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A Look at Radisson LAX’s Junior and Deluxe Suites

I’ve stayed at the Radisson LAX numerous times during the past few years in just about every type of room category. The differences are incredibly minor between non-suite categories with “better” rooms sporting a Sleep Number bed, mini-refrigerator, bathrobes and slightly upgraded bathroom amenities (vanity kit, mouthwash, bath gel and a loofah). Most of those…

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Review: American’s Flagship Check-In and Lounge at LAX

On Monday, I toured American Airlines’ Flagship Check-In at LAX for a CNBC post that was published yesterday. It’s a very nice and exclusive benefit for Concierge Key members, international first class fliers on American (or any oneworld carrier) and those flying first from LAX to JFK or Miami on American’s three cabin birds. And…

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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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2010 enplaned passenger summary for LAX and SFO airports

I recently took a look at some of the detailed passenger data for both Los Angeles and San Francisco airports and compiled the chart & graph below. Los Angeles is the third busiest airport in the United States behind Atlanta and Chicago, and handled about 59 million passengers last year. San Francisco comes in at…

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American Airlines & United Airlines protecting their Los Angeles market share

Back in March I blogged about American Airlines’ expansion out of Los Angeles Airport (LAX) and wondered if United Airlines would respond with beefing up service and/or offer bonus mile opportunities. With the exception of bonus miles to Chicago, courtesy of Virgin America’s entry to ORD, no additional bonus offers have come through on United.…

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Trip report: My first American Airlines flights since 1998

After a 13-year hiatus from flying American Airlines, and in part to achieve Platinum status through February 2012 via a challenge, I flew AA this past Saturday from Los Angeles to Chicago to Los Angeles. I was excited to compare my experience as a top-tier elite with United Airlines to that of being a non-elite…

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American Airlines taking strong control of the Los Angeles market with new service to 10 cities next month

Beginning April 5, 2011, American Airlines is adding the following ten destinations to their route offering from Los Angeles. All are operated by American’s wholly owned regional carrier American Eagle, with the exception of Shanghai, which is an American Flagship Boeing 777. Albuquerque, NM (ABQ – 3 flights daily) Boise, ID (BOI – 2 flights…

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Continental Airlines economy & first class trip report with video

Last weekend I was on yet another mileage run, but this time flying Continental Airlines. I had never flown Continental up until now, so I was actually pretty excited for the new experience. My itinerary was Los Angeles to Cleveland to Chicago, and back the same way. Although I had checked-in online and printed my…

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