Program 277: Flying with Johnny Jet; The State of the European Union

Release Date: 02-25-2012


European Union experts join Rick to discuss the roots of the current political tensions in Europe, and how government policies are impacting the average European and frequent flier Johnny Jet returns with more tips for getting the most out of flights.


  • Super-frequent air traveler John DiScala, aka "Johnny Jet"
  • Ben Curtis, political science professor at Seattle University
  • Hilbren Buys, lecturer in geo-politics at the European Communications School in Brussels

Related Links

  • Johnny Jet's website includes links to travel deals, and photos from his weekly travels:
  • Johnny recommends selecting the best seat on particular aircraft from the charts at
  • Johnny Jet suggests looking at for low airfares, and as an alternative to reviews on Trip Advisor, because it restricts its customer reviews to your friends on Facebook