Travel News: Week of March 19, 2014

American Airlines

Top Travel News American, JetBlue end frequent flyer partnership Ohana by Hawaiian officially launches Molokai service Hawaiian Airlines moves up start of L.A.-Maui flights to May 2 Will You Be Making a Bid to Upgrade on Your Next Aer Lingus Flight? Apple devices said to get free in-flight movies on United Hartsfield-Jackson installing Automated Passport […]

Travel News: Week of February 12, 2014

Travel news February 12, 2014

Top Travel News DHS issues toothpaste advisory to airlines flying to Sochi Turkey Will No Longer Issue Visas on Arrival After April 10, 2014 Biden: LaGuardia like a ‘third world country’ Hawaiian Airlines to debut premium economy seats in August Virgin Atlantic staff shocked over flight axe Child drowns in cruise ship pool Alaska to […]

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 News: Week of December 11, 2013

AA-US

Top Travel News What to Expect: The American Airlines-US Airways Merger Amex Platinum Losing AA/US Lounge Access; New Centurion Lounges Announced for LGA and SFO For Sale at Delta: Elite-Qualifying Miles U.S. State Department issues warning about crime in Venezuela You can now apply for TSA PreCheck—in Indiana Gogo moves a step closer to international […]

What to Expect: The American Airlines-US Airways Merger

AA-US

The big travel news today (December 9, 2013) is that the American Airlines and US Airways merger has now legally closed, creating the world’s largest airline. Just like previous mergers (like Delta + Northwest and United + Continental), though, it’s going to take time (months, even years) for the two to truly become one. They’ll […]

Travel News: Week of November 13, 2013

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Top Travel News Government to allow American Air & US Airways merger US Airways, United, American and JetBlue Now Allow PDE Use During Entire Flight Liquids ban to be lifted at European airports; is the U.S. next? United: You can now use hand-held devices on all our domestic mainline flights, with a few exceptions Venice […]

Travel Contests: Week of October 16, 2013

Blogger Contest: Win a Scenic Cruise

This week’s travel contests include: Win a European Scenic Cruise for two in our JohnnyJet.com blogger contest! Win a trip for two to Florence worth nearly $10,000 (on Facebook) Win a trip to Australia to compete in a Tough Mudder event or win registration to U.S. events from Dos Equis Win a 4-night trip for four […]

Travel News: Week of September 25, 2013

Peter Greenberg in Kenya

Top Travel News Travel Safety in Kenya Now & the Attack on the Nairobi Mall European airport regulators to begin allowing some liquids in carry-on Gianni Versace’s former Miami home to reopen as a hotel F.A.A. Nears New Rules on Devices Customs Waits at Airports Found to Be Three to Five Hours Emirates Announces New Boston-Dubai Flights […]