Hello from Tashkent, where I am spending several days checking out Uzbekistan. The country has defied expectations…in good way. I don’t recommend the national airline, though.
On Monday I will finish my current trip report with a review of JetBlue Mint class from New York to LA. Before I transition into the current -stans trip report, I may squeeze in a trip report that will include Singapore Airlines Suites Class and three Park Hyatt properties in Australia.
I’ll also soon share details of how I’ll get home from Uzbekistan. It will not be how I expected…
TOP STORY: Why I Suffer Through T-Mobile Service
Kyle argues why he sticks with T-Mobile despite spotty service.
I question the value of a review that argues Lufthansa economy class is better than United business class.
I don’t think I’ve ever encountered worst service in business class than on this flight. What a shame, considering the hard product and food was actually quite good.
A video showing baggage handlers deliberately damaging checked luggage underscores why I try to avoid checking luggage at all costs.
REPORTS & REVIEWS
Friendly or Fiendish? An Uzbeki Man Invites Us Home
Review: Hyatt Regency Houston Galleria
Review: Pakistan Airlines 777 Business Class Manchester To New York
First Impressions of Uzbekistan Airways 787 Business Class
Why I Rate Qatar Airways Best for Onboard Dining
Review: Saudia 787 Business Class Jeddah to Manchester
Lounge Review: Saudia Lounge Jeddah (JED)
Review: Saudia 777 Business Class Colombo To Jeddah (it was horrible)
Review: Qatar Airways A340 Business Class Doha To Colombo
Lounge Review: Qatar Airways Al Mourjan Business Lounge Doha (DOH)
Review: Royal Air Maroc 787 Business Class Casablanca To Doha
A Perfect Steak on Austrian Airlines
Next Stop: Uzbekistan + Tajikistan with Lucky! (Need Help Getting Home)
NEWS & COMMENTARY
Defiant: United Will NOT Suspend Flights to Guam Despite North Korea Threat
Benefits of Slow Travel With Children
Why I Suffer Through T-Mobile Service
Here’s Why “Carrier Imposed Fees” are a Scam
Do Any Airlines Still Allow Onboard Smoking?
Co-Terminal Standby on Award Travel
Sorry TPG, I Can Assure You United Business is Better than Economy Class on ANY Airline
The Dao Effect? Airlines are Bumping Fewer Passengers
80 Nations (including USA) Can Now Visit Qatar Visa-Free
Judging Singapore Airlines’ New Safety Video
THIS is Why I Don’t Check Bags
FAA Grounds Air India 777 Due to Missing Seat Belt Tags!