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Notable Airline, Hotel and Travel News: September 23, 2013

A brief sampling of industry news that caught my attention today: Delta Air Lines and Virgin Atlantic received approval from the DOT for their joint venture. Of particular interest to business travelers will be new harmonized flight schedules on the ultra-competitive New York JFK-London Heathrow route. Reciprocal frequent flier earn and burn benefits can now…

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United Consolidation at SFO Delayed, Free Airport Tours Extended

Chris McGinnis reported last week that United Airlines will remain in Terminal 1 at San Francisco International Airport through at least the end of January 2014. According to his sources, the renovation of the E concourse (American’s old gates from 60-67) has been delayed for several factors, pushing the expected completion back from its intended…

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Notable Airline News – December 11, 2012

Quite a few notable events in the airline industry the past couple of days include: American Airlines today took delivery of their first Boeing 777-300ER, N717AN. It’s actually airborne as I type on its way to Dallas where it’ll eventually sport American’s new livery. Passenger service is scheduled to begin January 31 from Dallas to…

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Video: United Airlines Business Class trip report from Los Angeles to Zurich

Last month I took a trip to Switzerland for a few days, and here is part one of my video trip report. I was supposed to fly Los Angeles to Washington Dulles to Geneva, but my LAX-IAD flight went mechanical so they ended up swapping out 777s and gave us one that was fully fueled…

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Video: Lufthansa First Class trip report from Bangkok to Los Angeles via Frankfurt

I posted part one of my Lufthansa First Class experience last week, so here’s part two of my video trip report. While Lufthansa isn’t ranked quite as high as many of the Asian carriers in terms of inflight service, I had incredible crews on all of my flights and couldn’t have asked for more. Enjoy!

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Video: Lufthansa First Class trip report from Los Angeles to Bangkok via Frankfurt

Instead of posting someone else’s video from YouTube this week, I’ll post one of my own. Here is part one of my video trip report from September this year, where I flew First Class from Los Angeles to Seattle to Frankfurt to Bangkok. I’ve heard good reviews of the Lufthansa soft product, and definitely wanted…

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