A near miss at SFO is big news this week, as are missed earnings numbers, status matches and an AvGeek tragedy.
The Delta/Alaska Airlines divorce is final as Alaska secures its future with Virgin America. What does that mean for passengers? Plus Mexico City, Abu Dhabi and Denver all make the show this time around.
It isn’t always about the planes. Well, I mean it is, but occasionally other bits creep in to the conversation, too.
All sorts of changes in the past week or so with the Delta SkyMiles program, plus a special guest talking recent premium cabin travel on a handful of airlines.
The DoT backtracks on its rules, Wyndham flattens its award chart and American Airlines has a new type in its fleet. And, if you’re special enough to the airline you might gain access to a special Twitter account. Enjoy the show!
On this week’s show we’re talking in and about Krakow, Poland. The aviation museum is an #AvGeek mecca and the show may include a vodka tasting. Also, stories about passengers flying without pants.
Live from World Travel Market in London the crew is talking about Etihad’s The Residence, the new AAdvantage program for 2015 and a hotel loyalty program which doesn’t really focus on loyalty, at least not the way we’ve typically looked at it.
Added bonus: We recorded whilst under the departure path for London’s City Airport so every now and then you get to hear a plane taking off in the background.
Things don’t always go as planned. We usually recover better than others, even if there is a bit of chaos involved. Still, it is not too common that a simple round-trip requires 10-ish different bookings to make it happen. Oopsie.
This week we’re taking a slightly different tack to the show: We’ve got Cynthia Drescher, Jaunted’s Managing Editor, on the show and she’s going to convince us that crossing the Atlantic might be better on…
Welcome to episode 13 of the PointsHoarder podcast. We’ve got a lot of news to cover in this edition. At the time of the recording I thought it was mostly good news. Listening to it…