We’re about more than just airplanes, especially these days. But don’t worry too much; air travel still dominates the conversation this week.
More openings than closings should be good news for lots in the industry, though things remain precarious on many fronts.
A new neo takes flight and old routes reopen. Plus a fancy first class cabin and WOW might make a comeback after all.
As award charts disappear is loyalty following them out the door? Plus a new A350 cabin and more MAX grounding discussions.
Is American’s new LAX terminal a bet against JFK? Why is Hertz joining SkyTeam? And what the heck is going on at British Airways??
What’s next in the travel loyalty world? Time for a field trip to Bangkok to find out. The annual Loyalty Conference is always good for some interesting insights into the future of this industry.
New Suites seats from Emirates and Singapore Airlines are all the rage, but do they really matter? Revenue-based loyalty, a fond farewell and a new long-haul LCC are also part of this week’s news.
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.
All four of us agreed that episode 51 was a bit slow. Not bad, really, but it was lacking a bit of excitement or intrigue. Last weekend I was in Seattle for the latest edition…
Hello, PointsHoarder fans. We’re glad to have you around and happy to announce that we’re changing our name this week. Why? Mostly because we don’t actually hoard points and we think that doing so is…