Top 10 in Travel News: Week of February 25, 2015

Delta

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Delta tests 20-minute ‘guarantee’ for checked bags The DOT Will Not Force United to Honor $50 First Class Fare Mistakes Alaska becomes 3rd state with legal marijuana JetBlue Officially Requests a Customs and Immigration Facility in Long Beach Aruba arrivals surpass one million mark for first time […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of February 18, 2015

American's pretty new 787

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: First Routes Announced for American Airlines’ 787 Dreamliner Scorpion stings flier on Alaska Airlines flight from L.A. SkyMall will fly again says @ScottevestCEO Korean Air executive jailed in ‘nut rage’ case Qantas Enforcing Dress Code in Business Lounges Starting April 1 United Airlines will not honor the […]

Travel Video of the Week: KLM Cockpit Tales (Autopilot in Action)

Autopilot

Kudos to KLM for allowing cameras in the cockpit during this flight from Amsterdam to London to show aviation geeks and curious travelers how autopilot works. Captain van Dorst and some nice production offer a nice explanation in this nine-minute segment from the great KLM Cockpit Tales series.

NYC and Los Angeles to Europe for $325 on American Airlines in Summer O/W!

AA LAX-CPH

(UPDATED: February 13, 10:15am EST) Thanks to Abraham Lora for alerting me about American Airlines $1 fares (+$324 in taxes) to fly one-way from Los Angeles to Copenhagen via LHR in the summer. There are plenty of dates and seats available so I booked tickets for me and my wife. I wanted to book 10 […]

First Routes Announced for American Airlines’ 787 Dreamliner

American's pretty new 787

Get ready for the American Airlines 787 Dreamliner to finally hit the skies this summer! American just announced the first routes for service on its Boeing 787 Dreamliner. American’s domestic service will begin in May and its international service will begin in June. Currently, United is the only US carrier to have 787s in service. First routes […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of February 11, 2015

jetBlue

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: JetBlue to be first airline to use Apple Pay in flight Quality of America’s roads now ranked No. 16 in the world, report shows American Airlines Debuts New Amenity Kits Airlines Try Signature Fragrances, but Not Everyone Is On Board Mile-high IQ club: Become a genius on […]

American Airlines Debuts New Amenity Kits

American Airlines Heritage Amenity Kits

American Airlines has introduced these fun, limited-edition throwback amenity kits for premium cabin flyers on international and transcontinental flights commemorating the early days of commercial aviation. This is part of the airline’s recently announced #goingforgreat plan to spend $2 billion improving its passenger experience. The amenity kits pay tribute to the nine airlines that formed today’s American Airlines by […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of February 4, 2015

Singapore Airlines' new premium economy seat

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Singapore Airlines’ New Premium Economy Marriott Abandons FCC Petition for Hotel Wi-Fi Blocking Hawaiian Airlines opens first of 6 new Premier Club lounges at Honolulu airport Seabourn reveals names of new ships British Airways Realigns Its Program to Make Big Spenders With Large Point Balances Happier (And […]