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Air Canada Will Fly Nonstop To Thailand This Winter

It has been many years since you were able to fly nonstop between North American and Thailand, but Air Canada is now selling seasonal...

Save Big On Breeze Airways Flights With This Trick They Don’t Want You To Know About!

Update: If you go to the airport today to buy tickets, let us know how it goes! Ultra low cost airlines use a clever loophole...

Here Is Lufthansa’s Response To The US DOT Complaints Filed Against Them

Previous coverage: Part 1, originally published on 5/8: OUTRAGEOUS: German Airline Bans Jews From Flying; Lufthansa Supervisor: It’s “Jewish People Who Were The Mess,...

Delta Bails On Boston-Tel Aviv In The Winter, While El Al Triples Down

Delta is battling JetBlue to transform Boston into a global hub. As part of that strategy, they announced on 10/3/21 that they would add...

Saudi Arabia Will Reportedly Allow All Israeli Flights To Overfly Their Airspace

The Jerusalem Post is reporting that Israel and Saudi Arabia have come to terms on a deal that will allow Israeli airlines to fly...

Southwest Now Waiving $100 Fee To Extend Travel Funds!

Related: Earn 75K-80K Signup Bonus Points On Chase Southwest Cards! In last week's post about transferring Southwest credit to someone else, commenter Yochai correctly noted...

Here Is The Apology Letter That Lufthansa’s CEO Is Sending Passengers That Were Denied Boarding To Budapest; Is The 4th Time The Charm?

Previous coverage: Part 1, originally published on 5/8: OUTRAGEOUS: German Airline Bans Jews From Flying; Lufthansa Supervisor: It’s “Jewish People Who Were The...

What Has Happened In The 2 Weeks Since Lufthansa’s Shocking Anti-Semitic Fiasco In Frankfurt

Previous coverage: Part 1, originally published on 5/8: OUTRAGEOUS: German Airline Bans Jews From Flying; Lufthansa Supervisor: It’s “Jewish People Who Were The...

[Now Live] Eschewing Basic Economy, Southwest Will Ask Customers, Do You Wanna Pay More For Added Benefits?

Update: Wanna Get Away Plus fares are now live. Unfortunately, it seems that Southwest is pricing the Wanna Get Away Plus fare at the old...

Lufthansa CEO Apologizes To Rabbi Of Berlin For Anti-Semitism On His Airline, Suspends Employees Involved

Lufthansa's executive offices are feeling the heat after the DansDeals original investigation of anti-Semitism at the airline. Since it was posted on Sunday, that story...

Lufthansa’s Apology Takes Things From Bad To Worse With 9 Things That Remain Unaddressed; The Media Needs To Get This Story Right

Update, 5/11 at 3pm ET: Lufthansa’s CEO has apologized to the Rabbi of Berlin and suspended employees involved in the incident. The company has not...

After Feedback And Lack Of Competitor Matching, Delta Walks Back Harshest Club Access Changes

With air travel numbers skyrocketing and planes filling up despite record high airfares, airport resources are once again being strained. Last week, Delta announced major...

OUTRAGEOUS: German Airline Bans Jews From Flying; Lufthansa Supervisor: It’s “Jewish People Who Were The Mess, Who Made The Problems, Everyone Has To Pay...

Background and a DansDeals special investigation On Wednesday, I heard about an incident on Lufthansa flight 401, a Boeing 747-8 that flew from JFK to...

Would You Take A 20 Hour Nonstop Flight From NYC Or London To Australia?

Qantas has ordered a dozen Airbus A350-1000s that will be able to fly nonstop from Sydney to JFK (9,950 miles) and London (10,573 miles)....

Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo Airport Claims They Have Fuel, So Why Are Airlines Still Cancelling And Diverting Flights?

Last October, I spent an exhilarating 9 days bouncing between South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Zambia, and Namibia, from the Kruger to Victoria Falls and...

Aeroflot Is Finally Suspended From SkyTeam

Some 2 months after Russia invaded Ukraine, Russian state-owned carrier Aeroflot has been temporarily suspended from the SkyTeam Alliance. That means for example you wouldn't...

[El Al Reinstates 2nd Newark Flight With Morning Departure From Israel] Exclusive: Here’s What El Al Is Saying About The Newark To JFK Flight...

Update, 4/27: El Al shares the following statement, "Beginning June 12, the arrival time of EL AL flight LY 25, TLV to EWR, has been...

Breeze Airways Announces Transcontinental Expansion From Westchester County, NY!

David Neeleman's Breeze Airways will be growing rapidly in the coming years. The JetBlue founder started with E-190 jets and will have a fleet...

Celebrations Break Out In Mid-Air As Mask Requirements Are Removed; Is This The Ideal Mask Off-Ramp For The Biden Administration?

US Airlines raced to remove mask requirements today after 35 year old Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle vacated the CDC mandate based on the agency...

United Matches Delta In Extending Ticket Validity, Allowing Changes On Basic Economy Tickets For A Fee

Update: United confirmed the basic economy fees below with me, but they note that the fees on one-way basic economy tickets will be half...

