Episode 25: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 25: Fly socially-distanced Qantas B789 flights to nowhere Via Antarctica. And bring lots of money. United takes a page out of Southwest’s point-to-point playbook and more…

Kerwin McKenzie

In this episode, we have: Fly socially-distanced Qantas B789 flights to nowhere via Antarctica. And bring lots of money. United takes a page out of Southwest’s point-to-point playbook United reduces seats on its E175s to compensate for pilot furloughs. Lufthansa Group considers drastic fleet changes, possibly ditching the flagship A380. Craving a piece of an ex-Lufthansa A320? Your wishes come …

Chef Stephen Hamilton From Eskay Caterers Recounts His Repatriation Flight From Amsterdam, Netherlands To Kingston, Jamaica

Episode 24: Chef Stephen Hamilton From Eskay Caterers Recounts His Repatriation Flight Amsterdam, Netherlands To Kingston, Jamaica

Kerwin McKenzie

Repatriation Flights A repatriation flight is designed to return citizens of a particular country who are stuck abroad home. During this pandemic, there have been several of these flights. Typically, they are arranged by the governments and the citizens have to pay for these flights out of their own pockets. In episode 18, Cushrow and I spoke with Ram Kumar …

Episode 23: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 23: Taiwanese carriers offer unique flights to nowhere on Father’s Day (Aug 8), Southwest announces cutbacks in aircraft cleaning between flights and much more…

Kerwin McKenzie

Episode 23 In this episode, we talk about travel restrictions and travel insurance as well as the following topics: Airlines Southwest announces cutbacks in aircraft cleaning between flights Taiwanese carriers offer unique flights to nowhere on Father’s Day (Aug 8) United starts sanitizing the flight decks on its aircraft with UV light Virgin Australia goes back to the future – …

Episode 22: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 22: IATA predicts recovery by 2024, Boeing to delay 77X to meet customer requests, Ryanair announces 1Q20 loss but surprisingly high LF

Kerwin McKenzie

In this episode: IATA predicts recovery by 2024 Boeing to delay 77X to meet customer requests Ryanair announces 1Q20 loss but surprisingly high LF UA 2Q20 earnings better than others due to cargo Vistara (UK) announces three new cities LHR, FRA, and CDG United (UA) chooses Commutair (C5) and not ExpressJet (EV) as Embraer 145 regional partner British Airways (BA) …

Episode 21: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 21: China Airlines re-brands, American carries post 2Q losses, Emirates insuring flyers and much more…

Kerwin McKenzie

In this episode, Cushrow and Kerwin talks about: China Airlines re-brands American carries post 2Q losses Emirates insuring flyers Lithuania is getting a flag carrier Ethiopian Airlines 77F catches fire Air Arabia AUH starts service Icelandair rescinds order to ditch flight attendants Qantas Boeing 747-400’s unique farewell JetSmart steps into Peru OWG announces the start of their scheduled flights Thai …