Falling Backwards Into One Of The Worst Domestic Flights I Could Imagine

I fly at least 100,000 miles a year, most of which is domestically.  That adds up to a lot of flights.  Booking all those flights, hotel rooms and rental cars is time-consuming and leads to the occasional snafu on my part.  I joke that I book a flight for the wrong date of travel at least once a year, but in reality I’ve only done it a couple of times.  And, as sad as that sounds, I’ve only compounded that once by actually showing up at the airport on my […]

News & Notes For Sunday, August 4th, 2013

Some nuggets from the world of travel: Alaska Airways is rolling out boarding from both the front and back doors of their planes at some airports. This is probably a tougher policy to maintain in Seattle with the number of wet days they have overall, but makes sense at airports like San Jose and Long Beach. View From The Wing talks about quintuple dipping with Marriott Rewards. I’m not a Marriott fan myself but good strategies here if you are. Boeing is buying used Airbus planes from customers in order […]