News and notes from around the interweb:
- $99 fares to Iceland and cheap connecting fares to Europe will now start earlier out of Baltimore.
- Third time’s the lucky charm? After rejecting a second proposal two weeks ago, Aer Lingus may be set to accept a takeover bid by British Airways and Iberia parent IAG.
- FlyHermes.com ceases operations. This is the Malta-based airline, not the luxury brand.
- Someone is bringing a Boeing 747 to Burning Man. Since this environmental excuse doesn’t work, I think it’s a definite sign, if we needed another, of a shark that has been jumped.
- US-issued MasterCards can be used in Cuba starting March 1.
- What happens when an aircraft stalls. Relevant to the Indonesia AirAsia crash investigation. (HT: Alan H.)
- BBC’s new six-part documentary just debuted. (HT: Reid F.)
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