Tag Archive: Airline Review

Dec 08

Dec’17 – Jan’18: India, Cambodia, Vietnam and Singapore Trip – Introduction

Its December and time for my yearly trip to visit family in India again. I always try to do some side trips during my vacation for this time of the year. In our last trip (2016-2017) we did Australia – New Zealand and the one before that (2015-2016) we did Egypt and Kenya Safari and previously in …

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Aug 14

Airline Review: United Airlines – Business Class (Boeing 747-400 with Lie Flat Seats) : Frankfurt – San Francisco (UA 59)

Flight:  United Airlines 59 from Frankfurt to San Francisco Equipment: B744 (Boeing 747 – 400) Class: Business Seat: 6G – 6H Seat Specification: Flat bed seats (rear facing), Seat pitch: 76″. Seat width: 20″ United operates a Boeing 747 for its Frankfurt – San Francisco route with business class in both upper and lower decks. In upper deck its …

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Jun 21

Airline Review: United Airlines – Business Class (Boeing 767-300 with Lie Flat Seats) : Houston – Munich (UA 102)

Flight:  United Airlines 102 from Houston to Munich Equipment: B763 (Boeing 767 – 300) Class: Business Seat: 2A – 2B Seat Specification: Flat bed seats, Seat pitch: 75″. Seat width: 21″ United operates a Boeing 767-300 ER (2 Class Configuration) on Houston – Munich route. There are 30 Business class seats with 6 rows of 2 x 1 x 2 …

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Mar 30

Airline Review: Qantas – Business Class (Airbus 380-800 with Lie Flat Seats) : Melbourne – Los Angeles (QF 93)

Flight:  Qantas QF 93 from Melbourne to Los Angeles Equipment: A388(Airbus 380-800) Class: Business Seat: 18 F (Not a true flat bed, Middle row with direct aisle access) Seat Specification: True Flat Bed, Seat pitch: 78 “. Seat width: 21.5 ” This was my first ever flight on Qantas as well as an Airbus 380 aircraft. I was very excited …

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Mar 24

Airline Review: Qantas – First Class (Airbus 380-800 with Open Suites and Flat Beds) : Melbourne – Los Angeles (QF 93)

Flight:  Qantas QF 93 from Melbourne to Los Angeles Equipment: A388(Airbus 380-800) Class: First Seat: 3A (Open Suite, Window seat with direct aisle access) Seat Specification: True Flat Bed, Seat pitch: 79 “. Seat width: 22 ” MilesPointsTravel Disclaimer: This review is solely the work of Karen. I flew on Business Class on this flight. This flight happened to be …

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Feb 03

Airline Review: Thai Airways – First Class (Boeing 747-400 with Lie Flat Sats) : Bangkok – Sydney (TG 475)

Flight:  Thai Airways TG 475 from Bangkok to Sydney Equipment: B744(Boeing 747-400) Class: First Seat: 3E-3F (middle seats together with direct aisle access) Seat Specification: True Flat Bed, Seat pitch: 76 “. Seat width: 21 ” Thai Airways operates  Boeing 747-400 aircraft on its Bangkok – Sydney route for its twice a day flights. Thai First Class on the 747 …

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Jan 27

Airline Review: Cathay Dragon – Business Class (Airbus 320-200 with Recliner Seats) : Hong Kong – Kolkata (KA 168)

Flight:  Cathay Dragon KA 168  from Hong Kong to Kolkata Equipment: A322 (Airbus 320-200) Class: Business Seat: 10A (Window seat in 2 x 2) Seat Specification: Recliner seats Seat pitch: 42″. Seat width: 20″ Cathay Pacific operates Airbus 320-200 (Version 1) in its Hong Kong – Kolkata route which features 2 rows of recliner seats in Business and rest is economy …

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Jan 25

Airline Review: Cathay Pacific – Business Class (Boeing 777-300 with Lie Flat Seats) : Los Angeles – Hong Kong (CX 897)

Flight:  Cathay Pacific CX 897  from Los Angeles to Hong Kong Equipment: B773(Boeing 777-300ER) Class: Business Seat: 18K (single seat with direct aisle access) Seat Specification: True Flat Bed, Seat pitch: 81.0 “. Seat width: 21 ” MilesPointsTravel Disclaimer: This review is solely the work of Karen. I personally did not fly on this segment.  Cathay Pacific operates 4 daily …

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Jan 19

Airline Review – Cathay Pacific – Business Class (Airbus 330-300 with Lie Flat Seats): Hong Kong – Bangkok (CX 705)

Flight:  Cathay Pacific CX 615 from Hong Kong to Bangkok Equipment: A333(Airbus 330-300) Class: Business Seat: 16K (single seat with direct aisle access) Seat Specification: True Flat Bed, Seat pitch: 82.0 “. Seat width: 20.2 ” My Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Bangkok was operated by an Airbus 330-300 featuring lie-flat seats in 1-2-1 configuration. For such …

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Dec 26

Airline Review – Singapore Airlines – First Class (Boeing 777-300 with Lie Flat Seats): San Francisco – Hong Kong (SQ 1)

Flight:  Singapore Airlines SQ 1 from San Francisco to Hong Kong Equipment: B773(Boeing 777-300 ER) Class: First Seat: 1K (Window) Seat Specification: Flatbed seat (non-suite), Seat pitch: 71 “. Seat width: 35 ” This was my second time ever on a Singapore Airlines First Class flight (or any First Class for that matter). My first time in Singapore F was on this same route …

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Aug 05

Airline Review – Singapore Airlines – First Class (Boeing 777-300 with Lie Flat Seats): Hong Kong – San Francisco (SQ 2)

