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Phoenix Rising? American A321 First Class BOS-PHX

Mon Jan 11, 2016 8:31 pm

AA603 - BOS-PHX
22 October 2015
Airbus 321 N189UW
Seat: First Class 1A
Departure: 16:25 Arrival: 19:08



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I was on my way to Portland to see the city and visit some friends and decided to fly between Boston and Portland with American Airlines. I was extremely tempted to take Alaska Airlines and their direct flight between the two cities, however AA won out in the end solely because of the increased miles earning with British Airways.

My flight from Dublin landed on time and I transferred terminals and checked in for my flight to Phoenix. Security was quick enough (shoes off!) and I arrived in the Admirals Club. This was a former US Airways lounge of course and the decor is interestingly bland.

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I bagged myself a seat, and took a photo of the view.

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The bisque this time was Roasted Tomato and Red Pepper.

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I'm a big fan of the bisque in the American Airlines lounges - it's tasty, hearty and it keeps me going back for more.

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Delicious! The other choice was Tuscan Italian Wedding With Meatballs.

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Naturally I also had some of that!

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It wasn't nearly as nice as the bisque - too bland, too watery - so I finished that and switched back to bisque.

British Airways Executive Club visitors also get a voucher for a free alcoholic drink.

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I couldn't tell you what it was, but it was colourful! I usually ask the bar tender to make me something they like or that is popular and this was one of those.

Eventually it was time to board our US Airways branded Airbus 321 for the long flight to Phoenix. It's over 5 hours long, but I was well prepared with an iPad loaded with movies so that I wouldn't be bored. As is usual with American Airlines, First Class passengers are permitted to board first. My boarding pass was checked, and I found my seat 1A. Directly in front of me was a divider.

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Leg room in row 1 was pretty good.

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I quite like how the divider kinks to give you more room at leg level.

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Speaking of leg room, this is how much I had - keeping in mind that I am 5'7". I wouldn't recommend sitting in the front row if you are tall and enjoy stretching your legs.

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While the other passengers boarded I got a close up of the carpet pattern.

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Next to us was another company aircraft.

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Eventually everyone was on board and we were given the safety demonstration. We pushed back, headed to our runway and took off in fairly short order. It was quite a nice evening for flying as you can see!

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Our drink orders were taken and I asked if they had sparking wine. It took two or three tries for the flight attendant to understand what I wanted and she said she'd see if they had any. I was presented with my warm nuts in the ramekin and a bottle of sparkling wine.

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I wouldn't recommend ever drinking any bottle of anything that doesn't have a label. The sparkling wine was the most disgusting rot gut I have ever tasted on board a flight in my life. It was truly, utterly and completely vile.

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Around this point I decided to visit the bathroom, and of course I took some pictures for posterity. The sink...

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No real premium hand wash or anything there, but it's domestic First Class, so I shouldn't be too picky.

Next, the throne...

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Signage...

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... and paper seat covers for the squeamish!

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Once back, it was time for the hot towels to freshen up before dinner.

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The tray table was quite easy to swivel about in its half size position, which is handy for getting out if you still have items on your tray.

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Folded out, it looked like this.

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On American Airlines, you can pre-order your meal in First Class and I had chosen the Blackened Shrimp. The tray arrived and it was quite a decent amount of food!

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This was the starter.

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The salad...

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... and finally the main!

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The big yellow square of food is a hunk of polenta. I really didn't like the polenta at all it has to be said. I decided to finish it anyway and really had to force myself to swallow it. Not the best taste in the world.

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Overall, I thought the meal was pretty good. The starter and salad were quite delicious as was everything else apart from the polenta. This is the meal served on the transcontinental flights apart from the few premium flights between JFK and the west coast.

Meanwhile, it was sunset outside!

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I was watching Kingsman: The Secret Service on my iPad which I was enjoying more than I had anticipated! Eye candy never hurt anybody  http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d55/ClassicLover/IMG_4046.jpg

Once everything had been cleared away it was time for the famous American Airlines Ice Cream Sundae! It was all it was cracked up to be and more. I think I chose just about everything. Look at this gorgeousness!

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Caramel, chocolate, vanilla ice cream, cream, nuts... delicious!

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It truly was amazing - eye rollingly yummy at that! I could have had another one but I was full of polenta (alas!) and didn't need anymore food.

We arrived in Phoenix on time and I connected onto another Airbus 321 to Portland. That flight had no service apart from drinks so I didn't bother to take any pictures.

What did I think of the flight? Well, I wouldn't write home about the US Airways cabin, it's quite basic overall, but it does the job. The seats are spacious enough to enjoy and of course I had no-one reclining into me so that's always a bonus. I found the flight attendants to be pretty robotic with very little deviation from the norm. That being said, if you smiled and said thank you they almost fell on the floor in gratitude. How rude must some passengers actually be?! Food wise, it tasted fine if a little on the bland side, and the polenta was a total bomb. The dish was supposed to come with something else, so perhaps this was a random substitution.

