• 380 vs 787 is a toss-up.  i dislike the 500 passenger frenzy loading and baggage claim with the 380's, and believe the humidity and air pressure on the 787's are a winning feature.   For me however the biggest point of difference are the frequent flyer programs.  I can't abide the...

  • You're ignoring a significant part of the story that makes the UA/Star Alliance miles even more valuable than Qantas. A r/t ticket on Qantas to Los Angeles is 96,000 points, but increases dramatically for points further east.  United miles to North America include ANY destination in the US ...

  • With the loads on the UA flights to Australia, does anyone really think that they're just going to live with less revenue?  I think not. This is only half a story.  I predict UA is going to "fix" the backtrack issue that American passengers face when coming to Australia.  Most go ...

  • I checked in to this Intercontinental-managed hotel a couple months ago, found out about this internet rort, and left within the hour.  This is a serious issue for business travelers, and one that Intercontinental continually fails to address with any integrity.  And I'm an Ambassador P...

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