[JetBlue Just Can’t Get Back On Track, Preemptively Cancels Over 100 Flights Tomorrow] Airline Operations Are Melting Down, Yet Again

Update, 4/13: JetBlue has already cancelled over 100 flights for tomorrow, wreaking havoc with people's Pesach plans as I warned may happen, as they...

El Al Has A New CEO After Just One Year; Here’s My Advice To Her

Last week, El Al CEO Avigal Soreq announced that he would be stepping down after just 1 year at the helm. It didn't take long...

Status Match Your Elite Status To ANA And Earn Star Alliance Gold Status!

Japanese Star Alliance carrier ANA is offering a rare status match opportunity for North America based flyers. ANA says that, for example, AA Gold status...

[After Rejection, JetBlue Ups Their Offer To Buy Spirit] JetBlue Makes Offer To Buy Spirit And Create An Airline That Will Never Get You...

Update 6/21/22: JetBlue has indeed not given up, and they have increased their offer by an additional $2 per share.  Update 5/2/22: It seems nothing...

JetBlue And American Add More Fantastic Reciprocal Elite Benefits!

American and JetBlue previously announced reciprocal elite benefits, including 2 free checked bags and priority check-in and boarding. Starting today, AA elites can select free...

HUGE! Qatar QMiles Are Now Avios; Enroll Now To Earn 2,500 Avios Per Person And 2 Free Award Tickets With Household Sharing! Plus Link...

As I wrote about last month, Qatar QMiles have been converted to Avios, joining IAG Group's British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus, and Vueling. Qatar is...

[Route Launch Now Set For June] Emirates Will Begin Flying Nonstop Between Dubai And Tel Aviv!

Update, 3/15: Emirates announced today that they now plan on starting nonstop daily service between Dubai and Tel Aviv on June 23rd. Flights will...

El Al Adds In-Flight iPads With Artscroll Learning Content

El Al announced that they will carry iPads fully loaded with Artscroll's library between NYC and Tel Aviv. The iPads will features the entire...

[Russia Retaliates Against The UK!] The UK Bans Aeroflot And All Russian Aircraft From UK Airspace, Will Other Countries Follow?

Update: As expected, Russia has banned UK aircraft from their airspace. That effectively cancels BA's London-Moscow route, and adds time to flights between the...

Qatar QMiles Will Convert To Avios; Enroll Now To Earn 2,500 Avios Per Person And Potentially 2 Free Award Tickets With Family Sharing!

Qatar QMiles will be converting to Avios in late March, joining IAG Group's British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus, and Vueling. Qatar is the largest...

Awesome! Kosher Food Arrives At Istanbul Airport!

It's not easy to find kosher food in airports. There are DDF threads where people report finding kosher food for sale in airports and free...

El Al Will Trial Sanctioned Minyanim On Long Haul Flights, But What Else Can Be Done To Solve Potential Issues?

In 2018, then secular owned El Al accused chareidim of physical violence which led to the flight being delayed and later diverted due to...

United Continues South African Dominance With Year-Round Cape Town Flights

United first launched service to South Africa in October 2019, with seasonal 3 weekly nonstop flights between Newark and Cape Town. At the time...

Frontier And Spirit Plan To Merge And Create An Even Larger Terrible Airline

Frontier and Spirit announced today that they plan on merging to create the 5th largest US airline. Frontier will control 51.5% of the combined...

Roundup Of Airline Travel Weather Waivers For This Weekend

Winter Storm Kenan is predicted to dump heavy snow across the East coast this weekend. Depending on their storm's severity, flight operations may be...

United Flight To Tel Aviv Returns To Newark Over Self-Upgraders, American Flight To London Returns To Miami Over Mask Dispute

Airlines have faced an unprecedented amount of in-flight incidents over the pandemic. Given how contentious the mask issue is, I suppose that's not a...

[British Airways, Lufthansa, And Korean Cancel US Flights, United Delays Say Go Complain To The FCC] Emirates, ANA, JAL, And More Airlines Suspend Boeing...

Update: Most of the effected flights have been restored after an agreement to delay the 5G launch near airports. Update: British Airways' 777, Lufthansa 747-8,...

With Cathay Pacific Locked Down, Singapore Airlines Doubles Down On NYC; Miles And Status Extended And Star Alliance Gold Status For Transferred Miles Now...

Once upon a time, Cathay Pacific had 5 daily flights from NYC. Currently there are none. Hong Kong was once one of the world's great...

Virgin Australia Ditches Delta, Partners With United

Virgin Australia will partner with United starting in April 2022. The airline had previously partnered with Delta. It will give United passengers access to Australia...

Transportation Mask Mandate Will Be Extended Through March 18th, When Do You Think It Will Be Removed? Will The US Ever Get Sensible Toddler...

On the day after he was inaugurated, President Biden signed an executive order requiring masks for everyone on all modes of public transportation and the CDC...

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