Flight 050. The extraordinary story of Narita airport. Alex already loves the Cathay Pacific Beers. The US3 schizophrenia. 10 Cent Fares. A fantastic ANA 380 livery. Yet another Air France low cost carrier. Mice on board! And more.


  • Airlines mentioned: ANA, JAL, United, Norwegian, Aer Lingus, Spring Airlines, Air China, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Emirates, Swiss, Air France, KLM, JetBlue, British Airways, and more.
  • Airports mentioned: Tokyo Narita NRT, Tokyo Haneda HND, Amsterdam Schiphol AMS, Frankfurt Hahn HHN, Athens ATH, and more. 
  • Aircrafts mentioned: Boeing 767, Boeing 747-8, Bombardier CS100, Airbus A380, Douglas DC-3, Boeing 737 MAX 8, Boeing 777, and more.

00:00 - Introduction

01:24 - ANA 380, Special livery, Drone Inspection, JAL pilots

05:30 - Cathay Pacific Beer, bubbly in the air

08:32 - Air China Cathay Pacific merger rumor

10:54 - Aboslute low cost Spring Airlines, China strategy

14:55 - Qantas ultra long haul, ANA Mexico route

17:49 - Episode 049 feedback, reviews, chapters

21:41 - Aer Lingus, Norwegian, new US routes, Easyjet

25:28 - United, Munoz, 5th freedom routes, Open Skies debate

30:33 - New US travel ban, new TSA rules, EU travel ban

34:57 - Mouse ban, plane over-crowding

37:55 - Airmule, TripIt, Kayak, FlySMS, apps

42:50 - Paul flights, TripCase ADD, BA priority, Bluesmart ad, CS100 video

49:24 - AMS biometric boarding, Air France new low cost

52:55 - NRT, the extraordinary story of Narita

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