Trip Report & Review – American Airlines Flagship Lounge LAX Terminal 4

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I purposely redeemed with American for my return flight from Maui (OGG) to New York so that I could fly in first on one of their new Airbus A321 transcontinental flights from LAX to JFK (see – Disappointing American First Class Experience on the A321 LAX-JFK). The first class flight also granted me access to the…

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Airline Manages To Lose Their… Passengers?

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Many of us have had the unfortunate experience of an airline losing our luggage.  However, Pakistan International Airlines has one upped that by managing to lose track of where many of their passengers are at the moment. Bloomberg has reported that amidst a serious strike by workers who are against privatization plans, Pakistan International Airlines has had to…

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Royal Caribbean to Stop Cutting Prices at the Last Minute

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It is extremely common for cruise companies to reduce rates at the last minute whenever their ships are far from being fully booked. This allowed savvy cruisers to consistently find bargains within a month from sailing. Nonetheless, this will no longer be possible with one of the largest cruise companies in the world. Royal Caribbean Cruises…

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New Delta CEO: Growth & Improvements, Transition Was 1 Yr in Making

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Ed Bastian, who takes over Delta’s top post in May, told CNBC not to expect any major changes. He says the airline will “keep climbing” with continuous improvements and notes that the current business plan was put into place by a management team still fully committed to the same goals. “There are no substantive changes we’re anticipating,” the…

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JFK Records More Domestic Traffic than LGA & Newark – Records Hit for All 3

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All three NYC area airports as well as the combined PANYNJ authority hit records in 2015 as per a new press release from the organization. One interesting tidbit is that JFK is now the top area airport for domestic as well as international departures. That didn’t stop LaGuardia or Newark from hitting both domestic and total passenger records as…

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Disappointing American First Class Experience on the A321 LAX-JFK

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I purposely redeemed with American for my return flight from Maui (OGG) to New York so that I could fly in first on one of their new Airbus A321 transcontinental flights from LAX to JFK.  While this flight only cost me $5.60 and 47.5K miles including the Hawaii segment, one-way first class on the A321s…

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