This Week’s Top 3 Threads – September 13, 2014

1. Just Imagine the Outcry if this Thread Were Highlighted on CNN

If a major news outlet decides to do a piece based on this thread, those of you traveling in first might get even dirtier looks from the economy-class passengers as they make their way past you while you are sipping what they can only imagine is a “free” pre-departure drink that costs more than their entire ticket.

2. Al Jazeera Investigates Boeing and the 787

Al Jazeera English’s investigative report titled “Broken Dreams: The Boeing 787” paints an unflattering portrait of Boeing in general, and the workmanship that has gone into the Boeing 787 in particular.

3. Hyatt Andaz Maui Sunsets Diamond Breakfast Benefit

It seems that a couple of weeks ago the Hyatt Andaz Maui implemented a change to the breakfast option available to Diamond members – change being code for “dramatic reduction”. FlyerTalkers express their displeasure, and propose some interesting theories behind the change.


This Week’s Featured Posters and Communities:

Frugal Travel Guy

  • Howie
  • Renee Rabbit
  • Mary Jane Matheny

Business Traveller

  • NiceTravelAdventures
  • superchris
  • Slotski
  • ViajeroUK



  • popov
  • sparkchaser
  • Robert2533
  • suze
  • Iowa_Redhead
  • tomrgr


  • howtofreetravel
  • SIA747Megatop
  • smith80678
  • Gunner14
  • EuropeanPete
  • tropicaliceberg
  • damanjeff6
  • zzrayzz
  • peteropny
  • spgplat21
  • Gold Passport Concierge

Australian Frequent Flyer


  • DavidLAX
 Image: “WHAT ARE YOU LOOKING AT?” by nolifebeforecoffee. CC BY 2.0.

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