Throughout the pandemic, one thing that I noticed was a lack of truly affordable awards for domestic flights. Even in the face of an unprecedented drop in demand, cheap award seats were hard to come by. In the beginning of the pandemic, I wasn’t searching often. As COVID-19 has stretched on, I’ve started to search more frequently as friends have asked for help finding flights. Uniformly, I’ve not found nearly as many saver awards as I would have expected. Even on routes that consistently have some saver award availability, such as Washington-Dulles […]
It takes a lot to blow me away when it comes to travel perks. I was literally shocked at how good my meal was in Flagship First Dining. And, it wasn’t just the quality of the food. American Airlines really sets themselves apart with this introduction.
I got to sneak into the American Airlines Flagship Lounge at JFK during their soft opening. The new space is unrecognizable compared to the previous space. It’s much larger with significantly upgraded attributes throughout.
In case you missed it, here’s the Pizza Week in Review, including posts on Uber in Hong Kong, TripAdvisor hopping into bed with Marriott, the crazy valuations for Uber and Airbnb, American Airlines getting scolded for doing the right thing and more….
This is a bit of inside baseball, but as I’m catching up on TV with my wife, I came across another of those instances where television and movie producers are quite liberal with how they portray air travel. No, this wasn’t like the movie Up in the Air, where they show a MD-80 (a small, single aisle plane) taking off from an airport before switching to George Clooney’s character sitting in a lie-flat seat on what presumably is a 767, a much, much bigger plane (and, vice versa). But, even […]