Back in 2010-2011 Mimi and I flew around the world on the now defunct American OneWorld first class round-the-world award for 230K miles. In Australia we used the award to stop off in Melbourne, Sydney, Tasmania, and the Whitsunday Islands. Truly an awesome country! … [Read more...] about HOT! Fly Business Class From Chicago To Australia For Just $1,500 Or 81K “Hybrid Points” Round-Trip, Plus Earn 38K Flight Miles!
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El Al always prefers to get the plane back to Israel on Shabbos so that it can operate the return flight from Israel after Shabbos. That’s why they don’t let passengers off the plane even after lengthy delays on the tarmac as they would rather divert to Athens and then ferry the plane back empty to Israel on Shabbos so that they don’t need to cancel the Saturday night flight from Tel Aviv. … [Read more...] about El Al Is Testing Out Sale Fares That Are Only Valid For Friday Flights
All in all, I’d say that the sunset was amazing, though not quite as grand as the sunrise. However I don’t think the difference is big enough to justify getting up at 3:30am on vacation. The other thing to keep in mind is that the sunrise and sunset definitely varies based on that day’s cloud cover. … [Read more...] about Trip Notes: The Final United 747 Flight And 2 Days In Maui
Jetsmarter no longer gives free helicopter transfers like they used to, so my friend and I grabbed an Uber from HPN to Crown Heights. We planned on breaking our 9 days vegetarian diet in the best manner, at Izzy’s BBQ Addiction. Rain had started falling and traffic backed up on the Hutchinsion River Parkway due to flooding. I sent AJK a message that I was heading to Izzys for lunch and that he ought to meet us there. … [Read more...] about Trip Notes: Flying Private To NYC And Tips For Dealing With Flight Delays And Cancellations
The flight was late to leave the gate as the bus taking the El Al crew to JFK was stuck in traffic. He faults El Al for not leaving sufficient time to get their crew to the airport before the flight. At 11:40pm the plane was still sitting in line for takeoff. At this point the religious passengers realized there was no way for the plane to make it to Israel before Shabbos, so several stood up and demanded to return to the terminal. The pilot announced that they would return to the terminal to let passengers off if everyone would sit down. After everyone sat down the pilot proceeded to take off rather than return to the terminal. He has several other complaints about El Al, but the pilot’s blatant lie is shocking and is telling about how El Al deals with religious passengers. … [Read more...] about The Captain Of El Al’s Flight #002 Lied To And Tricked His Own Passengers; It’s Time To Realize The Risks Of Taking These Flights
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