Whoops, I forgot to post this yesterday, so a Sunday post it is…
Those four-digit flight designations? Their days may be numbered – Los Angeles Times
Catharine Hamm looked into how airline flight numbers are set, and why it’s a problem. I was happy to participate in the discussion.
Don’t Be a Victim of Airline Doublespeak – BottomLineInc
I spent a fair bit of time on the phone with these guys talking about airline terms that might not seem as clear as they should. The end result was what I thought to be a good summary of some things that may confuse the general traveler. (For example, a “direct” flight doesn’t mean “nonstop.”)
Why You Should Fly First Class at Least Once, and How to Afford It – NerdWallet
Lastly, this article talked about how people should try First Class (or Business, really) once, and how they can afford it. There are plenty of ways to make it happen, primarily involving credit cards and miles. (I, for example, get to fly Asiana and ANA in First Class in April thanks to a boatload of miles. And yeah, I’m kind of excited about that.)