News and notes from around the interweb:
- Thursday’s storms forced a Singapore Airlines Airbus A380 to divert from New York JFK to tiny Stewart Newburgh. The airport’s runway 9-27 is nearly 12,000 feet, well more than enough for a fully loaded A380 to take off and no problem for landing. However without a gate passengers had to deplane – after some hours – via stairs. (HT: Jonathan W.)
Singapore Airlines A380
- Was EVA Air or Virgin Atlantic first with premium economy in 1992? I don’t know, but I do know that most marketing claims Virgin has made turned out to be fanciful..
EVA Air Boeing 777 Premium Economy Today
- jetBlue employees will also get $1000 tax reform bonuses it’s interesting that $1000 was the figure that all airlines seem to be deciding on.
- The Museum of Ice Cream is racking up environmental fines because people are tracking sprinkles outside.
- Caesars Total Rewards backtracks a bit on restrictive Diamond lounge access rules
- How they eat at the National University of Singapore
Hawker center in Singapore