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Summer 2022 travel is chaotic, stressful, and expensive, but it doesn’t have to be!

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Welcome to the June 1, 2022, edition of “The Daily Flyer,” The Higher Flyer‘s newsletter that gathers up and summarizes some of the most important happenings in the world of airlines, hotels, award points, and other travel-related subjects. Today’s feature covers the uninspired state of the travel industry – and what you can do about it – as we head in to an unprecedented period, as well as the ongoing passenger crisis at Amsterdam Schiphol, some takes on the best brand in the airline industry, and a refreshing Twitter account bringing sanity and honesty to award points blogging.

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Prepare for takeoff

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F 4.5; 1/400; 129mm.

Shot on approach in to Jacksonville International Airport (JAX).

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Together again…

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F 5.6; .8″; 202mm.

Shot at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC.

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Tis the (baseball) season!

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F 4; 1/125; 104mm.

Shot at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California.

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Streets still empty

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F 5.6; 1/250; 117mm.

Shot on Plaza de las Cortes facing the Fuente de Neptuno, which is adjacent to the Prado Museum in Madrid, Spain.

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With COVID-19 raging, there’s no such thing as responsible travel planning

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Happy February, and welcome to “The Daily Flyer,” The Higher Flyer‘s newsletter that gathers up and summarizes some of the most important happenings in the world of airlines, hotels, award points, and other travel-related subjects. Today’s feature discusses travel plans in a pandemic, as well as a new mask mandate, airplane seat preferences, cheap fares in Europe, and a behind-the-scenes look in to a 787’s pipework.

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Clear skies, open spaces

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F 4.5; 1/320; 107mm.

Shot on Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, DC.

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21 higher flyer predictions for ’21 (Part 2)

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Welcome to the January 11, 2021 edition of “The Daily Flyer,” The Higher Flyer‘s newsletter that gathers up and summarizes some of the day’s most important happenings in the world of airlines, hotels, award points, and other travel-related things. Today’s main feature picks up where last Wednesday’s entry left off and offers 10 more predictions for 2021. It also covers higher flying’s uncomfortable intersection with acts of sedition, updated elite status qualifications (or not), and a list of COVID test providers.

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21 higher flyer predictions for ’21 (Part 1)

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Happy Wednesday, and welcome to the January 6, 2021 edition of “The Daily Flyer,” The Higher Flyer‘s newsletter that gathers up and summarizes some of the day’s most important happenings in the world of airlines, hotels, award points, and other travel-related things. Today’s feature consists of 21 predictions for 2021 (or rather 11 of them; the other 10 will come in the next TDF installment), as well as huge diplomatic news (that affects aviation), some thoughts on obtaining elite status this year, and, to round it out, some New Year’s resolutions from renowned travel writers.

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