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United Airlines Upgrades Hong Kong-New York Route Products And Services

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United Airlines today announced an upgrade of its products and services to and from Hong Kong and New York/Newark. From April 1st, 2019, customers of the Boeing 777-300ER will experience the new United Premium Plus and United Polaris Business Class.

Walter Dias, Managing Director of United Airlines Greater China and South Korea, said: “Hong Kong has always been one of United Airlines’ most important international markets in the Asia Pacific region. United Airlines launched the first round trip to Hong Kong as early as 2001. And the direct flights to New York, so we are happy to provide upgraded products and services for customers who fly from Hong Kong to New York. Customers are now choosing more suitable flight experiences than ever before. This is a product upgrade. Not only responding to the increasing travel demand of business and high-end leisure travelers, but also confirming our long-term commitment to Hong Kong, a market with growth potential.”

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United Polaris Business Class Seating

The Hong Kong-New York/Newark direct flight will be operated by the new Boeing 777-300ER aircraft equipped with United Polaris business class seats. The United Polaris Business Class Seat is a groundbreaking design with over 12,000 hours of research designed to provide customers with a good night’s sleep at 35,000 feet. The specially-designed seats are 180-degree flat and have plenty of leg extensions and ample storage space for easy access to personal items and electric compartments in the middle of the cabin. Do not disturb” signals. Each Boeing 777-300ER aircraft has 60 United Polaris business class seats arranged in a 1-2-1 configuration and features direct aisle access.

In addition, the new United Premium Plus will be unveiled on the Boeing 777-300ER. Customers who choose Premium Economy Class can enjoy a seat with a larger reclining angle and more leg extension and armrest space than the United Economy Plus or United Economy. Customers can also enjoy delicious meals and tasting a variety of alcoholic beverages using specially made tableware. United Airlines will also provide customers with personal items such as the famous boutique department store Saks Fifth Avenue blankets, plush pillows and noise-cancelling headphones, allowing customers to relax and enjoy the entertainment on the larger back screen. In order to allow customers to enjoy a prestigious travel experience before boarding, Premium Economy Class customers can check in standard baggage for free, enjoy United Club at discounted rates, and check in at Premier Access with priority boarding services.

United Airlines’ 777-300ER aircraft features 60 United Polaris business class seats, 24 United Economy Plus seats, 62 United Economy Plus and 204 United Economy seats .

As early as March 2017, United Airlines used Boeing 777-300ER aircraft to operate direct flights between Hong Kong and San Francisco.

Customers travelling to United Polaris Business Class to and from Hong Kong and the United States can enjoy the United Polaris Lounge at New York/Newark Liberty International Airport, Chicago O’Hare International Airport and San Francisco International Airport.

Dayas continued: “United Airlines’ product service upgrade arrangements for flights to and from Hong Kong and the United States responded in a timely manner to the demand for business and leisure travel from Hong Kong and the surrounding cities of the Greater Bay Area to the United States. We will continue to work hard. Become a customer-oriented airline and propose quality services to meet the different needs of customers.”

Discounts for customers who choose United Premium Plus

In order to celebrate the operation of the new Boeing 777-300ER to and from Hong Kong and New York, United Airlines is now offering discounts on airfare to and from the United States. From now until 31 March 2019, customers can go as low as HK$9,710* (without customs duties and surcharges). Purchases from Hong Kong to San Francisco from April 1, 2019 to July 4, 2019 , United States/Newark, Los Angeles, Seattle, and Boston’s United Premium Plus tickets.

Albert K. Field Albert is my name, and travel the world is my game. I began my passion for travel at a very young age, I started this website as a strong means to further explore the world of frequent flyers programs (FFP). The relationship between customers and service providers in the aviation and hospitality industry always seems to be in opposition, however, since the introduction of United Airlines’ Frequent Flyers Programm since 1972*. This has significantly eased the middle spectrum between 2 parties. While the aim of airlines is still to generate more revenue; but for us,as consumers, are also given the opportunity to participate in the bargaining and exploiting from service providers. Living in a world of globalization where big data becomes vital for simulating successful economical activities, most of us will have to travel to other locations whether willingly or unwillingly, while you hearing all this fascinating stories about others, In fact, you too, can blend into the trend. It may not sound like how media illustrates, but indeed there are possibilities for us to have more spontaneous travel without getting held back by financial situation. My website consists of reviews of airline premium cabin products,airport lounges and stay reports of 5-star hotels and their executive lounges across the globe. In addition to all of that, I care the most about their frequent flyers program and loyalty program, which also includes banking partners. Plus, I spontaneously put up reviews and news update regarding premium water brands and restaurants. The purpose of this website is to share all of this information with my audience as well as inviting you to be part of my journey.

