Flight Review: JetBlue New York JFK – Houston Hobby

JetBlue's T5 Farm on roof of JFK's Terminal 5  (photo JetBlue)

Review by Ron Bernthal During the past few years JetBlue has been rolling out new coach seats, galley relocations and the spacious “Even More Space” seats on all of its 162-passenger A320 aircraft, of which there are 130. All of … Continue reading


Icelandic Boeing757-1

REVIEW BY RON BERNTHAL In 2014 more than one million people visited Iceland, three times the country’s population, and figures were expected to increase by another 76% in 2015. Needless to say, this large increase in business and leisure travel … Continue reading

Norwegian: Premium class offers best of both worlds — price and comfort

Norwegian's 787-8 Dreamliner     (photo courtesy Norwegian)

  By Ron Bernthal   The United Nations has listed Norway as the number one country on the organization’s 2015 Human Development Report. Combining life expectancy, education and income per capita, Norway ranks first in the world for the 12th … Continue reading


United Airlines 757-200 seat configuration.

Flight Review:   United Airlines Stuttgart (STR) – Newark  (EWR), Business/First   United Airlines operates the only daily, non-stop flight from the New York City area to Stuttgart, in southwest Germany, and for travelers heading to this region it is the … Continue reading

Airline Review: airberlin – NEW YORK (JFK) – BERLIN Business Class

airberlin aircraft prepares for takeoff  (photo Dennis Bhogal for airberlin)

Although airberlin likes to spell its name in lower case, the carrier’s Business Class service on its non-stop flight from New York (JFK) to Berlin’s Tegel Airport (TXL) is not “lower” in any sense the word. Check-in for AB7249 was … Continue reading