What's the best first class product from Los Angeles? And other links.

Is Ethiad the best first class product flying from Los Angeles? The Hollywood Reporter seems to think so. Photo: Etihad. 

Is Ethiad the best first class product flying from Los Angeles? The Hollywood Reporter seems to think so. Photo: Etihad. 

The Hollywood Reporter does a puff piece on the most luxurious first class products from Los Angeles. Among them: Singapore, Emirates, Etihad, Asiana and Lufthansa.

Spirit Airlines and Frontier Airlines may join the TSA's PreCheck program soon, which would be good news for travelers. Cleveland.com.

The travel industry never tires of 'why onboard Internet is so slow' stories. This one comes from the New York Times. The headline? "American Airlines Doesn’t Care for Its Gogo Wi-Fi, Either."

How can Singapore Airlines remain relevant in Asia? Skift speaks with the CEO. 

Most U.S. airlines have pulled back on the their fuel hedging. The Wall Street Journal explains why. 

A new San Diego-based airline called California Pacific says it is close to its first flight. But we've heard this before. The airline has been "beset by delays because of a rejected application and other issues with the Federal Aviation Administration," according to the San Diego Union-Tribune. 

Delta wants to fly from Los Angeles to Beijing. USA Today. 

Why does Congress was to "over-regulate" airlines? Cranky Flier. 

A United Airlines Boeing 737 flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco last week flew using biofuel. LA Times.

Royal Brunei used an all-female crew last week, Stuff.Co.Nz reports. One commentator was amusing, sending this Tweet.

And finally, CNN reporter/anchor Richard Quest is flying around the world using only low cost airlines. I know he'll do something on TV, but I've enjoyed social media posts from Richard and his crew. They're using #FlyWith Quest.