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United Airlines SFO – Shanghai PVG bad experience

United Airlines Yesterday I took for may be 10th time the United Airlines flight from SFO to Shanghai Pudong. The flight has been serviced via a very aging Boeing 747 which is was old a year ago already. The flight … Continue reading

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Connecting Flights – How to Avoid Missing Your Flight

In today’s world of hub and spoke air travel most of us are bound to get to our ultimate destination via at least one connecting flight. ¬†Gone are the days of direct / non-stop flights even between major US airports. … Continue reading

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How Not To Annoy Others During While on a Plane

Recently Conde Nast Traveler published a good article / summary of the things to avoid doing while on a plane – i.e. how not to annoy your fellow passengers on a flight. ¬† The list from that article is shown … Continue reading

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Word of Caution for Travel and Security Checks at Chinese Airports

Recently I found that some of the Chinese airport security personnel have changed their view on what is allowed and what is not in your carry-on luggage. In the US you are aware that 3oz bottles of liquids are OK … Continue reading

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More on Air Travel in China – Also an observation about what services and products support need to be

About a year ago I posted on some of my experiences with how Chinese airlines manage delays and overall information to passengers…Well, it seems that a boiling over point has been reached for travelers in China. Recent article posted by … Continue reading

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More troubles in Air Travel – First Cancelled Flights, then Missing Baggage Handlers

Well, if you are looking for worry and trouble free flights these days, think twice. On a recent flight from China (Shenzhen – Shanghai – Chicago) to Austin, Texas, I got to experience the challenges of air travel disconnects and … Continue reading

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Air Travel Experiences – Plane Mechanical Troubles and Delays Abound

Over the last three weeks my family and I have had to travel on a number of flights and across several airlines (American, United…) for both business and personal reasons. Between the Thanksgiving holiday and business travel for me we … Continue reading

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Travel Problems — Airline issues

So, this past week I was supposed to fly (with my family) from New York (JFK airport) — to London Heathrow — to Sofia Bulgaria. Usually that is a relatively uneventful flight with one connection which was supposed to be … Continue reading

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Air Travel in China

Over the past 2 weeks I had the interesting experience of having a bunch of flights between Shenzhen, Shanghai and Beijing. The reason I call them interesting is that I heard again the strange explanation of why flights get delayed. … Continue reading

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Current Savings and Deals on Flights

Deals on Flights I will try to keep up with demand for Deals on Flights to various destinations. This week the specials I have come across are: Air New Zealand has specials on trips to Australia and to New Zealand: … Continue reading

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