Top 10 in Travel News: Week of May 28, 2014

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THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Thailand army chief takes control over government in coup d’etat 100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica Canada relaxes restrictions on mobile devices in flight French trains too big for platforms Feds to require more transparency in airline fees ‘Near midair collision’ at Newark airport […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Avoid Newark Airport This Summer (If You Can)

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Avoid Newark Airport This Summer (If You Can) If you’ll be traveling this summer, I’d suggest avoiding Newark Liberty International Airport if you can as they’ll be closing their Air Train (which connects the airport to the city) between May 1-July 15. That’s during summer’s peak travel season! What were they thinking? Even Amtrak won’t […]

Travel News: Week of February 26, 2014

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Top Travel News Supersonic jet ditches windows for massive live-streaming screens Another price hike at Disney World Ohana by Hawaiian says aloha to launching service in March Cruise Ship Attack Shocks Industry At Newark Airport, the Lights Are On, and They’re Watching You United to replace 747s with 777s for flights to Sydney Radisson to […]

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 […]

United Airlines to Fly Newark-Istanbul

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This just in …               CHICAGO, Feb. 21, 2012 – United Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL), today announced plans to launch daily, nonstop flights between its New York hub, Newark Liberty International Airport, and Istanbul, effective July 1, 2012, subject to government approval. Westbound service from Istanbul […]

Newark to Copenhagen on SAS

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Check-in for Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) opens at 1:30pm at EWR (Terminal B). I should know because I was there nice and early since I was meeting Natalie. As expected there was no line and the agent who checked me in was a friendly part time college student employee who was quick. Along with my boarding […]

Longest Flight In The World, Singapore To Newark

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Greetings! Before we get started, do you remember back on February 3 when I wrote how I had just seen the longest commercial flight in history land at LAX after a 8,760 mile journey from Singapore? I also said I was supposed to be on that flight, but canceled at the last minute. I didn’t […]