More airline partnership and a key route trimmed. Plus, cool new trains and airlines and loyalty plays.

Fancy new screens, a questionable route plan, open borders (sortof) and a trio of new/renewed airlines make the news this week. Plus, what happens if you don’t pay a DOT fine??

We’ve got a special guest on the show this week, talking about a very special topic. There’s a new aviation-themed children’s book out, Aya and Avi’s Airplane Adventure, and we’ve got the author on to talk about his inspiration for pulling it together and a few other things.

The air travel industry is seeing policy changes at an incredible pace, often flipflopping between opposing positions with minimal warning. We’re just trying to keep up…