The star of the show was the sundae of course, plus the whole way it's delivered with the cart coming out with all the trimmings to select from. The flight was on time and overall I'd do it again.

Thanks for reading and if you have any comments, please leave them below.

Cheers!

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RE: Phoenix Rising? American A321 First Class BOS-PHX

Tue Jan 12, 2016 2:26 am

Hi ClassicLover.

Good to see another of your trip reports uploaded. As always I like the attention to the little details, like the carpet pattern and the bow in the footwell in the first row.

Overall, the First product is more akin to Business elsewhere, not that it's bad. The meal looks cheerful enough with the salad appearing fresh. Shame about the wine (if that's what it was.) Not surprising that the manufacturer was too embarrassed to put a label on the bottle.   That ice cream does look yummy.

Thanks for sharing.
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Tue Jan 12, 2016 4:36 am

Hi ClassicLover

Interesting TR and thanks for sharing. I must say that pic's are cool. And the vest is for sure a) the ice cream and b) the movie on your Ipad!
I'm sure you enjoyed your flight, but that meal looks not first class to me, even like shrimps. Plus all on a tray like in Eco. Maybe cause its First Class Domestic?
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Tue Jan 12, 2016 7:04 am

I remember many years ago when me and my young son flew from BOS to LGA the FA's gave out a little breakfast snack bar. My son said, "Thank you." The FA was so pleasantly shocked that she gave my son an extra bar.
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Tue Jan 12, 2016 2:38 pm

Ah, the blackened shrimp! My girlfriend and I have taken quite a few flights on AA domestically in F in the last 6 months or so and she almost laughs when I find out it's one of the menu options...again, although for our flight last week it wasn't present so I think it's 2015 history, at least on our shorter east coast hops.

I haven't done anything longer than a midcon on US aircraft since the AA merger went through in October but good to see they have got the full meal set up going including the sundaes. I know, I'm childish but I like it. I found a cheap IAD-LAX-IAD fare in F a couple of years ago and was bored and took "the works" sundae in both directions 
Quoting ClassicLover (Thread starter):
This was a former US Airways lounge of course and the decor is interestingly bland.


When I was in there a few years ago I saw a mouse scurry across the floor! I couldn't tell if he was a US Club member of Star Alliance Gold though...

Pretty much anything that is US Airways is bland though; the lounges, the aircraft interiors, even the uniforms!

Nice report!
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Thu Jan 14, 2016 7:17 pm

Quoting WearyDrover (Reply 1):
Good to see another of your trip reports uploaded. As always I like the attention to the little details, like the carpet pattern and the bow in the footwell in the first row.

Thank you, Weary! You're very kind  
Quoting WearyDrover (Reply 1):
Overall, the First product is more akin to Business elsewhere, not that it's bad. The meal looks cheerful enough with the salad appearing fresh. Shame about the wine (if that's what it was.) Not surprising that the manufacturer was too embarrassed to put a label on the bottle

Absolutely, I'd say it's definitely the equivalent of domestic Business Class anywhere else in the world. They just call it First Class, and you earn points across the alliance as First Class too. The sparkling wine... ugh... its memory haunts me!

Quoting WearyDrover (Reply 1):
That ice cream does look yummy.

Off the charts nice   I may have a bit of a sweet tooth though...

Quoting ALAfly (Reply 2):
Interesting TR and thanks for sharing. I must say that pic's are cool. And the vest is for sure a) the ice cream and b) the movie on your Ipad!

I agree, I enjoyed the ice cream - and the movie  
Quoting ALAfly (Reply 2):
I'm sure you enjoyed your flight, but that meal looks not first class to me, even like shrimps. Plus all on a tray like in Eco. Maybe cause its First Class Domestic?

Yes, it is the same as domestic Business Class anywhere else in the world. For example, in Club Europe on British Airways, you also get all the meal elements on the tray at once. It's the standard for the most part.

Quoting jeffrey1970 (Reply 3):
I remember many years ago when me and my young son flew from BOS to LGA the FA's gave out a little breakfast snack bar. My son said, "Thank you." The FA was so pleasantly shocked that she gave my son an extra bar.

I'm not at all surprised. I had some friends who are crew and the stories they tell about the rudeness of people is mind boggling!

Quoting fbgdavidson (Reply 4):
Ah, the blackened shrimp! My girlfriend and I have taken quite a few flights on AA domestically in F in the last 6 months or so and she almost laughs when I find out it's one of the menu options...again, although for our flight last week it wasn't present so I think it's 2015 history, at least on our shorter east coast hops.

