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...

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

Crystal Tadlock flew on Delta from Paris to Minneapolis. Delta had apples on the flight and she put on into her bag without thinking...

Listen To The ATC Audio Of Southwest Flight 1380

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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...

Reader Question: Does El Al Owe Compensation For The Flight 8 Diversion? [El Al Responds: No, We Do Not]

Update: El Al has told customers that they will not be paying out the mandatory Israeli delayed flight compensation for Flight 8 as the...

El Al “Basic Economy” Fares Coming To Europe This Year, Will The US Be Next? Plus, More “Up” Matmid Devaluations.

El Al will start selling "basic economy" type tickets to Europe starting on 4/30 for travel starting 10/15. El Al will brand these fares as...

El Al Flight 1008 Has Just Taken Off From Goose Bay To Tel Aviv; Listen To The Audio Of The El Al Mayday Call!

Original post: El Al Is Sending A New Plane To Take Diverted Passengers From Goose Bay Air Force Base To Tel Aviv El Al flight 1008...

El Al Is Sending A New Plane To Take Diverted Passengers From Goose Bay Air Force Base To Tel Aviv

  Update 3: The flight has taken off to Tel Aviv. Read about and listen to the El Al Mayday call here. Update 2: The replacement plane has...

El Al’s New Safety Video Is Actually Entertaining!

Things are changing at El Al. They have a new business class with direct aisle access seating on their 787s, they're expanding their North America...

United Will Start Flying To Tahiti Next Year!

Update: This route is now official. Flights from San Francisco to Papeete will operate on Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 2:45pm and arrive at 9:25pm. Flights...

Roundup Of JetBlue And Delta Changes For The Worse This Week

JetBlue is the most civilized of the US carriers. They have excellent legroom, free DirecTV, free WiFi, a wide variety of free snacks at...

Kosher Meals Are Starting To Make A Comeback On Domestic Flights

Kosher meals, or KSML in airline speak, can be a hit or miss, though the latter is more common. In this post I wrote about some...

En-Route To The Final United 747 Flight

I'm currently en-route from Cleveland to San Francisco where I'll catch up with United flight number 747 which departs at 11AM from San Francisco...

Singapore’s New A380 Suites Takes Space On An Airplane To The Next Level

I've been able to use my miles to fly in first class on many international flights with 3 cabins of service, including ANA, American,...

Cathay Pacific Is Removing An Awesome Benefit When Flying From Hong Kong

Kowloon Station in-town checkin, January 2011   Some 15 years ago I became a mileage addict, in part due to figuring out how to manufacture more...

The Newly Proposed #ElectronicsBan Proves The Right Hand Doesn’t Talk To The Left

I was in Dubai in March when the US announced that they were banning electronics from the cabin when departing from select airports in...

Delta Ordered To Pay 11,070 Shekels For Canceling Passenger’s Award Ticket Without Warning; Thoughts About The Future Of Airline Protections In The US

Mileage programs were originally devised as a cost center for the airlines to ensure continued loyalty in a deregulated air market. Over the years...

Delta Will Offer Free In-Flight Messaging; My In-Flight WiFi “Hacks”

Delta has announced that effective 10/1 you will be able to communicate via iMessage, WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger free of charge on all Gogo...

Delta Increases Credit Card Spend Waiver For Top-Tier Status To $250,000; Roundup Of American, Delta, And United Elite Spend Waiver Policies

After the loss of airlines like America West, Continental, Northwest, and USAirways, the remaining network carriers were able to cut capacity, add fees, devalue...

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