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Photo Tour: Inside Airbus' Second-Ever A350

Hello from ILA Berlin — the airshow that holds claim to the world’s oldest, dating back to 1909. This bi-annual event gives commercial aviation, …

Airbus

Lufthansa First Class Awards Available in Advance on Limited Routes

Normally if you’re trying to book Lufthansa First Class through a Star Alliance partner, you can only book 15 days in advance, as the airline …

Mexico City

First Look Inside United’s San Francisco Polaris Lounge (SFO)

For frequent flyers who love nothing more than the cool, refreshing feel of one of those little blue United pillows, this week didn’t seem like it …

Dining Rooms

Deal Alert: San Francisco to Tahiti from $656 Round-Trip

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San Francisco

Excellent Delta SkyMiles Business Award Availability on Joon

Last year Air France launched a mysterious sub-brand, Joon, purportedly designed to appeal to younger travelers. Joon airplanes started appearing …

Cape Town

Early-Morning Flyers Caught the Most On-Time Flights in Feb

Supporting the veteran travelers’ truism that the earliest flights of the day are the most on time, new numbers prove that, if you were flying …

Air Travel

British Airways Visa 100,000 Point Sign-Up Bonus Returns

The 100,000-point sign-up bonus offer for the British Airways Visa Signature Card is back! We’ve seen this offer come and go a number of times over …

American Airlines

Are Jeff Bezos' Flight Records Clues to Amazon HQ2 Location?

Cities across the country have been waiting on pins and needles for Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to pick the new location for his behemoth company’s second …

Amazon HQ2

The First-Ever Airbus A340 is Reborn as a FlightLab

A 2.5-decade-old aircraft has recently been reborn in a quest to revolutionize the future of aircraft wings. Airbus’ first-ever A340 aircraft …

Aviation

Urgent Care Facility to Open in Phoenix Airport

A new fully equipped urgent care clinic will open in Terminal 4 at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) on April 27. The USCare Urgent Care …

Airports

United Will Soon Give Gel Pillows to All Polaris Customers

This Wednesday, I attended a media preview of United’s brand-new San Francisco (SFO) Polaris Lounge — it’ll be the second to launch when it opens to …

San Francisco

Venice Is Trying New Ways to Restrict Tourists

Venice has a new idea for controlling the amount of tourists that run rampant through the city of canals.<p>In advance of the peak summer tourist …

Italy

Higher Fares Coming to American Airlines, Says CEO

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker announced Thursday morning that rising fuel costs are gouging the carrier’s profits, and will drive up airfares.<p>“If …

American Airlines

Airplane Makes Emergency Landing After Crack in Windshield

A Flybe plane departing from Newquay Airport in Cornwall, England made an emergency landing Tuesday morning after the plane’s windshield cracked …

Flying

American Airlines Passenger Found Dead Rat in Lost Luggage

Talk about a travel nightmare coming true. Merry Cannon, her husband and their two children, ages 1 and 5, were trying to fly from their home in …

Flying

Supersonic Jet Company Boom Technology Gets Big New Investor

Aviation startup Boom Technology is developing a supersonic passenger plane that will seat 45 to 55 passengers. The Denver-based aircraft company …

San Francisco

Southwest Reveals Its 4 Hawaii Destinations

In Southwest’s first quarter earnings report, CEO Gary Kelly detailed more about Southwest’s long-awaited plans to launch service in Hawaii.<p>On …

Flying

United's New Explorer Credit Card Launches June 1

Come June 1, the United MileagePlus Explorer Card will be no more. Chase is replacing it with a new product called the United Explorer Credit Card. …

Personal Finance

Southwest Says Bookings Have Slowed Following Fatal Accident

Just more than one week after a Southwest Airlines engine exploded, resulting in the death of one passenger, the carrier says that its bookings have …

Flying

Why Travelers Should Visit Kauai This Summer

Last week, a powerful thunderstorm pummeled Kauai with more than 28 inches of rain over a 24-hour period. Floods and landslides washed out roads, …

Hawaii

Star Alliance Booking Showdown: Which Loyalty Program Should I Use?

May 14, 1997, was a landmark day in the history of commercial aviation, as United, Lufthansa, Air Canada, Thai Airways and SAS came together to form …

Star Alliance

Credit Card Review: Chase Freedom

It may not receive all the headline acclaim heaped upon other credit cards in the Chase portfolio, like the Chase Sapphire Reserve and the Chase …

Personal Finance

10 Days After Damaging '60 Minutes' Report, Allegiant Booking Volume Returns To Normal

Just one week after travelers swore they would “never fly Allegiant Airlines again” following a scathing “60 Minutes” report, the airline’s bookings …

Wall Street

How Airlines Are Affected by Engine Trouble on the 787

One in four Boeing 787s flying all over the world today has a problem — one that might mean your flight gets canceled, or you fly on another, less …

Aviation

Act Quick: Time Is Running Out to Enter to Win 500K Points

Time is running out for your chance to enter to win 500,000 points — 250,000 Chase Ultimate Rewards and 250,000 American Express Membership Rewards. …

Loyalty

You Can Now Stream Showtime for Free in Some Hilton Rooms

Hilton announced on Wednesday the latest feature of its high-tech guest room: complimentary Showtime programming.<p>Guests can now access premium …

Hospitality

US Supreme Court Seems to Favor Upholding Trump's Travel Ban

Justices on the Supreme Court heard arguments on President Donald Trump’s travel ban for the first time on Wednesday, as the nation’s highest court …

Immigration

Trip-Spiration: Explore Cambodia's Magnificent Temples, Islands & More

If exploring 150 square miles of temple ruins sounds like an epic adventure, head to Cambodia, where you can explore the impressive temples of Angkor …

Asia Travel

$400k in Gold Found Under Jet Airways Seat

Authorities at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (BOM) in Mumbai, India, discovered nine kilograms of gold worth $400,000 underneath a seat …

Airports

Experts Argue Over Southwest Maintenance

Southwest Airlines’ emphasis on many short flights with quick turnarounds for its aircraft has led to a maintenance culture that emphasizes getting …

Southwest Airlines