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049 ORY - US border passwords, Breitling 777, Air Force One, United Polaris, Korean Air taser

Episode Summary

Flight 049. BA helps Alex to surprise his son. Paul wants the Breitling 777-300ER. We also discuss Lufthansa's new booking API, Polaris by United, the 787-10 rollout, nuts allergies, tasers on-board, and more

Episode Notes

00:00 - Introduction, feedback, reviews

05:43 - US border asking for passwords

11:08 - Air Force One 747-8

12:15 - Lufthansa 747-8, Fashion Week, 350-900, EU

15:16 - Lufthansa booking API, mystery bookings

19:05 - Jet Airways intercept over German airspace

20:55 - Boeing 787-10 rollout

23:15 - SWISS Breitling 777-300ER watch, Bremont

25:18 - Alternatives to Airbus and Boeing, A320

27:51 - United Polaris, Saks amenity kits

31:00 - Delta food, profit-sharing, Fortune ranking, pilot meltdown

33:45 - Alex BA compensation

36:55 - Korean Air taser

*39:29 - Alcohol in the air, Qatar longest flight, BA baggage handlers *

43:08 - Nuts allergy pre-boarding

45:21 - Alex suprises his son with a flight to AMS on BA

48:57 - Dubai pilotless flying taxi, packing drones to travel

50:31 - The coat to replace your carry-on, Uber flying car, CPT Thunder City

53:06 - Paris-Orly ORY

59:00 - Conclusion, next flights