Top 10 in Travel News: Week of June 18, 2014

Baggage

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: #Carryonshame Campaign Aims to Expose Overpacked Travelers Fancy a trip to space? You can buy it on Alibaba’s Taobao site for $96,400 Yotel ‘micro-hotel’ concept coming to San Francisco Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport now offering free Wi-Fi Expedia adopts Bitcoin payments for hotel bookings Google Updates Flight Search With […]

Is TSA PreCheck becoming a joke?

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If you’re following me on Twitter or Instagram then you know I was in San Francisco last week to attend a European travel conference. I flew up on American Airlines and I noticed that in both airports there were travelers in the TSA PreCheck line that had no clue what they were doing or how […]

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 20, 2013

Southwest

Top Travel News Southwest (but not AirTran) joins PreCheck Loews Hotels to allow booking of rooms by Twitter Outrage over American TV presenter’s boastful lion kill New passport kiosks at Miami International Airport installed to relieve long lines TSA to roll out PreCheck for military to 100 airports Passengers protest after blind man with guide […]

Travel News: Week of October 30, 2013

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Top Travel News DOT hits United with record fine for long tarmac delays Emirates and Virgin America Launch Frequent Flyer Partnership Pittsburgh airport plans $39M in upgrades Brazil to probe World Cup accommodation agency Delta starts flying Boeing 717s from AirTran The TSA Just Set a New Record for Guns Found at Airports More Travel […]