Top 10 in Travel News: Week of March 18, 2015

Ryanair

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Ryanair plans to offer flights between Europe and the US American, US Air to merge loyalty programs within one month JetBlue to fly Mint lie-flat seats to Caribbean Selfie stick bans go into effect at French, UK attractions Delta lowers frequent flier miles required for one-way flights […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of February 18, 2015

American's pretty new 787

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: First Routes Announced for American Airlines’ 787 Dreamliner Scorpion stings flier on Alaska Airlines flight from L.A. SkyMall will fly again says @ScottevestCEO Korean Air executive jailed in ‘nut rage’ case Qantas Enforcing Dress Code in Business Lounges Starting April 1 United Airlines will not honor the […]

Travel Contests: Week of January 21, 2015

Allianz

This week’s travel contests include: Win an Allianz Global Assistance GoBag in celebration of The New York Times Travel Show! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win two tickets to your dream destination with Turkish Airlines (on social media) Win a pampering vacation for two in Barbados Win a week-long cruise departing from your choice of Texas or Florida (on Facebook) Win a […]

Travel Tip of the Day: First Bag Free with Alaska Airlines in January

Alaska

First Bag Free with Alaska Airlines in January Great news! Alaska Airlines has announced that they are waiving their $25 first bag fee for the month of January. Here’s the catch: To get the free bag passengers must be a member of Alaska Airlines’ Mileage Plan. The good news: If you aren’t a member it […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of December 30, 2014

Air Asia plane at Bangkok's DMK airport

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Bodies and Debris Found in Search for AirAsia Plane, Rescue Teams Say Eastern Airlines returns to Miami with first Boeing 737 Air France makes emergency landing in Ireland after CHILLI PEPPERS set off fire alarm United Airlines launching Chicago-Rome flights for summer Delta employee charged with gun […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of December 10, 2014

JetBlue bill

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Win for travelers: Congress caps airline-ticket TSA fees Korean Air Executive Ejects Crew Member After Poor Nut Service Uber has been banned in Delhi after a driver was accused of raping a passenger American Airlines Set To Upgrade Fleet And Finally Compete With Delta Sir Richard Branson […]

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 […]