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058 BKK - JetBlue Mint, Air Canada near miss, Singapore 777s, Southwest love, Millennial Air

Episode Summary

Flight 058. Alex flies his bike on JetBlue, himself on Mint. Paul flies a variety of Singapore 777s. The Air Canada SFO disaster that just wasn’t. Qatar and AA dance apart. New US security measures confusion. Joon, the new Air France millennial airline. United loves the 747, but not dogs nor kids. Easyjet pilot on ecstasy.

Episode Notes

00:00 - Introduction, Asia summer for Paul

02:26 - Alex flies his bike on JetBlue, Mint, Mosaic

15:59 - United dog, 747, seat nightmare

20:58 - US security confusion, books, TSA prize

28:40 - Southwest love, LAX helicopter

32:25 - FAA shrinking seats, LGA expansion, supersonic regulation

35:53 - Air Canada SFO near miss

45:57 - Easyjet ecstasy, NRT fence, 787 drawing

49:56 - Layovers reviews, AnalyseAsia

53:00 - Air France missile, VR, Joon

57:48 - Paul tries three Singapore 777, explicit IFE, Uber

1:10:51 - Qatar and AA, Al Baker apology, visa, creative accounting

1:20:23 - BKK

1:29:17 - Conclusion, next flights