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Aug 23, 18, 9:06 pm
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Posted By dcapal

Yesterday I booked ATL-SYD-ATL in F in April with...

Yesterday I booked ATL-SYD-ATL in F in April with the ATL-ICN-ATL legs on the 748. Flew on this beauty once before BKK-ICN in F so I'm looking forward to experiencing it on a long haul flight. With...
Apr 17, 17, 9:53 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 2,370
Posted By dcapal

OZ A380 is also a no-brainer for me. I've flown...

OZ A380 is also a no-brainer for me. I've flown them in J several times and have always had a good experience, although as someone already commented, the cabin temperature can be a little warm for my...
Mar 30, 17, 11:07 pm
Replies: 66
Views: 7,623
Posted By dcapal

Do it. I sat in 1A flying NRT-SFO on a UA 747 two...

Do it. I sat in 1A flying NRT-SFO on a UA 747 two years ago and while the food and service were no better than BF, the experience of spending the flight in the best seat in the house on a 747 made it...
Forum: Trip Reports
Mar 7, 17, 9:42 pm
Replies: 11
Views: 4,750
Posted By dcapal

Looking forward to your updates. The Philippines...

Looking forward to your updates. The Philippines is one of my favorite countries and IMO the most underrated destination in Asia.
Forum: Trip Reports
Feb 19, 17, 9:51 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 4,430
Posted By dcapal

I flew ORD-TPE-SIN last month in BR J Class. I...

I flew ORD-TPE-SIN last month in BR J Class. I also noticed that no starter was served. It seems that if you select or pre-order an Asian meal you don't get a starter but if you select a western...
Jan 17, 17, 6:15 pm
Replies: 851
Views: 316,318
Posted By dcapal

I just arrived in SIN yesterday after flying on...

I just arrived in SIN yesterday after flying on BR from ORD, via TPE. Krug was served on the ORD-TPE leg, while Veuve was served on the TPE-SIN flight.

I pre-ordered the braised beef brisket...
Forum: Trip Reports
Jan 9, 17, 11:10 am
Replies: 44
Views: 13,362
Posted By dcapal

Great insight into the real China. I love the...

Great insight into the real China. I love the toilet shots :-)
Jan 9, 17, 10:24 am
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Views: 364,852
Posted By dcapal

UA saver award availability in J can be tough to...

UA saver award availability in J can be tough to South America. More often than not, you'll see it offered in J class on codeshare airlines - Copa on a 737 via PTY or Avianca on an A320 via BOG. ...
Jan 6, 17, 12:52 pm
Replies: 401
Views: 62,995
Posted By dcapal

My wife and I are booked SFO-AKL-SFO in May/June...

My wife and I are booked SFO-AKL-SFO in May/June with award tickets in J.

I've never had this happen before where a flight I've booked is pulled from the schedule. Anyone know what UA typically...
Dec 31, 16, 10:38 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,956
Posted By dcapal

OP here - thanks to everyone for all the helpful...

OP here - thanks to everyone for all the helpful insights into this situation. On the BR website, under 'Managing Your Trip' it asks for a Booking Reference or Ticket Number as well as the...
Dec 30, 16, 10:26 pm
Replies: 12
Views: 1,956
Posted By dcapal

UA Award Flight Downgraded & Airport Changed Without My Consent

This is a first for me...

On Dec 5th I booked a Mileage Plus saver award for Jan '17, JFK-PEK-SIN, J class on Air China, returning SIN-ICN-JFK, J class on Asiana. A week later, on Dec 13th I...
Nov 4, 16, 9:34 pm
Replies: 57
Views: 19,399
Posted By dcapal

I've had nothing but great experiences on Asiana....

I've had nothing but great experiences on Asiana. I find their service to be excellent. I love their Korean menu choices (the Bibimbap and Ssambap are great) and they always keep me generously...
Nov 4, 16, 9:20 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 1,733
Posted By dcapal

Good to know about the SKL - I'm flying OZ...

Good to know about the SKL - I'm flying OZ SIN-ICN-JFK next month and the Star Alliance website Lounge Finder only mentions the Thai lounge and 2 SATS lounges for OZ business class pax.
Jan 27, 16, 2:15 pm
Replies: 34
Views: 4,607
Posted By dcapal

The spa is a great benefit. I enjoyed a 30 minute...

The spa is a great benefit. I enjoyed a 30 minute foot massage there the day before yesterday, however Thai's larger business lounge is often crowded and not very pleasant. Find one of the smaller...
Jan 27, 16, 2:02 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2,875
Posted By dcapal

I'd fly Asiana business, as long as it's the...

I'd fly Asiana business, as long as it's the Smartium seat over UA GF any day. I flew Asiana JFK-ICN in business class on January 16th and the whole experience, start to finish beat any UA GF flight...
Forum: TravelBuzz
Jun 16, 15, 9:16 pm
Replies: 17,449
Views: 1,174,900
Posted By dcapal

You're not alone, WHBM - I made 2 or 3 static...

You're not alone, WHBM - I made 2 or 3 static line jumps out of a Skyvan back in '90 when I lived in the UK. I usually jumped out of an Islander that was in the worst condition you could imagine a...
Jan 19, 13, 5:44 pm
Replies: 205
Views: 27,483
Posted By dcapal

Great news as I'm flying on 2/10. Now if only...

Great news as I'm flying on 2/10. Now if only they would change HNL-GUM from a Domestic 777 to something better on the same day. That flight is going to feel like a real downgrade after 8 hours in...
Nov 14, 12, 11:40 am
Replies: 205
Views: 27,483
Posted By dcapal

Anyone flown this route recently in the 3 class...

Anyone flown this route recently in the 3 class 777? I'm flying it in Jan in Business class and was wondering if the service has changed at all.
Thanks
Nov 12, 12, 4:04 pm
Replies: 288
Views: 35,088
Posted By dcapal

HNL-GUM BusinessFirst

I'm flying TPA-IAH-HNL-GUM-MNL in UA Business Class. The HNL-GUM sector is marketed as BusinessFirst even though it is Domestic first class on a 2 class 777.

I'm familiar with the level of...
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