Amenities in GF

Old Aug 6, 15, 5:47 pm
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Amenities in GF

Flying GF next week EWR-GVA-EWR. Wondering what amenities are. Pajamas, slippers etc? How about VOD?
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Old Aug 6, 15, 5:49 pm
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Flying GF next week EWR-GVA-EWR. Wondering what amenities are. Pajamas, slippers etc? How about VOD?
Scroll down to United Global First:

http://www.united.com/web/en-US/cont...ght/first.aspx

You'll have to bring your own PJs - but if you do, you'll stand out. It's BusinessFirst w/ soup and a better seat.
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Old Aug 6, 15, 5:51 pm
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Scroll down to United Global First:

http://www.united.com/web/en-US/cont...ght/first.aspx
Wow!
UA must be only airline that doesn't give pajamas and slippers in F. Many even do it in C.
Unbelievable
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Old Aug 6, 15, 5:56 pm
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Wow!
UA must be only airline that doesn't give pajamas and slippers in F. Many even do it in C.
Unbelievable
Delta doesn't provide PJs.
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Wow!
UA must be only airline that doesn't give pajamas and slippers in F. Many even do it in C.
Unbelievable
But not every competitor provides soup in long-haul F.
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Old Aug 6, 15, 6:18 pm
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Delta doesn't provide PJs.
Delta doesn't have F . AA does, and does.
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Old Aug 6, 15, 6:50 pm
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Delta doesn't have F . AA does, and does.
I can't think of an airline with F with no pajamas. Maybe some of the Chinese carriers?
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Old Aug 6, 15, 8:51 pm
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Scroll down to United Global First:

http://www.united.com/web/en-US/cont...ght/first.aspx

You'll have to bring your own PJs - but if you do, you'll stand out. It's BusinessFirst w/ soup and a better seat.
You'll have a good flight. GF is an incomparable seat, with far more room, more attention from FAs and a substantially more relaxing experience. And yes, there is soup. The disappointing thing about EWR is that the ground facilities are a disaster and not suited for international premium cabin passengers.
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Old Aug 6, 15, 9:00 pm
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You'll have a good flight. GF is an incomparable seat, with far more room, more attention from FAs and a substantially more relaxing experience. And yes, there is soup. The disappointing thing about EWR is that the ground facilities are a disaster and not suited for international premium cabin passengers.
EWR is getting better in terms of new restaurants and more options. But no Global First club still. You have to fly out of IAD, SFO or ORD for those.
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Old Aug 7, 15, 10:02 am
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You'll have a good flight. GF is an incomparable seat, with far more room, more attention from FAs and a substantially more relaxing experience
Incomparable vs what? BF? Can't imagine it's better than EK, SQ, LH, CX etc. Also have found quality of FAs on UA to be questionable so will be interesting to see what they do for GF customers.

Also, will it be full of non-revs like AA ends up having?
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Old Aug 7, 15, 10:11 am
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Also, will it be full of non-revs like AA ends up having?
Question on this.... I'm in GF every so often. It never occurs to me to think about whether my fellow pax are rev or non-rev. But it seems like it's a hot button issue on ft.

Do non-revs make the experience any worse?
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Old Aug 7, 15, 10:15 am
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Question on this.... I'm in GF every so often. It never occurs to me to think about whether my fellow pax are rev or non-rev. But it seems like it's a hot button issue on ft.

Do non-revs make the experience any worse?
I think they have potentially 2 impacts that I have seen:
1. They are friends with or familiar with FAs so they end up chatting most of the flight and FAs neglect other pax due to this
2. The FAs have more people to serve (incl people that didn't pay for GF or BF and then upgraded) so service suffers
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Old Aug 7, 15, 10:20 am
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I think they have potentially 2 impacts that I have seen:
1. They are friends with or familiar with FAs so they end up chatting most of the flight and FAs neglect other pax due to this
2. The FAs have more people to serve (incl people that didn't pay for GF or BF and then upgraded) so service suffers
With so many complaints about UA's GF, why are you flying it????
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With so many complaints about UA's GF, why are you flying it????
I was wondering the same thing. A lot of complaints before even trying it.
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Old Aug 7, 15, 10:24 am
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Originally Posted by IAH-OIL-TRASH View Post
With so many complaints about UA's GF, why are you flying it????
Didn't realize I was speaking to UA spokesperson here...

I questioned fact that they don't provide pajamas.
Then I asked whether many non-revs and someone asked me what downside of non-revs is. I answered that. Don't see that as a complaint.

To answer your question: I have 8 GPUs left so am using them to upgrade from BF to try it out. Just because I am flying something doesn't mean I can't question some items or complain about what I think doesn't think make sense.
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