Europeans Increasingly Rejecting Air Travel

“I feel a little proud now to be taking the train,” Catherine Hellberg, a Swede traveling from Malmo to Berlin, says to Time. Her sentiment is part of a growing trend: Europeans are ever more inclined to take trains, cars and ships in favor of planes. This concern for the environment stretches across the continent and could be encouragement for Americans to follow suit. Perhaps …

Cathay Pacific’s Countless Hong Kong Lounges

Seven spaces to relax and reflect

Given that it’s the home airport of Cathay Pacific and an important hub for parent company oneworld, it comes as no surprise that Hong Kong International houses multiple outstanding lounges for passengers traversing the globe. Spread throughout one of the largest air travel terminals in the world (the largest when it opened in 1998) are a total of seven Cathay Pacific lounges: two first class, …

Direct From NYC to Prague With United

Beginning at the sweeping Polaris Lounge, this business class experience offers plenty for long-haul travelers

United launched daily direct flights from NYC/Newark to Prague 7 June and we were aboard the inaugural trip—with access to the Polaris lounge and cabin. From the lounge to landing, we found the experience offers exactly what most air travel lacks: space. The sweeping 27,000-square-foot Polaris lounge at Newark is open and airy, yet separated in a manner that makes sense. The NYC Polaris lounge …