Tresspassing on airport property, a new world’s longest flight and yet another airline switches to revenue-based loyalty.
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.
Capacity collusion, CRJ Coffin Corner and Cuba’s Challenges. Lots of strange stories in this week’s show.
Nuts drive a diversion, United bails on JFK, JetBlue adds Mint to Boston and Seth talks a bit about flying on Cubana.
Australia is in for American and the SPG AmEx is improved for many. Dubai is hot and water is wet. Lots of fun on this week’s show.
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.
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!
This week’s episode talks about new seats coming, some much more comfy that others. Also a promo on the horizon from SPG and American gives a nod to its history.
Qatar Airways took delivery of the very first A350 in late December. In early January they had a party to show off the new toy. And we were at the event with a special guest.
Happy new year! Today we’re talking about airline PR blunders, plans for 2015 and how the new mileage earning rules are changing behavior (or not).