When a business is born out of a love for travel it is hard for the DLD crew to not fall in love with it. The part where it happens to be run by great people doesn’t hurt, either. Welcome to The Kindcraft!
There’s something particularly strange about building an itinerary just to fly 4 different LCCs in 2 days in Japan. That’s what we have Seth for. Plus, a 767 renaissance, LGA shuffles, SFO air art and more.
Plane people talking about the a cruise ship?? You betcha! We’re also talking about Air India, Northern Japan and Lukla, Nepal with special guest Cynthia Drescher on this week’s show.
Applications for Haneda slots are in from the US airlines and St. Helena is almost ready to open. Austin, Texas is on the docket as it more Mint-y freshness from JetBlue.
Celebrating our 100th episode with Port in Porto, plus the usual complement of random news and discussions.
Old planes sent to the graveyard and a few new apps/websites we wish were similarly fated. Plus a look at the new pseudo-award chart for SkyMiles.
Nearly everyone will agree that devaluation to loyalty programs (or just about anything else) sucks. And this week, sadly, there’s a lot of suckage to talk about. Air Canada downgraded their upgrade program, adding co-pays…