News and notes from around the interweb:
- If you were stuck with airberlin topbonus miles when the program went under put in a claim with the bankruptcy and you might recover up to $0.0036 per mile. (HT: @fotograaf)
- Here’s why the FAA has revoked Air America’s Air Carrier Certificate: “conducting passenger-carrying flights using a pilot who had not received enough rest, using an unqualified pilot, operating aircraft when they were overweight and not properly loaded, and failing to provide pilot records.”
An overweight plane crashed and someone died. What I want to know is why the FAA let them operate so long?
The FAA also alleges that Air America was unable to provide pilot flight and duty records to an FAA inspector who requested them on June 5, 2017. As of February 2018, the company still had not provided those records.
- Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand are ending their trans-tasman partnership
- Be careful whom you call to pay for British Airways seat assignments
- A bird flew around throughout this entire Bangkok – Doha flight because how exactly would you let it out?
- Foiling the Wyndham Rewards plan to have literally every bad hotel in America in its portfolio, Knights Inn is being sold to Red Lion. Knights Inn guests, dust off your Red Card.