I’m hardly in full relaxation mode, but after another week in beautiful Germany I’ve acclimated back nicely to a life of paying in cash and not being able to buy groceries on Sunday!
As we start thinking about the trip home, I still have nothing booked. Tomorrow I’ve prepared a post discussing two options: Greenland/Iceland or Scotland/Ireland. We’ll land somewhere…
Qatar Airways’ CEO made a controversial statement about USA-based FAs this week that led to great outcry and eventually even an apology. American Express Membership Rewards points now transfer (once again) on a 1:1 basis to British Airways Avios. But it was a quiet week overall. I hope you’ve enjoying my Scandinavia trip report, which will wind up in the next few days.
Here’s a look at the top stories of the week:
TOP STORY: Qatar Airways CEO Speaks Truth
Did Qatar Airways’ CEO “step in it” or speak truth?
My surprisingly incredible flight on SAS abroad the A330 in business class.
My subjective pick of the five best uses of your British Airways’ Avios.
image courtesy: Alan Wilson / Flickr
Learn about a DC-3 that is still flying around the world and may be flying through your own backyard this summer.
REPORTS & REVIEWS
Review: SAS A330 Business Class Los Angeles to Stockholm
Review: SAS Gold Lounge Stockholm (ARN)
Pictures: The Most Scenic Flight I’ve Ever Flown
Review: SAS Gold Lounge Oslo
Review: Oslo to Longyearbyen in SAS Plus (“Business”)
First Impression of SWISS 777-300ER Business Class: Mixed
Why I Chose Airbnb in Longyearbyen, Norway
A Boat Trip to an Abandoned Russian Mining Island
Surprisingly Delicious Meals out of Tel Aviv on United
Review: JW Marriott Hotel Bangkok
Perhaps Rabbits’: Finding Wonderland in Bangkok
NEWS & COMMENTARY
United 777-300ER Current and Future Routes
Qatar Airways CEO Speaks Truth
How Fast Does Air New Zealand Churn Out Safety Videos?
United CEO Blasts Qatar CEO for Sexist Remarks
Why MileagePlus Go Card is Actually Great
Revealed: United 767 Polaris Cabin Layout
Qatar CEO’s “Apology” for Derogatory Comments
United Airlines Trims Three European Routes
The Oldest Aircraft Still Flying Around the World
Why is British Airways Back to 1:1 with American Express?
Pittsburgh – Vegas Now $20 Each-Way
The Five Best British Airways Avios Redemptions
The Southwest, No, The Spirit Effect