News And Notes For Saturday, January 12th, 2013

There are more updates on Qatar Airways joining the oneworld alliance.  Starting February 23rd, American Airlines and Qatar will begin codesharing on many of their flights, meaning members of the AAdvantage program will be able to earn miles on a substantial number of Qatar flights.  For me, the bigger plus will be when I can redeem my AA miles on Qatar, which is still likely a year away.  But, at that point, I could fly direct from my home airport of IAD to Qatar’s hub in Doha.  Anyway, bottom line […]

Brief Thoughs On The New iPhone

In case you haven’t heard, there’s a new iPhone out.  😀 I spoke with the small business manager at my local Verizon Wireless store last week and decided to take a drive over early Friday morning.  Well, not too early, probably about 8:30 in the morning.  Upon arrival, there was a line, though not a long one.  This store is located in the far corner of the suburbs, so I wasn’t expecting much in the way of a crowd. It didn’t take long to get my phone (actually picked up […]