When ultra long haul just isn’t enough, welcome to ludicrous haul. Plus some time spent with United executives, more delays from Boeing and more orders for Airbus.
Hot weather, hot pizza on board and hot takes on lots of other news this week…
First thoughts on United’s new Polaris soft product, American Airlines cutting back in Cuba, Norwegian growing in the USA and a trip to Taiwan are just a few of the fun bits in this week’s show.
Last week saw the restoration of commercial air service between the US and Cuba after a 55 year hiatus. We were on board and recorded this episode with guest Cynthia Drescher while on the ground in Santa Clara, Cuba.
A hijacked plane led to the most talked about selfie since Ellen’s Oscars product placement. Plus Hungary wants to add US service with Emirates and Havana is already cracking under US tourism stress.
Long Beach is growing, Eurowings is struggling and TAAG may be coming to Houston. Plus, the deal to open Cuba-US flights is ready to fly.
What’s the deal with London? Is it a top destination or a bore? Also, fun new routes coming to the middle of nowhere and all the latest news from the past couple weeks.
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.
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.