I was looking forward to flying Cathay first from JFK-YVR-BKK then business on Malaysia from BKK-KUL-CTG this December. Then a schedule change email came from American Airlines today. That’s always bad for me. Last time it happened I was demoted from Etihad Apartments to the 777. I managed to fix that one but this time around I have no choice as the new airplane does not have a first-class cabin. Apart from missing out on Krug, it’s not the worst thing in the world because the product changed from the 777 to the A350, something that I have not flown and has not been extensively reviewed. So long as I am allowed in the Champagne Lounge in HKG, this will be the extent of my complaint.