The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel stories that interested me on a daily basis. I don’t have time to write about them in length, but picked some of the best below. It’s a shortcut to find out what’s going on without reading dozens of travel blogs to get the best info. Today’s highlights include cheap tickets to Mexico and the popularity of tomato juice at 30,000 feet. In Case You Missed It It’s almost time for summer vacation and this week on Miles […]
JetBlue continues to be opportunistic finding places to use their Mint-configured planes to add interesting routes. The latest one strengthens the network of places you can fly premium service on JetBlue from the New York area.
Today’s Best of the Rest includes cheap flights to SFO and San Diego, news that Uber will deliver you a bar, that United is still a bit clueless and Paris taxi cab drivers still suck. Read on…..
Of course it’s Uber’s fault. One of the behind-the-scenes barons of the NYC taxi industry can’t pay his bills, and he’s asked the judge to keep the banks from taking his collateral. An eye-popping 900 medallions. While the value of medallions has been dropping, they’re still worth a lot of money (the article quotes a price of $800K a piece). Assuming Friedman’s “control” of the medallions doesn’t mean 100% ownership (I’d guess he has backers), he still probably owns a big piece of a $700MM business. He owes a lot […]