All posts tagged: first class

How the Other Half Fly

I got an amazing Christmas present this year! On December 25th I was scheduled to fly out from Incheon Airport on my way home for the holidays. I was bummed I had to fly on Christmas but was happy that when I arrived back in St. Louis, 16 hours later, it would still be 1pm Christmas day.  The math is crazy. I did the computerized check in and noticed immediately my seat numbers were not the seat numbers I had picked out myself several months ago. There was a wave of annoyance until I realized that my seat number was 4. Four! My seat had originally been in the fifties and here I was about to fly BusinessElite back to America per an automated system.  I was certain it was a mistake, that some human would come tell me there was a problem, but I just kind of went with it. Even as I was sitting in the seat, waiting for take off, I was wondering if someone was going to come tell me it was …