American Airlines B737 First Class flight review JAX-DFW AA 2465

Elite status: none Aircraft type: B737-800 JAX-DFW July 31, 2021 Distance: 918 miles Seat: 2E (first class) Padding:  Padding in these newer seats was good but slightly on the thinner side. Comfortable but noticeable.  Recline: Recline was 5 inches from upright to fully reclined in first class.  Pitch: Pitch was good! 6 inches from my … Continue reading American Airlines B737 First Class flight review JAX-DFW AA 2465

United MileagePlus: waitlisting for domestic first class on award tickets

United MileagePlus has a little-published feature of their rewards program: waitlisting for a higher class of service. This only applies to flights operated by United and booked using United Mileage Plus miles. Partner flights cannot be waitlisted and you are stuck in the class that you book. I will use my own booking mentioned in … Continue reading United MileagePlus: waitlisting for domestic first class on award tickets

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

Air China 777 First Class flight review LAX-PEK CA 984

Elite status: none Aircraft type: B777-300ER Seat: 2A Padding:  Very comfortable in the seat position. Did not feel any hard spots while seated.  In the flat sleeping position you do notice the seams in the seat. This is normal for first class seats of this type. You do get a pad which helps with this.  … Continue reading Air China 777 First Class flight review LAX-PEK CA 984