Top 10 in Travel News: Week of October 15, 2014

Heart One, the first in Southwest's new livery, sits at a hangar at Dallas Love Field

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Southwest Airlines celebrates end of Wright Amendment Virgin Atlantic cancels Little Red domestic flight service Marriott to adopt new stricter cancellation policy Detectives in Dubai are going to be wearing Google Glass so they can fight crime using facial recognition technology. Federal Officials Cast Doubt on Ebola […]

Travel Video of the Week: Virgin Atlantic Safety Film

Virgin Atlantic safety video

We’ve written recently about other fun airline safety videos (including Air New Zealand’s and Delta’s) and now Virgin Atlantic has jumped into the game. With the Oscars this past Sunday, Virgin Atlantic plays homage to film in its latest safety video, taking inspiration from iconic titles such as Brief Encounter and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Created […]

Travel News: Week of February 12, 2014

Travel news February 12, 2014

Top Travel News DHS issues toothpaste advisory to airlines flying to Sochi Turkey Will No Longer Issue Visas on Arrival After April 10, 2014 Biden: LaGuardia like a ‘third world country’ Hawaiian Airlines to debut premium economy seats in August Virgin Atlantic staff shocked over flight axe Child drowns in cruise ship pool Alaska to […]

Travel News: Week of December 24, 2013

Southwest

Top Travel News Southwest joins United, JetBlue & Delta in saying no to in-flight phone calls TSA Allows Soldiers to Keep Their Shoes On; You Could Be Next Airlines and airports look to take the pain out of boarding planes The world’s newest island British Airways to permit PED use throughout a flight This pilot […]

Amex Transfer Bonuses w/ British Airways and Virgin Atlantic

British AirwaysTails at LHR

Now through 12/31, American Express and British Airways are offering a 20% bonus when AmEx Card Members transfer points into Avios as part of the British Airways Executive Club. Travelers on British Airways can use Avios on reward flights with British Airways and oneworld partners and for one-cabin upgrades with British Airways, Iberia and American Airlines. […]