Monthly Archives

Monthly Archives for October 2012.

Delta SkyMiles for Virgin Atlantic Flights…A Potential Future Possibility & VS to Join SkyTeam?

Remember the days back in the early 2000’s when you were able to redeem SkyMiles for Virgin Atlantic flights? The opportunity may some day return if today’s rumors of Virgin Atlantic joining SkyTeam are to be believed. Richard Branson, who has until now kept Virgin out of the alliance system (and called them anti-competitive), preferring…

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Eight Foods You Should Never Eat Before Flying as per Smarter Travel

Have you seen Smarter Travel’s article on the eight foods you should never eat before flying? Fried or Fast Food Alcohol Cruciferous Vegetables Carbonated Beverages Sugar-Free Gum and Candy Legumes Garlic Airplane Provided Water, Ice, Coffee, and Tea Check out their article for the rationale behind each of the above.  I definitely violate #2 (some…

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Singapore to Drop Newark & LAX Non-Stop Flights to Singapore

The world’s longest commercial flights are set to disappear with Singapore’s newly announced A380 & A350 order.  One of the stipulations of the order is that Airbus agrees to acquire the five Singapore A340-500s currently in service, including those used on the EWR-SIN and LAX-SIN routes.  The aircraft will be removed from service in Q4…

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