Flight:  Singapore Airlines SQ 2 from Hong Kong to San Francisco Equipment: B773(Boeing 777-300 ER) Class: First Seat: 1A-2K (Window-Window) Seat Specification: Flatbed seat (non-suite), Seat pitch: 71 “. Seat width: 35 ” One of our bucket-list items was to travel in First Class on a long-haul flight. Our return flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles was originally booked on Cathay Pacific Business Class and …

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Jun 14

Airline Review – Delta Airlines – Business Class (Boeing 767-300 with Lie Flat seats): Seattle – Beijing (DL 129)

Flight:  Delta  DL 129 from Seattle to Beijing Equipment: B763(Boeing 767-300) Class: Business Seat: 1C-1D (Middle Rows) Seat Specification: Flatbed seat, Seat pitch: 76.0 “. Seat width: 21 ” Delta operates a Boeing 767-300 on Seattle – Beijing route with a 26 Flat bed Business Class in 1-2-1 configuration. I was happy to have redeemed a total of 280,000 Skymiles for this …

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Jun 08

May-June 2016: China, Japan, Hong Kong Trip – Introduction

After my parents short 2 week visit in the USA, we went on a 2 week trip to China, Japan and Hong Kong. Our itinerary included Beijing in China and Tokyo, Kyoto/Osaka in Japan and Hong Kong. Here are the trip reports I will be posting over the coming weeks. Airline Review: Delta Airlines Business Class – Seattle …

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Apr 13

Airline Review: KLM Royal Dutch Airlines – Business Class (Boeing 747 with Lie Flat Seats) : Amsterdam – Los Angeles (KL 601)

Flight:  KLM  KL 601 from Amsterdam to Los Angeles Equipment: B744(Boeing 747-400) Class: Business Seat: 1J-1K (Window-Aisle) Seat Specification: Flatbed seat, Seat pitch: 63.0 “. Seat width: 20 ” I knew what to expect in the lower deck of the 747 KLM business class after traveling in it for the first time just a few hours earlier on Nairobi to Amsterdam flight. …

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Apr 07

Airline Review: KLM Royal Dutch Airlines – Business Class (Boeing 747 with Lie Flat Seats) : Nairobi – Amsterdam (KL 566)

Flight:  KLM  KL566 from Nairobi to Amsterdam Equipment: B744(Boeing 747-400) Class: Business Seat: 1J-1K (Window-Aisle) Seat Specification: Flatbed seat, Seat pitch: 63.0 “. Seat width: 20 ” I had booked our return flight from Nairobi back to USA on KLM using Delta Skymiles. I had never flown KLM before but knew that both segments were on the Boeing 747 which featured …

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Feb 05

Airline Review: Thai Airways – Business Class (Boeing 777 300 with Angled Flat Seats) : Seoul – Bangkok (TG 659)

Flight:  Thai Airways TG 659 from Seoul to Bangkok Equipment: B773(Boeing 777-300) Class: Business Seat: 14A (Window) Seat Specification: Angled Flat seat, Seat pitch: 61.0 “. Seat width: 20 ” Disclaimer: This report is solely the work of Karen. MilesPointsTravel was not a traveler on this segment. Thai airways operates both Airbus 330-300 and Boeing 777-300 aircraft between Seoul and Bangkok. …

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Jan 25

Airline Review: Asiana Airlines – Business Class (Boeing 777 200LR with Quadra Smartium Lie Flat Seats) : Los Angeles – Seoul (OZ 203)

BOEIFlight: Asiana Airlines OZ 203 from Los Angeles to Seoul Equipment: B772 LR (Boeing 777-200 LR) Class: Business Seat: 4 A, Window/Aisle Seat Specification: Full Lie Flat, 180 degree recline, Seat pitch: 78″. Seat width: 21 ”   MilesPointsTravel Disclaimer: This review is solely the work of Karen. I personally did not fly this segment.  Asiana Airlines operates both …

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Jan 02

Airline Review: Cathay Pacific – Business Class (Airbus 330-300 with Lie Flat Seats) : Hong Kong – Bangkok (CX 615)

Flight:  Cathay Pacific CX 615 from Hong Kong to Bangkok Equipment: A333(Airbus 330-300) Class: Business Seat: 19A (single seat with direct aisle access) Seat Specification: True Flat Bed, Seat pitch: 82.0 “. Seat width: 20.2 ”   When I went to select seats for the Hong Kong to Bangkok flight, I was pleased to find out that the short …

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Dec 28

Airline Review: Cathay Pacific – Business Class (Boeing 777-300 with Lie Flat Seats) : Los Angeles – Hong Kong (CX 881)

Flight:  Cathay Pacific CX 881  from Los Angeles to Hong Kong Equipment: B773(Boeing 777-300ER) Class: Business Seat: 19A (single seat with direct aisle access) Seat Specification: True Flat Bed, Seat pitch: 81.0 “. Seat width: 21 ” Cathay Pacific operates 4 daily flights out of Los Angeles to Hong Kong and all of them are on Boeing 777-300ER. The …

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Mar 24

Airline Review: EVA Air – Business Class (Boeing 777-300ER Royal Laurel Class with True Flat Beds) : Taipei – Los Angeles (BR 16)

Flight:  EVA Air BR16 from Taipei to Los Angeles Equipment: B773(Boeing 777-300ER) Class: Business (Royal Laurel Class) Seat: 2D – 2G (2 Middle seats each with direct aisle access) Seat Specification: True Flat Bed, Seat pitch: 81.0 “. Seat width: 26 ” EVA Air operates 777-300ER for three daily flights out of Los Angeles, all with the Royal Laurel Class. …

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