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Video: United Airlines DC-10-30 Landing at LAX… Barely

Frequent Traveler University was fantastic, but I caught a horrible cold and my post-writing juices have stalled. So… while I wallow in my own pity and recover, check out this floater of a DC-10 landing at LAX. I’ve never seen an aircraft touch down that far along runway 25L. P.S. I’ll reply to the many…

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United Airlines’ ‘Geeks United’ Video Montage During the Star MegaDO

Remember the “Geeks United” contest where United gave away a seat on the Star Alliance MegaDO last month? You had to submit a 30-second video showing just how geeky you are about United and their fleet. I sent in an entry in hopes of winning, thinking I had a fighting chance. Well… I didn’t win,…

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Time-Lapse of United’s 787 From Assembly to Flight

I completed my multi-part United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner inaugural trip report last week, so be sure to check it out in case you missed it. Here’s a time-lapse video of how ship 3904 (registration N20904) came to be: Related posts: United 787 Dremaliner Inaugural: Introduction United 787 Inaugural Takeoff Video Video Tour Inside United’s…

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United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner Inaugural: Chicago Arrival Celebration

After a flight that went by far too quickly, we were on final approach for runway 10 at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. United Dreamliner Inaugural: Introduction United Dreamliner Inaugural: Pre-Departure Festivities United Dreamliner Inaugural: UA Flight 1116 IAH to ORD United Dreamliner Inaugural: Chicago Arrival Celebration United Dreamliner Inaugural: UA Flight 1510 ORD to IAH…

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United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner Inaugural: Pre-Departure Festivities

Inaugural day had arrived with my alarm going off at 3:30 a.m. United Dreamliner Inaugural: Introduction United Dreamliner Inaugural: Pre-Departure Festivities United Dreamliner Inaugural: UA Flight 1116 IAH to ORD United Dreamliner Inaugural: Chicago Arrival Celebration United Dreamliner Inaugural: UA Flight 1510 ORD to IAH United Dreamliner Inaugural: UA Flight 1209 IAH to LAX I…

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United Airlines Boeing 787 Inaugural Takeoff Video

I had a fantastic day of flying yesterday on United’s inaugural flight(s) of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. I flew on the first three revenue flights from Houston to Chicago, Chicago back to Houston and from Houston to Los Angeles. Phew. I’m exhausted (but in a good #avgeek way). A full trip report will be coming…

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Video: Conceptual Tour Inside Aeroflot’s Boeing 777-300 Aircraft

Aeroflot Russian Airlines recently released a video showing the planned configuration of their Boeing 777-300s. From what I could find online, it appears their first four will be delivered next year. Wikipedia reports Aeroflot ordered a total of 16. President Class (business class) looks comfy in a 2-2-2 configuration. The seats are ever so slightly…

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United Announces ‘Geeks’ Video Contest Winner: My Submission

I posted last week about the “Geeks United” contest where United Airlines is giving away a seat on the upcoming Star Alliance MegaDo. To enter, you had to submit a “30-second video showcasing just how geeky you are when it comes to our fleet.” As I hadn’t bought a ticket for the MegaDO (I really…

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Pod-Like Capsule ‘Air Lair’ Passenger Seating Concept

Here’s a unique passenger seating concept. My initial reaction to the design is “ehh… I don’t think so… too confining.” I’m not so certain I’d like to sit in a pod on a long-haul international flight. Using a projector for in-flight entertainment is a giant step backwards in my opinion. And how many people would…

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