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This is most insane travel deal I’ve

posted by Jason Kottke   Sep 21, 2005

This is most insane travel deal I’ve ever seen…Caribbean cruise during the winter for as low as $5/person/night. Those low fares are probably difficult to find and are also all sold out by now, but still. The company behind the cruises also does easyJet and the newly opened easyHotels in London and Switzerland (rooms from 15 euros a night).

We Work Remotely

Two new airlines are about to start

posted by Jason Kottke   Sep 20, 2005

Two new airlines are about to start offering all-business class service to/from NYC and London starting at prices more than half than those offered by existing carriers like AA and BA.

American Airlines posts first profit in 5 years

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 29, 2005

American Airlines posts first profit in 5 years by listening to cost-cutting measures suggested by employees. Does this mean we can have our pillows back now?

Why do you get stuck at O’Hare for hours?

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 28, 2005

Why do you get stuck at O’Hare for hours?. The major airlines’ hubs are too “hubby”; that is, to make all the connecting flights work, they overload the airports with takeoffs at peak times, making several flights a day chronically (and purposely) late.

Advertising is everywhere, even on the fold-down trays on airplanes

posted by Jason Kottke   Jul 25, 2005

Advertising is everywhere, even on the fold-down trays on airplanes.

No more free pretzels on Northwest Airlines

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 03, 2005

No more free pretzels on Northwest Airlines. They’ll save 10s of dollars!