Inside Virgin Galactic’s Spaceport Terminal

Founded in 2004 by Sir Richard Branson, Virgin Galactic is an airline that offers trips to the outer rim of our atmosphere—taking off from a strip of dusty land in New Mexico. Tickets start at $200,000 and will afford passengers the opportunity to enter space—a claim typically reserved for NASA-trained astronauts. The trip lasts 90 minutes, courtesy of a supersonic plane, but hours more could …

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 …