Asiana Airlines – Facts & Figures

Asiana Airlines is one of two Korean carriers and is flying all around the world. They are a fairly new airline that was founded only in 1988 to break the monopoly of Korean Airlines and has grown rapidly ever since. Because Seoul is a convenient stop-over from Asia to the US and because they are a StarAlliance carrier, I wanted … Continue reading

Nice lounge, great shower, bad food at Copa Club, Panama City

For my trip to South America, I utilized an award ticket from United MileagePlus, flying United and Copa Airlines, a StarAlliance partner. Fortunately, the second stop on that long trip, gave me a chance to freshen up and relax at the Copa Club at Tocumen International Airport in Panama City, the main hub for Copa Airlines. You can get access … Continue reading

World’s Best Airlines 2016: Skytrax Awards

Every year Skytrax reviews the top airlines in the world and they just announced the 2016 winners at the Farnborough Airshow! Emirates has been awarded as the best airline in the world, nudging out last year’s winner, Qatar Airways, to second place and my favorite airline, Singapore Airlines, to the third spot. Read on to find out the other top … Continue reading

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