Fancy new screens, a questionable route plan, open borders (sortof) and a trio of new/renewed airlines make the news this week. Plus, what happens if you don’t pay a DOT fine??
United’s 737-10 and 787-10 combine to change the US transcon market, plus pilot housing in Hong Kong, a FAM gone wild and a potential strike in France. C’mon in!
Manmade islands are all the rage in the Gulf region, but this one is a political chasm, not a luxury residence play. Plus Norwegian shifts some service and Stroopwafels are taking a break at United.
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.
Today we’re tackling a serious question from a former UA loyalist who is looking to spread his wings elsewhere. We’ll call him Mr. Tilton to protect the innocent.
Things don’t always go as planned. We usually recover better than others, even if there is a bit of chaos involved. Still, it is not too common that a simple round-trip requires 10-ish different bookings to make it happen. Oopsie.
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.
Welcome to the end of the line for the DC-10. Sort of. Biman Bangladesh Airlines is the only remaining operator of the type for commercial service and they’re finally making the leap into the 21st…
Dear 2012: So long, and thanks for all the incredible experiences! This week’s episode is a (relatively) quick trip down memory lane for the PointsHoarder crew. We’re talking about a few quick news pieces (Air…