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Top 10 Amenity Kit Reviews Plus a New Index Page

I’ve reviewed 48 amenity kits to date here on Frequently Flying and bring you the latest “top 10” list below. When I began my Amenity Kit Review series in 2010, I developed a 7-point scoring system as follows: And earlier this year, I put out a poll asking you, my faithful readers, if I should…

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Lounge Review: Asiana Business Class, Seoul Incheon Midfield Concourse

[This is part four of my Million-Mile Trip Report. I’ve included links to the other installments below:] United Airlines Million-Mile Trip Report: Introduction and Background Flight Review: United Airlines BusinessFirst, San Francisco to Seoul Hotel Review: Conrad Seoul, Executive Floor King Room Million-Mile Flight Review: United BusinessFirst, Seoul to San Francisco After checking in for…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: August 13, 2013

A sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: Catching the majority of industry followers off-guard (myself included), the U.S. Department of Justice and several states are suing to block the American-US Airways merger. The DOJ claims higher airfares and fees would result if the merger goes through. American and US Airways, of course,…

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Video of Asiana 214 Crash at San Francisco International Airport

Amateur video has surfaced that captured the crash of Asiana Airlines flight 214 yesterday at San Francisco International Airport. It was filmed by Fred Hayes from across the bay and appeared on CNN this afternoon. It’s simply amazing there weren’t additional fatalities. Click here for the CNN video and phone interview with Mr. Hayes. – Follow…

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Media Coverage of the Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 Accident in San Francisco

As you’ve undoubtedly heard by now, Asiana Airlines flight 214 from Seoul to San Francisco had a major accident upon landing today. First, please know that my healing thoughts go out to all of those affected. I happened to be on my laptop scrolling through my Twitter client shortly after it occurred, and believe that…

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World’s Best Airline Meals and My Top 5 Picks

You don’t hear as many jokes these days about airplane food as you did years ago when airlines served a hot meal – to all passengers – on just about every flight lasting more than 1.5 hours. But airline food remains a popular topic and I’ve been assigned the task to come up with a…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel Industry News: February 19, 2013

Hilton has upset a lot of loyal HHonors members today (self included) with their announcement of 2013 Hilton HHonors Program Changes. They’re increasing hotel categories from eight to ten, adding seasonal pricing (read: higher redemption rates) and trying to soften the blow by adding a 5th Night Free for elites staying 5-nights or more. I’m…

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Ranking the 19 amenity kits I’ve reviewed to date

I started my Amenity Kit Review series shortly after I launched the blog back in 2010 and have reviewed a total of 19 kits so far. Fellow blogger AAdvantage Geek asked me not so long ago if one of the kits I reviewed scored at the top and to be honest, I wasn’t exactly sure.…

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Amenity Kit Review: Asiana Airlines Business Class (November 2011)

I flew with Asiana Airlines this past November in First Class to Seoul (its amenity kit review here) and Business Class on the return. Below is my review of the Business Class offering for this installment of Amenity Kit Reviews. For a better description of each category, and the 7-point scale for scoring, please review…

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Video: Asiana Airlines First Class from Los Angeles to Seoul-Incheon Airport

I finally edited down the immense amount of video I took on my recent Asiana Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Seoul, South Korea. Here’s the result… I hope you like it:

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