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Asiana First Class offered among the most attentive service ever. It’s likely the highest service levels in First Class amongst Star Alliance carriers with traditional and elegant service delivery. This post is one chapter in our Around the World in Star Alliance First Class via China, Thailand and Spain. This trip was booked using Air Canada Aeroplan miles. For more information on how this trip was booked, please see our trip introduction… Read More

The Star Alliance First Class Lounge at the Tom Bradley International Terminal was undergoing an upgrade during our visit. It was still a comfortable place to hang out and is among one of the toughest lounges to access thanks to limited Star Alliance First Class flights leaving from this airport. This post is one chapter in our Around the World in Star Alliance First Class via China, Thailand and Spain. This trip… Read More

The first leg of our around the world adventure was on our home carrier Air Canada. Since there is no first class on Star Alliance from our home airport in Vancouver, we had a short hop down to Los Angeles where the real fun was to start. This post is one chapter in our Around the World in Star Alliance First Class via China, Thailand and Spain. This trip was booked using… Read More

Review: Air Canada Business Class, Airbus 320, Los Angeles – Vancouver I arrived to the gate at the boarding time on the card but there wasn’t much happening. As in the case with most LAX gates, most of the lines were into the concourse area. Being Terminal 6, most of the flights today were Alaska Airlines flights. They likely have a much greater presence here now thanks to their acquisition of Virgin… Read More

Review: Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge, LAX Terminal 6, Los Angeles, USA I left the Star Alliance Lounge in the Tom Bradley International Terminal and headed over to Terminal 6 & 7. There was the usual plane spotting at TBIT, with the most interesting one today being the Hello Kitty Eva Air B777. I made my way through the maze of tunnels and quickly swung by the United Club in Terminal 7… Read More

Review: Star Alliance Business Class Lounge, Tom Bradley International Terminal, Los Angeles, USA I was up the next day at 6 AM thanks to the jet lag. Having an international boarding card in business class, I’d have a choice of several lounges this morning so I thought I’d get up to the terminal instead of waiting around a somewhat dreary hotel. I left the hotel at about 8 AM and drove the… Read More

This post is one chapter on our trip to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, Melbourne with The Great Ocean Road, exploring The Yarra Valley and the beaches of The Gold Coast via Qantas First Class. This trip was booked using Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan. For more information on how this trip was booked, please see our trip introduction here. For other parts of the trip, please see this index. If you enjoyed this… Read More

This post is one chapter on our trip to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, Melbourne with The Great Ocean Road, exploring The Yarra Valley and the beaches of The Gold Coast via Qantas First Class. This trip was booked using Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan. For more information on how this trip was booked, please see our trip introduction here. For other parts of the trip, please see this index. If you enjoyed this… Read More

This post is one chapter on our trip to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, Melbourne with The Great Ocean Road, exploring The Yarra Valley and the beaches of The Gold Coast via Qantas First Class. This trip was booked using Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan. For more information on how this trip was booked, please see our trip introduction here. For other parts of the trip, please see this index. If you enjoyed this… Read More