Boeing 787

In My Travel Brain This Week: February 26th, 2022

Time keeps slipping bybnnb and another week goes by without me writing.  In an attempt to get back on a regular cadence I’m going to try to write a bit of a recap each week.  This won’t just be a list of links I read that I enjoyed.  I’ll catch up with you guys on what the past week looked like on the road (or off) and talk about what’s on my mind from a travel perspective.  Let me know what you think about the format, good or bad, and […]

Cheap Fares to China and Cabo, 20%+ Discount on iTunes Gift Cards. The Best of the Rest on Monday, June 15th, 2015

Today’s Best of the Rest includes cheap fares to China and Cabo, 20%+ discounts on iTunes gift cards, a Cannabis-themed resort and awesome takeoff footage of a 787. Read on….

Are Jumbo Jets Going Away?

If you haven’t had the opportunity to fly on an Airbus A380 or Boeing 747-8i, it’s pretty awesome.  But, are those planes going away?  That’s the question that was asked during an interview that I participated in with Ben Schlappig (One Mile at a Time) on Fox News’ Happening Now. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com     The success of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner and to a lesser degree the A350 (just rolling out now) have made those planes much more popular choices than the true jumbos.  The 787 […]

Fire Breaks Out on Parked JAL 787

There are reports this morning of a fire in the belly of an empty 787 at Boston Logan Airport this morning. That’s not great news for the greatest new plane of our generation. There have been plenty of setbacks, as well as some rumors that said, specifically, the FAA is one “major fire” away from grounding the 787. I have no idea if that’s true, completely unsubstantiated at this point. It’s also unclear if today’s incident would be categorized as a “major incident”. I was lucky enough to be on […]