Travel News: Week of April 23, 2014

Hawaiian Airlines tail

Top Travel News U.S. Teen ‘Lucky’ to Be Alive After Stowing Away in wheel way on Calif.-Hawaii Flight  After deaths of 13, Everest Sherpas say they are abandoning climbing season Vueling launches world’s first ‘smart watch’ boarding pass Oregon wines fly free on Alaska Airlines as ‘pilot program’ partnership is extended Berlin Court Tells Uber […]

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 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 […]

Travel Tip of the Day: In-Flight Wi-Fi for Less

In-flight Wi-Fi

In-Flight Wi-Fi for Less I love Wi-Fi—especially when I’m up at 35,000 feet. In-flight Wi-Fi means I can get my work done on the plane instead of twiddling my thumbs, and when I land, I don’t have to hole myself up in my hotel room to catch up and I can instead enjoy myself more […]

Travel Tip of the Day: Free Airport Wi-Fi Trick #1

Lounge

Free Airport Wi-Fi Trick #1 I think all airports should offer free Wi-Fi but surprisingly many still don’t (here’s a pretty good list). My trick for finding free Wi-Fi? Hanging out in front of or near an airline’s club lounge, where there’s almost always an open connection. I did it two weeks ago in Atlanta […]

Travel Website of the Week: PrivateWiFi.com

PrivateWiFi.com

I admit it, I’m a Wi-Fi junkie. Wi-Fi makes my job so much easier, since I can essentially work wherever there’s an internet connection. But I also know that most Wi-Fi signals are unencrypted, which means there’s a risk that someone can hack into my computer/phone and steal my files and other personal information. So […]

Travel News: Week of September 18, 2013

Travel News September 18, 2013

Top Travel News United says it will honor free tickets in online mistake WSJ: Airplane Wi-Fi Gets Up to Speed LAX to open 9 new gates in international terminal Seattle airport to install automated gate exits TSA unveils plans for tiered screening process Passenger who groped woman on flight sentenced to 9 months Former TWA […]

Travel Website of the Week: Airport Wi-Fi Access Chart

Airport Wi-Fi Access Chart

Don’t you hate it when you arrive at an airport only to learn that it doesn’t have free internet? Thanks to AirfareWatchDog.com for putting this comprehensive chart together to show you everything you need to know about connecting to the internet at major airports around the globe so that you’re in the know before you […]