While aviation officials and government authorities continue to search both for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet and an explanation of what happened, the incident presents a stark contrast to the safety record that Asian carriers have achieved over the past decade.
Malaysia’s flag carrier stands out in a region where flying is considered exceptionally safe. The airline has only had one fatal crash in the past two decades, when a Fokker …
The presumed crash of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 in the South China Sea between southernmost Vietnam and northern Malaysia involved an aircraft with an exemplary safety record.
Until the crash of an Asiana Airlines 777 in 2013, the 777’s record was virtually unblemished. Indeed, it was part of a small group of long-range aircraft from the world’s two major aviation manufacturers, Airbus and Boeing, to never have had a fatal …
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If one person were to be crowned king of points and miles strategies, it could very well be Brian Kelly.
Only three and a half years ago, while a recruiter for Morgan Stanley, he started his blog, the Points Guy, and recently began blogging full time.
Brian sat down with us and let us in on some of his rituals, strategies, tips, and peeves about points and traveling, as well as his …
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Extra Prepared. This Saturday night, Daylight Saving Time comes into effect across most of the United States. We suggest you set your clocks ahead now so you won’t forget.
Life of Brian. Jeremy Del Nero sits down, virtually, for a chat with Brian Kelly, known on the interwebz as the Points Guy. Kelly explains how he packs …
Daylight Saving Time will start this Sunday at 2 a.m. local time in most of the United States and parts of Canada. Clocks should be set ahead by one hour.
In the European Union, Summer Time (called British Summer Time or BST in the United Kingdom and Sommerzeit in Austria and Germany) will start three weeks later on March 30. This discrepancy in start times leaves the U.S. out of sync …
GENEVA —The 84th Geneva International Motor Show entered its second day on Wednesday and the stream of launches continued with debuts from Volkswagen, Audi, Jeep and Ford.
Here is our final report from Geneva.
Volkswagen introduced, the Volkswagen GTE, powered by an electric engine and a combustion engine. The plug-in hybrid completes the Golf lineup with a fifth available power selection (gasoline, diesel, electric, natural gas and plug-in hybrid). The power …