Layovers - Air Travel podcast

033 HND - Comparing JAL and ANA, not so smart carry-ons, new IranAir deal, best Star Alliance seat

Episode Summary

Flight 033. The experience of flying JAL and ANA. Airbus finally gets new A380 orders. The fantastic Virgin America online booking experience. Smart carry-ons are starting to cause problems at security. IranAir gets a new fleet. The race of the longest commercial flight in the world is on. Boeing’s earnings are flying, its 737 MAX too. What’s the best Star Alliance business seat?

Episode Notes

Alex and Paul report on their trips

ANA and JAL profits

Airbus sells A380s and more

EK 2016 orders

TAP and Azul share new interiors

Boeing announces earnings and flies its new 737

The Swiss Laubehorn race in 360

Wifi in the air

The longest commercial flihgts in the world

Those pesky fees won't come down

Smart carry-on absolute fail

The travel planning apps contest update

Intelligent bidding and booking apps

Has the Internet made air travel irrelevant?

When low cost is really low cost


Terror or not?

Crew fights in the air

Sonic booms

A new kind of therapy pet