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Special Edition BusinessFirst Amenity Kits on United Airlines

Today, United Airlines introduced limited-edition collectible Amenity Kits for passengers traveling in BusinessFirst through March 1, 2014. Each tin highlights one of United’s domestic hubs, and will reportedly contain the same Philosophy amenity items that are currently found in the BusinessFirst amenity kit. They also promote the “flyer friendly” campaign. The blurb on the United…

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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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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: September 25, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: For the sixth straight year, Virgin America was named “Best Premium Class” airline here in the U.S. by business travelers in Conde Nast Traveler‘s annual poll. Sun Country, Hawaiian, Alaska and Allegiant (??!!) rounded out the top five. United’s new Cleveland-Austin nonstop flight began today.…

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Forbes Lists World’s 7 Best First Class Amenity Kits

Forbes today published its list of the world’s seven best first class amenity kits, and they’ve selected some decent and not-so-decent ones. The article begins with: Whether you’re the person who gives the airline amenity kit a cursory rummage before stowing it away or a hoarder who drools over deluxe eye masks and luxury cosmetics,…

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My personal airline and travel amenity kit

If you follow my blog, you know I horde collect airline amenity kits and review them in my Amenity Kit Review series. As such, I generally don’t use the products in the kits with the exception of sampling each item at the time I post a review. When I travel, whether it is a single…

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Amenity Kit Review: Virgin Australia Premium Economy (November 2011)

I’m partnering up with Brad again over at Upgrd.com for this installment of Amenity Kit Reviews. Last year he flew with Virgin Australia on a vacation to Australia and New Zealand, and I previously reviewed the Business Class amenity kit he received here. Up for review today is the carrier’s “Comfort Pack” provided to him…

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Amenity Kit Review: Lufthansa First Class Bogner kit (Fall 2010)

It’s time for another Amenity Kit Review and I chose the Lufthansa Bogner kit I received last September when I flew First Class from Seattle to Frankfurt. For a better description of each category, and the 7-point scale for scoring, please review my introduction post here. Bag/Container: Shortly after boarding and settling into my seat,…

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Amenity Kit Review: American Airlines Premium First & Business Class (2010)

The differences between international First class and Business class can sometimes be insignificant, but most airlines tend to differentiate the product offerings all the way down to the amenity kit. American Airlines, however, currently provides just one “Premium” version to its First and Business class passengers. In this edition of Amenity Kit Reviews, I take…

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Amenity Kit Review: United Airlines First Class (Fall 2010)

I’ve selected the current international first class kit from United Airlines for my first amenity kit review. For a better description of each category, and the 7-point scale for scoring, please review my introduction post here. Bag/Container: The nylon/canvas bags come in varied colors, include leather accents attached to the zipper, and a gold fabric…

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Amenity Kit Review: Introduction

From time to time, I plan on offering up my review of airline amenity kits. For anyone who doesn’t know, these lovely little satchels are usually given to First and Business Class passengers embarking on a lengthy international journey. Some airlines still give them out in economy, but for most, they are an exclusive item…

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