The Winners of the Coveted Slots at Washington/National and New York/La Guardia Are . . .

The Winners of the Coveted Slots at Washington/National and New York/La Guardia Are . . .

Remember that whole Delta/US Airways slot swap deal? US Airways gave most of its slots at New York’s La Guardia airport to Delta in exchange for most of Delta’s slots at Washington’s National Airport along with a couple of other considerations. As part of that, Delta had to put 24 …

Talking to British Airways About Elite Status, Avios, and the Dreaded Fuel Surcharge (Across the Aisle)

Talking to British Airways About Elite Status, Avios, and the Dreaded Fuel Surcharge (Across the Aisle)

Earlier this month, British Airways introduced Avios, a new name for miles. Now if you’re a member of the BA Executive Club or Iberia Plus, you will earn Avios when you fly, use a credit card, etc. In other words, it’s a shared currency that can be used across airlines

The True Meaning of Thanksgiving 2011

The True Meaning of Thanksgiving 2011

It’s Thanksgiving again, and that means it’s time for another year’s installment of the True Meaning of Thanksgiving. Enjoy reading this in your turkey-induced comas. Hooray!

Dear traveler,

A special time of year is upon us, and so it is time to reflect upon the True Meaning of Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving

How Airline Stories Become Tall Tales

How Airline Stories Become Tall Tales

I’ve pulled a controversial story out from the archives today. It’s one that was supposed to run on BNET at the beginning of the year, but after heated back and forth discussion, it was shelved by the higher-ups. (They didn’t like me ripping apart another BNET article, it seems.) I

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