Star Wars Fans: ANA Has a Plane For You

Get ready to geek out Star Wars fans because ANA is bringing you a snazzy R2-D2 Jet via its newest 787-9 Dreamliner which will be making international flights in fall 2015. Yes that’s right for the first time ever, a Star Wars character will appear on the livery of a commercial aircraft. As Japan’s largest airline, the carrier […]

United updates international economy meals and beverages

United B787 Dreamliner

United has announced it will be revamping its international economy food and beverage service. Beginning on June 1, customers in economy class will receive a complimentary three-course meal, complimentary beer and wine, and snacks for purchase. While competitors like American, Delta and many foreign airlines already offer complimentary beer and wine, it’s a much-needed step for United as […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of April 15, 2015

Adventures by Disney

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Adventures by Disney launching family river cruises in Europe CheapAir now selling nonstop U.S.-Cuba flights The TSA collected $638,000 in loose change last year Police sting catches 31 Miami airport workers allegedly stealing from checked bags TSA employees fired for manipulating scanners so they could grope hot […]

British Airways introduces zen experience at 40,000 feet

It's easy to get zen in one of these British Airways A380s

Here’s a great new way to find zen at 40,000 feet, courtesy of British Airways. Today the airline introduces its Mindfulness for Travel series, which features videos that BA passengers can use to get in a relaxed state of mind. The initiative was developed for the launch of British Airways’ new A380 service between San Francisco and […]

British Airways offering great bargains on summer travel to Europe

Fly to Europe for cheap on British Airways this summer and fall -- Boeing 787 Dreamliner arrives at London Heathrow (Photo: Nick Morrish/British Airways)

As Johnny has already written, this summer is going to be a great time to take advantage of the strong exchange rate in Europe. Well, we just found out that British Airways is running a great sale on airfare and hotel packages to London, Dublin, Paris, Barcelona, and Edinburgh. The sale is running through April 21, 2015. […]

SAS using Google Street View to offer visual tours of planes

We now have a detailed view inside this A330 thanks to Google Street View

SAS claims to be the first airline in Europe to offer a virtual tour onboard a long-haul aircraft. “We are constantly striving to create new and innovative digital solutions for our customers, so we are very proud that SAS is the first airline in Europe to let everyone see what it is like to travel […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of April 8, 2015

US Airways and American Airlines

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: American Airlines, US Airways to get FAA approval to fly as one carrier California woman says she was kicked off Alaska Airlines flight because she has cancer Delta launching pet trackers Delta to keep 20-minute ‘guarantee’ for checked bags Leonardo DiCaprio Builds an Eco-Resort in Belize Oregon […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of April 1, 2015

jetBlue

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Pilot who suffered midair breakdown sues JetBlue for allowing him to fly Improved baggage handling saving airline industry USD18 billion Atlanta’s airport remains the world’s busiest; LAX moves up to No. 5 Ford’s new car will force you to obey the speed limit WestJet warns of ticketing […]