Top 10 in Travel News: Week of June 4, 2014

Royal Hawaiian

THE TOP 10 IN TRAVEL NEWS THIS WEEK: Norovirus strikes Hawaii hotel, 100+ guests, employees affected Man stuck in S. Korea after son doodles on passport 787 Dreamliner Set to Land at American Airlines FAA clears Boeing 787 for longer flights United planning nonstop Guam-Shanghai flights Virgin Galactic Gains FAA Approval for Space Flights From […]

Travel Contests: Week of April 9, 2014

The Emerald Sky in Budapest

This week’s travel contests include: Blogger Contest: Win a Emerald Waterways European River Cruise for Two! (JohnnyJet.com contest) Win one of 52 trips to Australia Win a 7-day trip to your dream destination for two from Switchfly (Twitter contest; Johnny is a judge!) Win a luxurious summer trip for two to Hawaii from InsideHook and others Win […]

Singapore Airlines Launches Special JFK-SIN/Southeast Asia Economy Fares Starting at $1,199.00

Singapore Airlines (SIA) today announced a great deal on flights from New York to Singapore and seven other Southeast Asian destinations. The fare includes round-trip travel aboard SIA’s Economy Class, as well as all fuel surcharges and taxes. Tickets must be purchased by September 30, 2013 for travel between October 1 and November 30, 2013 […]

Travel News: Week of August 28, 2013

Photo credit: Skift

Top Travel News Travelocity Gives In, Sites To Be Powered by Expedia Singapore Airlines Introduces Kid-Free Quiet Zone on Budget Carrier Scoot Allegiant Expands, Low Cost Carrier to Serve 99 US Airports Billionaire to buy Hayman Island WestJet launches new fare bundle option Plus Flying high: Delta equips 19,000 flight attendants with Windows Phones Delta […]

Singapore Airlines: U.S. Gateways to Singapore from $999 Roundtrip

SQ

Good news! Singapore Airlines (SIA) has just launched a special fare program to bring travelers exclusive deals to some of its most fascinating destinations this fall. Every Wednesday for the next six weeks, SIA will reveal a new destination on www.singaporeair.com and www.Facebook.com/SingaporeAir. Naturally, Singapore was the first locale to be revealed and it’s one of […]

8-Day Trip to Malaysia and Bali from $1,990, Including Airfare on Singapore Airlines

Singapore

Check out this deal … For a limited time, Sayang Holidays is offering a special fare starting at $1,990* which includes accommodation at a four-star hotel in Kuala Lumpur and a five-star resort in Bali, as well as daily breakfast. Round-trip Economy Class airfare from Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, or Houston on award-winning […]

Video of the Week: Becoming a ‘Singapore Girl’

Becoming a 'Singapore Girl'

Last year I was fortunate enough to fly one of Singapore Airlines’ A380s around the world (well, close enough: JFK-FRA-SIN-NRT-LAX). On the week-long trip I saw firsthand how amazing their flight attendants are and this three-minute CNN video shows you how they train too become one.

Singapore Airlines Ending World’s Longest Flight

Singapore Airlines A340

According to the AP’s Scott Mayerowitz, Singapore Airlines is ending their nonstop flights from the U.S. (LAX & EWR) to Singapore. They have been the world’s longest nonstop flights. The Singapore to Newark route had a distance of 9,520 miles and flight time took 18 hours and 20 minutes. The Los Angeles to Singapore route […]