After three consecutive weeks of travel, it was great to be home this week. I’m traveling a bit in the week ahead, but just with family and just by car.
Hurricane Harvey and Irma have dominated news headlines this week. I once again wish a safety and speedy recovery to all my readers in Texas and Florida who have been impacted by the storms.
Here’s a look at the week’s top stories:
Initial thoughts on my on Ethiopian Airlines business class flight from Dublin to Los Angeles.
Delta may not charge a close-in booking fee in dollars, but it does in points. Read about the disturbing new stealth devaluation.
Priority Pass has added a steakhouse at Denver International Airport. I question the sustainability of such a partnership.
Kyle discusses his first flight as a newly-minted United 1K.
REPORTS & REVIEWS
Magnifico! Alitalia Business Class from Rome to LA
Review: Hyatt Regency Dushanbe, Tajikistan (Suite)
An Exciting Review of Boring Dushanbe Airport + CIP Lounge
How Was It? 10 Hours in Ethiopian Airlines Business Class
Review: Somon Air 737 Business Class Dushanbe To Dubai
A Delicious Ethiopian Meal on Ethiopian Airlines
Review: St. Regis Shanghai Jingan – Suite
The Big Island: Outside the Resort
NEWS & COMMENTARY
Conservative U.S. State Wants to Create its Own Airline
Unruly Passenger Fined $97,000 for Disrupting Flight
Best International Airline…Ethiopian Airlines?!
Delta’s Latest Stealth Devaluation: A Far More Expensive Close-In Booking Fee
I Win! I’m in the Air…on the Ethiopian Airlines Sale Fare
How Can Priority Pass Sustain a Steakhouse?
Heartwarming Video: United CEO Visits Houston
Hypocrisy: Delta Announces (Subsidized) New Indianapolis to Paris Route
New Houston to Sydney Flight on United Airlines — Too Long?
Breaking News: Massive Equifax Data Breach!
Breaking: Shooting at Miami International Airport
Delta Infuriates Me With Lack of Common Sense
Can You Skip Flight Segments in Middle of Trip?
How to Check In Hands-Free for Your Next United Airlines Flight
First United 767-300 with Polaris Seats Takes Flight
United Status Challenge: My First Flight
Equifax’s Unacceptable Response To Data Breach