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New Book Tells Stories of the Women of Pan Am. Report Says Domestic Air Travel No Major Culprit in COVID Spread

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A new book explores Pan Am’s jet-age history — as detailed through the airline’s female employees who played vital roles in some very special operations.

Plus, US domestic air travel wasn’t quite the COVID-spreading boogeyman some people made it out to be.

We’ll get to those stories and many more in a few minutes. But first, here’s a quick recap of this past week at Rene’s Points!

Much to the dismay of some readers and joy of others, a health expert gave the green light for people to travel after receiving just their first doses of the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines.

Pre-mixed Old Fashioneds will be the new-fashioned cocktails for Delta.

Chase announced great welcome offers for the Sapphire Reserve and Sapphire Preferred cards.

Is holding multiple Delta Amexes a good idea? That’s a topic we tackled this week.

We blogged our first mileage run in ages!

Delta has threatened to phase out the CRJ-200s. (You’ve seen this movie before, right? 🙂 ) If you’re routinely stuck on Satan’s Chariot (or, heck, other regional jets) you might consider getting this roll-a-board bag that fits under the seats!

Remember that many Delta flyers can save a bunch of money on CLEAR memberships.

René is starting to dust off his old cards — and preparing to travel!

If you’re interested in signing up for the new Paramount+ streaming service and saving some money in the process, then consider stacking this Amex Offer with a bonus from Swagbucks!

A regional airline is getting some attention after telling its unvaccinated pilots to hold off getting the COVID-19 vaccine.

Would you believe that at least two couples meet and fall in love during the average flight?

There’s a growing trend called “Airport Culture” — members of Generation Z who spend time at airports for fun. No, they’re not traveling. It’s another version of hanging out at the mall.

More Travel Headlines!

Travel and Leisure wrote about Come Fly the World, a new book recounting “the jet-age story of the women of Pan Am.”

 

Come Fly the World tells the story of “Glamour, danger, liberation: in a Mad Men–era of commercial flight, Pan Am World Airways attracted the kind of young woman who wanted out, and wanted up.” Sounds pretty intriguing!

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Former Qantas flight attendant found guilty of exposing self to colleague, fined $12G

Boy, 15, trapped in Dubai due to tough quarantine rules on travel from ‘red list’ countries

JetBlue Inaugurates Jacksonville To Los Angeles Flights

San Diego sees spring break spike in air travel despite virus restrictions

Virgin Hotels Las Vegas opens, marking a return to paradise

Disney Cruise Line offering staycation sailings trips this summer

Cruise ships will be diverted away from Venice, says Italian government

The first hotel is opening on this NYC island with a notorious past

Revealed: This is, officially, Europe’s greatest train station

Rene’s Points For Better Travel, a division of Chatterbox Entertainment, Inc. has partnered with CardRatings for our coverage of credit card products. Rene’s Points For Better Travel and CardRatings may receive a commission from card issuers. Opinions, reviews, analyses & recommendations are the author’s alone, and have not been reviewed, endorsed or approved by any of these entities. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.


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