Monday, 27 February 2017

Flying with United Airlines to New York

Today we are talking about flying United Airlines to New York. I live in Edinburgh, so my thoughts will be on Edinburgh - Newark. 

I know friends who've went on holiday flying the cheapest way, taking stop-overs. The things you really need to consider, is it really worth the hassle ? How much money are you saving ? United Airlines fly Edinburgh to Newark direct, leaving at half 9 in the morning and arriving in Newark at 12 lunchtime. The flight is 7 and a half hours, but everytime I fly with United Airlines it always arrives early. I've always chosen to fly with United Airlines, as it's a direct flight from Edinburgh to Newark. Also it's a morning flight, meaning I arrive in New York for lunchtime and still have the whole day.

I personally like the window seat, because I hate feeling like am stopping someone from getting out to go to the toilet. I'll go to the toilet just before they start doing the boarding call, then I can last the whole flight without needing the toilet. 

I think I've flew with United Airlines way too many times now. When I get on the plane, I find myself thinking "those flight attendants were on my flight before". Haha am not too sure it's a good thing to remember the staff from previous flights.

The entertainment system on the plane is very slow. I find I keep have to hit the screen a few times for it to work. I worry sometimes if am annoying the person in the seat in front hammering on their seat haha. The first time I flew with United Airlines I said to people beside me I'd never fly with them again, as their entertainment system is slow. Entertainment isn't everything, I thought of the ups and downs and would rather a direct flight over flight entertainment. 

Food and drink
The soft drinks, orange and water are free, but alcohol you pay for.

Pesto breadsticks 
Pasta or chicken meal
Ice cream tub
Pesto, turkey and edam cheese roll

My favourite part of the flight, is landing and seeing the World Trade Center in the distance. 

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