The Battle for JAL's heart is well and truly joined, with Delta offering $1 Billon and now American offering $1.1 Billion. Its fast turning into one heck of a battle for the Far East (as whoever wins gets a very big chuck of the network out there to integrate into their own airline or alliance) American is part of OneWorld (which JAL is part of) whilst Delta would take … [Read more...]
** BREAKING – Airplane Geeks Rejoice – 787 Flight Targeted for 14/12/2009 (14 Dec)
It seems that Boeing has declared its fixes to the wing good - and that first flight for the 787 has been pushed forward from 22nd December to 14th December. As those who have been paying some sort of attention to this ongoing mess-up that's making the A380 project look like light work - the 787 has had wing re-enforcement in the wingbox and side of the box, passing its … [Read more...]
On other Kevin sites…
... yes I do have a minor web empire. And minor, it's very small - but hey - lets do some shameless self promotion. On Photoblog (you can access the most recent entries on the left hand bar), It's the Christmas season, so it's time for the Advent Calendar that'll be running all December. Have a look - it might put you into the semi festive spirit. On Raven Imaging (It's … [Read more...]
Ryanair’s flights – Pricless (c) – For everything else, there’s Prepaid MasterCard…
Well after yesterdays announcement that Abbey and Travelex are abandoning Visa Electron, Ryanair is taking advantage of this, and abandoning the Electron platform too. However, to preserve customer choice and wider acceptability, instead of lowering fees for other debit or credit cards, they'll now accept PrePaid MasterCards only as a fee-free form of payment. Avalible as … [Read more...]
Visa Electron starting to dissapear…. what next?
GhettoIFE.com towers would like to apologise this week - I'm down with a cold... the joy of work. Things could be more odder than normal... It's been reported that Abbey (Santander) and Travelex will be stopping issuing Visa Electron cards. Why is this remotely important? For those who buy tickets on Aer Lingus, BMIbaby, Easyjet, Flybe Jet2, Ryanair and a lot of the … [Read more...]
Airplane p0rn – US Airways A320
It's Sunday, so it's time for some Airplane p0rn. This week its a US Airways A320 with Las Vegas as its backdrop More next week! … [Read more...]
Blog Admin: Keyword Cleanup
It's winter cleaning time here at GhettoIFE.com towers - so over the next few weeks you might find that certain keywords are being enhanced to increase visibility and user friendliness. Ok. That's the airline spin version - now for the translation ;) I'm cleaning up the blog a bit as the labels/keywords list is getting a bit unmanageable. It should hopefully slim down a … [Read more...]
Ok – this isn’t airline related..
... or maybe some of the industry is run by a load of muppets... But here for your IFE value.. is ... the Rap. … [Read more...]
Happy Turkey Day to our American Visitors!
Happy Thanksgiving Day to all American readers. In the spirit of Turkey day... have some.. umm.. Diced Turkey! ;) ;) … [Read more...]
BMI slices more of itself up… what is there left?
Well even though I go a new Diamond Club Pack, it seems BMI is downsizing itself... With the PR Spin distilled - it's bad news. AMS (Amsterdam) to be suspended from 27 March 2010 TLV (Tel Aviv) suspended from London on 9 January 2010, and the last flight departing Tel Aviv on 10 January 2010 KPB (Kiev) suspended on 10 January 2010 ALP - (Aleppo), with the last … [Read more...]
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