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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 …

Delta Flight 6294 Nashville New York LaGuardia First Class – Review

Delta Flight 6294 Nashville New York LaGuardia First Class – Review

Nashville International Airport, originally Berry Field, Nashville (from which its IATA code of BNA is derived), is served by 14 airlines.  There are 45 scheduled non-stop flights to domestic destinations as well as two international destinations.  The current terminal, built in 1987, has been extensively renovated and is light and airy.
Delta has multiple flights from BNA to LGA, operated by Comair and other partners under the Delta Connection brand.
There were …

KLM World Business Class New York (JFK) to Amsterdam Flight 644 Review

KLM World Business Class New York (JFK) to Amsterdam Flight 644 Review

Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport occupies the site of the former International Arrivals Building and serves 40 airlines and almost 10 million passengers a year.
KLM has two daily non-stop flights to Amsterdam from Terminal 4 including flight 644, which also operates as a codeshare with Delta Air Lines as flight 9347. One of the non-stops is on a Boeing 777-200ER and the other uses an unusual aircraft, …