Top 10 in Travel News: Week of November 19, 2014

Singapore

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 […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of August 20, 2014

SeaWorld

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Aloft Hotel to Begin Testing ‘Botlr,’ a Robotic Bellhop John Kerry has flown 519,136 miles to 51 countries in 239 days in 2014! SeaWorld shares dive as documentary #Blackfish spurs attendance drop One of Iceland’s Biggest Volcanoes May Threaten European Aviation Again British Airways launches cute animals […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of May 28, 2014

Thailand

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Thailand army chief takes control over government in coup d’etat 100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica Canada relaxes restrictions on mobile devices in flight French trains too big for platforms Feds to require more transparency in airline fees ‘Near midair collision’ at Newark airport […]

Travel News: Week of April 23, 2014

Hawaiian Airlines tail

Top Travel News U.S. Teen ‘Lucky’ to Be Alive After Stowing Away in wheel way on Calif.-Hawaii Flight  After deaths of 13, Everest Sherpas say they are abandoning climbing season Vueling launches world’s first ‘smart watch’ boarding pass Oregon wines fly free on Alaska Airlines as ‘pilot program’ partnership is extended Berlin Court Tells Uber […]

Travel News: Week of April 9, 2014

News

Top Travel News Proposed Republican Budget Would End Amtrak Subsidies, Kill Brand USA, Rein In TSA United to add 500 charging stations at U.S. airports Alaska Airlines offers self-tag service Las Vegas Pulling Racist Billboard Near LAX, But Says It Wasn’t A Big Deal Anyway And the world’s busiest airport is… US pilot arrested at […]

Alaska Airlines and Uber Offer Free Rides to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

Uber

Are you traveling to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Dec. 23 and 24? If so listen up because Alaska Airlines and Uber are partnering to offer free rides during the two-day promotion, Alaska Airlines will pay for one ride, up to $50*, to shuttle travelers to the airport in comfortable town cars. Travelers can request a ride through […]

Travel News: Week of November 13, 2013

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Top Travel News Government to allow American Air & US Airways merger US Airways, United, American and JetBlue Now Allow PDE Use During Entire Flight Liquids ban to be lifted at European airports; is the U.S. next? United: You can now use hand-held devices on all our domestic mainline flights, with a few exceptions Venice […]

Travel News: Week of November 6, 2013

United

Top Travel News United ups mileage needed for many frequent-flier tickets Spirit Airlines mulls tying fees to flight demand Britney Spears songs are actually being used to fight Somali pirates Alaska updates minimum check in policy to 40 minutes Southwest to offer tablet rentals on select routes Delta to launch 757s with flat-bed seats in […]