Top 10 in Travel News: Week of June 4, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Norovirus strikes Hawaii hotel, 100+ guests, employees affected Man stuck in S. Korea after son doodles on passport 787 Dreamliner Set to Land at American Airlines FAA clears Boeing 787 for longer flights United planning nonstop Guam-Shanghai flights Virgin Galactic Gains FAA Approval for Space Flights From […]

Travel Contests: Week of April 9, 2014

The Emerald Sky in Budapest

This week’s travel contests include: Blogger Contest: Win a Emerald Waterways European River Cruise for Two! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win one of 52 trips to Australia Win a 7-day trip to your dream destination for two from Switchfly (Twitter contest; Johnny is a judge!) Win a luxurious summer trip for two to Hawaii from InsideHook and others Win […]

Sneak Peek: SilkAir’s New Boeing 737

SilkAir’s new Boeing 737-800

Last week I flew to Seattle compliments of Singapore Airlines so I could witness a momentous occasion for both Boeing and Singapore Airlines’ regional carrier SilkAir. In 2012, SilkAir made an important decision to go from an all Airbus fleet to a Boeing fleet. SilkAir currently flies more than 350 weekly flights to 45 destinations […]

Travel News: Week of November 26, 2013

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Top Travel News U.S. to Consider Cellphone Use on Planes Customers can now bid for an upgrade on American Airlines CNN: Fewer people traveling for Thanksgiving WestJet to Launch Transatlantic Service in an Unlikely Way JFK to open ‘cutting-edge animal facility’ European Commission Says Yes to Calling In-Flight FAA to check overweight pilots, air traffic […]

Singapore Airlines Launches Special JFK-SIN/Southeast Asia Economy Fares Starting at $1,199.00

Singapore Airlines (SIA) today announced a great deal on flights from New York to Singapore and seven other Southeast Asian destinations. The fare includes round-trip travel aboard SIA’s Economy Class, as well as all fuel surcharges and taxes. Tickets must be purchased by September 30, 2013 for travel between October 1 and November 30, 2013 […]

Travel News: Week of August 28, 2013

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Top Travel News Travelocity Gives In, Sites To Be Powered by Expedia Singapore Airlines Introduces Kid-Free Quiet Zone on Budget Carrier Scoot Allegiant Expands, Low Cost Carrier to Serve 99 US Airports Billionaire to buy Hayman Island WestJet launches new fare bundle option Plus Flying high: Delta equips 19,000 flight attendants with Windows Phones Delta […]

Singapore Airlines: U.S. Gateways to Singapore from $999 Roundtrip

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Good news! Singapore Airlines (SIA) has just launched a special fare program to bring travelers exclusive deals to some of its most fascinating destinations this fall. Every Wednesday for the next six weeks, SIA will reveal a new destination on www.singaporeair.com and www.Facebook.com/SingaporeAir. Naturally, Singapore was the first locale to be revealed and it’s one of […]