A smooth connection in Seattle was unexpected. Smoothing connections in Africa might be useful. And Brexit likely means rough connections for millions. Hooray!

Aircraft engines are causing more than their share of issues these days. Failures on the ground and in the air are raising lots of questions. We’re mostly about asking them, not answering them in this episode. Plus cabin retrofits, new planes, routes and more.

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.