Category Archives: Americas

Flying United Airlines Business Class B777-200 Chicago-Rome

We used United Airlines Global Upgrades to upgrade from Economy to Business Class. The B777-200 leaves Chicago O’Hare International Airport at 6:10p and arrives at Rome Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport at 10:30a the next day. TIP: There is a seven hour time

Remodeled United Airlines Club at O’Hare

United Airlines is in the process of remodeling their clubs at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. There are two in B Concourse and one in C Concourse, all being “refreshed” or remodeled. The closest open United Club was near Gate B16.

Swiss Air Business Class A340-300 Zurich-Chicago

The Swiss Air flight from Mumbai landed in Zurich at 6:15a. We made a beeline to the Swiss Air two level Senator Lounge in Terminal A for breakfast. Swiss Air has several lounges and this one has two entrances, Senator

Lufthansa Business Class: Excellent A340-600 Munich-Chicago

My new, favorite plane just may be the A340-600 operated by Lufthansa Airlines. This Lufthansa Airbus is operated in a four-class configuration with eight flat bed First Class seats, 56 angled flat Business Class seats, 28 Premium Economy seats, and 189

Thanksgiving 2016

  I say this every year, “I cannot believe it’s Thanksgiving!” Arghh… Didn’t I just bake and stuff 5 pounds of potatoes? Is it really time to grocery shop, spend three days cooking (check); set table(s) set for 21 (check); and defrost Turkey

United Airlines Business Class B777-222 Chicago-Frankfurt

United Airlines has several non-stop flights each day from Chicago to Frankfurt but for connection purposes, my favorite is the 2:15p. Landing at 5:30a the next day, this arrival time is perfect for onward connections. FYI; I asked the many