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Emirates Restores Passenger Services To 7 More Cities, Allow Transit Between 48 Cities

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Emirates Boeing 777-300er
According to a statement from the Dubai Tourism Board, from July 7, Dubai will allow foreign tourists to enter, and foreign residents holding a Dubai residence visa will be able to enter the country today.
Emirates will be offering scheduled flights for passengers from seven additional cities in the month of July. This will add the total number of destinations that Emirates is offering to 48.

According to Emirates, from July 15, the Emirates A380 will return to the sky and fly to London Heathrow Airport and Paris. No airline in the world is as closely linked to the A380 as Emirates. Before the outbreak, Emirates operated 8 A380 flights daily on the Dubai-London Heathrow route alone.

Other airlines only operate a few A380s, but Emirates’ A380 fleet exceeds 100. In January of this year, Emirates was operating a total of 123 A380s.


Added DestinationDate Of Resumption
Khartoum
from 03 July
Amman
from 05 July
Osakafrom 07 July
Naritafrom 08 July
Athensfrom 15 July
Larnaca
from 15 July
Romefrom 15 July

Emirates will be offering scheduled flights for passengers from the above seven additional cities in the month of July.

Passengers can now transit from Emirates’ network of 48 destinations through Dubai airport following the announcement that the city will be open for business and leisure visitors from 07 July, with new air travel protocols that facilitate travel for UAE citizens, residents and tourists while safeguarding the health and safety of visitors and communities.

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Delta Air Lines Returns To Shanghai On June 25, First U.S. Airline Resume Flights To China

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Delta Air Lines announced today that it will resume the Seattle-Shanghai Pudong route on June 25, the route will have a stopover at Seoul Incheon Airport and the route is operated twice a week.
From July onwards, Delta Air Lines will resume the Seattle-Shanghai Pudong and Detroit-Shanghai Pudong routes, which will also have a stopover at Incheon Airport and each route is to be operated once a week.
Since the suspension of Sino-US routes caused by the Covid-19 pandemic in February this year, Delta Air Lines is the first American airline to resume Sino-US routes.
At present, several Chinese airlines have announced flight schedules to the United States for July, including Air China’s route between Beijing and Los Angeles, China Southern Airlines’ route between Guangzhou and Los Angeles, and China Eastern Airlines’ Shanghai-New York route etc.

Shanghai neon city
Shanghai neon city, Nanjing Road

Due to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in China at the end of January, Delta Air Lines announced on January 31 that it will suspend all scheduled passenger flights to China. The flight suspension was extended at the end of April and it has continued till this day. However, as China’s domestic pandemic situation is controlled, the market demand for flights from the United States to China has increased significantly. The situation coincided with the China Civil Aviation Administration’s targeted strict restrictions imposed on the Sino-US routes as an effort to cooperate with the overall national pandemic prevention strategy.


Delta Cargo Flights To Asia
Delta Cargo Flights To Asia, Image by James Jones

After several rounds of “confrontation” between the relevant departments of the two countries, the current weekly flight volume is set at the scale of four flights each week between China and the United States, and American airlines have finally been approved to reopen Chinese routes.

According to the press statement released by Delta Air Lines, the Shanghai-Seattle route will be operated by the Airbus A350-900 aircraft, and Delta Air Lines is committed to providing clean and safe travel services for passengers.


“We are excited to resume our services between the U.S. and China, as economic and social activities start to recover, with a mission to connect the world, Delta is committed to getting our customers to their destinations safely and confidently, especially at this critical time. We are implementing unprecedented health and safety measures and practices, so customers are assured of ease and safety at all points of their journey.”

Wong Hong, Delta’s President – Greater China and Singapore

Delta Air Lines schedule for June, July and beyond:
RouteFlightDepartureArrivalOperating DaysFleet
SEA-ICN-PVG28723:304:45June 25-26 A350
PVG-ICN-SEA2889:157:15June 27-28 A350

Passenger service (June 25 – 30)
RouteFlightDepartureArrivalOperating DaysFleet*
SEA-ICN-PVG28723:304:45ThursdaysA350
PVG-ICN-SEA2889:157:15SaturdaysA350

Passenger service (July 1 – Oct. 24)
*Note: Transitions to A330-900 starting August 1.

RouteFlightDepartureArrivalOperating DaysFleet
DTW-ICN-PVG28319:0000:15FridaysA350
PVG-ICN-DTW2844:458:20SundaysA350

Passenger service (July 1 – Oct. 24)

In addition to Delta Air Lines, another U.S. carrier, United Airlines, has also been approved to resume scheduled passenger flights in China, and it should soon announce its latest related flight plans.

On June 19, the US Department of Transportation rejected China’s application for further increase in the number of weekly flights and insisted on maintaining the current plan for 4 flights each.

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