Daily Archives: January 10, 2012

The financial mess that is Kingfisher (Guest Post at Cranky Flier)

Recently, Cranky Flier author Brett Snyder has begun publishing a series of guest posts as he and his wife are expecting their first child this week. I wrote a guest post for him on Kingfisher Airlines, and you can see the results below. Link to the post Could there ever be an airline as bad as Air India, who Cranky …

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Guest Post: What is a Travel Concierge?

When I tell people about my company, Cranky Concierge, I always explain that we specialize in air travel assistance. Want to guess what the usual reaction to that is? “What do I need that for?” Building a business that’s not something people even realize they might need can be a challenge, so I’m grateful to Vinay and Devesh for letting …

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Lufthansa to use biosynthetic fuel on long-haul transatlantic flight

German carrier Deutsche Lufthansa announced that it will operate the first scheduled transatlantic flight using biosynthetic fuel from 12 January 2012 under its PureSky program. Lufthansa Boeing 747-400 D-ABVX at Mumbai CSI airport. A modified Boeing 747-400, carrying about 40 tonnes of a biosynthetic fuel mix, will fly from Frankfurt to Washington. With this flight alone, Lufthansa expects to reduce …

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