I’ve escaped the Los Angeles heat and am basking in the cool summer rains of Germany.
(sigh of contentment)
Oddly, I’ve encountered horrible jet lag the last couple days — this despite flying nonstop to Europe in the evening from Los Angeles: the primary antidote to avoiding jet lag. I’m not sure how long I’ll be in Europe, but I won’t rush home.
We’ve seen the dominos begin to fall on the electronics ban over the last week: Emirates, Qatar, Etihad, Turkish, Saudia and Royal Jordanian are no longer subject to the ban. That just leaves Kuwait Airways and EgyptAir.
Stay cool this week: it’s going to be another hot one. I told Heidi she could choose between Cape Town, Buenos Aires, or Melbourne to summer at next year! My body is not built for hot weather!
I’ve never had a seatmate this bad on any flight in any cabin, let alone in Lufthansa First Class…
Read about Kyle’s unexpected match to 1K status and the ensuing discussion on whether he should pursue re-qualification.
Judging from the picture above, it looks like a cyclone ripped through the galley. But it was actually just a crazy passenger. Read the lurid details.
Could an economy class dinner on a flight under two hours really be better than dinner on an 11hr flight in Lufthansa First Class? Surprisingly, the answer is yes.
REPORTS & REVIEWS
Review: Conrad Bangkok Hotel – Suite Upgrade
Introduction: A Scandinavian Summer
Review: Air Serbia A330 Business Class Belgrade to New York
Lufthansa First Class: Still Amazing After All These Years
Dinner: Aegean Economy Outshines Lufthansa First Class
Review: Air Serbia Premium Lounge Belgrade
NEWS & COMMENTARY
United Status Matched Me to 1K!
Interview: Aaron Glick – VP Hilton Honors
Would You Ever Kill A Fellow Airline Passenger?
Victim: United Threatened Me to Deter Lawsuit Over Employee Assault
Wow! Details About Horrific Fight Onboard Delta Flight
United Airlines’ Plan to Bankrupt Alitalia?
United Airlines Steals Seat from Child, Forcing Him Into Mother’s Lap
Here’s Why United’s Award Booking Rules are Just Stupid
Emirates, Etihad, Turkish Electronics Ban Lifted: What’s Next and Why
Cool New United Airlines Museum Exhibit at SFO
United CEO Reflects on Independence Day
How Air Serbia Nearly Ruined My Day
My Horrible Seatmate in Lufthansa First Class