Travel News: Week of November 26, 2013

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Top Travel News U.S. to Consider Cellphone Use on Planes Customers can now bid for an upgrade on American Airlines CNN: Fewer people traveling for Thanksgiving WestJet to Launch Transatlantic Service in an Unlikely Way JFK to open ‘cutting-edge animal facility’ European Commission Says Yes to Calling In-Flight FAA to check overweight pilots, air traffic […]

Inside Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner. Would You Fly It?

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A couple of day ago Travel and Leisure asked me (and other industry folks) if I would fly on Boeing’s new 787 Dreamliner. I replied “I would get on one of the Dreamliner’s tomorrow if it was a short hop (1-3 hours). But with all of their ‘teething’ problems I wouldn’t feel comfortable flying over an […]

Domestic routes announced for United’s new 787 Dreamliners

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Want to fly on Boeing’s new state of art 787 Dreamliner? Unless you want to fly to Japan or Ethiopia your best chance is to wait until November and book a ticket on one of the United flights listed below. United ordered 50 of these aircraft and expects to take delivery of the first five […]