Travel News: Week of April 16, 2014

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Top Travel News Italian court bans Emirates from flying transatlantic from Italy Calif. bill would end SeaWorld killer whale shows United Plans World’s Longest Boeing 787 Non-Stop Routes Airbnb Hosts in San Francisco Facing Wave of Evictions Gas prices to edge down for summer vacation Teen girl who sent terroristic tweet to AA is arrested […]

Travel Video of the Week: Emirates’ “All-Time Greats”

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Just last week Emirates Airlines finally started using their Twitter handle, and one of the things they’ve been tweeting so far is their new commercial, which stars two all-time great soccer players—Cristiano Ronaldo and Pelé—that meet at the premium passengers bar onboard one of Emirates’ A380. Says Emirates, “everyone has a favourite player, and in our new […]

39 Reasons to Stay at the Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort & Spa in Australia

Albino Wallaroo at Emirates Wolgan Valley Resort

I got invited by Destination NSW (tourism marketing company for the state of New South Wales) to go to Sydney, Australia and witness the first two games (and Opening Day) of the 2014 Major League Baseball season between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Arizona Diamondbacks. It was an historic occasion, as the first-ever MLB […]

Travel News: Week of October 30, 2013

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Top Travel News DOT hits United with record fine for long tarmac delays Emirates and Virgin America Launch Frequent Flyer Partnership Pittsburgh airport plans $39M in upgrades Brazil to probe World Cup accommodation agency Delta starts flying Boeing 717s from AirTran The TSA Just Set a New Record for Guns Found at Airports More Travel […]

Travel Contests: Week of October 30, 2013

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This week’s travel contests include: Win a two-night escape to the Four Seasons Scottsdale! Win a European Scenic Cruise for two in our JohnnyJet.com blogger contest! Win a dream trip to Dubai with Emirates (on Facebook) Win a trip to the original Cosi restaurant in Paris Win a wine-themed trip for two to Italy Win […]

Travel News: Week of September 25, 2013

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Top Travel News Travel Safety in Kenya Now & the Attack on the Nairobi Mall European airport regulators to begin allowing some liquids in carry-on Gianni Versace’s former Miami home to reopen as a hotel F.A.A. Nears New Rules on Devices Customs Waits at Airports Found to Be Three to Five Hours Emirates Announces New Boston-Dubai Flights […]

Emirates Announces New Boston-Dubai Flights Starting March 2014

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Emirates is launching flights to Dubai from Boston beginning March 10, 2014. This will be the airline’s eighth route into the United States. The flight will be operated by a Boeing 777-200LR. From March 10, 2014, EK237 will depart Dubai at 9:45AM and arrive in Boston at 3:15PM. The return flight, EK 238, will take off from Boston […]

Emirates to Fly New York to Milan, Italy

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Today, Emirates Airline announced that it will begin daily non-stop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) and Milan Malpensa (MXP) on October 1, 2013. Emirates will operate a Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft on this route, with eight private suites in First Class, 42 lie-flat beds in Business Class and 310 seats in […]