United 328 Loses an Engine, Miraculously Lands Safely in Denver
Feb20

United 328 Loses an Engine, Miraculously Lands Safely in Denver

Chalk this one up to “not something you see every day.” United 328 from Denver to Honolulu had an engine blow out, raining debris down on the houses around the airport today. Luckily, no one on the ground and no one in the plane was hurt. The Boeing 777 was well over 25 years old and one of the oldest 777 in service to date. The pilots did a masterful job of landing the plane safely while keeping their calm through the...

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President Biden to sign Mask Mandate for Planes, Trains, Airports and More
Jan21

President Biden to sign Mask Mandate for Planes, Trains, Airports and More

Today, Thursday January 21st, the newly elected President Joe Biden will be signing an executive order mandating mask usage at airports and onboard planes, trains, ships, and intercity buses. This follows his executive order yesterday mandating use of masks on all federal lands and property. As the death toll from the Coronavirus passes 400,000, this mask mandate comes at a time when the pandemic is still raging out of control in the...

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Alaska Airlines adds new 100,000 mile Elite Tier
Jan11

Alaska Airlines adds new 100,000 mile Elite Tier

On March 31st, Alaska Airlines will be joining the OneWorld alliance along with American Airlines, British Airways and more. Current MVP Gold 75k members are enjoying extended status from last year and will soon have OneWorld Emerald Status, but what about those who are the super Alaska flyers? The real road warriors who pound out more than 100,000 miles each and every year? Today, Alaska Airlines announced that there will be a new...

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No, you should NOT wait to see if Flight prices go down
Jan09

No, you should NOT wait to see if Flight prices go down

It’s inevitable. You’re thinking about booking a flight and you see the price. $400. It seems steep, but with 3 months to go you’re thinking maybe the price goes down. 2 months later the price is at $440 and you’re thinking, well maybe the price will go down. With 4 weeks go to and the price is now $550 and deep down YOU KNOW the airline will lower the price. No, the airline is not going to lower the price of your ticket. No, the you...

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Opinion: Nothing I Say will Stop you from Traveling
Jan04

Opinion: Nothing I Say will Stop you from Traveling

Covid cases are on the rise not only all over the USA, but all over the world. ICU beds are filling up in every state in the nation. Chances are your neighbor, or perhaps even you, decided to get together with friends or family from different households over Thanksgiving or Christmas, against common sense and medical advice. Nothing I can say to you in person or on this blog is going to change your opinion about traveling during the...

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Emotional Support Animals No Longer Welcome on Alaska Airlines
Jan02

Emotional Support Animals No Longer Welcome on Alaska Airlines

If you’ve got an emotional support animal, “certified” or not, you won’t be able to fly with them on Alaska Airlines moving forward. On December 2, 2020, The United States Department of Transportation put out new rules for what constitutes a service animal onboard aircraft. The Meat and Potatoes The two main takeaways of the ruling are as follows: Define a service animal as a dog that is individually trained to...

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Qsuites Are Coming To Seattle!
Dec17

Qsuites Are Coming To Seattle!

It’s been a while since we’ve had a chance to share news of any exciting new routes. If anything, it’s been one cancellation after another. That’s makes this announcement even more exciting. Not only is it a new route, but from an awesome airline to one of our favorite cities. Between this and the free wine, maybe 2020 is finally cutting us some slack? Qatar Airways is coming to Seattle As of March 31, 2021,...

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Las Vegas Man Breaks through Airport Fence, Dry Humps Airplane
Dec12

Las Vegas Man Breaks through Airport Fence, Dry Humps Airplane

If you would have asked me if I was going to write about this on a Saturday night, or if I have “dry humping an airplane” on your 2020 bingo card, I’d say you were insane… but 2020 never disappoints. Just another interesting day in Las Vegas. A man crashed his truck through an airport fence and rushed to an airplane. He proceeded to the wing of the air craft and started… dry humping… the...

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Russian Pilots under investigation for drawing a “Sky Penis”
Nov18

Russian Pilots under investigation for drawing a “Sky Penis”

Today, in “news you don’t hear every day,” two Russian Pilots are under investigation for drawing a giant penis in the sky with their airplane. Quite the ballsy move if you ask me… The pilots were said to have made the cocky decision to fly a giant penis in the air over Neftekamsk to stand in solidarity with a Russian football star who made a video of himself masturbating, before it was leaked to the public....

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This Hotel Chain is also Registering you to Vote when you Stay
Sep09

This Hotel Chain is also Registering you to Vote when you Stay

It’s no secret that this November election is going to be the most important in the history of our nation. Voter registration is up and people are concerned, rightfully so, about the coronavirus and the voting booth. One hotel chain is turning over 500 locations into voter registration centers, allowing you to register to vote when you check-in. What’s ESA? ESA, or Extended Stay America, is a chain of long-term hotel stays...

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