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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 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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