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Video: Air Canada flight 015 YYZ-HKG from the flight deck and more

Here’s a pretty incredible video produced by JustPlanes featuring a behind-the-scenes look at Air Canada’s flight from Toronto to Hong Kong, AC015. It begins in dispatch and ends with a fantastic short-final video touching down in Hong Kong, also including incredible scenery from the polar route it flies in between. One of the pilots does…

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CX Trip Report: Cathay Pacific flight 884 Hong Kong-Los Angeles

CX Trip Report: Introduction & American Airlines flight to San Francisco CX Trip Report: Check-in and British Airways’ Terraces Lounge San Francisco Airport CX Trip Report: Cathay Pacific flight 879 San Francisco-Hong Kong CX Trip Report: Amenity Kit Review – Cathay Pacific First Class men’s kit CX Trip Report: Cathay Pacific “The Arrival” lounge Hong…

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Trip Report: United Airlines inaugural 777 flight DEN-ORD June 7, 1995

I was going through my photos yesterday and came across the batch of pictures I took when I flew on the inaugural United Airlines Boeing 777 flight from Denver to Chicago on June 7, 1995. Knowing there are a ton of aviation geeks out there like me, I figured it would be worth it to…

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United Airlines to keep International First Class cabins where appropriate… for now

Last week I posted about the possibility of United being close to announcing whether or not International First Class would remain on the carrier. Yesterday a report surfaced on Bloomberg quoting United Airlines CEO Jeff Smisek saying “There are certain markets in which (first class) makes a lot of sense and there are others where…

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United Airlines closer to announcement regarding international First Class?

One of the larger merger related unanswered questions between United Airlines and Continental Airlines is the decision on whether or not to keep a three-cabin product offering for international flights. Continental for some time has only offered a “BusinessFirst” product, a hybrid of sorts between First Class and Business Class, whereas United has maintained the…

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United Airlines ramp worker dies two days after falling while unloading a 777

Very sad news to report from United’s hub in Washington Dulles, where a veteran baggage handler fell from a scissor lift while unloading a Boeing 777. Eduardo Tlatempa, 48, reportedly fell face first onto the tarmac last Friday while performing his normal work duties unloading the jumbo. Co-workers first thought it was an April Fool’s joke,…

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Air New Zealand’s new Boeing 777-300 and win a trip in the Skycouch

Late last year, Air New Zealand took delivery of their first of five 777-300 aircraft. Currently making runs on the Auckland to Melbourne route, it will transition to the Auckland-Los Angeles-London route beginning in April 2011. This aircraft features an incredibly comfortable looking Premium Economy section, along with the introduction of Air New Zealand’s exclusive…

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Video: First United Airlines 777 is repainted into the new livery

In my weekly review of airline-related videos posted to youtube, I came across a few today featuring the repaint of one of United’s Boeing 777s. At least they started with a battleship gray plane before defacing the more recent livery, the one I will fervently miss. Regardless, it is an interesting process to watch in…

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