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 June 12, 2013

JetBlue, soon to offer suites

Top Travel News JetBlue to offer private suites TSA drops plan to allow small knives on plane Spirit Airlines serves wine in cans Airlines collect $27 billion beyond ticket revenue Delta guts SkyTeam partner earning French wine ‘has Italian origins’ Alaska Airlines could waive baggage fees for wine country Fast-lane airport security arrives for Virgin […]

Air France and KLM launch inflight Wi-Fi

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Today Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines are operating their first inflight connectivity flights with Wi-Fi on board. The new service allows customers to remain connected by being able to send text messages and e-mails and surf the internet during their flight. They also offer a specially designed inflight website where they offer a […]

Paris to Toronto in Air France’s Business Class

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Bonjour! Natalie and I spent three romantic nights each in Monaco and Paris. On the way over, we flew Air France from Toronto (YYZ) to Paris (CDG) to Nice (NCE) in economy. Here’s my review. On the way back, I was able to pull some strings and get upgraded thanks to a connection I met […]

Toronto to Paris to Nice on Air France

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Flight AF351 Natalie and I just flew from Toronto’s Pearson International Airport (YYZ) to Paris’ Charles De Gaulle International Airport (CDG). We took Air France’s flight 351, which is scheduled to depart YYZ at 6:40pm and arrive at CDG at 8am the following day. We flew coach and I found a great economy seat, other […]

Video of the Week: Air France Go Around at St. Maarten Airport during Hurricane Isaac

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Every plane spotter knows the best place in the world to watch airplanes land is on Maho Beach in front of St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport. I’ve only been once and that was before I had a digital camera. This week, thanks to Hurricane Isaac a beachgoer filmed a very late Air France go-around. […]

Paris-Charles de Gaulle Terminal 2E -The S4

The Air France hub at Paris-CDG

Back in May I flew to Paris for a few days to get a behind-the-scenes tour of Charles de Gaulle’s new terminal 2E – the S4. It was really frustrating because it was so beautiful but they wouldn’t allow us to take photos. Well, today they just released their own images as it’s going to officially […]

Behind the Scenes Tour of Air France and Charles de Gaulle Airport

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If you are following me on Facebook or Twitter then you know last week I was invited on a very special behind-the-scenes tour of Air France and Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris. It was arranged for 40 members of Air France’s section of Flyertalk.com, one of the most popular frequent flyer communities on the internet. The two-day […]