DLD 199: Digging ditches


Manmade islands are all the rage in the Gulf region, but this one is a political chasm, not a luxury residence play. Plus Norwegian shifts some service and Stroopwafels are taking a break at United.


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  • More discussion about the PSA issues for American Airlines because there are still issues
  • Are more American Asia routes at O’Hare under pressure?
  • Chelsea Kitchens wants to unionize
  • No more Stroopwafels on UA but pre-mixed Old Fashioneds
  • United’s IAH-SYD route is suffering
  • Norwegian to fly TPA-LGW/Dropping SEA
  • The Iberia 90k Avios promo was either amazing or crazy. Probably both.
  • DL might miss earnings
  • Saudi Arabia is proposing to create a canal, cutting Qatar off from land.


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Seth Miller

I'm Seth, also known as the Wandering Aramean. I was bit by the travel bug 30 years ago and there's no sign of a cure. I fly ~200,000 miles annually; these are my stories. You can connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and .
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