After a whirlwind trip to New York and Miami, I’m back in Los Angeles for the day, then off to Las Vegas tomorrow.
Please find a review of the week’s top stories as well as a link to every post that appeared on Live and Let’s Fly over the last seven days.
I outline why United’s new onboard photo policy, while a step in a positive direction, still gives FAs great discretion to throw passengers off. In fact, I argue even with the new photo policy, I still would have been kicked off my United flight.
This turned into a fun discussion on how I should get home from Dubai next month.
How old should a child be before he sits in a different class than his parents? Or is it never appropriate?
Finally, a comprehensive Emirates A380 review in first class with over 100 pictures.
REPORTS & REVIEWS
Review: Hyatt Regency Delhi – Suite
A Surprising Steak Dinner on Air China
A Golden Shower at 40,000 Feet
Lounge Review: Emirates Lounge Los Angeles (LAX)
Emirates A380 Review – First Class Los Angeles to Dubai
Lounge Review: LuxxLounge Frankfurt (FRA)
Lounge Review: SkyTeam Lounge London Heathrow (LHR)
NEWS & COMMENTARY
Editorial: Satisfying China’s Request is Impractical
Hypocrisy: Why I’m Doubling Down on Hyatt
Help Me Get Home From Dubai!
China Rejects Compromise On Taiwan By U.S. Airlines
Lost in Translation: Air China Flight Returns To Paris Due To “Bomb Threat”
Booked! Aeromexico + Air France Business Class
What Is The Appropriate Age For Ditching Kids On Airplanes?
Ghost Flights From London Heathrow
Deplorable: Bed Bugs Invade Business Class!
How I Saved $600+ On Aeroplan And STILL Booked Lufthansa
Last Chance: How To Claim Your British Airways Lawsuit Cash Settlement
United Airlines Cuts Strategic Silicon Valley Flight from Newark
United Teases Premium Service Between Los Angeles And Boston
Even With New Photo Policy, I Still Would Have Been Kicked Off United Flight
U.S. Airlines Will Kowtow To China On Taiwan
Be Very Afraid: United Airlines Loosens Onboard Photo Policy
Saving My Expiring Korean Air Award…
Lufthansa Confirms Interest in Alitalia Investment
A Pricey New Dutch Air Passenger Duty Like The UK?