Flying (a Biofuel-Free) Virgin Atlantic 787-9 in Upper Class

Flying (a Biofuel-Free) Virgin Atlantic 787-9 in Upper Class

After covering Virgin Atlantic’s flight powered by recaptured carbon biofuel, Geoff Fischer had to get back home to Seattle.  He was lucky enough to be flown home in Upper Class (aka Business Class), and here’s his report.

Disclosure: Virgin Atlantic paid for Geoff’s travel.Read the post

The Good and the Bad of Etihad’s A380 First Class Apartments (Guest Post)

The Good and the Bad of Etihad’s A380 First Class Apartments (Guest Post)

It’s been a few years since you last heard from Geoff Fischer on the blog. But after tackling some seriously difficult challenges, including flying First Class on both Cathay Pacific and Emirates, he’s back again. This time, thanks to a now-depleted trove of American AAdvantage miles, Geoff took a ride Read the post

Comparing American’s A319 That Goes Into Service Today to the MD-80 It Replaces (Guest Post)

Comparing American’s A319 That Goes Into Service Today to the MD-80 It Replaces (Guest Post)

Today American begins flying its A319s between Dallas/Ft Worth and Charlotte, Cleveland, Memphis, and Wichita. Many more markets are coming soon as this airplane begins to replace some flying that’s currently done by MD-80s. Kevin, someone many of you have dealt with at Cranky Concierge, was at the rollout a Read the post

The View is Getting Better at JFK’s T4 – Behind the Scenes of Delta’s Expansion (Guest Post)

The View is Getting Better at JFK’s T4 – Behind the Scenes of Delta’s Expansion (Guest Post)

Anyone flown through Terminal 3 at JFK on Delta lately? Fortunately, that miserable experience is soon coming to an end with the opening of Delta’s new Terminal 4 expansion in May. Justin Harrison works with SmartFlyer, a travel agency in New York that we affiliate with at Cranky ConciergeRead the post

JetBlue’s Call Center Marketing Advantage Over Virgin America (Guest Post)

JetBlue’s Call Center Marketing Advantage Over Virgin America (Guest Post)

I’m busy enjoying some Maui onion rings right now, so I’ve lined up a guest post for your reading pleasure. Eric Starkman has read this blog for a long time and he had an interesting story to tell regarding outsourced call centers. Enjoy.

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