Travel News: Week of April 2, 2014

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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, […]

10 Reasons to Love SFO’s Terminal 2

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Don’t like getting to the airport early? Then you’ve never been to San Francisco’s Terminal 2 (T2) which opened in 2011 and cost $383 million. The 640,000-square-foot T2 is equally shared by American Airlines and Virgin America; both airlines control seven gates each. Here are 10 reasons to love SFO’s T2. 1. Yoga Room Have  you ever heard of an […]

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 […]

Travel Contests: Week of September 4, 2013

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This week’s travel contests include: Win a chance to attend ‘Food & Wine All-Star Weekend’ in Las Vegas Win 500,000 Virgin America Elevate points Jamba Juice’s Cool Your Jets Sweepstakes (on Facebook) Win a free trip to both London and Paris Win a Viking River Cruise (on Facebook) Win a Caribbean island vacation on St. […]

Travel News: Week of June 12, 2013

JetBlue, soon to offer suites

Top Travel News JetBlue to offer private suites TSA drops plan to allow small knives on plane Spirit Airlines serves wine in cans Airlines collect $27 billion beyond ticket revenue Delta guts SkyTeam partner earning French wine ‘has Italian origins’ Alaska Airlines could waive baggage fees for wine country Fast-lane airport security arrives for Virgin […]

Virgin America Announces New Route – SJC-LAX

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The newly opened Terminal A at  San Jose International Airport (SJC) will host Virgin America’s newest route: four daily round-trip flights from San Jose to LAX starting as low as $49. Virgin America says that it hopes to bring much needed competition to the South Bay area and to an airport that is integral to […]

The New Virgin America Loft at LAX

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Of the activities I enjoy, sitting in an airport is near the bottom of the list. There are never plugs available when you need them, and at some airports, the ambience is akin to a hospital waiting room. But Virgin America has just made going to the airport a little more appealing with the announcement of their […]

Virgin America Launches First-Ever Palm Springs-NY Nonstop Flight

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Virgin America launched new weekly nonstop service between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). Just in time for winter getaways, the airline has the only nonstop flight service between PSP and the New York area. Tickets are on sale at www.virginamerica.com and 1-877-FLY-VIRGIN. One-way JFK-PSP fares start at $145 * (taxes […]