are likely to run into them, as they offer lots of flights throughout the region. And if you have seen their planes at the airport, they may look vaguely familiar – read on to find … Continue reading

Lao Airlines – a pleasant & uneventful Economy Class flight

I flew Lao Airlines Economy class on my recent return-visit to Laos and my experience was much better than on their predecessor Lao Aviation many years ago! If you are planning a trip to Laos, and you should, you might end up on one of their flights, so read on, what to expect from Lao’s national airline! Predeparture: You can … Continue reading

Lao Airlines – Facts & Figures

Lao Airlines is the national airlines of Laos – and if you are planning to visit its capital Vientiane or the beautiful UNESCO World Heritage listed town of Luang Prabang, you might find yourself on one of their planes. Read all the facts & figures to find out what to expect from Lao Airlines! … Continue reading

A vastly improved Business Class product worth trying out – Lufthansa

I flew Lufthansa frequently while living in Germany and on flights from the US back to Germany, including many transatlantic business trips in Lufthansa’s business class. Those regular flights became more infrequent and finally stopped when other airlines, including United, introduced full-flat seats while Lufthansa stuck with their angled-flat seats. Now, finally, Lufthansa has joined the modern world and rolled … Continue reading

Lufthansa German Airlines – Facts & Figures

Lufthansa is a leading, global carrier and the flag carrier of Germany. They are one of the largest airlines and fly all around the world, so chances are you have seen one of their planes or heard about them. Find out more who they are and what to expect! … Continue reading

United Airlines EconomyPlus – is it worth the extra fee?

The more seats airlines crammed into planes and the more amenities they cut to save money and offer low fares, the more there was demand for a slightly nicer economy experience. And airlines responded by introducing Premium Economy products offering more space and some of the amenities like food or pillows & blankets. How does United Airlines’ EconomyPlus product stack … Continue reading

Aspire Lounge Amsterdam Airport Review – not what I expected!

On my recent Baltic Explorer trip I was connecting at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport on my way to Helsinki. Arriving in the early morning after a 13h flight from Singapore, I was looking forward to a shower to freshen up for my day and made my way to the Aspire lounge, the contract lounge of Singapore Airlines and a Priority Pass … Continue reading