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Air France A380 New York JFK to Paris Affaires Business Class Review

Air France A380 New York JFK to Paris Affaires Business Class Review

Four airlines occupy Terminal 1 at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, including Air France, which currently operates four flights to Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) in Paris daily. A fifth flight is operated by Delta Air Lines as a code share with Air France.
One of the flights is AF007, which is an Airbus A380 route. Air France was a launch customer for this particular aircraft, which debuted …

Lufthansa Updates FlyNet In-Flight Internet

Lufthansa Updates FlyNet In-Flight Internet

We last looked at Lufthansa’s FlyNet in-flight Internet offering in the spring and Germany’s flagship carrier has been busy equipping more long-haul aircraft with FlyNet and improving the service.
In conjunction with Panasonic Avionics and Deutsche Telekom, FlyNet was relaunched in 2010; the original FlyNet was available from 2004-2006.
Our Lufthansa FlyNet FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) has been updated with the latest information from Lufthansa on where and when FlyNet is available.
Updates …

American Airlines Gogo Entertainment On Demand In-Flight Streaming Video Review

American Airlines Gogo Entertainment On Demand In-Flight Streaming Video Review

This summer, American Airlines became the first airline in North America to offer Entertainment On Demand in-flight streaming video. The new technology, powered by Gogo, enables customers to wirelessly stream content such as movies and TV shows from an in-flight library to select Wi-Fi-enabled laptops during flights. I recently tested American Airlines Entertainment on Demand in-flight streaming video on AA flight 179 from New York’s JFK airport to San Francisco (SFO).  …

American Airlines Business Class Flight 20 San Francisco to New York JFK Review

American Airlines Business Class Flight 20 San Francisco to New York JFK Review

San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is the tenth busiest airport in the U.S. and the 12th largest in the world.   Among its many unusual amenities are the Louis A. Turpen Aviation Museum and  the San Francisco Airport Commission Aviation Library.  I arrived a couple of hours early at SFO’s Terminal 2 for my 3 p.m. flight.  Short queues at both business-class check-in and the Priority Access security lane took about …

Vino Volo Wine Lounge, Restaurant, and Wine Shop San Francisco Airport Review

Vino Volo Wine Lounge, Restaurant, and Wine Shop San Francisco Airport Review

Looking for something different to do before boarding a recent American Airlines flight out of SFO’s Terminal 2, I headed to Vino Volo, the wine lounge, restaurant and boutique wine shop, located opposite the American Airlines Admirals Club lounge, just after security. Branches of the Vino Volo chain can be found at airports in cities including Baltimore, Detroit, Newark, Washington, D.C.  (Dulles), New York (JFK), Oakland, Philadelphia, San Antonio, Seattle, …

Lufthansa Unveils Thinner, Lighter Seats With More Legroom – Review

Lufthansa Unveils Thinner, Lighter Seats With More Legroom – Review

Two weeks ago, I traveled on a Lufthansa flight from Munich to Brussels and something looked different. At first glance, it seemed as if all of the seats had been pushed closer together and indeed they had, but that was only part of the story.  In fact, the Airbus A319’s entire interior had been completely redone.
The Neue Europa Kabine (New European Cabin) was first announced in 2010 and features an …

American Airlines First Class Flight 181 New York JFK Los Angeles Review

American Airlines First Class Flight 181 New York JFK Los Angeles Review

American Airlines flies as many as ten flights each day from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport to Los Angeles, with many passengers continuing on to far away destinations including Sydney, Australia and Hawaii.  Flights from JFK to Los Angeles and San Francisco offer American Flagship Service (AFS) and most utilize the Boeing 767-200 aircraft , which has a three-class configuration with ten first-class seats, 30 business-class seats, and …