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 19, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Passenger gets $1,200 bill for in-flight Wi-Fi Pay Phones in New York City Will Become Free Wi-Fi Hot Spots Updated MileagePlus Premier Requirements for 2016 status Alaska Airlines launching new San Diego-Hawaii route South Korea temporarily suspends Asiana flights to San Francisco United Devalues… Checked Baggage Uber […]

Celebrate Thanksgiving Aboard British Airways

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Are you joining the tens of thousands of travelers who will be taking to the skies next week to visit friends and family for Thanksgiving? The start of the holiday season is invariably the most stressful time of year for travelers, with airports chock-a-block with passengers and suitcases and the result is usually nothing short […]

Taylor Swift’s New Video Blank Space Was Filmed Where?

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Listen, the whole thing took me by surprise. I was driving to work recently and suddenly found my toes tapping to a tune on the radio. The tune stayed with me throughout the day. It was only a few days before I knew all the words. To a Taylor Swift song. When I downloaded the […]

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

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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 November 5, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Couple Ties the Knot on Southwest Airlines Flight Carnival Promises At-Sea Internet That Cruises Skip check-in; latest hotel room key is your phone Southwest integrates Air Tran online booking, frequent flyer program AA to start transatlantic service to UK city of Birmingham Australia prevents Ebola by blocking […]

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 […]

New York City and Los Angeles Hotel Week Discounts

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Now in its fourth year, Hotel Week NYC, is expanding to Los Angeles. Hotel Week LA. has 16 hotels signed up to participate in its West Coast debut, scheduled for Nov. 29-Dec. 14, 2014. Hotel Week offers weeklong discounts at fine hotels, many of which typcially charge upwards of $500 per night. For this limited time, […]