Greetings from Alton, England where I woke up this morning to this beautiful backyard view:
I’m in England for a family wedding this weekend and staying with my new extended family to celebrate. How’s that for a backyard?
I faced a tough choice in terms of my trip home and may have blown it…I’ll lay out details tomorrow.
So as not to be rude, I’ll return to the festivities and leave you with this weekly review.
TOP STORY: Livid Over a Stupid Airline Meal
You would think there would be more important things to be concerned about than an onboard meal, but read about why I was so livid after a recent United flight.
A detailed photo review of Biman Bangladesh Business Class on its flagship Dhaka to London route. Although not incredible, the airline delivers a solid business class product. Its reasonable price makes is a competitive option for travel between London and Asia.
A United FA took the time to write me a detailed letter in rebuttal to Flight Attendant Revolt Over New United Premium Transcontinental Service my story
A classy move by former President Jimmy Carter on a Delta flight or just a smart move to avoid being bothered? (Probably both)
REPORTS & REVIEWS
Review: Elemis Spa London Heathrow
My Dhaka Transit Hotel Courtesy of Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Review: Biman Bangladesh “Maslin” Business Lounge Dhaka
Review: Biman Bangladesh 777-300ER Business Class from Dhaka to London
Tasty Snack on Thai Airways
Review: Lao Airlines ATR 72 from Bangkok to Vientiane
WOW Air Inaugural: Pittsburgh to Reykjavik
Review: Iberia A340-600 Business Class from London to Madrid
Two Bangkok Hyatts: Grand vs. Park
Two Bangkok Hyatts: Grand vs. Park (part two)
NEWS & COMMENTARY
How Heathrow Locals Ruined the Sofitel Lounge for Everyone
Iberia Impresses Me With Follow-Up on Photo Policy
Father’s Day Note from United CEO Oscar Munoz
Trump Rolls Back Obama’s Cuba Policy: Will Travel Still Be Legal?
Chinese Airline Kills Dog, Offers $7/Lb “Luggage” Compensation
Sky High: My Stoned, Stinky Seatmate
Hot Deal: Cheap Summer Tickets to Europe on American and Delta
Livid Over a Stupid Airline Meal
Latest Lawsuit Could Cost United More than Dao Incident
United Agent Shoves Senior Citizen, Knocking Him Unconscious
Lufthansa vs. Condor on New San Diego Route
Alitalia Files for Bankruptcy in NYC to Protect U.S. Routes
United’s Upgraded Hawaii Service a Ruse to Scare Away Southwest?
Jimmy Carter’s Act of Grace on a Delta Flight
EL AL’s Beautiful New 787 Dreamliner: Pictures + Video
No, We Are Not Revolting! A United FA Rebuttal to Matthew