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SAS Will Soon Charge For Empty Middle Seats In European Business Class

SAS discontinued their intra-European business class product a few years ago. They replaced it with a "light" business class called SAS Plus (not to be confused with their long-haul premium economy). It includes everything that airlines usually offer in intra-European business class expect one thing: an empty middle seat. Show More Summary

Review: Condor Business Class 767 New Orleans To Frankfurt

While Ben grew up flying Condor, I hadn’t flown them until earlier this year. I had a great experience on my outbound flight to Cape Town, though wasn’t overly impressed by my return in their Premium Class. In any case, I was excited...Show More Summary

What Insurance Covers Checked Electronics?

Yesterday we learned about a new electronics ban for certain flights to the United States. Later in the day the United Kingdom announced a similar (yet very different) policy for flights to the UK. While I'm not going to get into all...Show More Summary

Video: Celebrities Go Undercover As British Airways Employees

British Airways emails me their press releases, and most of the time I glance at the subject line but then don't actually read the story (since I know what I find interesting, and what I don't). Well, British Airways' press release this morning caught my attention... Show More Summary

3 Links I Love: Air Asia’s Growth in the US, Norwegian Too, Delta Winglet Porn

This week’s featured link: CEO Interview: Air Asia X’s Plan to Make Cheap Trans-Pacific Flights a Reality – Skift When... Read More

Airlines We Lost 2016

Christmas is done (though Hanukkah is still raging), and that means it’s time to focus on the end of the... Read More

3 Links I Love: Mexico Decision, WestJet Does Christmas Right, FAA vs. the Rams

This week’s featured link: Final Order: Joint Application of DELTA AIR LINES, INC., AEROVIAS DE MEXICO, S.A. DE C.V. Under... Read More

3 Links I Love: Buffet Invests, Norwegian Can’t Take the Heat, The Greatest Anthem Belongs to the FAA

This week’s featured link: Warren Buffett Is Betting the Airline Oligopoly Is Here to Stay – Harvard Business Review The... Read More

Review: Norwegian Premium Class 787-9 London To Fort Lauderdale

I touched down in London at 9:30am for my five hour layover before continuing on to Florida. All Norwegian’s flights depart from the South terminal at Gatwick, which is decent (in the main departures hall at least). I was excited to fly Norwegian to Fort Lauderdale given that it's a city that is generally not served by large international carriers. Show More Summary

3 Links I Love: Air Berlin Restructures, American’s CIO, So Long Vin

Far-reaching restructuring of airberlin to deliver long-term growth – Air Berlin The long-rumored restructuring is here. Air Berlin, long shredding... Read More

Review: Lufthansa Business Class A340 Dubai To Munich

The old Lufthansa business class on their iconic 747-400 is the first business class I can remember flying. I was 13 years old at the time, flying with my father and 10 year old brother between Frankfurt and New York. Good times... When...Show More Summary

When An Airline Makes You Miss Their Own Check-In Time

Airlines have all types of different policies when it comes to minimum check-in time. While Brussels Airlines once told me I'd almost missed my flight when I arrived 95 minutes before departure at JFK, Swedish domestic carrier BRA offers a minimum check-in time of 15 minutes on domestic flights! As you can see, policies vary widely between airlines. Show More Summary

Review: Icelandair Business Class 757 Reykjavik to Gothenburg

This flight is really interesting given its operating times. It takes off at 12:30am and lands at 5:15am, although the flight time is usually under two and a half hours. During summer, it can be light for the entire flight, which makes...Show More Summary

Cranky’s 7 Best (or, Um, Worst) Photoshop Efforts

You’d think after 10 years that my awful photoshop skills would have improved, but nay. I take pride in the... Read More

Documentary: How To Be A Chinese Tourist

I randomly stumbled on a documentary yesterday on YouTube from Al Jazeera, called "How to be a Chinese Tourist," which was published just a few weeks ago. Here's how the video is described: "From setting fire to curtains inside an aeroplane...Show More Summary

3 Links I Love: Southwest’s Inexcusable IT Meltdown, Why Concorde Failed, Boeing 100

Hope you like videos, because this week is full of them. This week’s featured link: Live from the Listening Center... Read More

We Don’t Know What Brexit Means for Airlines, But It’s Not Good

Brexit! I apologize to all my British readers for showing so much excitement, but please know that I did restrain... Read More

How To Transfer ThankYou Points

Some time ago, certain Citi ThankYou cards gained the option to transfer points to travel programs. This was a significant update to the program, and the value of ThankYou points increased dramatically. While Ben has written about how...Show More Summary

Why Airline Ops People and Air Traffic Controllers are Excited About Data Comm

I haven’t done a post about NextGen air traffic control in awhile, but something mentioned on a panel at the... Read More

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