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Fields abloom

Photo of the Week!

F 2.8; 1/500; 20mm.

Shot in Crozet, Virginia, near the Chiles Peach Orchard.

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Let there be flowers!

Photo of the Week!

F 4.5; 1/200; 108mm.

Shot in Crozet, Virginia, near the Chiles Peach Orchard.

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Jetting in to Springtime

Photo of the Week!

F 4; 1/400; 100mm.

Shot moments after takeoff at Los Angeles International Airport.

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Don’t have a cow!

Photo of the Week!

F 8; 1/250; 116mm.

Shot near Moab alongside Utah State Route 313.

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Clear skies, open spaces

Photo of the Week!

F 4.5; 1/320; 107mm.

Shot on Pennsylvania Avenue NW in Washington, DC.

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Excelsior! A first look review of New York’s Moynihan Train Hall

The Daily Flyer

Welcome to the January 22, 2021 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 leads with a closer look at Moynihan Train Hall, the impressive successor to New York’s wretched Penn Station, and then moves on to cover more typical subject matters: previewing travel policies in the Biden Administration, the debut of the IATA Travel Pass, and even MORE higher flyer predictions for 2021.

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Blue skies at last

Photo of the Week!

F 8; 1/800; 81mm.

Shot at the United States Capitol in Washington, DC.

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Is the Boeing 737 MAX safe to fly?

Yes.

(Sorry for the spoiler. Let’s get to it!)

The Daily Flyer

Happy (belated) Martin Luther King Day, and welcome to the January 19, 2020 edition of “The Daily Flyer!” This is 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 examines the Boeing 737 MAX‘s safety record as it returns to the skies, and it also covers updates to two popular loyalty programs, the next steps for Alaska and oneworld, AA’s other domestic alliance, and higher flyer steps to containing insurrectionists.

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Grand. Central Station.

Photo of the Week!

F 3.5; 1/40; 24mm.

Shot at Grand Central Station in New York.

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