Episode 30: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 30: KLM and Delft University Test New Plane, Antonov’s New Plane; Want To Fly A 747?

Kerwin McKenzie

Episode 30 In this episode: Aircraft KLM and Delft University flight test a model of a revolutionary future Airbus https://news.klm.com/klm-and-tu-delft-join-forces-to-make-aviation-more-sustainable/ https://news.klm.com/klm-and-tu-delft-present-successful-first-flight-flying-v/ Antonov builds its first aircraft with no Russian components.  But…… Want to fly on a 747 in September?  Here’s where you have to go No more flight diversions after spilled beverages!  At least on the A350 Airlines FlyBlade has …

Episode 29: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 29: Some International Flights Returns to Houston; United starts a chain of consumer-friendly changes for its passengers and More

Kerwin McKenzie

Episode 29 In this episode: Airlines International service from Houston is increasing starting the second week in September 2020 Houston to: Amsterdam, Netherlands – KLM and United Doha, Qatar – Qatar Airlines Dubai, UAE – Emirates Frankfurt, Germany – Lufthansa and United Istanbul, Turkey – Turkish Airlines Paris, France – Air France Sao Paolo, Brazil – United Taipei, Taiwan – …

Episode 28: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 28: Fifty years since the DC-10’s first flight, More flights to nowhere and more…

Kerwin McKenzie

Episode 28 In this episode: Aircraft Fifty years of the DC-10’s first flight Airlines More flights to nowhere?  Yes, that’s a (big) thing now. ExpressJet, once one of the largest regional aircraft operators in the U.S. shutting down in September 2020 Delta leads the way in onboard COVID 19 safety procedures.  Again United – possibly – aggravates its passengers with …

Episode 27: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 27: New entrant Breeze Airways in the U.S. will not have a familiar airline code after all

Kerwin McKenzie

In this episode: Updates New entrant Breeze Airways in the U.S. will not have a familiar airline code after all Delta partners with CVS in the U.S. for rapid COVID19 testing Not surprisingly, jetBlue delays its planned London services Manufacturer  Boeing gets its first order of the year for its troubled 737-8 but… In another first, the only non-commercial A350 …

Episode 26: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 26: Delta extends middle seat empty policy to January 6, 2021; Brazil gets a new airline with a familiar name

Kerwin McKenzie

In this episode: Airlines Indian LCC SpiceJet is using an A340 for its SpiceXpress cargo division Singapore Airlines and Japan’s ANA prove adversity to be the mother of inventions Eurowings in Europe picks up where Frontier in the U.S. left off Delta extends middle seat empty policy to January 6, 2021 The U.S. and China agree to double flights between …