A spokesperson for American Airlines, which previously announced cancellations through Sept. 3, said by email that the airline had no additional updates to share as of Friday. The airline said in a statement in June that it “remains confident that impending software updates to the Boeing 737 MAX, along with the new training elements Boeing is developing in coordination with our union partners, will lead to recertification of the aircraft soon.” … [Read more...] about United Airlines Announces Extended Flight Cancellations Due to Grounded Boeing 737 Max
You probably won’t be caught, but understand the risks But the real question—and the reason you are likely here—is: Will you get caught? Well, we can’t say for sure, but unlike hidden city ticketing, back-to-back ticketing is likely much harder for airlines to catch. After all, you are taking both roundtrip flights and an airline attendant probably wouldn’t notice the difference. As a result, our advice here is decidedly simple: Without telling you to break the rules, understand the risks before you decide to book. (Obviously, the more you do it, the greater risk there is, but it’s hard to find any evidence of people who’ve been “punished” for using this strategy.) … [Read more...] about Is It Illegal to Book Back-to-Back Flights?
While few airlines have issued blanket waivers regarding travel to the country, Delta has issued a safety advisory with complete change policies for those traveling to Punta Cana, the main travel hub in the Dominican Republic; to change or cancel a flight, go to Delta’s website, log in, and click on “My Trips.” … [Read more...] about What You Should Know About Canceling Flights to the Dominican Republic
Here’s another travel hack that might just score you a good deal, if you’re willing to put in a little time and effortWall Street Journal reported about WSJ reporter Scott McCartney writes, when a new route opens up, that airline has to fill hundreds of empty seats—and on the cheap. Aother airlines with those existing routes to earn your airfare. … [Read more...] about Get Cheap Flights by Tracking Airlines’ New Routes
“From our standpoint, if you fast forward a year, maybe a year and three months, but next year for sure, we’ll have over a million robotaxis on the road,” Musk said, per TechCrunch. “The fleet wakes up with an over the air update; that’s all it takes.” … [Read more...] about Stuff Elon Musk Said About Tesla Autonomous Cars on Monday, Ranked
If you’re keeping a running list of all the things that could potentially go wrong with Boeing’s planes, you can add “mysteriously ejects its own emergency inflatable evacuation slide” to the list, as a Milton, Massachusetts, family discovered yesterday afternoon. … [Read more...] about Evacuation Slide Mysteriously Falls Off of a Boeing Plane in Flight and Lands in Family’s Yard