Review: KE ICN-SFO First

Date: Friday June 30
Flight: 025
Aircraft: B777-300ER
Origin: ICN
Destination: SFO
Seat: 1J First
Scheduled Push Back: 8:00 PM
Actual Push Back: 9:13 PM

I deplaned my KE MNL-ICN flight and was hoping for some type of ground experience including an escort through immigration and to the First Class Lounge as the flight was running late. After all, this was a first class to first class connection. However, that wasn’t in the cards for me today.

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Review: KE MNL-ICN First

Date: Friday July 1
Flight: 622
Aircraft: B777-300
Origin: MNL
Destination: ICN
Seat: 1E First
Scheduled Push Back: 12:20 PM
Actual Push Back: 12:26 PM

When I booked this return home from Manila I wasn’t expecting an intra-Asia leg ┬áto be marketed as “first class”. In my past experiences many airlines have business class as the highest level of service on these routes. On top of that my experiences with ANA have been business with angled lie-flat seating as well. While intra-Asia first class doesn’t provide all the bells and whistles, it’s still a nice experience.

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