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United Airlines upgrades O’Hare, completes Economy Plus reconfiguration on Continental’s long-haul 757s and launches new routes

I’ll have a full recap of other airline, hotel and travel industry news from this week probably on Monday, but there were a few noteworthy items from United Airlines this week that I think deserve a unique post. If you didn’t already know… Yesterday, the Chicago Tribune reported United-Continental is planning to upgrade Terminal 2…

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Review of Google’s new Hotel Finder metasearch tool

Last month Google launched Hotel Finder, a new travel tool that searches for hotels based on city and other inputs from the user and returns Online Travel Agency (OTA) pricing. Limited to the United States for now, you can type in a city name or zip code and a small map will appear along with…

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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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A tribute to my Dad this Father’s Day on Frequently Flying

If you recall from my Mother’s Day post, I am fortunate to have a wonderful Mom who basically broke into United’s headquarters to buy me something unique for my birthday as a youngster. My Dad is equally fantastic and did everything he could to encourage and foster my passion for airlines, airports & travel, and…

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United Airlines’ rebranding of Terminal 1 at Chicago O’Hare Airport

Today was my first time traveling through Terminal 1 at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport since the United Airlines deflowering rebranding effort, and I thought I’d share a few of my photos in case some of you haven’t yet traveled through ORD. It actually looks very clean & appealing and although I’ve never disliked the disco ball/globe,…

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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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