Empty flights typically suck, but sometime airlines still fly them and make money doing so.
Unlikely this episode will be, but is it worse than the odds of a new MAX delivery to China anytime soon??
Refreshing cabins is a nice touch, but why does it take so long?? Also, how long will it take Southwest to pay out all the comp it owes.
Long flights, jet lag, and do pilots need to sleep on a trip, too?
Catching up on some reader mail, and also on big changes coming in airports served, meals on board, and vaguely boring partnerships.
Another airline disappears, but we’re still here. You can decide if that’s a good trade or not.
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.
How do you fight the clock against viral media? And is there ever really a good time for international action that isolates a country? Plus a new long Dreamliner route and animals on planes.
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.
What happens when a guy nicknamed Black Cloud for his travel, erm, challenges goes for a run in Ahmedabad at 5am? Many things, including that we managed to get him as a guest on the show to talk about all sorts of fun, including the “real life, high stakes version of Frogger” which ensued.