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Should You Just Skip the First Class Lounge?

Is the first class lounge endless champagne and luxury?

There is nothing more controversial than suggesting that someone should just skip the first class lounge, especially after they have worked so hard to get there.  As a featured site on BoardingArea this week, we are sharing some of our “best of” posts with you. There are a few posts in our history that really struck a nerve.  For…

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The A380 Isn’t Big Enough…Yet


As if the A380 seating layout wasn’t enough for some carriers, Airbus announced they were reconfiguring the plane’s layout to accommodate up to 80 additional seats. The modifications are in response to sales of the superjumbo aircraft which have been far slower than expected. “We are adapting the aircraft to meet evolving market needs,” said…

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Could I Travel With Mike Pence?


It has been a full week since I read the Washington Post political profile on Second Lady Karen Pence.  The article sent shockwaves through many of my circles for one particular revelation.  That bombshell?  That the vice president of the United States will not dine alone with a woman other than his wife.  As a business traveler, I found myself wondering –…

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What Electronics Ban?

Emirates continues to find viable workarounds for the US electronics ban.

Emirates is well known for providing outstanding customer service. Now they are showing the lengths they are willing to go to mitigate the negative effects of the TSA’s electronics ban. Starting today, travelers in First and Business class can utilize a carrier-provided tablet during their flight. Passengers can download documents onto a memory stick to work on…

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