DLD 276: The Wuppertal* Episode

A quick getaway to Wuppertal was on the agenda this week. It vaguely worked, though none of the three hosts got to or fro exactly as planned.

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The Schwebebahn hanging monorail is pretty cool, as is the Wuppertaler Brauhaus. But that part of the week plays second fiddle to some interesting news topics at hand, including:

  • Delta Air Lines is growing at Miami, promising links to the LATAM network there. How much connecting flow can those flights support?
  • An Ethiopian 737 encountered a swarm of locusts trying to land and the images are incredible.
  • UK’s FlyBE is still flying for now after the British government agreed to certain bail-out conditions. That the full details remain unclear is bad and both IAG and Ryanair aren’t happy with the moves
  • United is bringing the CRJ550 to its DCA-EWR “Shuttle” route and that’s both good and bad news in many ways

And lots, lots more. Enjoy the show!

*No portion of this episode was recorded in Wuppertal, even though that was the original plan. Oopsie

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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, and LinkedIn.