I've heard it's ubiquitous around the AA network. The main downside of the dish (overlooking the polenta) was the fact that the 'blackened' shrimp was not in fact blackened at all!

Quoting fbgdavidson (Reply 4):
I haven't done anything longer than a midcon on US aircraft since the AA merger went through in October but good to see they have got the full meal set up going including the sundaes. I know, I'm childish but I like it. I found a cheap IAD-LAX-IAD fare in F a couple of years ago and was bored and took "the works" sundae in both directions

It's not childish at all to enjoy a sundae. It won't be a good day if you ever stop enjoying the simple pleasures in life. Judging from some online forums, it seems a great deal of adults swoon over the AA sundae!

Quoting fbgdavidson (Reply 4):
When I was in there a few years ago I saw a mouse scurry across the floor! I couldn't tell if he was a US Club member of Star Alliance Gold though...

That made me laugh out loud!!   

Quoting fbgdavidson (Reply 4):
Pretty much anything that is US Airways is bland though; the lounges, the aircraft interiors, even the uniforms!

I agree - the uniforms are especially tired looking!

Quoting fbgdavidson (Reply 4):
Nice report!

Thanks Fraser!
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Fri Jan 15, 2016 12:55 pm

Interesting one, jesus do the pax on US actually say thanks..? That's sad   apart from you obviously! Loving the carpet again although it looked a bit manky on this a/c.

Can bland be interesting, that sounds like a contradiction to me ha.

I think you were lucky getting this one no, US disappearing fast and all morphing to silver painted US flag tailed birds.

That sundae....I need it.

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Fri Jan 15, 2016 1:25 pm

Quoting aerdingus (Reply 6):

Interesting one, jesus do the pax on US actually say thanks..? That's sad  

Having lived in the US for 10yrs now, and travelling regularly here for most of my life I find most Americans are actually pretty poor at using please. It's not seen as being rude not to use it though. My girlfriend who worked on and off in a restaurant for quite a few years and so is very wary of such things and being nice to service staff doesn't always use please. "I'll take a Coke" or similar.

I guess being from an old school British family means I go overboard with the please and thank yous!
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Fri Jan 15, 2016 4:17 pm

nice report.

the US air planes on long trips like BOS-PHX, JFK-PHX, CLT-SFO etc are pretty rough. the first seats arent nearly as great as legacy AA first, and no outlets, no headrest winglets... and overall not as comfy. still better than coach though!
 
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Fri Jan 15, 2016 5:29 pm

Quoting fbgdavidson (Reply 7):
Having lived in the US for 10yrs now, and travelling regularly here for most of my life I find most Americans are actually pretty poor at using please. It's not seen as being rude not to use it though. My

Depressing to me   but in some cultures it's not seen as impolite, you're right. For example, in the Finnish language there is no word for "please", yet they are a mostly polite, calm people.
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Sat Jan 16, 2016 1:23 am

Great TR!

Just fyi, you get free beer, wine, and spirits in the Admirals Club. It's just the certain "premium" alcoholic drinks you have to pay for or need a voucher.

But truly enjoyed the TR  
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Sat Jan 16, 2016 10:08 pm

Nice report! Looks like a good flight with AA. On two of the Delta flights I took last year, I got the same meal in F (from SEA-MSP in August, and ATL-PTY in September) and it was a "breaded chicken" dish with squash. You can always tell when airlines keep the meals in circulation for quite sometime.

I wish DL would serve sundae's on their longer range domestic flights. That looked amazing!

Thanks for sharing.

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Thu Jan 21, 2016 2:20 am

Nice report. Thanks for sharing with us.

I enjoyed reading it. While reading it and looking at the pictures I felt I was traveling with you. What I liked most about this report was the sunset pictures during cruise, those were fantastic. I really felt I was enjoying myself.

Yes the A321 is a nice aircraft to fly on, I flew on it about two months ago from FLL to CLT, connecting on an A320 to LGA. I was in the front section of the Y Cabin and it was really comfortable. But...I would still choose an old 757 over any Airbus plane if I can.

I read as well one of your old trip reports from MCO to MIA on AA. You seemed to complain about the 757 how old it was and the lack of inflight service. I'm sorry to hear that you didn't like that flight. I flew a couple of years ago MIA-MCO on an 757, connecting on another 757 to JFK. The airplane itself was OK, nothing to complain about. I didn't get anything in the Y Cabin but I wasn't even expecting anything. What's the point of serving drinks on a flight less than one hour? What's the point of requesting an upgrade on such a short flight? You get upgraded good for you, you don't...never mind for such a short flight. Even if I didn't get anything, I was very happy. Riding on the 757 is a joy.

I'm infatuated to the 757, she is the love of my life. I will ask her out again on a date next time I fly JFK-MIA, I hope she will say yes and it will work out. Last summer I was supposed to have a date with her in BOS, on the day of my birthday I asked her out for a date, but unfortunately it didn't work and I had to cancel everything. But never mind, I was able to go out with her twice during the fall of 2015. I felt so good when I was finally able to go out with her. I missed her a lot during the summer.

