The Battle of London City to Dublin: Are there too many seats on this route?

Split of seats - London City to Dublin

An interesting battle has started at on the London City Airport to Dublin routing, with three carriers going toe-to-to-toe with FlyBe, British Airways and incumbent CityJet fighting over passengers on the route. So lets do a bit of background. The incumbent CityJet has been through the mill recently, but has gone on the attack with a 9 time a weekday service between the two … [Read more...]

Viva Las BAcon! A Night Time Walk down the strip

Viva Las BAcon Trip Report Lead Picture - images, GhettoIFE

Viva Las BAcon! A Night Time Walk down the strip Trip Report Index (it's long): Viva Las BACon! The second spin of the roulette wheel Heading to Birmingham Airport, EI277 Birmingham Airport - Dublin Airport HOTEL: Bewleys Hotel, Dublin Airport The DAA Lounge, Dublin Airport BA 831 Dublin Airport - London Heathrow Terminal 1 An Easy Heathrow Transit and … [Read more...]

Qatar Airways companion seat sale in Business Class

Qatar Airways two-for-one sale

It's that time of the year again, with Qatar Airways  2-for-1 sale on business class seats. Sample Business Class 2 for 1 fares on sale - from the UK - Data Qatar Airways There is a limited period to book these seats, with the sale ending on the 31st October 2014. On top of that there are a fair few restrictions It's for 2 to 8 passengers travelling together in Business … [Read more...]

Snapshot: The Hyatt Regency O’Hare, Chicago

View from the Hyatt Regency O'Hare at Sunset

Time for another snapshot of my recent Chicago trip - this time at one of my familiar haunts, The Hyatt Regency O'Hare. Location: Well it's off North River Road in Rosemont. If you're catching a cab or L service downtown, you can't miss the place... I spent way too much time catching up with friends that weekend, but I was glad I got a room at the group rate I'm on … [Read more...]

Viva Las BAcon! The Luxor Casino and Hotel

The Luxor from the outside

Viva Las BAcon! The Luxor Casino and Hotel Trip Report Index (it's long): Viva Las BACon! The second spin of the roulette wheel Heading to Birmingham Airport, EI277 Birmingham Airport - Dublin Airport HOTEL: Bewleys Hotel, Dublin Airport The DAA Lounge, Dublin Airport BA 831 Dublin Airport - London Heathrow Terminal 1 An Easy Heathrow Transit and the … [Read more...]

United Airlines to go to Newcastle Upon Tyne

United Airlines Boeing 757-200WL - Image, Economy Class and Beyond

United Airlines varies some of its seasonal route, operating its Boeing 757-200  aircraft on odd and wonderful missions. For the summer 2015 season, they are going to deploy a two-class Boeing 757 between the airlines hub at Newark International Airport to Newcastle Upon Tyne Airport.  United Airlines Boeing 757-200WL at Dublin Airport - Image, Economy Class and … [Read more...]

Viva Las BAcon! The High Roller

Viva Las BAcon Trip Report Lead Picture - images, GhettoIFE

Viva Las BAcon! The High Roller, Las Vegas Full Disclosure. The trip on the High Roller was sponsored by GoGo Wireless. The services will be reviewed without prejudice, and the views represented are by the authors, and are his sole views only. Viva Las BACon! The second spin of the roulette wheel Heading to Birmingham Airport, EI277 Birmingham Airport - Dublin … [Read more...]

FlyBe launches London City Airport services

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The fight for regional to capital traffic turned up a notch today, with FlyBe returning to the London City Airport, in the Docklands are of London. FlyBe Dash8 Q400 landing at East Midlands Airport – Image Economy Class and Beyond FlyBe are taking over routes that were previously operated by British Airways to Aberdeen, as well as services direct services to … [Read more...]

Airplane Art – American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-80

American Airlines MD-80, Image - Ecomony Class and Beyond

It's Sunday, so it must be time for some more Airplane Art. This week, taxing at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport on a very sunny summer evening is an American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-80. The image is clickable if you want to see a larger version – and yes you can keep them for your desktops! American Airlines have 143 MD-80 series aircraft left in … [Read more...]