News and notes from around the interweb:
- The Boeing 747 detained in Argentina with ‘too many’ crewmembers and Iranian pilots – and hotel rooms raided by ‘antiterror officials’
- Turkish Airlines is rebranding as Türkiye Hava Yolları – so, yeah, am I actually going to call it that? I have a hard enough time dropping Hilton’s second ‘H’ from Honors. Though I guess maybe I’d better?
Turkey will soon have a speech law that criminalizes criticism of the regime. The opposition faces a tough choice. Protesting would give the regime excuses to arrest opposition leaders for sedition and sowing chaos. Passivity would be to accept voicelessness.
— Timur Kuran (@timurkuran) June 15, 2022
- Here’s the new Etihad Boeing 787 business class
- Singapore Airlines is also devaluing its Star Alliance award chart on July 5.
- Scam involving ‘ghost’ Fort Myers airport workers lands manager an eight-year prison sentence
- Watch: Hong Kong’s iconic floating restaurant towed away
- Oh come on.
AA: vouchers are no longer accepted as payment for baggage fees or ancillaries at the airport.
— 🇺🇦 JonNYC 🇺🇦 (@xJonNYC) June 14, 2022