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023 LGW - American First for pets, Iron Maiden 747, LoungeBuddy, sinking airport

Episode Summary

Flight 023. You really shouldn’t take your carry-on in the event of an emergency evacuation, but saving your pet from the new American “Cuddle Class” is safe. Taking almost $30 million as an ousted United CEO seems safe too, as is flying on a 747 for an Iron Maiden world tour, piloted by lead singer Dickinson. Walking miles at Heathrow won’t offer you frequent flyer miles, and the best views might be at Gatwick. LoungeBuddy is your best friend if you want an airport break, but think twice about resting if you're at Kuala Lumpur International: it’s sinking.

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