Johnny Jet is fresh from a trip back east to attend the travel related "Freddy Awards." Alaska Airlines received top honors as the best airline. Meanwhile, United settled with Doctor Dow after they beat him and dragged him off the airplane. The settlement is undisclosed, but Johnny Jet guesses it was at least $10 million. The incident also prompted changes in their policies to bump passengers, including offering up to $10,000 to get you to give up your seat.
Want to experience the golden age of travel? Check out the Pan Am Experience in LA, where you board a 747 and are treated to a fine dining experience just like it was back in the day. It's not cheap, but it's a great four hour experience and one of the best dinners you'll have. You also get a set of mementos, and have an in flight movie.
Website of the week - Air Wander. If you want to fly somewhere with a stop over, you can go here, put in your dates and it will give you great stopover options to explore. You can even go around the world.