Qatar Airways

The Head Of The Association Of Professional Flight Attendants Must Think Their Members Are Ignorant

For quite a few years now, the Big 3 US airlines and their main lobbying group, Airlines for America, have had a serious problem with the Gulf carriers. ¬†Specifically, they believe Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways are receiving sizable subsidies from their respective governments. ¬†They believe this creates a lopsided playing field that US airlines can’t compete on. ¬†The unions of the airlines believe this costs them jobs. ¬†Yesterday we learned Qatar Airways intends to purchase a 10% stake in American Airlines, a publicly held company. ¬†It took many folks […]

Cheap Flights To Costa Rica, Unlimited Uber and Disney World Food & Wine News

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.

Cheap Flights To Europe, More Hotel Status Matches And Airlines Slashing Baggage Fees

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.

Cheap Flights To Japan, Stolen Car From A Car-Sharing Service And Delta Up To No Good Again

Today’s Best of the Rest includes a crazy story about a stolen car you need to read. If that’s the only link you click on today, I’ll be happy.

Imploding Casinos, Sub-$50 Hotel Rooms In New York and Other News On Saturday, January 31, 2015

Don’t forget I’m giving away United beverage vouchers and a free Gogo pass. HiltonHHonors is moving to less systemwide promotions. ¬†They announced on Milepoint that they’ll only have 2 this year, but they did not that they plan to have more targeted offers at different parts of the year. ¬†They’ll also have an announcement about the next promo coming up on Milepoint here. Qatar Airways really is shooting for world domination. ¬†So says View From the Wing. An actual nice hotel in New York City proper for under $50 a […]