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United (UA) is finally coming close to introducing their much anticipated Boeing 777-300ER fleet - February 2017 was the tentative launch date if all things went on schedule. And while things seem to be running smoothly on that front, there was a bit of a plot...

Virgin America's (VX) merger/purchase by Alaska Airlines is nearly done, after much pain and negotiation. It seems as though the Department of Transport (DoT) have finally approved the partnership, with anti-trust folks and industry insiders finally giving their go ahead for the deal. Maybe to celebrate...

[caption id="attachment_3796" align="aligncenter" width="602"] The brand new A350-900 will be serving the route until the even newer -1000 variant of the aircraft takes to the skies in 2017.[/caption] Singapore Airlines (SQ) has responded to United's (UA) own new non-stop route to Singapore from one of their...

San Francisco (SFO) has proven to be a lucrative market for many airlines, primarily because of it's proximity to Silicon Valley - a passenger segment that has a high purchasing power and the need to travel globally frequently. It's one of those head scratchers that Qatar...

Having gone to school in the Bay Area, I'm no stranger to the streets of San Francisco, but this trip was different - I was traveling with my dog, Marshall. [caption width="500" id="attachment_2977" align="aligncenter"] In line for his TSA pat down[/caption]I'd never really noticed, but San...

I know I've mentioned it before, but seriously, booking a 6:30 AM flight SEEMS okay in theory, but never is so in practice. And that's the story of how we ended up at an airport hotel. After a one night stay at the W San Francisco,...

As I was planning my 4 day trip to San Francisco, I knew I had 2 nights at the Hotel Nikko San Francisco, I considered spending the rest of my time in the city at the same hotel, or opt to visit another property (or...

For those who might not be as familiar, the Hotel Nikko San Francisco is a very dog friendly property - they even have their own Canine Operating Officer (COO), Buster, who maintains his own Instagram account. As I had coordinated my stay specifically through the...