Lots of big changes for San Francisco in the upcoming months. Alaska Airlines is ending several mid-continental and transcontinental routes from SFO, including Skywest service to Minneapolis/St. Paul … [Read more...] about These New Routes Were Announced in February 2018
It was another profitable, yet drama-filled year for airlines in 2017. While passenger demand soared in virtually every region of the world, and industry average load factors rose year-over-year, … [Read more...] about The Biggest Aviation News Stories of 2017
Unlimited wifi access in 30+ Million hotspots on the ground, plus inflight wifi on 3,500+ planes, for $10 per month from US Mobile. This allows access on planes equipped with GoGo and Panasonic … [Read more...] about US Mobile In-Flight WiFi for $10/Month or Less!
On June 28, Delta released a full-length video educating employees, "on Gulf carrier subsidies." The 15-minute video, which is worth a watch, is presumably aimed at trying to inform … [Read more...] about Delta Releases Anti-Gulf Video For Employees: My Take
Oh man, what is going on in the Middle East?? Late Sunday night, Etihad and Emirates have unexpectedly announced they would be suspending all flight from Abu Dhabi and Dubai to Doha effective June 6, … [Read more...] about What the Heck is Going on With Qatar? Etihad and Emirates Cut All Flights to Doha, Restricts Airspace
There is no doubt Etihad’s A380 First Class Apartment is one of the best first class experiences in the sky. On this trip, I was fortunate enough to redeem some American Airlines AAdvantage miles … [Read more...] about Review: Etihad A380 First Class Apartment, Abu Dhabi to Melbourne
Etihad just announced that starting today, all passengers can pay to access their Etihad First Class Lounge and Spa at Abu Dhabi International Airport, promising “a different level of service and … [Read more...] about You Can Now Pay to Use the Etihad First Class Lounge and Spa But is it Worth it?
I've had a lot of business travel to the Middle East in the last few months. On my most recent trip, I decided to mix things up and use miles to make part of the journey more comfortable. I flew … [Read more...] about Review: Etihad Premium Lounge Dublin
Work travel has brought me to the Middle East four times in the last several months. Looks like at least one more coming up soon as well. Traveling the gulf countries is good for my airline status … [Read more...] about My Love-Hate Relationship with Travel in the Gulf Countries
The Department of Homeland Security has added enhancements for select, "last point of departure airports" with commercial flights to the United States. The "enhancement" is that all personal … [Read more...] about These Routes and Airlines Are Impacted by the Electronics Ban: Know before You Go