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054 SXF - Cathay First, British Airways absolute chaos, eye masks, VVIP 380, LATAM

Episode Summary

Flight 054. Alex flies Cathay First, British Airways IT chaos, we talk eye masks, Airbus wants to resell 380s to VVIPs, LATAM flies a 787 in Europe, Dutch King pilots for KLM, Alex rediscovers ORY, Paul aborts landing at LIN. And much more.

Episode Notes

00:00 - Introduction

01:18 - Cathay Pacific First, reorganization

13:01 - Favorite pajamas, eyemask, bad amenity kits

18:28 - Podcast reviews

20.45 - KLM King

22.07 - Alex rediscovers ORY, Paul aborts landing at LIN

27:24 - FRA tunnel, new MUC terminal, carry-on ads

31:33 - boarding e-gates, status boarding

36:43 - Expertflyer, EDI cargo bay, BA 767

40.33 - British Airways IT super crash

57:00 - VVIP 380, BA Comac, Boeing versus Bombardier

1:01:28 - JetLovers

1:02:34 - Berlin SXF, Tempelhof, BER

1:10:04 - Old ATH, FRA

1:11:02 - Next flights, LATAM 787, AF 787

01:14:54 - Mastication Nation*