Archive for November 2010

Airport (In)security

For the first time in a while, I’m home for the holidays. And considering that there’s been an uproar about the “virtual stripsearch,” I’m glad I’m staying home. And with horrendous lines at O’Hare, who can blame me? First things first: Security. I really don’t believe these new layers will help catch anyone who is... Read more »

American Airlines gains a new partner (and unlikely destinations)

Yesterday the OneWorld alliance, the global partnership that American Airlines started along with British Airways, added a new member: S7 Airlines. Who? S7, better known as Siberia Airlines. They add the lovely countries of Armenia*, Azerbaijan*, Georgia*, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova*, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan to a list of places we can go with the OneWorld... Read more »

Time to visit New Zealand - The Kiwi Explorer Pass

Feel like heading down to New Zealand to escape the impending Chicago winter? alerted me to the Kiwi Explorer Pass. You get to check out 4 Kiwi cities: Auckland, Rotorua, Christchurch and Queenstown. The cost? Around $1100 from Los Angeles or San Francisco and it’s good from February 26 to April 30th of 2011.... Read more »