News and notes from around the interweb:
- Uber co-founder Garrett Camp is behind a new scheduled flight service from private airport terminals in the same vein as JSX, Aero. It will operate LA (Van Nuys) to Aspen February 4 through April 2021. Pricing is $990 each way in February, $1250 each way after that.
There may be a good niche business here, but the pricing seems too high to scale. And then there’s this,
boasting a sleek all-black exterior with luxury cabin interiors; adorned with hand-stitched Italian leather seats, custom suede interior walls, and a signature ultra-leather pipeline throughout the flight, set under the sophisticated art lighting and a custom sound system by Bongiovi Aviation — offering an immersive flight experience worthy of any jetsetter.
- A report that Bank of America sent out a 1099-MISC form for an Air France KLM credit card initial bonus.
- The Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema has 8 favorite places to eat and they include Elephant Jumps, which I’ve long recommended as the best Thai food in the area. I haven’t found a better place in the United States. It’s worth the trek out to Merrifield in Northern Virginia.
- Chinse hackers have been stealing airline reservations data
- First appellate court ruling on Covid-19 travel restrictions
- How The London Tube Got Its Travelcard Zones