• AA’s new Menu, IHG’s Hack & the Holiday party Aftermath
    By Jake Redman On December 13, 2019

    AA’s new Menu, IHG’s Hack & the Holiday party Aftermath

    We’re both recovering nicely from the SiriusXM Pandora holiday party the night before. Listen as we sleepily slur news on American’s new menu partnership, Delta’s new anti-upgrade and an IHG hotel booking trick we learned from a Boarding Area partner… [...]

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  • Lentil Stew & The Rise of Mobile Passport
    By Jake Redman On November 22, 2019

    Lentil Stew & The Rise of Mobile Passport

    After the guys talk about their favorite grocery delivery services and Jake finishes rambling about last week’s sermon at church, we get to the good stuff… Mobile passport is enjoying it’s rise while some of it’s users get shuffled through [...]

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  • A Hut-like Lounge and the Hardest Places to Visit.
    By Jake Redman On November 1, 2019

    A Hut-like Lounge and the Hardest Places to Visit.

    After he rambles on about how tired he is, Jake’s airport critique skills are put to the test (using airline-issued pics) as Swiss opens their new Alpine Lounge at Zurich Airport. Plus, get Delta “status” for free and fly a [...]

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  • United’s New Elite Requirements vs. Jake’s Dad Skills
    By Jake Redman On October 11, 2019

    United’s New Elite Requirements vs. Jake’s Dad Skills

    United has new rules for achieving elite status beginning next year. We voice our opinion on that and Southwest’s decision to discontinue one of it’s popular discount fares. Plus, an instagram-getter warning if you’re headed to Hanoi. Listen now: Listen [...]

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  • Culture Trip Founder Dr. Kris Naudts…and Some News.
    By Jake Redman On September 27, 2019

    Culture Trip Founder Dr. Kris Naudts…and Some News.

    A favorite new travel site of ours, Culture Trip, explores new ways to encourage travel with inciting video, travel guides and more. Founder Dr. Kris Naudts talks to us about the importance of travel and tells us what the future [...]

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  • Bitcoins, Hong Kong and the Problem With Self-Upgrades
    By Jake Redman On September 14, 2019

    Bitcoins, Hong Kong and the Problem With Self-Upgrades

    Another quick headlines and opinions episode brings news about the return of recently defunct WOW airlines, nasty quipping from United’s Twitter team and possible new seats aboard your next Spirit flight. Plus, we’ll talk about why it’s still a great [...]

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  • Mini-Horses & Wet Lemmings
    By Jake Redman On September 6, 2019

    Mini-Horses & Wet Lemmings

    A recent American Airlines flight had an unusual passenger this past week. We tell you what it is, talk about our favorite premium credit card and why your Global Entry renewal is taking so long. First, Jake reveals his musical [...]

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Google-Style Airport Alerts & When to fly in December

Jake Redman November 15, 2019

Anthony & Jake mumble plans for our third year of podcasting while getting ready for news. News brings outages for Air Canada, Alternate airport alerts from Google Flights and we dig up advice on when to fly in December. Plus, a loose-rules trivia game that lets us know where NOT to visit in 2020. Show Links Google Flights has a new helper for deal-finding to alternate airports. The best airfares in December are about where you’d expect on the calendar. Air Canada will sort of disappear on Monday. Fodors “No” List for 2020. Places to maybe NOT go right now.

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A Hut-like Lounge and the Hardest Places to Visit.

Jake Redman November 1, 2019

After he rambles on about how tired he is, Jake’s airport critique skills are put to the test (using airline-issued pics) as Swiss opens their new Alpine Lounge at Zurich Airport. Plus, get Delta “status” for free and fly a United regional jet…with your bag. All this and Anthony plays game-show host in our first and only “You Can’t go There!” segment. Listen now! Show Links -Swiss opens a cool new lounge at ZUR but bring a pillow. -I want my money back! Who gets reimbursed for Delta Select membership? -Your next United short-haul might be a little less miserable. […]

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American Airlines Flight Attendant Gets Famous and Jake is Paul Rudd.

Jake Redman October 25, 2019

An American Airlines flight attendant gets momentary fame for his pre-arrival wakeup call, Delta introduces a status-like subscription and new kiosks make it easier to get into Canada. Plus we discover a guide that breaks down Priority Pass Select membership differences among credit cards that offer them. All that and Anthony & Jake differ on another pronunciation. Show Links –American Airlines flight attendant wakes you up Kylie-style: Doing the lord’s work this morning on the red eye in from LAX. RuhISE & SHIyNE babes. pic.twitter.com/lb5s6rROLW — ig:cameron_blackmon (@macbackwardz) October 19, 2019 –Get to the Hockey faster! Canada’s new kiosks make […]

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