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United Flight Attendant Pretends Bulldog is Emotional Support Animal to Break Airline’s Pet Rules

United Flight Attendant Pretends Bulldog is Emotional Support Animal to Break Airline’s Pet Rules

A reader on board a United flight from San Francisco to Boston on Friday shared one of the most egregious emotional support dog stories I’ve read. He was traveling in the forward cabin and across the aisle was a passenger with a bulldog. The passenger described himself as a flight attendant, traveling with their companion […]

Earn Up to 45,000 Marriott Rewards Points Per Year Free Via Social Media

Earn Up to 45,000 Marriott Rewards Points Per Year Free Via Social Media

Marriott has regularly offered points for linking your social media accounts. Three years ago they let you earn up to 2000 points per month via social. In 2016 they gave out 84,000,000 points to 73,000 members (1150 points per member). Now they’re rebooting social earning, renaming #MRPoints to #RewardsPoints and will allow earning up to […]

The Onion on a New Feature Inside American Airlines Admirals Clubs

The Onion on a New Feature Inside American Airlines Admirals Clubs

According to The Onion American Airlines is installing two way mirrors so that passengers can watch and enjoy the misery of passengers in the gate area. “These wall-length two-way mirrors allow our premium customers to relish the discomfort of the masses as they wait at cramped, overcrowded gates for their flights,” said spokeswoman Alexa Sheehan, […]

Boeing Took Out a 787 Last Night and Drew a 787 in the Sky Over the Middle of the U.S.

Boeing Took Out a 787 Last Night and Drew a 787 in the Sky Over the Middle of the U.S.

Twitter noticed last night that Boeing had filed an unusual flight plan to test a 787. The plan was to fly from Boeing Field… to Boeing Field.. after a long flight over the middle of the country. They’re showing off the range capabilities of the plane, without leaving U.S. airspace while perhaps conducting other tests. […]

The Unluckiest Flight: American Hong Kong – Los Angeles Diverted Twice Yesterday

The Unluckiest Flight: American Hong Kong – Los Angeles Diverted Twice Yesterday

A year and a half ago I called United’s San Francisco – Sydney New Years Eve service the unluckiest flight after smoke in the cockpit caused a diversion to Hawaii, and then a bird strike during the diversion took the plane out of service even the next day. However Wednesday’s American Airlines flight AA192 was […]

The United Agent Who Pushed a 71 Year Old Passenger to the Ground? Yeah, He’s Suing

The United Agent Who Pushed a 71 Year Old Passenger to the Ground? Yeah, He’s Suing

Six weeks ago we learned about a 71 year old man who reported being shoved to the ground by a United customer service employee in Houston. There was video showing the incident. This all happened in 2015, and despite being able to see what transpired some people were skeptical simply because time had passed before […]

American Now Limits the Number of Flights You Can Book On An Award (Because Somehow American Awards Were Too Generous Before)

American Now Limits the Number of Flights You Can Book On An Award (Because Somehow American Awards Were Too Generous Before)

American is Placing New Limits on Award Routings American just added rules limiting the number of segments you’re allowed to fly on an award. In each direction you will only be allowed to have: Domestic and Canada: Three segments Other destinations (including Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands) Four segments At first blush that […]

Saudi Arabia Creating Resort Zone Where Women Can Drive, Don’t Have to Wear Veils — And More

Saudi Arabia Creating Resort Zone Where Women Can Drive, Don’t Have to Wear Veils — And More

News and notes from around the interweb: DC travel meetup August 22 500 Lufthansa Miles & More miles for downloading and logging into their app for the first time (HT: @IadisGr8) Saudi Arabia plans to create a visa free resort destination “along its northwestern Red Sea coast” where women can drive and don’t have to […]

2 Pilots Suspended After Letting 10 Year Old Take Controls of a Commercial Flight

2 Pilots Suspended After Letting 10 Year Old Take Controls of a Commercial Flight

In 1994 Aeroflot flight SU593 from Moscow to Hong Kong crashed into mountains in South Siberia after the pilot’s 16 year old son accidentally disengaged autopilot control of the Airbus A310’s ailerons. That sent the plane into a near vertical dive. While the pilot leveled off the plane, he stalled the aircraft while pulling up. […]

Flight Attendants Claim Their Crew Hotel is Haunted, Refuse to Fly to Chicago

Flight Attendants Claim Their Crew Hotel is Haunted, Refuse to Fly to Chicago

Air India cabin crew are asking not to be assigned to the airline’s Chicago flights until the carrier assigns a new crew hotel. “[F]earing for their lives” after “witnessing of paranormal activities” in their current hotel, the airline is investigating. An official of the Air India stated that an investigation has been initiated regarding the […]

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Guide To Villa Rentals in Croatia for Beginners

Well! There is a large number of holiday villas in Croatia. You’ll find many of these villas to rent in scenic countryside, especially in Istria, a northern Adriatic region. However, you can find some villas in the center of towns, and even fewer you’ll find at the beachfront, particularly in central and southern Dalmatia. Reasons […]