Episode 60: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 60    Airlines 3:05 - Alaska Airlines gives Boeing’s dwindling MAX order book a boost - jetBlue takes delivery of its first A220.  And announces big changes in its frequent flyer program - United joins Delta in requesting contact tracing information from passengers - WestJet slashes Feb and Mar...

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Episode 59_ What's Happening in Travel

Episode 59     Airline 3:58 - Air Canada joins the biometric boarding set and launches service at San Francisco 14:30 - Lufthansa rolls out the Star Alliance Biometric platform 19:20 - Norway’s getting yet another domestic airline - Lift Airlines launches service in South Africa - Not unexpectedly, Montenegro...

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Episode 58: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 58     Aircraft 2:43 - Boeing’s 737 MAX is quietly rehabilitated into airline flight schedules GOL, AeroMexico and American Airlines 16:30 - Boeing delivers its first new 737 MAX post-grounding 20:50 - Azores Airlines new route Ponta Delgada to Bermuda 24:18 - Russia’s MC21 flies again – but...

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Episode 57: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 57     Airlines 3:17 - United Airlines aims to be “100% green” by 2050 8:26 - British Airways follows UA’s lead and commits to net zero carbon emissions by 2050 in a unique partnership 15:24 - United launches Agent On Demand at its Chicago and Houston airport hubs...

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Episode 56 The Controversial Episode.     Airports 1:32 - The intriguing relationship between wasps and aircraft pitot tubes Aircraft 8:35 - The problematic 737 MAX gets a vote of confidence from Ryanair 14:28 - The Dornier 328 is reincarnated Airlines 20:52 - U.S. airlines finally get control of the...

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Episode 55: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 55   Airlines 2:10 - Delta and United pioneer quarantine-free international travel and we talk about traveling during COVID-19 times in general 15:52 - The newly resurgent RAVN Alaska gets repackaged into the new Rambler Air 10:28 - British Airways’ unlikely “magical flying experience at home” experiment 29:19 -...

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Episode 54: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 54   Airlines 1:59 - Delta Airlines bucks the current trend and extends middle seat blocking The Delta tag line is "Keep Climbing" 5:13 - Delta tests curb-to-gate biometric experience at Detroit 12:59 - Delta and WestJet part ways in their proposed joint venture 21:26 - jetBlue to provide...

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Episode 53: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 53   Interview with Josh Cahill In this episode, we chat with Aviation YouTuber, Josh Cahill. Josh Cahill is an award-winning Aviation YouTuber. Josh is German, but grew up In Australia and is perhaps THE top Flight Reviewer out there. He pays for the majority of his flights in...

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Episode 52: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 52   Travel, Airports and Aircraft 3:16 - Airbus dramatically revamps its A320 family aircraft passenger entry area (Hero lighting) 9:36 - Is this the beginning of the end of hard copy inflight magazines? 19:00 - WizzAir UK discovers that current pitot tube covers can be inadequate protection 25:20...

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Episode 51: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 51   Airports  1:42 - Berlin-Tegel closed and Berlin-Brandenberg opens Airlines 10:25 - WestJet begins yet another unique new testing routine at Calgary 16:34 - Delta’s last 777 flight 20:56 - Mexico’s Interjet and perhaps Norwegian (26:46) are in serious trouble 27:51 - The unloved A380 exits the HiFly...

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