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Emirates First Class Video Trip Report

It’s late on Friday and my attention span is dwindling, so I searched “airline” on YouTube for the latest uploads and came across this gem of a video trip report. It documents a journey in First Class on an Emirates Airbus A380 from Bangkok to Hong Kong. I didn’t really need to see the guy…

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Amenity Kit Review: Emirates First Class – Women’s Version

I’ve always wanted to add an Emirates amenity kit to my collection and I can’t thank Teja, who authors the Grab a Mile blog, enough for making it a reality. Here’s a review of what I believe is their current offering for this installment of Amenity Kit Reviews. For a better description of each category…

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United’s virtual agent, Continental’s E+, American Eagle fined, bloated TSA, Hawaiian at JFK, bustling Boeing, Google Flight Search, Travelocity Q&A and ACE Rent-A-Car

In other airline, hotel and travel industry news this week… United Airlines has signed with Next IT to create a virtual assistant on United.com, similar to Continental’s “Ask Alex.” “Next IT will provide a natural, or every-day, language solution to create an exceptional customer experience for travelers using the website.” If you’re unfamiliar with “Ask…

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Airline social media, lawsuits, leaky engines, top rankings & retiring birds

Here are a few more noteworthy news items from the airline industry in the past week: Airlines have wholly embraced Facebook and Twitter as important marketing and social media portals, and some are expanding it to include flight searches and bookings like Delta Air Lines has already done. Taking it a step further, though, is…

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