We’ve known for years now that Berlin’s Brandenburg Airport is a mess. It is one of our favorite topics. And this week the BBC has a great story out reminding us that’s still the case, along with some of the back story for how it got to be so bad.
Also in this episode:
- Does anyone care about the travel experience on a now-defunct airline? Seth flew Joon just before its ultimate demise and found it unsurprisingly Air France-ish.
- The Paris Air Show had lots of stories about the A321XLR and one big story about the 737 MAX.
- Additional bugs were also found for the MAX, extending its grounding. And questions are being raised over the outsourcing of its software work.
- Chase and United are fighting over their credit card offerings
- American really is giving up on its Chicago-China flights
- Turkish melted a window out of a brand new 787, likely screwing with the type’s introduction to service for the carrier
- Austria’s railroads might get some fancy new trains in a few years
- Disney might have its own airline
- South African Airways is getting some new planes