02-22-2021 - New routes and service news for Airlines, a legend in hotels passes away and sexpats can get back to Thailand.

Airline News

Delta named best airline for American travelers by USA TODAY 10Best

Delta once again at the top of the pile. I agree they are a good airline and better than most, I just don't find how they do things for status convenient to my style of travel.

See the horn tooting here on delta.com




United Announces Plans to Begin New Daily Nonstop Service Between Boston Logan and London Heathrow

United now has like 7 places you can fly directly to London, but hasn't mentioned a word about the engine blowing apart on one of their 777s. Oh well, information is here on united.com




American Airlines and JetBlue Begin Growth from New York and Boston with 33 New Routes, Joint Schedules and Codeshare Flights

American and Jetblue are now selling each others flights. What that means for mileage gain and such, I cannot seem to find out, but more flights to places, and if you buy through AA you should be earning something.

aa.com has the info.




Hotel News

Marriott International Announces the Unexpected Passing of Arne M. Sorenson, President and CEO

Arne Sorenson, long time CEO of Marriott International passed away. As an outsider to the group he had implemented things for travelers the old guard would not which were seen as revolutionary. We shall see if things change when a replacement is put in place.

Details on Marriott.com




Travel News

Holy crap Thailand kinda letting people in.

To get into Thailand you must apply for a visa, have a negative test, have insurance, have money, and while most of that is listed Here!, the 15 day stay and 2 tests is not, look for an ASQ hotel, and then after all that, you can go visit whatever, still probably wearing a mask.