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A trip to HKG on UA, OZ and SQ J

A trip to HKG on UA, OZ and SQ J

Old Dec 8, 13, 2:17 pm
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A trip to HKG on UA, OZ and SQ J

Hi,

Last November I made a trip using award miles on UA MP and Lifemiles to HKG. I used OZ from SEA-ICN-HKG and returned on SQ HKG-SFO. I was able to find plenty of availability with SQ through Lifemiles but nothing using UA MP.

OZ proved to be an excellent carrier. Service was top notch and the FA's were some of the most attentive and proactive that I ever had the pleasure to fly with. SQ was truly special and the FA's lived up to their iconic reputation.

Below are the links:

UA from SFO to SEA
http://flight-report.com/en/report-5660.html

Asiana from SEA to ICN
http://flight-report.com/en/report-5674.html

Asiana from ICN to HKG
http://flight-report.com/en/report-5694.html

Singapore from HKG to SFO
http://flight-report.com/en/report-5712.html

Enjoy.
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Old Dec 12, 13, 9:08 am
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Amazing report thanks for sharing! See you soon on Flight-Report
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Old Dec 12, 13, 2:25 pm
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Wow... SQ business class looks fascinatingly amazing!
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Old Dec 12, 13, 4:04 pm
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Nice to see another report from you, aw. Asiana's Business Class service looks fantastic! The seats look to be exactly the same as those on EVA 747-400 Premium Laurel Class.
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Old Dec 12, 13, 8:22 pm
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I have to say, OZ business has improved! Either that, or your superior pictures. Great report!
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Old Dec 13, 13, 10:24 pm
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Your comments are very much appreciated. Thanks guys.
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Old Dec 17, 13, 2:21 pm
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Originally Posted by aw View Post
Hi,

Last November I made a trip using award miles on UA MP and Lifemiles to HKG. I used OZ from SEA-ICN-HKG and returned on SQ HKG-SFO. I was able to find plenty of availability with SQ through Lifemiles but nothing using UA MP.

OZ proved to be an excellent carrier. Service was top notch and the FA's were some of the most attentive and proactive that I ever had the pleasure to fly with. SQ was truly special and the FA's lived up to their iconic reputation.

Below are the links:

UA from SFO to SEA
http://flight-report.com/en/report-5660.html

Asiana from SEA to ICN
http://flight-report.com/en/report-5674.html

Asiana from ICN to HKG
http://flight-report.com/en/report-5694.html

Singapore from HKG to SFO
http://flight-report.com/en/report-5712.html

Enjoy.
Thanks a lot ! Very nice series
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Old Dec 17, 13, 8:02 pm
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Avec plaisir monsieur.
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Old Dec 17, 13, 10:19 pm
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AW, we can always rely on a B'game guy to put up something elegsant here -- thanks for your care in posting, enjoyed it!
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Old Dec 17, 13, 10:52 pm
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The OZ SEA - ICN looks great, however the Korean desert - it could be presented much better. However, thanks for the post!
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Old Dec 18, 13, 6:33 am
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Great report thanks.

I will visit Hong Kong in 2014. Never done lounge hoping but might have a look around this time.
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Old Dec 21, 13, 3:34 am
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Great Trip Reports with gorgeous pictures and food

Thanks for sharing
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Old Dec 21, 13, 7:41 am
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Glad you guys enjoyed it. Thanks for visiting and commenting.

time2go1st - very much appreciate your kind words. Of course, with a handle name like yours, how can anyone disagree with you?
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Old Dec 28, 13, 9:51 am
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Just to point out you didn't walk into the UA IFL in HKG, in a matter of fact there is no way you can "wander" into the IFL at all.

The UA IFL is in a separate room inside the RCC, the entrance to the IFL is thru an unmarked door (I had seen now they finally put a big sign next to the door saying "United Global First lounge") right before you go into the RCC immediately to the right at the front desk.

There is a separate buffet station inside the IFL (just one) and also with a cook-to-order menus, it also has separate toilets and showers. Trust me on this, the UA IFL in HKG has a lot more offer than just sushi, even the fridge inside the IFL has a variety of bottled fruit juices on offer which in RCC doesn't have.

What you see inside the RCC that you feel different area with sushi is just part of the RCC (the RCC in HKG is not small at all, it has more than one food station with multiple food stations, multiple drinks fridges). The sushi was there because NH also use this lounge. (NH has 5 flights per day out of HKG morning and mid-afternoon)

Out of the 3 *A lounge in HKG, UA RCC and IFL is the most exclusive of all 3, as UA is the only one with a separate IFL complete with full amenities, SQ has none (they used to have a F side before remodelling, now just one big lounge with a roped off seating area for F and Suites inside the lounge), TG has a roped off F section separate by a few shelves.

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