Lufthansa Set to Relaunch Airbus A380s Starting Summer 2023

  In a statement, the airline explained that it was bringing the craft back into operation in response to both a sharp increase in customer demand as well as a delay in the delivery of other aircraft currently on order.   At present, Lufthansa has 14 Airbus A380s, but these …

Spirit Backs off Merger Vote for Second Time

  Hours before the special meeting was set to begin, Spirit leadership announced their intention to open the meeting, followed by immediately adjourning the meeting until July 8, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time.   JetBlue Celebrates Adjournment, While Spirit Appears to Still Favor Frontier Merger The move to adjourn …

The Most Popular Camera in History Went On Sale 15 Years Ago Today

Wait, you said the most popular camera in history, why do you have a picture of an iPhone OOHHHHHHH I GET IT. Click through because you want to read my philosophical ramblings as a guy who has a lot of professional camera gear. The post The Most Popular Camera in …

Alaska Airlines Publicly Commits to Women’s Health Issues

Alaska Airlines has issued a statement to its employees following the decision by the United States Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade on June 24, 2022.  In the statement, Andy Schneider, the carrier’s senior vice president of People, reiterated the airline’s commitment to protecting the wellbeing of employees of …

Days Before Vote, Frontier and JetBlue Increase Bids for Spirit

  Although the Florida carrier remains committed to merging with Frontier Airlines after another revision to their proposal, JetBlue is also offering more money with the hopes of dissuading shareholders from voting for the deal on Thursday, June 30, 2022.   Revised Proposals Add Cash, Increase Reverse Breakup Fees After …

U.S. Transportation Department Plans Penalties for Poor Performing Airlines

  The Associated Press reports Buttigieg met virtually with a number of heads of major carriers on Thursday to verify the measures that airlines are taking in order to keep operations running throughout summer. Speaking of the meeting between himself and the CEOs, the agency reports that Buttigieg told NBC News, “I …

European River Cruises: Tips for getting the best deal on your cruise

European River Cruises: Tips for getting the best deal on your cruise

I am sure that by now most European travelers have heard of the many virtues of river cruises. River cruising is a wonderful way to discover or rediscover small-town Europe, as well as numerous world-class capitals. While river cruising is generally not considered a budget vacation, with a little planning …