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 […]

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 […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of December 17, 2014

Delta

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Delta security flaw lets passengers access others’ boarding passes Gogo to install Wi-Fi on American Air’s two-class regional jets Delta rebrands cabins, classes of service United Airlines is giving each of its 23,000 flight attendants an iPhone 6 Plus Chicago is going to build its own app […]

JetBlue to Charge Baggage Fees and Pack More Seats In

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I’ve been telling people that if American Airlines follows Delta’s and United Airlines‘ unpopular move of changing their frequent flier program of earning miles based on ticket price rather than distance flown, that the big winner is going to be JetBlue. After all, the only thing that prevents frequent fliers like me from flying the New […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of November 12, 2014

China

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: The US and China will grant visas valid for up to a decade to visitors between the two countries Canada imposing quarantine measures on travellers from #Ebola countries AA flight attendants reject contract, arbitration next Homeland Security tightens screening of foreign air travelers Air Canada staff subjected […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of October 29, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: American Airlines Just Announced Their New AAdvantage Program with US Airways Dividend Miles Members Seeking Unity, U.S. Revises Ebola Monitoring Rules Wi-Fi hotspot named for terror group delays AA flight at LAX United to launch route from Newark to Newcastle, England The MD-11 makes its final scheduled […]