Top 10 in Travel News: Week of January 28, 2015

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: FAA warns of fire danger caused by e-cigarettes on planes SkyMall files for bankruptcy Virgin Australia dropping fuel surcharges for US flights Chicago’s O’Hare regains title of world’s busiest airport Orbitz Gives In, Hires Bankers to Find a Buyer British Airways announces big changes to its Executive […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of January 21, 2015

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Marriott Bows to Pressure on Wi-Fi Blocking But There’s Lots of Wiggle Room This Is Happening: U.S. Eases #Cuba Travel Restrictions, No License Needed US preclearance at Abu Dhabi coming for all Etihad flights Orlando launches curbside valet parking DOT fines Southwest a record $1.6 million for […]

Airlines Add Extra Flights to Phoenix for Super Bowl

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Great news for football fans! Three airlines have added extra flights to Phoenix for Super Bowl XLIX. 1. jetBlue jetBlue Airways was the first to add an extra flight to Phoenix from Boston to give New England Patriots fans more options to make it to the big game. On top of the normal schedule of daily BOS-PHX service, […]

JetBlue Adds Extra Flights Between Boston and Phoenix

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JetBlue Airways didn’t waste anytime to add an extra flight between Boston and Phoenix to give New England Patriot’s fans more options to make it to the big game. In addition to its normal schedule of daily BOS-PHX service, seats are now available on the below new flights *Extra Flights Added* January 30, 2015 BOS […]

Toronto to West Palm Beach on Air Canada

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I flew from Toronto to West Palm Beach on Air Canada last week. I don’t fly Air Canada very often so I’m not very familiar with their planes. However, I do know that if you don’t book through AirCanada.com or have elite status with them, you can’t assign yourself a seat in advance so it’s […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of January 14, 2015

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Thieves with stolen passwords try to swipe miles from American Air and United customers Cyprus Airways closes down First Travel Impact From Paris Attacks: EU Parliament May Revive Air-Passenger Terrorism Law Why is United Airlines going to war with a 22-year-old entrepreneur who wants to save travelers […]

It’s Time to Match Your US Airways Dividend Miles with Your American AAdvantage Account

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Like every mileage junkie I was checking my American Airlines AAdvantage account balance before going to bed last night when I couldn’t help but notice the pop-up (below) alerting me that American Airlines and US Airways are combining their frequent flyer programs in “second quarter 2015.” As the message states, “If you don’t have a Dividend […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of January 7, 2015

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Tail of Missing AirAsia Plane Discovered in Java Sea Ex-Korean Air exec arrested over nut rage Etihad: We Will Honor The Ridiculously Low Fares We Mistakenly Offered United Airlines suing 22-year-old NYC man who figured out how to get cheaper plane tickets California Breaks Ground on Isolated […]