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American Airlines E175 economy class flight review ATL-LGA AA 4439

Elite status: none Aircraft type: E175 Seat: 15A (window) Flight was not full at all. I ended up with an empty seat next to me! The living space was 28 inches from seat back to seat in front. A generous 18 inches between arm rests and 4 inches of recline. A very good economy class … Continue reading American Airlines E175 economy class flight review ATL-LGA AA 4439

American Airlines A319 economy class flight review ORD-ATL AA 2385

Elite status: none Aircraft type: A319 Seat: 21E (middle seat) Padding:  Padding on seat is thin and a bit uncomfortable. It was tolerable for the short duration of this flight. Lots of room for improvement.  Recline: Recline was 4 inches back from upright. The seat bottom moves forward which is not ideal. It was ok … Continue reading American Airlines A319 economy class flight review ORD-ATL AA 2385

American Airlines B737 economy class flight review ATL-ORD AA 2841

Elite status: none Aircraft type: B737-800 Seat: 24B (middle seat) Padding:  Padding on the seat was a little on the hard side for a relatively new interior.  Recline: Recline was 3 inches back from upright. The seat cushion also moved forward which gives less leg room. Not ideal.  Pitch: There were 28 inches of living … Continue reading American Airlines B737 economy class flight review ATL-ORD AA 2841

American Airlines (Republic Airways) E175 first class flight review LGA-ATL AA 4439

Elite status: none Aircraft type: E175 Seat: 3A Padding:  Padding in the seat was good. It had good lumbar support and no hard spots. Great for a shorter flight.  Recline: The seat back reclined 5 inches from the upright position.  Pitch: Pitch was very good between seats. I had 5 inches from my knee to … Continue reading American Airlines (Republic Airways) E175 first class flight review LGA-ATL AA 4439

American Airlines first time basic economy flight experience

One way ATL-LGA on AA $98 Friday evening in peak summer Restrictions: No changesNo refunds No upgrades No advance seat selection Once you check in at 24 hours before departure you are assigned a seat. You can change to another seat for an extra charge. No free changes at all.  For my route it was $10 for … Continue reading American Airlines first time basic economy flight experience

Cathay Pacific 777 long haul business class flight review HKG-JFK CX 846

Elite status: none Aircraft type: B777-300ER Seat: 23K (window with direct aisle access) Padding:  Padding on the seat is very soft and comfortable. Great for a long haul flight.  Recline: Seat reclines all the way down to an 180 degree flat bed. The recline positing is also great for working or watching video entertainment.  Pitch: … Continue reading Cathay Pacific 777 long haul business class flight review HKG-JFK CX 846

Cathay Pacific The Wing Business Class Lounge Review March 2019 HKG International Airport Terminal 1

Access Method: business class ticket on Cathay Pacific  Location: next to Gate 2 Entrance was easy since I received an invitation card at checkin in Bangkok. It was promptly scanned and I was allowed in. I was told dining was upstairs.  I decided to go into the main level to see what was on offer. … Continue reading Cathay Pacific The Wing Business Class Lounge Review March 2019 HKG International Airport Terminal 1

Visiting a Delta SkyClub during the COVID-19 Pandemic at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Location: Gate A17 Access Method: American Express Platinum Card Time of day: 1:30PM Review: Under normal conditions I review food, service, amenities, and other aspects of airport lounges. Today I am traveling during the shelter-in-place time of the COVID-19 pandemic because I have to. I stay home as much as I can. I was surprised … Continue reading Visiting a Delta SkyClub during the COVID-19 Pandemic at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Flying in USA on Southwest and Delta during the COVID-19 Pandemic April 2020

On April 5, 2020 I flew between JAX and ATL due to an unavoidable family travel need. I have been and will be self isolating as long as advised as much as I can. I encourage everyone to not fly if you can avoid it.  On this trip I rode down in a car and … Continue reading Flying in USA on Southwest and Delta during the COVID-19 Pandemic April 2020

Cathay Pacific 777 Regional Business Class Flight Review BKK-HKG CX 614

Elite status: none Aircraft type: B777-300 Seat: 16A Angled seats with a 2-3-2 configuration.  I had a window seat.  Padding:  Padding was very good and not too worn for an older aircraft. Good for reclining for a short nap.  Recline: The recline on the seat was great for a short haul flight as the seats … Continue reading Cathay Pacific 777 Regional Business Class Flight Review BKK-HKG CX 614