• I agree with Agent Gerko, US authorities put up lots of barriers to block the success of Concorde. You might recall that the US required that sonic booms had to take place over the ocean not land, eliminating any chance of a US transcon flight or JFK-DFW. Two great memories I will always have...

  • Great nostalgia, thanks for the article. Ah the Boeing2707 not something we see referenced often. When I last visited the Boeing Museum of Flight Restoration Center in Everett, Washington north of Seattle they had a large section of the mockup of the Boeing2707 in the hangar, might be one of th...

  • David, I am so glad I had a proper final sendoff experience on a 747. I flew the QF flight from Haneda in Business in the solo seat, 5J. Two days later I visited the HARS Museum and walked on the wing of the 747 stored there. Very glad this beautiful plane will always be there to be enjoyed by ...

  • Chris, Would this be the only scheduled flight to ever overfly Asia without stopping?

  • Isn't this technically a relaunch of MEL-Vila? I flew that route a few years ago on Air Vanuatu.

  • Purchasing Upgrades at Check In

    Jan 18, 2020, 12:00 AM

    Recent expereinces on LH, AC, UALufthansa flight last year paid upgrades offered on the screen at the gate, maybe 300 Euros for transatlantic from Munich. I find AirCanada offers them at checkin quite often as well perhaps 250 CAD for a very private seat on their 787. UA offered me one last month...

  • Recommendations for Singapore hotels

    Jun 07, 2019, 07:04 PM

    Swisshotel Stamford is my #1 choice in Singapore for the incredible views, pool deck and lounge on top of the 60 story hotel. Rooms recently refurbished and quite large. Connectivity via MRT is very easy to the entire city from the SwissHotel Stamford. In contrast the SwissHotel Merchant Cour...