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 App of the Week: My TSA

My TSA

The TSA (Transportation Security Administration) has come out with a free app that’s available on Android and iPhone. The app’s features include “Can I Bring_____?”—which lets users can type in an item they plan to bring on a trip to find out if it is permitted or prohibited, and whether they should pack it in carry-on […]

Travel News: Week of February 5, 2014

Travel news for February 5, 2014

Top Travel News TSA loosens rules on international alcohol United CEO’s letter on cutting United’s Cleveland hub Southwest to offer non-stops to 15 new markets from Love Field Hilton to offer faster Wi-Fi for a fee Malaysia Airlines suspending flights to Los Angeles, focus on Asia Norovirus strikes again as Caribbean cruise returns early Time […]

Travel Product of the Week: Flight Attendant Travel Kits

Giovanni flight attendant travel kits

Want to travel in style in 2014? These flight attendant travel kits from Giovanni Eco Chic Cosmetics are TSA-compliant and feature hair, body and face care products packed in reusable/resealable bags for beauty on the go. There are three options: Smooth As Silk Shampoo & Conditioner Grapefruit Sky Body Wash & Lotion Features Smooth as […]

Travel News: Week of December 24, 2013

Southwest

Top Travel News Southwest joins United, JetBlue & Delta in saying no to in-flight phone calls TSA Allows Soldiers to Keep Their Shoes On; You Could Be Next Airlines and airports look to take the pain out of boarding planes The world’s newest island British Airways to permit PED use throughout a flight This pilot […]

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 6, 2013

United

Top Travel News United ups mileage needed for many frequent-flier tickets Spirit Airlines mulls tying fees to flight demand Britney Spears songs are actually being used to fight Somali pirates Alaska updates minimum check in policy to 40 minutes Southwest to offer tablet rentals on select routes Delta to launch 757s with flat-bed seats in […]

Travel News: Week of October 30, 2013

News

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 […]