Gayle King, Delta “Angels” and “Life Savers,” Heathrow’s “Forgotten People” and Smells Like Spirit

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What a week!

I hope you’re enjoying the long, holiday weekend. It was a big, busy week for us at Rene’s Points!

René waxed nostalgic about his eight years of blogging, William Shatner tweeted us, Delta is planning to “Wow” Main Cabin customers. Oh, and a passenger tried to breach a Delta cockpit and make “San Juan…disappear.”

All in a week’s work, I guess.

In case you missed anything or want to read a post again, here’s the week that was!

Even though it was a short week for many, the travel news world was still in full force.

There were plenty of Delta happenings this week: (more) new routes added, earnings reports, cargo news, and a few other stories:

Delta Air Lines Boeing 757-200, tail number N535US, parked at Terminal 3 at Los Angeles International Airport - LAX - California.

Here are some more pieces that caught my eye and I thought would interest you, too:

And, finally, with *ahem* All Apologies to Nirvana, something smells like Spirit…

What are your plans this holiday weekend? Traveling anywhere? What have been your experiences at airports, hotels, and on the road? Please tell us in the Comment section below.

And if there’s a big travel news story I missed, please add it below with a link to the story.

— Chris