News and notes from around the interweb:
- United domestic first class and international business class catering changes.
In trying times, we seek normalcy. To that end, I will resume sharing @united catering updates. I know some followers used to know their favorite airline’s catering better than the contents of their own pantry. I hope you can enjoy a croissant sandwich soon. pic.twitter.com/XO8uEsXNA5
— Brian Sumers (@BrianSumers) January 21, 2021
- American Airlines wine is being sold through Vinesse which frankly speaks poorly of American. Vinesse ships some of the worst wine I’ve ever tasted, in exchange for earning miles.
- Looking forward to American Airlines flying to Tel Aviv. And this should finally put to rest the conspiracy theories that American couldn’t fly to Israel because of controversies dating back to TWA, or that the oneworld alliance is anti-semitic (even though British Airways and Royal Jordanian had no problems flying there).
According to several sources, @AmericanAir has confirmed more details of its upcoming New York (JFK) to Tel Aviv (TLV) route:
– Daily flights begin May 6, 2021 on the 777-200ERhttps://t.co/byKVZskZhb
— Ishrion Aviation (@IshrionA) January 21, 2021
- The new investment valuing TripActions at $5 billion is a big bet on business travel coming back.
- Sri Lanka re-opens to tourism with 3 negative Covid tests and 14 days of quarantine in other words, no actual tourists are coming.
- FAA requires fuel sealant inspections on some Boeing 737 MAX 9s
- The Extraordinary Journey of a Hotel Reservation