Episode 40: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 40       In this episode: Aircraft 1:23 - Boeing’s revolutionary but beleaguered 787 has more technical problems 6:08 - Boeing to consolidate 787 production in South Carolina 9:27 - Boeing searches for customers for its unwanted, already built 737 Max 13:26 - Australia’s aircraft storage facility in...

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Episode 39: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 39 In this episode: Airlines 0:10 - What do Japan Airlines, Air Canada, and easyjet have in common? 4:52 - Chinese carriers try unlimited travel passes to lure passengers back 8:57 - More airlines doing COVID-19 testing; American Airlines for flights to Jamaica We talk about the airlines that...

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Episode 38: What's Happening in Travel - United and American Airlines furlough more than 30,000 staff in one day; United gets very creative in enticing more leisure traffic on its flights

Episode 38 Here is the video of my Concorde trip I mentioned in this episode:   In this episode: Airlines 2:05 - United and American Airlines furlough more than 30,000 staff in one day Check out http://www.passrider.com/jobs as referenced 6:40 - United gets very creative in enticing more leisure traffic...

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Episode 37: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 37 In this episode: Airlines Russia’s Rossiya ensures the 744 will live on for several more years Ever dreamed of owning a stocked Qantas 747 bar cart? Don’t bother - all 1000+ units are sold out Qatar Airways celebrates 100 aircraft outfitted with broadband wi-fi with a free giveaway...

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Episode 36: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 36 In this episode: Airlines Delta further trims its fleet with retirements of 3 additional aircraft types Hawaiian ups the ante in COVID testing for Hawaii-bound passengers United gets very creative in enticing more leisure traffic on its flights Updates Canada’s Westjet updates its COVID insurance coverage Lufthansa confirms...

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Episode 35: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 35 In this episode: Aircraft Watch out B757F – the A321 P2F is coming for you A US legislative report on the Boeing 737 MAX (-7, -8, -9, -10) slams Boeing and the U.S. FAA for their deception and failures ATR flies its first new build factory-fresh freighter Could...

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Episode 34: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 34 In this episode: Airlines Alaska’s “Get the Row with BOGO” program is back for round 2 Why does industry darling Southwest get its B738 aircraft weights wrong for so long? Cleaning robots are now in nightly action on United’s aircraft Canada’s Nolinor goes all-in with its new PQ-based...

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Episode 33: What's Happening in Travel with Dr. Yvette McQueen

Episode 33 In this episode, we talk with Dr. Yvette McQueen who is a Traveling Emergency Room Doctor, about traveling during the pandemic. [caption id="attachment_20987" align="aligncenter" width="2560"] Dr. Yvette McQueen[/caption] Dr. McQueen is a global physician on a mission to educate about health, travel wellness and disease prevention. She is...

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Episode 32: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 32 In this episode: Airlines Update: Virgin Australia further shrinks its fleet Air New Zealand plans no Boeing 777 flights until September 2021 Finnair and SAS announce disappointing traffic results for August 2020 TigerAir Australia shuts down after 13 years Lufthansa updates the status of its COVID 19 testing...

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Episode 31: What's Happening in Travel

Episode 31 In this episode: Airlines Update: United expands its no change fee policy shortly after announcing it United moves aggressively internationally JetBlue follows United and American with more point-to-point flights Delta earns yet more positive press with its safety initiatives Helping TSA with cleaner bins starting in their hubs...

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