Travel News: Week of February 12, 2014

Travel news February 12, 2014

Top Travel News DHS issues toothpaste advisory to airlines flying to Sochi Turkey Will No Longer Issue Visas on Arrival After April 10, 2014 Biden: LaGuardia like a ‘third world country’ Hawaiian Airlines to debut premium economy seats in August Virgin Atlantic staff shocked over flight axe Child drowns in cruise ship pool Alaska to […]

Fare of the Day: Seattle to New York for $48

SEA-JFK 48

I’m researching airfares for an interview and just stumbled across a $48 one-way JetBlue fare from Seattle to New York on February 3! Not sure how long it would last but if you’ve never been to NY nows the time! Here’s the link to our booking tool.  

Airlines Adding More Flights to New York for Super Bowl 48

Giants-Pats Super Bowl

United Airlines has increased service between its hub at Newark Liberty International Airport and Denver and Seattle for the big game. Newark Liberty is the airport most convenient to MetLife Stadium, where the Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks on Feb. 2, 2014. For those traveling to the title game, United has added two flights […]

Travel News: Week of December 18, 2013

Holiday traffic?

Top Travel News AAA forecast: More travelers hitting the road for the holidays American Airlines CEO To Let Employees Choose the Tail Design JetBlue launches free in-flight Wi-Fi TSA rolling out PreCheck application centers Pilot error factor in fatal crash in San Francisco Costa Concordia Wreck Stable, To Be Towed in June More Travel News: Chicago […]

Travel News: Week of November 26, 2013

Phone

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 […]

Travel News: Week of November 13, 2013

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Top Travel News Government to allow American Air & US Airways merger US Airways, United, American and JetBlue Now Allow PDE Use During Entire Flight Liquids ban to be lifted at European airports; is the U.S. next? United: You can now use hand-held devices on all our domestic mainline flights, with a few exceptions Venice […]

A Little Government Shutdown Cheer from JetBlue

JetBlue bill

As the much maligned shutdown of the U.S. federal government rolls on, here at last is a positive development—and it comes from JetBlue. The New York-based airline announced today its plan to “Keep Bills Moving” by offering complimentary Even More Speed passes (good for expedited security processing) to all passengers named “Bill” flying out of […]

Travel News: Week of October 2, 2013

JFK

Passport machine to cut customs wait times at JFK US state department issues global threat warning Passenger told he cannot board EasyJet flight after tweeting complaint Clueless tourist brings loaded gun to 9/11 Memorial Air New Zealand plans charters to fly scientists to Antarctica, land on ice runway Southwest Plans to Devalue Rapid Rewards Points […]