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030 BEY - Changi goes Star Wars, abandoned 747s, Qatar A350, Airbus Kinder chocolate

Episode Summary

Flight 030. Singapore Changi goes Star Wars. The battle of travel planning apps. The best and worst U.S. airports in 2015. Who abandoned three 747s at KUL? The special Airbus Kinder chocolate eggs. Air India can’t pay for 787 spare parts. Why Emirates might never join an alliance. The inaugural Qatar Airways A350 thinks the JFK runway is too short. China builds more than 30 airports whilst London can’t decide on a runway.

Episode Notes

Travel security advices

SIN meets Star Wars

The BA 767

Qatar Airways fumbles A350 launch in New York

Emirates retires aircrafts and expands airline deals

Etihad wants to be there for the long run

Luxury seats …with a view

A chocolate egg with a plane

The lunacy of designers thinking about air travel

The battle of travel planning apps

Uncertainties over Egypt

Air India can't find enough cash

Good news for U.S. air travel

Toss the bag!

The abandonned 747s mystery

Drawing the experience of air travel

LHR delayed decision angers UK businesses

U.S. Global Entry opened for British citizens