Hurricane Maria is dumping three feet of water on Puerto Rico. It’s taken out much of the power on the island. San Juan International is closed today, hopefully re-opening tomorrow but we’ll learn more soon. That seems optimistic. Other airports are closed too.
Former Treasury Secretary and Harvard President Larry Summers discusses infrastructure investment through bets on building airports.
But he’s wrong about Washington Dulles.
With American Express’ Platinum cards you get access to American Express Centurion lounges, Priority Pass lounges, as well as Airspace and Escape lounges.
Now there’s a new addition to the lounge portfolio you can guest yourself into.
A passenger snapped a photo as he disembarked a flight and saw a beer in the cockpit.
The airline initially claimed it wasn’t their flight. Then the airline claimed “the can had been given to the pilot for safe keeping.”
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It’s often been said that there are two kinds of luggage: carry on and lost.
Baggage handlers don’t usually just send your stuff somewhere else for kicks. But one man did, hundreds of times, and for months. He’s being charged criminally.
There are easter eggs here, like as others have noted the Boeing 787 mother and her 737 child. Sadly despite the impending 747 retirement the Queen of the Skies made no appearance as Pa.
Oscar Munoz says thank you in Spanish. Some will see that as political but United’s global themed safety videos predate the election.
Private jet travel can make great sense even if the political optics are tough especially when traveling between small cities on a tight schedule.
Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price, though, is coming under fire for one of his private jet flights last week: Washington Dulles – Philadephia.
American offers premium economy on Boeing 787-9s and is rapidly retrofitting its Boeing 777-200 fleet to add premium economy seating.
Today American has rolled out a formal day of departure upgrade program for going from coach to premium economy seats. They’re using the ‘Load Factor Based Upgrade’ (sometimes referred to as LFBU) system to offer upgrades at check-in if seats are available.
Citibank is surveying some Prestige cardholders about new benefits and earning structure.
The card lost many of its best benefits, and they added some new features that are hardly replacements at a time when other bank’s premium cards have gotten better. Now they’re surveying cardmembers about ways to change the product.