Tag Archives: business class

Jetiquette Tour: take a peek behind-the-scenes!

While our Jetiquette Tour does have a mission, it’s also going to be A LOT of work. Check back frequently.  I’ll be giving you the *real* dirt behind travel writing and our experiences during this exhaustive tour.  Not just the glamorous part, but the hard work and the long lines and the delayed flights and […]

Looking for a Dream Cruise? SeaDream Yacht Club!

I love to take cruises and my partner and I were looking for a Mediterranean cruise that was a bit on the exclusive side. Well, I found out about SeaDream Yacht Club. They’re based right here in my hometown of Miami, but offer luxury cruises all over the world. I decided to give them a […]

Fly Air Berlin Nonstop Miami to Berlin

New nonstop service from Miami to Berlin is being introduced by Air Berlin and will operate twice weekly beginning November 10, 2010 through April 28. 2011. The Airbus A330-200 will be used for this new route with 24 business class seats and 276 seats in economy class. Air Berlin will also continue to offer flights […]

Do Low Fare Airlines Offer First Class Comfort?

Comfort or Cash? Why not both! Have you ever shied away from low-fare airlines; unable to do without your legacy upgrade, legroom, and hot meal? If you must cut the fare, you can keep the comfort if you know who and how to choose and trade off some if the things you really can do […]

BA Luxury Service JFK to London City Airport

  There is a new luxury shortcut to London now that British Airways has launched their new service using A318 aircraft outfitted with 32 lie-flat beds and the latest inflight communication system OnAir. This system allows passengers to use their mobile phones and laptops to access the internet and send and receive email and text messages. The […]

Attitude, Wine, or My Imagination?

Dear Sky Steward, I was wondering why business class flights offer so much alcohol on board when it seems, to me and my husband at least, that the attendants get visibly tense whenever someone agrees to accept a drink. We save up for one or two big overseas trips in business a year, and we’re […]

The Devil Flies Business Class

Choosy fliers choose widebodies! I was the Purser between Miami and San Francisco and I was amazed at the number of passengers that commented how much they love the 767-300 on this route. All of the customers were great, although I was up to some of my old tricks as the plane climbed out of […]

Bucks for Baggage and Buy-On-Board Bringing in Billions

Airlines are brining in billions from add-on fees. The airlines have no choice but to add on fees for checked luggage, snacks, etc.; especially since most customers select an airline based on the lowest fare. It seems like yesterday that many airline passengers complained about being charged for goods and services included in an airline ticket that they did not use. Well, be careful what you wish for. Now, you pay for what you do use :)