News and notes from around the interweb:
- TSA PreCheck to be offered on some international itineraries. Very annoying not to get the three beeps even when connecting domestically to or from an international trip (almost enough to make me want separate tickets). So possible good news on this front, significantly short on details.
- Qatar Airways is looking to join oneworld in October merely a year after announcing their plans to join. I don’t know if they’ll make it, but I like that hey have an aggressive timeline. They also intend to launch Philadelphia service, no doubt because oneworld will have a hub there with the US Airways/American merger.
- Pizza in Motion liked Black’s BBQ in Lockhart, Texas almost as much as I did
- American Airlines may be adding inflight entertainment to their 737s flying transcon routes from Los Angeles (Newark, Boston, DC) and New York JFK (San Diego, Seattle). I’m surprised that more travelers don’t come prepared with their own movies, music, and television these days (although of course many do).