Travel News: Week of April 16, 2014

Emirates

Top Travel News Italian court bans Emirates from flying transatlantic from Italy Calif. bill would end SeaWorld killer whale shows United Plans World’s Longest Boeing 787 Non-Stop Routes Airbnb Hosts in San Francisco Facing Wave of Evictions Gas prices to edge down for summer vacation Teen girl who sent terroristic tweet to AA is arrested […]

Travel News: Week of April 9, 2014

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Top Travel News Proposed Republican Budget Would End Amtrak Subsidies, Kill Brand USA, Rein In TSA United to add 500 charging stations at U.S. airports Alaska Airlines offers self-tag service Las Vegas Pulling Racist Billboard Near LAX, But Says It Wasn’t A Big Deal Anyway And the world’s busiest airport is… US pilot arrested at […]

Travel News: Week of April 2, 2014

Lufthansa

Top Travel News Lufthansa Cancels Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Flights Washington Monument to reopen May 12 after repairs Qantas and Jetstar Airlines are changing the way you earn Qantas Points and Status credits when you fly Airline Responds to Breastfeeding Mother Harassed On Plane In Best Way Possible Winning and Losing Airports in the Washington/National Slot Shuffle After Flight MH370, […]

Travel News: Week of March 12, 2014

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Malaysia Airlines MH370 Resource Page Coming soon to Gogo: In-air texting on your smartphone Garuda Indonesia Now Official SkyTeam Member Airline Hawaiian Airlines Launched Ohana Inter-Island Service San Francisco’s Bay Bridge Is Being Turned Into an Airbnb Rental New Pilot Shortage Strategy: Rip Half the Seats Off the Airplane Ryanair Passengers Call Police To Leave […]

Travel News: Week of March 5, 2014

American Airlines

Top Travel News American Airlines eliminates bereavement fares How Good Are the Deals on Hotel Tonight? Delta’s Revamped Mileage Program May End ‘Travel Hacking’ Slashing jobs and jets, Qantas makes plea for state aid Travel Industry Leaders Lament Costly Customs Delays Boingo Hotspot 2.0 Networks Arrive at 21 U.S. Airports Delta adds service at Cleveland […]

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 […]

KLM Airlines to allow social media payment options

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KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, known for its innovative uses of social media in simplifying travel for their customers, has just become the first airline in the world to allow their passengers to pay for flights via social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Previously, customers were able to use these sites for services such […]

Travel News: Week of February 19, 2014

DFW

Top Travel News DFW airport unveils new automated kiosks aimed at speeding up international travel New budget airline for Florida How the US Navy avoids norovirus Airline on-time performance fell in 2013 Expedited lane for international connections now open at MIA American Seals Control of Kennedy Flights in JetBlue Swap Delta profit sharing hits $500M […]