Boeing

Asked Again. Is The Boeing 747 Extinct?

The Boeing 747 has been an iconic figure in aviation history. Making the likes of Pan Am possible, it’s been featured in movies, flown Presidents hundreds of thousands of miles and been a workhorse of the freight industry for decades.

Innovation has lead to twin-engine planes that can fly just as far while burning less fuel, reducing the market size for new 747s. Is the 747 at the end of its runway?

Cheap Flights To Vegas and Europe And The FAA Wishes The Rams Were Staying In St. Louis

Today’s Best of the Rest features status matches to American Airlines Executive Platinum status, the FAA doesn’t like the Rams new stadium, false start before turning over a NewLeaf, cheap flights to Vegas and Europe…..

Easy Free $20, A Hyatt Sale And My $120,000 Vacation

Today's Photo Courtesy of Daniela Cuevas

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. Here’s what I’m reading about today: Cheap Flights of The Day: NYC to Barbados […]

American Airlines Announces New Zealand Service. Are New AAdvantage Policies A PLUS Here?

It’s got to be a positive when American Airlines keeps announcing new international service. First, there was Sydney. Then Haneda and now Aukland. I’ll hope there’s more, but I openly wonder how things shake out with what’s announced so far?

75,000 Mile AA Sign-Up Bonus, Free Boeing Tour Giveaway. The Best of The Rest For Monday, July 6th 2015

The Best of the Rest covers a bigger sign-up bonus, $10 discounts from Amazon and Orbits, new 787 destinations for American and more….

Pizza Week In Review: May 31, 2015

Here’s a quick spin through the week of aviation, my week in review of miles and points from Pizza in Motion: The 747 used to rule the skies, but more and more of them are ending up in airplane graveyards.  As Virgin Atlantic continues eliminating them from their fleet, here’s a look at what their future fleet looks like. What happens when a mistake fare happens the other way? Meanwhile, is American Airlines going to stop awarding miles on mistake fares? Aer Lingus is returning to the oneworld alliance now […]