Inflight Entertainment Archive

American Airlines Business Class Boeing 777-300ER Los Angeles LAX to London Heathrow LHR review

American Airlines’ longest flight to Europe is from Los Angeles to London Heathrow on a Boeing 777-300ER. As such, it’s the best value for a premium cabin award redemption if you can manage to snag a seat.  With fairly limited availability, that can be hit or miss. At just 50k AAdvantage miles + $5.60 (pre-devaluation, […]

Malaysia Airlines Business Class Airbus A330-300 Auckland AKL to Kuala Lumpur KUL review

My departing flight from New Zealand was the reverse of my trip from Kuala Lumpur to Auckland, this time going from Auckland to Kuala Lumpur on Malaysia Airlines in Business Class on an Airbus A330-300. It was still part of my generous US Airways award booking. After a faster-than-expected bus ride from central Auckland to […]

American Airlines First Class Boeing A321S Dallas-Fort Worth DFW to San Francisco SFO review

I rarely write about domestic first class flights because most of them aren’t that great, at least the times I’ve flown. Sure, you get a more comfortable seat and some snacks or perhaps a small meal, but they aren’t worth writing about. This flight was a bit different, as it was the nicest American domestic […]

Traveling? Download Amazon Prime Instant Videos for offline viewing

Travelers: Amazon has announced a great new benefit for Amazon Prime members. Subscribers can now download videos for offline viewing. A Prime subscription includes access to Amazon Prime Instant Videos, but previously most devices required an internet connection and had no offline viewing. This of course is an issue when you’re traveling and are either […]

Travel Tip: Be courteous to the person in front of you when using personal inflight video screens

In my last post, I wrote about Virgin America’s clever new ad campaign calling out boring airlines. Their aircraft feature personal video screens that give access to Dish Network, as well as a variety of on-demand entertainment options. Having entertainment options like these is great, except for one small issue: The need to touch the […]