Travel News: Week of October 16, 2013

Statue of Liberty

Top Travel News Statue of Liberty, Grand Canyon, Mount Rushmore to reopen American Express announces new Centurion Lounge at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) LA airport employee arrested in dry ice blasts Alitalia rescued by financing deal United Airlines Site Glitch Results in Nearly Free Flights — Again United Airlines Launches 100th Aircraft with Satellite […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Take Advantage of Long Layovers

Singapore Flyer

Take Advantage of Long Layovers If you have more than a few hours of layover time in a city, don’t spend them milling around the airport or buying overpriced Duty Free goods. Instead, find out if there is anything close by that will let you get a flavor of the area. Some airports (like Singapore’s Changi and Amsterdam’s […]

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 […]

JetBlue introduces new premium class called Mint on transcontinental flights

JetBlue

JetBlue shook things up in the transcontinental premium market today by announcing the introduction of Mint, their new premium class cabin on New York (JFK) to Los Angeles (LAX) and San Francisco (SFO) routes. Mint will feature the longest lie-flat beds in domestic business class and four private suites among the 16 Mint seats. In celebration […]

Travel Video of the Week: Official LAX Bradley Terminal Renovation Time-Lapse

Tom Bradley at LAX

Whenever I tell people that one of my favorite airports in the U.S. is LAX, they look at me like I’m crazy. The real reason is that I live so close to it and I know it inside and out. But thanks to the new $1.9-billion Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT), which opened last week, […]

Luxurious Tom Bradley International Terminal Opens at LAX

Rendering of future eating area

The South Concourse of the newly completed Tom Bradley International Terminal (TBIT) at Los Angeles International Airport is now up and running, which adds eight additional gates that can accommodate larger aircraft to the space. The terminal’s design is cutting-edge and offers an array of high-end retail stores, restaurants and bars that give travelers a […]

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 […]

American Airlines to Fly Nonstop Between Los Angeles and Palm Beach

AA

American Airlines is going to begin year-round service to Palm Beach, Florida (PBI) from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), starting November 21, 2013. Los Angeles is one of Florida’s top feeder markets so passengers will no longer have to take a connecting flight or fly in and out of Fort Lauderdale or Miami to get to […]