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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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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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United Airlines Star MegaDO ‘Geeks’ Video Contest

In catching up with things I missed while I was offline these past couple of weeks, I see United has a nifty contest out there for a chance to win a seat on the upcoming Star Alliance MegaDO. I made a video and submitted it today via the simple process explained here. There is a…

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Virgin Australia has no interest in joining Star Alliance

My dreams of Virgin Australia joining Star Alliance have been dashed. After Ansett Australia collapsed in March 2002, there have been extremely limited options to get around Australia if you’re loyal to Star and want to earn and burn miles. It appears new options will continue to remain very distant in the future. Virgin Australia…

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EVA Air expected to join Star Alliance in 2013

As reported late last year, EVA Airways has been looking to join an alliance and it appears they’ll eventually become a full-fledged member of Star Alliance in 2013. Speaking with the Australian Business Traveller today, a spokesperson said: A formal announcement between the airline and Star is expected this Thursday in Taipei, the carrier’s home…

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Your United Airlines 2011 elite status will extend beyond 1/31/12

If you didn’t hit the mark to requalify for your elite status level with United Airlines for 2012, you’re getting a small bonus this year. While they finalize the transition from Apollo to Shares, United is extending elite members’ 2011 status and bennies until late in the first quarter. I’m guessing the official conversion will…

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Video: Asiana Airlines First Class from Los Angeles to Seoul-Incheon Airport

I finally edited down the immense amount of video I took on my recent Asiana Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Seoul, South Korea. Here’s the result… I hope you like it:

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Asiana Airlines Trip Report: Singapore Airlines SilverKris Lounge Hong Kong

Asiana Airlines Trip Report: Introduction & Itinerary Asiana Airlines Trip Report: Check-in & Star Alliance First Class Lounge LAX Asiana Airlines Trip Report: OZ 201 Los Angeles to Seoul-Incheon Asiana Airlines Trip Report: OZ 723 Seoul-Incheon to Hong Kong Asiana Airlines Trip Report: Check-in & CNAC Lounge Hong Kong Asiana Airlines Trip Report: Singapore Airlines…

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Asiana Airlines Trip Report: OZ 201 Los Angeles to Seoul-Incheon

Asiana Airlines Trip Report: Introduction & Itinerary Asiana Airlines Trip Report: Check-in & Star Alliance First Class Lounge LAX Asiana Airlines Trip Report: OZ 201 Los Angeles to Seoul-Incheon Asiana Airlines Trip Report: OZ 723 Seoul-Incheon to Hong Kong Asiana Airlines Trip Report: Check-in & CNAC Lounge HKG Asiana Airlines Trip Report: Singapore Airlines SilverKris…

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Asiana Airlines Trip Report: Check-in & Star Alliance First Class Lounge LAX

Asiana Airlines Trip Report: Introduction & Itinerary Asiana Airlines Trip Report: Check-in & Star Alliance First Class Lounge LAX Asiana Airlines Trip Report: OZ 201 Los Angeles to Seoul-Incheon Asiana Airlines Trip Report: OZ 723 Seoul-Incheon to Hong Kong Asiana Airlines Trip Report: Check-in & CNAC Lounge HKG Asiana Airlines Trip Report: Singapore Airlines SilverKris…

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