First Class Recap: Clear Air Turbulence, Girls Trips, and Free Stay at The Four Seasons

Welcome to the First Class Recap. We’ve scoured some of the highlights from the travel world for you and compiled them here. These are some of the more interesting things going on in the world of travel, miles, points, luxury travel, and news! Here’s articles from Monday, May 1st, that you might have missed, but are worth a read!

25 Hurt on Flight from Moscow to Thailand

When a Russian airline Boeing 777 hit clear air turbulence near Bangkok, it left 25 people hospitalized. Flight SU270 was only 40 minutes away from the capital of Thailand when it came across the clear air turbulence, which is basically turbulence that can’t be detected by the weather radar. As there was no clear warning of the turbulence, passengers ended up being hurt. Thankfully, according to NBC news, the Russian Airline, Aeroflot, stated they would cover the medical costs of those who were injured on the SU270 flight.

Who runs the world? Girls do!

Just because Spring break is over doesn’t mean you and your girls can’t get together and do a girls only trip. The Huffington Post highlights some national must do trips. Skip the hassle of getting tourist visas and getting lost in a country you don’t speak the language of, get lost in your own country first. And what better way to do it than with your sisters from others misters?

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From the Huffington Post

To travel with your furry friend or not to?

Is the dead Rabbit news causing you to think twice about taking your furry friend on a flight? Well, I don’t blame you. And The Huffington Post surely doesn’t either as Suzy Strutner thoughtfully writes out the pros and cons of traveling with your fury friend. The statistics of pets who don’t make it to their destinations is also a tad alarming.

Bottoms up!

Or in this case, nose goes up. I’m not too sure who pissed off the airline God’s in Chicago, but recently Chicago O’Hare faced another frazzling and frightful event. ThePointsGuy talks about how the nose of a Frontier Jet tilted up just as people were trying to deplane.

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From the PointsGuy

Stay at The Four Seasons or Marriott Marquis for free

Tired of just being a “passing through” country, Qatar is offering a complimentary night’s stay at a luxury hotel, hundreds to choose from, as an incentive for people to explore the country. They’re even going the extra mile by offering the second night at only $50, according to ThePointsGuy


Author: Kat Le

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