American Airlines and JetBlue have announced a very interesting partnership this morning. For over a decade, I flew American Airlines every week. During those times, there were always two weak areas in their coverage. The northeast and northwest parts of the country were lacking great connectivity. American Airlines solved the northwest issue by forming a much tighter partnership with Alaska Airlines earlier this year. Side note: it’s been such a crazy few months I thought this happened last year….. Now, American has worked to shore up their lack of connections […]
American Airlines announced a whole slew of new international routes that go on sale soon. We’re seeing new service to places like Dublin and Edinburgh as well as awesome new destinations like Dubrovnik and Bologna. Unfortunately, it comes at the expense of routes like Chicago-Shanghai. Here’s the full scoop on what’s going on:
What a once-in-a-lifetime experience! I was lucky to be a part of a humanitarian aid flight that delivered badly needed aid to Yemeni refugees in both Djibouti and Yemen. Norwegian Air has chartered humanitarian flights for UNICEF in the past. But, this was the first 787 filled with relief.
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.
Fare sales like this don’t come along often. Lots and lots of cities available. If you’re thinking of booking, it might be worth taking advantage of the ability to cancel within 24 hours while you think about it.
If you’re an aviation geek (or even an aspiring geek) the ultimate travel adventure is about to go on sale again. Tickets for StarMegaDO 7 will go on sale today. The schedule will take you to Airbus’ private airport for a tour, with stops in Mykonos and Athens along the way as well. Find out more….
There are so many low-cost carriers in Europe it’s very easy to get from place to place without paying a ton. Aegean is not a traditional low-cost carrier but they do offer plenty of cheap tickets through their route network, which is bigger than you might think.
Getting around Athens airport is very easy. It’s a mostly modern, clean airport with plenty of shopping and dining as well as a children’s play area. There’s public transportation and a hotel onsite.