The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.
I don’t have an online source for this, as I read it in the hard copy of the most recent edition of Airports International. Air India is trying to get someone to purchase the first 7 Boeing 787s it’s due to receive and lease them back to the airline. This is a pretty typical thing in the airline industry. What’s interesting to me is the purchase price they list in the RFP. Boeing advertises a list price of just over $190MM for the 787. But, airlines usually get a pretty […]