Cathay Pacific Boeing B777 long-haul business class review

Cathay Pacific (CX) is a SkyTrax 5-Star Airline and has been in the Top 10 for the last 8 years. CX Business Class contributes to those awards with a great hard product, good food and entertainment and solid service. My recent experience on a long-haul flight on their latest Boeing B777 from the US to Hong Kong wasn’t quite a … Continue reading

Cathay Pacific – Facts & Figures

Cathay Pacific is one of the oldest airlines in Asia, among the top ten largest airlines for passengers and cargo and consistently ranked a 5-star airline, making them a preferred choice for flights to and around Asia. Find out all about their destinations around the world, their fleet and how they rank for quality and service! … Continue reading

United Business Class – my bed in the sky for many years…

I have spent more time in United Business Class than in any other premium airline cabin, literally hundreds of thousands of miles on frequent business trips around the globe while living in San Francisco, one of United hubs. It’s neither the best seat nor service, but United is making improvements to both with the roll-out of Polaris. Find out how it compares … Continue reading

United Airlines – Facts & Figures

United Airlines is one of the largest commercial airlines in the world and you can see their planes all around the world. You can see the advertisements for their flights, reward program and credit cards all over the place, yet you can also read about their struggles since their merger with Continental Airlines. With all of that, should you make them … Continue reading

United announces Premium Economy cabin – United Premium Plus

With more and more airlines introducing a true Premium Economy product on long haul flights, between ever tighter economy cabins and fully flat beds in Business Class, United Airlines announced their own offering, called United Premium Plus. Given their track record of rolling out new products (cough… Polaris), I wouldn’t hold my breath! … Continue reading

Snapshot TigerAir Taiwan – the only low-cost airline in Taiwan!

TigerAir Taiwan is the first and now only low-cost carrier based in Taiwan. TigerAir offers all jet service to China, Japan, South Korea and Thailand. I flew TigerAir on an international flight and wouldn’t hesitate to fly them again! Find out all about their fleet, destinations and service experience on the ground and onboard from my snapshot review! … Continue reading

World’s best economy class airline 2017: Thai Airways!

SkyTrax released their awards for the best Economy Class travel experience in 2017 and Thai Airways won the important award, followed by Qatar Airways, Asiana, Garurda and Singapore Airlines! Lufthansa was the top European airline at spot 10 and none of the US airlines made it even into the top 20! Thai Airways … Continue reading

The world’s top 20 safest airlines for 2018

AirlineRatings has been evaluating airline safety since 2013, providing an independent rating of commercial airlines around the world. The top 20 for safest airlines have just been released and include some of my favorites, like Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines and Qantas. Other premium airlines, like Cathay Pacific and Eithad are also on the list! … Continue reading