– Saudia has a pretty nasty viral video of their inaugural of a new A330 going wild – that’s just…
– Hertz has a number of $9.99/day one-way rentals INTO Florida right now (preparing for the high season there) that might be good offers if you plan to drive that way
– the Air Accident Investigation Sector in Dubai has released a preliminary report of the accident investigation of EK521
Apparently the wind direction changed several times during the approach confusing the pilots and the computer. At some point a go-around was issued but before the engines could provide enough lift the planes was ‘pushed’ down against the runway and crashed with a partially retracted landing gear.
The full report is here. It’s a fascinating read.
– Starwood has released their promo for the rest of year called Go for Five – you guessed it it involves five stays and upon completion you get an extra 2,500 points and an extra 5,000 once you complete 25 stays