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Our previous plans of flying to South Africa via Sao Paulo Brazil on United Airlines Business First were scuttled thanks to the cancellation of our Chicago – Sao Paulo flight. We were re-booked to travel to Johannesburg on South African Airways via Dakar Senegal. The downside of our re-booking, was that we had to get up early to take another positioning flight to get to our overseas one. The other passengers on… Read More

One of the flights I was most looking forward to was our international long haul flight on United Airlines. It’s often tough to find international reward space in Business Class on United. As a result, I was looking forward to flying with them and trying out their product. Unfortunately, after best efforts, our plans went a little off road right and we got swapped onto another Star Alliance Carrier. This post is… Read More

The first leg of our journey was on the first flight of the day between Vancouver International Airport and the United hub, George Bush International Airport in Houston, Texas, United States of America. While it was the first leg of our journey, it would also turn out to be the first leg of a fourteen flight adventure on this mostly free African trip. If you enjoyed this post, please follow us here… Read More

The first leg of our journey home was a trip via the East Coast of the United States from Liberia, Costa Rica to Newark, New Jersey, USA. Review: United Airlines B737-7, Liberia – Newark Before we knew it, it was sadly time to return home. It’s never fun to leave after a holiday but it’s something that comes with the anticipation of getting home. Transferring to the Airport: We used the hotel transfer… Read More

The first leg of our journey was on the first flight of the day between Vancouver International Airport and the United hub, George Bush International Airport in Houston, Texas, United States of America. Review: United Airlines B737-8, Houston – Liberia After departing the United Lounge Concourse E, George Bush International Airport, it was a short walk to the departing gate in the bright and spacious “E” concourse. My son proclaimed to the… Read More

The first leg of our journey was on the first flight of the day between Vancouver International Airport and the United hub, George Bush International Airport in Houston, Texas, United States of America. Review: United Airlines B737-8, Vancouver – Houston Leaving the lounge, we headed down to gate E73. Boarding was done without issue and before we knew it, we were underway. United AirlinesEconomy ClassYVR-IAH (Vancouver International Airport – Houston George Bush… Read More

As our trip drew to a close, it was time for our round – a – bout trip home. We started with this bizarre fifth freedom flight between Qatar and the United Arab Emirates on United Airlines. This post is one chapter in our trip to the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and the Maldives on United Airlines and Etihad Airways. This trip was booked and credited to Aeroplan and Etihad Preferred Guest…. Read More

This flight was a continuation of our earlier flight on United Airlines from Washington Dulles to Dubai. United Airlines operated a fifth freedom route with continuing service from the United Arab Emirates into Qatar. When it came time ready to board in Dubai, we were set to go. This post is one chapter in our trip to the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and the Maldives on United Airlines and Etihad Airways. This… Read More