Chinese Airlines are Losing Billions Flying to the U.S. (And This Teaches U.S. Airlines a Lesson About Cuba)

News and notes from around the interweb:

About Gary Leff

Gary Leff is one of the foremost experts in the field of miles, points, and frequent business travel - a topic he has covered since 2002. Co-founder of frequent flyer community, emcee of the Freddie Awards, and named one of the "World's Top Travel Experts" by Conde' Nast Traveler (2010-Present) Gary has been a guest on most major news media, profiled in several top print publications, and published broadly on the topic of consumer loyalty. More About Gary »

More articles by Gary Leff »


  1. It should be the other way around. Secured cockpits doors puts the passengers in danger because rogue pilots can easily pull a germanwings or MH370. The cockpit door should be able to be opened by passengers. Nowadays passengers are more alert and willing to use force themselves to stop dangerous people in the cabin. They should be afforded the same in the cockpit. I don’t trust anyone but I am more trusting of hundreds of passengers over two pilots.

  2. Jackson, your comment seems to have been copied word for word by someone called Derrick Karner at the Paddle site Gary points to, the comment dated around 7am (yours is 5:21am). I got nothin’ about what this means, it’s just strange.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.