This week’s featured link:
The ongoing saga of Berlin’s unfinished airport – CNN Travel
I’ve been watching with disbelief as the normally-efficient Germans find themselves completely incapable of opening the new Berlin Brandenburg Airport. I mean, it’s been years since the airport nearly opened, but now, it’s likely to be several more years before it actually does. If you haven’t been following, this is a good, high-level look at what the heck is going on in that place. What a mess.
Two for the road:
Alitalia won’t let bankruptcy stop it from rolling out chic new uniforms – USA Today
Remember the good ole’ days when Alitalia was basically bankrupt and yet it decided to spend money on new uniforms? That was less than 2 years ago, but guess what? It’s happening again! There is nothing quite like watching this train wreck of an airline. Though it very clearly should go out of business, I hope it never does. Never change, Alitalia. Never change.
Skytrax Has Lost All Credibility With Their Lufthansa 5-Star Ranking – One Mile at a Time
Now that Lufthansa has been given a 5-star Skytrax rating, One Mile at a Time lays out why Skytrax ratings are garbage. My only disagreement with him? I don’t think Skytrax had credibility to lose even before this.