So much noise for a handful of new routes. Is it really worth the hype? Plus an airline blocks customers and a hotel sues its parent brand.
Many things are happening in the aviation and travel world. We’re talking about some of them in this week’s show.
We’ve got a special guest on the show this week, talking about a very special topic. There’s a new aviation-themed children’s book out, Aya and Avi’s Airplane Adventure, and we’ve got the author on to talk about his inspiration for pulling it together and a few other things.
More openings than closings should be good news for lots in the industry, though things remain precarious on many fronts.
Bad things come in threes, right? Hopefully that’s the case here as Boeing wraps a pretty bad run of incidents with its aircraft. Plus, a 3 day delay and a seized plane!
Biometrics are big these days. But what benefits do they bring to travelers? Ryanair makes a move in Austria and United makes more cuts to Polaris. Plus plenty more…
A blown tire in Newark caused rolling delays and some pretty poor customer service in Portland. Delta struck a nerve in Georgia that could hurt it on the fuel tax front. Also, some talk about battery fires and lots of other news this week.
Another mistake fare in the news this week, this time on American Airlines in business class to China. Delta is changing Medallion qualification rules slightly for the better and United gave its lounge food offerings a bump up. Also, Ryanair may actually fly TATL, or it might not.
We’re baaaaack! Sorry we missed an episode cycle a couple weeks ago; it turns out that coordinating a recording from Burma, Bali and the USA was just too much, even for us. But we’re back…