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First Reconfigured United Airlines Premium Service 757 Takes to the Skies

Flight 651 from Los Angeles arrived at JFK this afternoon six minutes ahead of schedule and became the first reconfigured p.s. Boeing 757s to take to the skies. For the fleet followers, it’s ship number 5996 (N596UA) and will be operating as flight 535 back to LAX this evening at 5:53 p.m. If you’re unfamiliar,…

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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel Industry News: February 5, 2013

American Airlines has a new sweepstakes offering a slew of prizes, including first class tickets for two, Admirals Club memberships, tablets, headphones and more. Daily drawings for 1,000 AAdvantage miles are also a part of the promo. Boeing has asked the FAA to resume 787 test flights to aid in finding a cause of the…

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Video tour of Cathay Pacific’s San Francisco Airport lounge

Cathay Pacific recently posted a video tour of their new First and Business Class lounge at San Francisco International Airport and it’s a pretty darn good one. The only thing I’ll miss about the British Airways Terraces lounge they used to use is the “back door” boarding directly from the lounge for gate A6. A…

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United Airlines 2011 Family Day event at San Francisco Airport

It was rumored this year that management might have a change of heart in allowing outsiders into the United Airlines Family Day event at San Francisco Airport on October 9, 2011. Fortunately, a few champions opened up some spots to we uber enthusiasts and I luckily got an invite. I went last year and had…

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Video: United Airlines Family Day at San Francisco Airport 2010

Next Sunday I’ll be once again attending the United Airlines Family Day event in San Francisco. It was a fun afternoon last year walking the grounds at the carrier’s Maintenance Operations Center with exhibits, multiple aircraft to walk through, vintage cars on display, speeches by executives and the opportunity to talk with some of the…

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Video: United Airlines Friends & Family Day at San Francisco Airport

This week’s video is another one by yours truly summarizing the United Airlines Friends & Family event at San Francisco Airport on October 10, 2010. United was gracious enough to invite some Flyertalkers to the event, and I flew up to enjoy the day. I missed out by minutes seeing the United 747 Golden Gate…

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