Here’s a throw-back article I wrote back in 2017, as United Airlines was retiring their 747 airframe. It’s tangentially CX-related, and although I’m no PointsGuy, I think it does a pretty good job as a travelogue. And if nothing else, it’s a reminder that we used to be able to get out there and travel. Enjoy.
Earlier this year my partner and I took a trip. Okay well we take trips all the time. But this time we took on an experience.
With United Airlines retiring their fleet of 747s, I wanted the opportunity before it was gone to take a trip on the Queen of the Skies. So we booked a flight to Seoul, South Korea.
Now, normally an annual vacation overseas would center on an exotic port-of-call or historically significant or colorful locale. Seoul truly was all that and more, but this time around the journey, as they say, was even more important than the destination. (more…)