First Routes Announced for American Airlines’ 787 Dreamliner

American's pretty new 787

Get ready for the American Airlines 787 Dreamliner to finally hit the skies this summer! American just announced the first routes for service on its Boeing 787 Dreamliner. American’s domestic service will begin in May and its international service will begin in June. Currently, United is the only US carrier to have 787s in service. First routes […]

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 23, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Turbulence hospitalizes 5 on AA flight from Korea to Texas Southwest files to fly to six international cities out of Houston’s Hobby What Are Some Tips to Survive Sleeping in an Airport? Starwood Hotels offers free Wi-Fi for SPG loyalty members ‘Fast-lane’ security lines open at four […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of December 17, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Delta security flaw lets passengers access others’ boarding passes Gogo to install Wi-Fi on American Air’s two-class regional jets Delta rebrands cabins, classes of service United Airlines is giving each of its 23,000 flight attendants an iPhone 6 Plus Chicago is going to build its own app […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of October 22, 2014

Could major US airline create an “economy minus” cabin?

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Hilton introduces new lifestyle brand Travelers From West Africa Must Now Enter US Through Only 5 Airports Bermuda tourism back in business after Gonzalo Passenger charged in air rage row over reclining seat, could be jailed for 20 years Ex-pilot wore old uniform, badge to cut security […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of October 8, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: How Different Countries Are Screening for Ebola Can you catch Ebola on a plane? Marriott fined $600,000 by FCC for blocking guests’ Wi-Fi 2-yr-old $2.1B Atlantic City Revel hotel sells for $110 million. Earth lost 50% of its wildlife in the past 40 years, says WWF SWISS […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of July 16, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: TSA sees surge in credit card knives at airports Rocket Debris Falls on Cruise Ship in Israeli Port Kenya issues terror alert over travel to UK airports Carnival Bans Smoking on Balconies Pilot Orders Pizza for Passengers on Delayed Flight ‘Amelia Earhart’ Completes Around-the-World Flight Boeing re-engineers […]

Sneak Peek: SilkAir’s New Boeing 737

SilkAir’s new Boeing 737-800

Last week I flew to Seattle compliments of Singapore Airlines so I could witness a momentous occasion for both Boeing and Singapore Airlines’ regional carrier SilkAir. In 2012, SilkAir made an important decision to go from an all Airbus fleet to a Boeing fleet. SilkAir currently flies more than 350 weekly flights to 45 destinations […]