Continental’s Mexican Sneak Attack

Continental’s Mexican Sneak Attack

Today Continental announced new flights between its Houston home and Loreto, in Baja California. This isn’t necessarily news in itself, but many people would probably be surprised to hear that this is Continental’s 31st Mexican destination.

Most people in the US couldn’t name 31 cities … Read the post

Today’s Special: Southwest Surprise

Today’s Special: Southwest Surprise

Trying to predict Southwest’s future destinations is a time-honored tradition practiced by just about everyone in this industry. Most recently, Denver and Philadelphia were unexpected and left people scratching their heads at this new strategy of flying to big city airports.

Even considering that past … Read the post

Live Nude Pics of the 787

Live Nude Pics of the 787

People have been talking about Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner for so long that first flight always seems so far away. That’s far from being the truth. Believe it or not, the first flight is scheduled for later this year, so they better be making some good progress on building the thing.… Read the post

My Cool New Widget

My Cool New Widget

Take a look at the column on the right hand side and you’ll see a new addition to the blog today. I’ve put up a widget so you can search for flights or hotels using PriceGrabber right from my home page.

This is just one … Read the post

It’s Travvy Time!

It’s Travvy Time!

You all know what time of the year it is, right? It’s Travvy time! Wait – you didn’t know? Well, I guess since this is its first year in existence, I’ll forgive you just this once.

Today marks the opening of the nomination process for … Read the post

LA’s Not-So-Major Breakthrough

LA’s Not-So-Major Breakthrough

If you keep tabs on press releases, you’ve probably seen the bombardment from the LA World Airports (LAWA) about a “major breakthrough in development of Southern California regional airports.” The first release went out on Friday saying that the Mayors of LA and Ontario along with other dignitaries will greet … Read the post

Hot Alliance Action

Hot Alliance Action

Today was a big day for new additions to global alliances. To be fair, these are just the announcements of additions but in the near future oneworld and SkyTeam fliers will have more options for mileage earning and redemption.

First up, SkyTeam. Air Europa, Copa … Read the post

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