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

Marriott

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Marriott to Place Gratitude Envelopes in Hotel Guest Rooms Free In Flight GoGo Wifi & Free In Flight Texting with T-Mobile WestJet to charge some travellers for first checked bag Minnesota Man Films TSA Attempt To Screen Him After He Lands Southwest plans Baltimore-Costa Rica flights Australia […]

Win a Gogo pass: There’s a woman on my flight that won’t stop coughing and she’s not covering her mouth! Should I:

Mask

I don’t know about you but the only thing I hate more than a really turbulent flight when I fly is a rude passenger. The other day, there was a woman in my row who wouldn’t stop coughing and she wasn’t covering her mouth! I was in the aisle seat and she was in the […]

How to Stop the Passenger in Front of You from Reclining Without Using the Knee Defender

How to Stop the Passenger in Front of You from Reclining

On a recent American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Toronto, I chose to sit in row 16 of the 737-800MCE series aircraft because (like in row 17, as well) the middle seat is blocked on each side. The airline has made a habit of blocking out four seats like this so they can pay one less […]

Top 10 in Travel News: Week of June 25, 2014

Delta

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Delta Goes Lie-Flat on Transcon Boeing 757s Pilots blamed for Asiana crash Man tries to delay flight at London City Airport using fire alarm You’re 3 Times More Likely to Have Delayed & Lost Bags in European Airports than Anywhere Else American to slash Venezuela flights on […]

Travel News: Week of March 26, 2014

MH370

Top Travel News Tears flow: In memory of #MH370, a photo gallery Gogo Teams with Samsung in Free Wi-Fi Promotion for a Year Disney cruise ships first to offer Wi-Fi by megabyte Google Partners With Ray-Ban And Oakley To Make Glass More Stylish Southwest adds seven new routes at Reagan National JetBlue Takes on Other […]

Travel News: Week of March 12, 2014

MH370

Malaysia Airlines MH370 Resource Page Coming soon to Gogo: In-air texting on your smartphone Garuda Indonesia Now Official SkyTeam Member Airline Hawaiian Airlines Launched Ohana Inter-Island Service San Francisco’s Bay Bridge Is Being Turned Into an Airbnb Rental New Pilot Shortage Strategy: Rip Half the Seats Off the Airplane Ryanair Passengers Call Police To Leave […]

Travel News: Week of January 8, 2014

Gogo

Top Travel News Gogo Adds Wi-Fi Service Over Canada Your Facebook Profile Can Get You Through Airport Security. Seriously Employees of American Airlines choose airplane flag tail design New Credit Card Scheme May Change Travel Rewards Forever Mystery guest picks up all the tabs at Hilton hotel in California Smaller seats, fee rises and new […]

Gogo bringing free in-flight access to weather information

Gogo

Need to know if your connecting flight will be delayed by bad weather? Wondering if the destination you’re about to land in will be covered in snow? Gogo, the world leader in in-flight internet access, has partnered with The Weather Channel to offer passengers on Gogo-equipped flights free access to Weather.com and Weather Underground in the […]