Guam to Sendai in United Business Class: a Photo Trip Report, Part I

          Flight: UA 181Route: Guam (GUM) – Sendai (SDJ) Class: Business (2-class cabin) Distance: 1417 miles Flying time: 4 hrs Equipment: first B737-700 then B737-800This flight is part of an 8-segment itinerary booked on United 10 months earlier before the MileagePlus devaluation took effect.  It cost us 100,000 miles plus $92…

Manila – Singapore in Singapore Airlines Business Class: a Photo Review, Part I

Flight: SQ917 Route: Manila (MNL) – Singapore (SIN) Class: Business (3-class cabin) Distance: 1477 miles Flying time: 3 hrs Equipment: B777-200 Having flown Singapore Airlines a few times before mostly on regional routes especially between Singapore and Bangkok and Saigon, we were not terribly excited about this leg of the journey.  After all, it was…

Manila – Singapore in Singapore Airlines Business Class: a Photo Review, Part II

It’s time to clear the glasses for take-off.  Once we were airborne and the captain turned off the seat belt sign, the flight attendants sprang to actions.  We were pouring over the Business Menu and decide what we were going to select in terms of wines.  For white, SQ made available 2 labels: a 2010…

Manila – Singapore in Singapore Airlines Business Class: a Photo Review, Part III

In the meantime, a glance at the First Class Menu almost gave us the impression of luxury and pampering at a higher level.  The menu’s cover has its own cover.  And instead of full colors, it has the kind of burgundy or maroon hue, evoking elegance and timelessness.  First Class passengers had an appetizer of…