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Boutique Air Review Oakland (OAK) to Merced (MCE) – and then they left me stranded in Merced, CA

Boutique Air Review Oakland (OAK) to Merced (MCE) – and then they left me stranded in Merced, CA

Boutique Air was started in 2007 here in San Francisco by Shawn Simpson, an ex-Google employee. After initially serving charter contracts, the airline has been finding a way to grow, serving cities under the Essential Air Service program. The EAS is worth $263 million and is paid for by the federal government. Most cities would not […]

Posted on May 6, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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China Eastern Economy Review Bali (DPS) to Los Angeles (LAX) and T/G Lounge Review – or my adventures with the poor man’s Business Class continue

China Eastern Economy Review Bali (DPS) to Los Angeles (LAX) and T/G Lounge Review – or my adventures with the poor man’s Business Class continue

This was the return part of a trip that started last December, as I flew with China Eastern from Los Angeles to Bangkok. I did like my ‘outbound’ trip, especially considering the low price (really just $170 per direction, so $340 for the round-trip). I arrived at Bali‘s Denpasar Ngurah Rai International Airport 2.5 hours before the […]

Posted on April 14, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, Free Lounge Access and Lounge Reviews

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KLM Business Class Review (new cabin) Kuala Lumpur (KUL) – Jakarta (CGK) 777-300ER and Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounge KLIA Review

KLM Business Class Review (new cabin) Kuala Lumpur (KUL) – Jakarta (CGK) 777-300ER and Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounge KLIA Review

KLM has been running the so-called ‘shuttle’ between Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta for many years. The Netherlands still has strong ties to its former colonies and the KLM brand is strong despite their airline’s hub being so far away. KLM is using the newly remodeled Malaysia Airlines Golden Lounge at the KLIA Satellite Terminal. To […]

Posted on March 29, 2018 by in Air France/KLM Flying Blue, Airline Reviews

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Asiana Business Class Review Los Angeles (LAX) to Seoul (ICN) A380 and Star Alliance Lounge LAX Review

Asiana Business Class Review Los Angeles (LAX) to Seoul (ICN) A380 and Star Alliance Lounge LAX Review

Asiana has always been an airline I’ve gone back to, despite its issues. It’s just so well-integrated into Star Alliance and award availability isn’t an issue either. I arrived early with my connecting flight into LAX and made my way from the United terminal to the Tom Bradley International Terminal. You can walk there without […]

Posted on March 15, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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Is it time to stop flying AirAsia?

Is it time to stop flying AirAsia?

I have been flying Air Asia for half a decade and saw it grow from a small operation in a tiny cargo terminal to what is now Asia’s biggest airline. Out of about two dozen flights, almost all were positive and I liked the airline’s commitment to simplicity, low cost, and punctuality. I also liked […]

Posted on March 14, 2018 by in Airline Reviews

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United Basic Economy Review San Francisco (SFO) to Salt Lake City (SLC)

United Basic Economy Review San Francisco (SFO) to Salt Lake City (SLC)

For my first United Basic Economy flight, I chose the San Francisco to Salt Lake City route. United operates the route with Embraer and Bombardier aircraft to connect their Denver and San Francisco hubs (with stops in Aspen). Booking United Basic Economy I booked my tickets via Orbitz, which simply mentioned the cabin item restriction […]

Posted on January 19, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, United Mileage Plus

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LEVEL Economy Review Barcelona (BCN) to Oakland (OAK) A330-200 and Sala VIP Miro Lounge BCN Review

LEVEL Economy Review Barcelona (BCN) to Oakland (OAK)  A330-200 and Sala VIP Miro Lounge BCN Review

LEVEL launched with big plans in early 2017 and I was curious to see how this low-cost long-haul airline would shape up for this review. LEVEL has been drawing most of its resources from BA and Iberia and is just emancipating itself. I had booked my ticket for just $149 on the day tickets became available; […]

Posted on January 16, 2018 by in Airline Reviews, Free Lounge Access and Lounge Reviews

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