Most people complain about aging 757s but I'm happy with them. Most people complain about flying TATL on a 757 but I like that. It is not bad at all, not mediocre at all.

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RE: Phoenix Rising? American A321 First Class BOS-PHX

Thu Jan 28, 2016 9:15 pm

Quoting aerdingus (Reply 6):
Interesting one, jesus do the pax on US actually say thanks..? That's sad apart from you obviously! Loving the carpet again although it looked a bit manky on this a/c.

It is a bit unfortunate - on a trip yesterday it was commented again on how polite I was. Perhaps it's just the state of the world nowadays with everyone being demanding and not appreciating what they're getting. Haha - glad you noticed the carpet pic, manky as it was  
Quoting aerdingus (Reply 6):
I think you were lucky getting this one no, US disappearing fast and all morphing to silver painted US flag tailed birds.

Very true - I didn't mind it as it was something new to me. I'd never have flown "US" if they weren't now in oneworld (unless I had to of course!)

Quoting aerdingus (Reply 6):
That sundae....I need it.

Everyone should have a sundae like that!  
Quoting VSlover (Reply 8):
the US air planes on long trips like BOS-PHX, JFK-PHX, CLT-SFO etc are pretty rough. the first seats arent nearly as great as legacy AA first, and no outlets, no headrest winglets... and overall not as comfy. still better than coach though!

Despite it being very mediocre, I agree with you, I'd take it over Economy any day of the week!

Quoting jfkman (Reply 10):
Just fyi, you get free beer, wine, and spirits in the Admirals Club. It's just the certain "premium" alcoholic drinks you have to pay for or need a voucher.

Oh that's a good thing to know! I wasn't aware of that at all, otherwise I would have had another drink or two. I'll keep that in mind for the next time I fly AA!

Quoting jfkman (Reply 10):
But truly enjoyed the TR

Thanks so much, I'm really happy to hear that!  
Quoting 767747 (Reply 11):
Nice report! Looks like a good flight with AA. On two of the Delta flights I took last year, I got the same meal in F (from SEA-MSP in August, and ATL-PTY in September) and it was a "breaded chicken" dish with squash. You can always tell when airlines keep the meals in circulation for quite sometime.

Definitely - just the last couple of days I had the same meal a couple of times on BA. You'd think they'd at least have different meals in different directions. I'd be very bored of the food if I was a very frequent flyer and had the same thing offered over and over again!

Quoting 767747 (Reply 11):
I wish DL would serve sundae's on their longer range domestic flights. That looked amazing!

It really was - I guess it's one of American's USPs.

Quoting 767747 (Reply 11):
Thanks for sharing.

Thanks Matthew, it's great to hear - the reports take quite some time to put together, as you can imagine.

Quoting American 767 (Reply 12):
Nice report. Thanks for sharing with us.

Thank you for taking the time to thank me for it - it's truly appreciated!

Quoting American 767 (Reply 12):
I enjoyed reading it. While reading it and looking at the pictures I felt I was traveling with you. What I liked most about this report was the sunset pictures during cruise, those were fantastic. I really felt I was enjoying myself.

That's brilliant - I try to get that - especially for people who don't get to experience it. I love reading about things I've not done, especially in detail - for exactly the reasons you say!

Quoting American 767 (Reply 12):
I read as well one of your old trip reports from MCO to MIA on AA. You seemed to complain about the 757 how old it was and the lack of inflight service. I'm sorry to hear that you didn't like that flight.

I think at that time I was very hungover for that particular flight and I was also fairly new at flying in premium cabins, so my opinions were a little less refined than they are now. More experience means I know what to expect in a more realistic way.

Quoting American 767 (Reply 12):
I'm infatuated to the 757, she is the love of my life.

It really is a lovely aircraft!

Quoting American 767 (Reply 12):
Most people complain about aging 757s but I'm happy with them. Most people complain about flying TATL on a 757 but I like that. It is not bad at all, not mediocre at all.

People need to realise that it's not the aircraft but the way the cabin is fitted out. A 757 with lie-flat beds and a new cabin is just as good or even better than any other aircraft. People on here tend to blame the aircraft rather than the airline who is responsible for the cabin interior. I love how you love the 757 - that is a great thing! Thanks for the interesting post!  
I do enjoy a spot of flying, especially when it's not in economy!
 
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Thank you for taking the time to thank me for it - it's truly appreciated!
Quoting ClassicLover (Reply 13):
I love how you love the 757 - that is a great thing! Thanks for the interesting post!

You are welcome  .

Quoting ClassicLover (Reply 13):
It really is a lovely aircraft!

 
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