It’s amazing how quickly things have escalated in the coronavirus crisis. Things that were seemingly impossible are happening left and right. I’ve been largely absent from blogging for the past few months dealing with professional and personal challenges. The current crisis has consumed a great deal of my time for work-related items. But, I really want to write. It’s somewhat cathartic for me. So far, I’ve written about: Should You Travel During the Coronavirus Crisis? Marriott Furloughs Two-Thirds of Their Corporate Employees I’ve continued to watch the announcements about reductions […]
Last-minute award redemption are usually expensive. You won’t generally find saver inventory close to departure. Two recent experiences with United have me seeing something a bit different.
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.
The Boeing 747 has been an iconic figure in aviation history. Making the likes of Pan Am possible, it’s been featured in movies, flown Presidents hundreds of thousands of miles and been a workhorse of the freight industry for decades.
Innovation has lead to twin-engine planes that can fly just as far while burning less fuel, reducing the market size for new 747s. Is the 747 at the end of its runway?
In the continuation of our summer trip to Europe, here’s a breakdown of our flight from Philadelphia to Athens. The US Airways business class product is all what you make of it. There are positive and negative elements, for sure.