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UA Business Class SFO-NRT-TPE Video, Pics 2010  
User currently offlinesfflyer123 From United States of America, joined May 2010, 314 posts, RR: 0
Posted (6 years 2 weeks 3 days 20 hours ago) and read 15837 times:

Recently just flew to TPE via NRT from SFO. I am United 1k, so I fly quite a bit, and they give me the SWU's to upgrade. I bought my tickets 6 months ago, and was able to upgrade to business on all legs. The SFO-NRT leg was in UA's new lie-flat seats. The NRT-TPE was in the old style lounge chairs. I was able to get the special japanese meal on the SFO-NRT leg. Thank you for watching!

I have included a few photos of the experience, but the real detailed trip report is in my video:


UA B747 downstairs lie-flats
champagne & warm nuts
Japanese Meal
chicken and rice
pre-arrival meal
NRT red carpet club snacks
NRT ANA Lounge sake bar
NRT-TPE salmon & rice
Taipei dumpling house
TPE-NRT cod--very good!
NRT-SFO japanese meal. not bad...
pre-arrival breakfast--very typical UA food.
Over the pacific ocean!

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User currently offlineLH4116 From Sweden, joined Aug 2007, 1737 posts, RR: 17
Reply 1, posted (6 years 2 weeks 3 days 3 hours ago) and read 14475 times:

Nice little report!

The pics of the food were great, looks like UA have a good meal concept for their J costumers. The seats looked good as well. Btw how many miles did you pay for the upgrade?

Thanks for sharing.

SAS Plus is Business Class made faux!
User currently offlineairbear From Australia, joined May 2001, 648 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (6 years 2 weeks 2 days 11 hours ago) and read 13116 times:

Nice TR.

I really have to try UA Biz class one time If - as per the text on your vid - after take-off you truly "have champagne & warm nuts". I can only guess at the kind of service F-Class pax receive!  

User currently offlineFlying Belgian From Belgium, joined Jun 2001, 2433 posts, RR: 8
Reply 3, posted (6 years 2 weeks 2 days 7 hours ago) and read 12721 times:
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Very nice stuff !!! I enjoyed both of your reports, especially the video !

Not a bad product at all on UA. But a huge difference in terms of seating between the old one on 777 and the new ones on 747.

Generally speaking, is UA's J product superior on a TransPac than TATL ?


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User currently offlinetriple7man From Thailand, joined May 2005, 788 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (6 years 2 weeks 2 days 1 hour ago) and read 12289 times:
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Your video told the whole story. I especially liked those takeoffs.

Have you kissed a 777 today?
User currently offlinesfflyer123 From United States of America, joined May 2010, 314 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (6 years 2 weeks 1 day 12 hours ago) and read 11499 times:

Quoting LH4116 (Reply 1):

I used systemwide upgrades (SWU's) to upgrade. As a UA 1k, we get 6 per year, so a round trip will require 2.

Quoting airbear (Reply 2):

Yeah, normally UA only does sparkling wine, but I think they are feeling the pressure of other airlines to step it up. They actually offered champagne; I was surprised!

Quoting Flying Belgian (Reply 3):

I think it is, surprisingly. I would think that their TRans ATL should be just as good as their Transpac. But I think you are right that the Transpac is better than the Transatl.

Quoting triple7man (Reply 4):

Thank you!

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