Travel News: Week of September 18, 2013

Travel News September 18, 2013

Top Travel News United says it will honor free tickets in online mistake WSJ: Airplane Wi-Fi Gets Up to Speed LAX to open 9 new gates in international terminal Seattle airport to install automated gate exits TSA unveils plans for tiered screening process Passenger who groped woman on flight sentenced to 9 months Former TWA […]

JetBlue Introducing New Non-stops from New York: Trinidad & Tobago and Savannah, Georgia

JetBlue

JetBlue announced today that the airline will be introducing two new “BlueCity’s”—what they call the destinations they fly out of—in February of 2014, and both will be serviceable by non-stop flights from New York’s JFK. First, service between New York (JFK) and Savannah/Hilton Head International Airport (SAV) will begin on February 13, 2014. There will […]

Travel News: Week of September 4, 2013

Hawaiian Airlines to Offer Apple iPad mini

Top Travel News Hawaiian Airlines to Offer Apple iPad Minis on B767 Routes United applies for service from San Francisco to Chengdu, China “Ramp rats!” JFK airport baggage handlers busted for stealing thousands from travelers’ luggage British Airways debuts Boeing 787 Dreamliner between London and Toronto Court Rules that Trip Advisor’s ‘Dirtiest Hotel’ of 2011 […]

Video of the Week: Sneak Peek at Delta’s T4 at JFK

JFK T4: Going the Extra Mile

Delta recently released a new video of a sneak peek at New York-JFK’s Terminal 4. It opens on May 24 and the new terminal is supposed to be catering to frequent fliers and has a giant 23,000 square foot Sky Club (See 1:40 in the video). For a better preview, Delta has opened a new […]

Bali to New York on Korean Air’s A380

Our seats upstairs

If you’ve been following me on Facebook and Twitter then you know Natalie and I got married in Toronto, then flew to Seoul on Korean Air (in their flatbed seats so it made the trek painless), spent the night in Seoul – Gangnam Style. We then got on another Korean flight and flew 6 hours […]

American Airlines’ New Menu Options

American Airlines

Everyone has had the experience of being slightly disappointed in the food selections offered for in-flight meals. American Airlines now has the answer. Premium class customers have the option of selecting their meals before they even get on the plane. The first airline to offer such a service, American invites flyers in first and business […]

Singapore Airlines’ New Fares for Fall Travel

Singapore Airlines has new fares for fall travel to Europe and Southeast Asia leaving from Los Angeles, New York and Houston. Sample round-trip fares (Economy Class travel including all taxes, fees and surcharges): New York – Frankfurt $812 Los Angeles – Singapore $1,099 Houston – Bangkok $1,188 Los Angeles – Manila $1,099 New York – […]

New York (JFK) to Los Angeles (LAX) on United without a P.S. Plane

UAL

Since when did United stop offering p.s. (Premium Service) planes on their JFK – LAX route? I just booked a ticket on the 7am flight out of New York and was shocked to see that there’s no business class and a regular coach section. Normal p.s. planes are configured First, Business and Economy Plus. As […]