Priority Pass Adds A New “Lounge” Offering In Tel Aviv!

Priority Pass has been adding all kinds of non-traditional lounges such as bars and restaurants to their airport lounge network. JJ flew out of Cleveland...

Alaska Airlines Will Kill Their Price Drop Policy Next Month; Roundup Of Airlines That Give Credit When Prices Drop

Alaska Airlines currently offer a full airfare credit if you buy airfare and the price goes down at any time. Effective for tickets purchased...

American Is Actually Improving Basic Economy Fares; Your Move United

Delta started the Basic Economy madness, but Scott Kirby single-handedly made it worse. He designed it to exclude overhead carry-on baggage unless you had...

WOW! Will The Cheapest Flight Option Between The US And Israel End In October?

WOW started flying from North America last September and they have had sale fares to Tel Aviv for as little as $220 round-trip. As an...

El Al CEO: Refusing To Sit Next To Another Passenger Will Result In An Immediate Ejection From The Plane

El Al flight 2 from JFK to Tel Aviv last Thursday evening was delayed 75 minutes in part due to 4 charedi men who refused to...

With El Al, What’s Good For The Goose Isn’t Good For The Gander; How El Al Managed To Anger Everyone On Flight 8

Related posts (Read these first): El Al Diverts Flight 8 From JFK To Tel Aviv, Shamefully Flies Passengers Far Too Close To Shabbos And...

British Airways Not Honoring London-Tel Aviv Fare

Last Friday, British Airways cancelled the reservations of people who booked $257 round-trip tickets from London to Tel Aviv on last Monday. That's exactly why I...

David Neeleman Is Back With Another New Airline; A Hybrid Of JetBlue And Azul?

David Neeleman is the most prolific airline creator of our times. He co-founded Morris Air in the 80s and sold it to Southwest after less...

Here’s How El Al Circumvents Shabbos Flight Restrictions

I wrote earlier today about the El Al flight 8 fiasco. That flight diverted to Gander and then pulled up to the gate in...

El Al Diverts Flight 8 From JFK To Tel Aviv, Shamefully Flies Passengers Far Too Close To Shabbos And Strands Them At Athens Airport

El Al has had a miserable couple of weeks. Globes reports that El Al has been forced to cancel 4 round-trip flights to Boston...

United’s Transatlantic “Basic Economy” Is Not All That Bad…But Will They Have To Make It Worse?

American and Delta already offer highly restricted basic economy fares on Transatlantic routes, but United just launched their own version of it last week. The good news...

3 Virgin Atlantic Clubhouses Are Now Accessible Via Priority Pass

Many people have access to Priority Pass lounges from credit cards like AMEX Platinum or Chase Sapphire Reserve. Currently Sapphire Reserve cardholders can bring...

Woman Loses Global Entry And Fined $500 Over An Apple…And It Could Have Happened To Me

Update: Congressman Ed Perlmutter met with US Customs after hearing her story and got them to waive Crystal's fine and reinstate her Global Entry...

The Longest Flight In The World Returns To Newark On October 11; Here’s What I Thought Of The 19 Hour Flight When I Flew...

Singapore Airlines will resume flying the longest commercial flight in the world from Newark to Singapore on October 11. The 9,534 mile flight takes a...

El Al: New 787 Routes, Route Launch Cancellation, End Of 747/First Class Dates, Sandwiches Instead Of Meals, And How To Fix What Ails It

El Al is in the midst of retiring their current long-haul fleet, which consists of aging 747, 767, and 777 aircraft. They are being...

United Agents Have No Clue If Carseats Are Allowed In Polaris Class, Here’s What We Learned On Our Flight From Tel Aviv To Newark

We just got back from spending the last couple weeks in Israel and am catching up what I've missed in the airline miles and...

Are Awful Kosher Airline Meals Our Own Fault?

Any kosher observant airline passengers has their share of KSML (airline-speak for a special kosher meal) horror stories. Often times the meals aren't loaded...

Spirit Will Finally Add Onboard WiFi

I’m no fan of ultra low cost carriers like Frontier and Spirit. I don’t like their nickel and diming to reserve a seat or get...

Another Week, Another Southwest Flight Diverted With A Cracked Window

A DansDeals reader aboard Southwest Flight 957 from Chicago/MDW to Newark reports that his flight was just diverted to Cleveland after a window shattered during...

Listen To The ATC Audio Of Southwest Flight 1380

Related post: El Al Flight 1008 Has Just Taken Off From Goose Bay To Tel Aviv; Listen To The Audio Of The El Al...

Quick Thoughts On The Latest Dr. Dao Lawsuit, United’s Newest Polaris Conversion, And Flying On Beds In The Cargo Hold

Chicago Aviation security officer fired over passenger dragging sues city, United Airlines James Long sums up what's wrong with the 21st century. He...

It’s Been A Ruff Month For United, Will 4 Hours Of Compassion Training Fix The Airline?

United started the Chinese year of the dog off with a bark. Anecdotally, United agents seem to be friendlier than say, American agents. But that's...

So, You Want To Get Bumped And Make $10,000?

Back in my single days I'd do some crazy things to earn miles and vouchers. I flew home from my smicha program in Los...

FAA Bans Doors-Off Helicopter Tours After 5 Die In Tragic NYC Crash

Earlier this week, 5 passengers died on a doors-off helicopter tour of New York City. They didn't die from the crash landing in the...

Australia Confirms That The IDF Helped Foil An ISIS Attack On An Etihad Flight From Sydney To Abu Dhabi!

News reports came out of Israel yesterday that the IDF helped thwart an attack on an Etihad flight from Sydney to Abu Dhabi last...

WOW! Not Kosher: WOW Air Busted Using Unauthorized OK Kosher Symbol!

Related post: Kosher Meals Are Starting To Make A Comeback On Domestic Flights The OK has put out an alert that ultra low-cost carrier WOW Air...

DoT Comes Through Again: JAL Will Refund Fuel Surcharges Paid For Already Booked Emirates Shower Class Tickets!

Last week I wrote about how the DoT forced JAL to refund SPG mileage transfers made to JAL before they added fuel surcharges to...

El Al Announces Final 747 Flight Between North America And Tel Aviv; End Of First Class And Major Capacity Cut For JFK-Tel Aviv Flights

El Al's final 747 flight from Tel Aviv to North America will depart as El Al Flight 1 on Thursday, October 25 at 12:30am from...

After Series Of Delta Operational Fiascos, American And Delta Finally Agree To Interline Once Again

One major advantage to flying on a major network carrier is their interline agreements. Yes, in normal situations an airline like Spirit or Frontier...

United Strikes Back Against El Al!

Earlier this month I wrote about El Al announcing new service between San Francisco and Tel Aviv. That service is scheduled to start in Q4. I...

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