United teams up with Clear, Southwest leaves Newark and CapOne has a data breach. Plus, a new(ish) airline flying a pretty old little Fokker.
New Dreamliner configurations, a new deal for collusion and an awesome 747 fly-by, all part of the excitement in this week’s show!
Lots of 737 shop talk in this episode, recorded on Sunday evening after the ET302 crash outside Addis Ababa. Our condolences to all those affected by the tragedy.
Every now and then you’ll find us together somewhere around the world. This trip ended up in Sofia, Vaduz, Stuttgart and Munich because we suffered from indecision paralysis. Some fun stories along the way, though.
Jetlagged and in a crazy hotel room is not quite the ideal trip Fozz and Stephan were hoping for on this Singapore trip but things don’t always work out the way you plan.
Computers are creating challenges for airlines and hotels these days. But it still isn’t a “glitch.” Another airline is disappearing and the CSeries may be flying further south than previously expected.
A Premium Economy (almost), potential changes to a premium points program and a premium layover city share the stage in this week’s episode.
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!
Live from World Travel Market in London the crew is talking about Etihad’s The Residence, the new AAdvantage program for 2015 and a hotel loyalty program which doesn’t really focus on loyalty, at least not the way we’ve typically looked at it.
Added bonus: We recorded whilst under the departure path for London’s City Airport so every now and then you get to hear a plane taking off in the background.
Changes are coming to US passports in 2016; lots of other changes before then for US airlines, hotel award searches and more.