United

Busi­ness San Francisco (SFO) — Xi’an (XIY)

Business Traveler (USA) - - TRIED & TESTED -

ex­pe­ri­ence which com­bines the two classes on its 787s. The cabin was ar­ranged in a 2-2-2 con­fig­u­ra­tion with a roomy 78inch seat pitch. The lie-flat seat was so com­fort­able it al­lowed me to sleep soundly and awake re­freshed, some­thing I have never been able to do no mat­ter how long the flight or how lux­u­ri­ous the seats.

From the very be­gin­ning I was fa­vor­ably im­pressed by what I think is United’s se­cret weapon when it comes to ser­vice, Flight At­ten­dant Momo, whose friend­li­ness and ef­fer­ves­cence is a des­ti­na­tion in it­self. She not only brought back the lux­u­ri­ous­ness of in­ter­na­tional fly­ing but added a sense of fun that showed she was en­joy­ing the flight as much as I.

United pro­vides noise­can­cel­ing head­phones for the IFE which of­fered a host of movie selections. The amenity kit, a fuse­lage-like tin, pro­vided

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