Airlines

British Airways plans to make passengers paying least board last attacked by customers

British Airways passengers have responded rapidly to the revelation that travellers on the airline's cheapest tickets will be held back at the …

British Airways

Another One Bites the Dust: Alaska Airlines Is Pulling Out of Cuba

A recent change in U.S. rules for travel to Cuba was the final straw for Alaska Airlines, forcing it to cancel its daily route between Los Angeles …

Cuba

The best low-cost airline in the world is taking on Amazon and international banking

• <b>AirAsia is the best low-cost airline in the world.</b>• <b><br>CEO Tony Fernandes wants to shift the airline's business towards e-commerce.</b>• <b><br>AirAsia has also launched a payments platform called BigPay.</b>• <b><br>Fernandes believes the first class cabin is going away within five years.</b><p>Sixteen years ago, Tony Fernandes, with …

Business

BA: Paid the lowest fare? You’ll be last to board

British Airways passengers paying the lowest fares on European flights will be kept back at the departure gate until everyone else has boarded the …

Mad Max

The Best and Worst Shoes for Travel (Says a Flight Attendant)

It's arguable that no one logs as many miles crisscrossing the world as a flight attendant. Which means the rest of us can learn a thing or two from …

Shoes

'This is bunk': WestJet apologizes for misleading passengers about why it cancelled flights

Airline says it made a mistake when it told customers the Turks and Caicos airport wasn't open<p>In response to a CBC News investigation, WestJet has …

Aviation

My Take: Why Air France Crew Was Arrested in Argentina After Passenger Complained About Seat

Last month, Air France flight 228 landed in Buenos Aires (EZE) after a 14-hour journey from Paris (CDG). Upon arrival, the crew were detained for six …

Air France

Air travel is such a pain that this woman started her own airline

“Angelhaha pursues a positive spirit: Happiness is ahead of you.”<p>It’s slogan, “Angelhaha Airline promises to only fly to art” tells at least part of …

Art Basel

One Costly Mistake People Make With Their Credit Card Points...

You’re living the dream, planning your next great adventure, earn enough points to do something fantastic – and then. That’s the part no one wants to …

Money

220k AAdvantage Miles Up For Grabs

Posted at 15:33h in Credit Cards, Earning by DW 0 Comments<p>So your looking to boost your AAdvantage balance? And you are looking to do so in the most …

Buzzing Noise for British Airways 10 Hour 'Flight from Hell', Compensation? £20

On a British Airways flight from London to Las Vegas earlier this month the plane’s speakers reportedly buzzed for five minutes every 15 minutes. One …

British Airways

Delta Is Eliminating Business Class On Some Transatlantic Flights

Yesterday I wrote about how Delta is adding Delta One service to more domestic routes. In yesterday’s case we learned that flights between New York …

Travel

Emirates unveils Mercedes-inspired Boeing 777 private suites

Emirates has the largest commercial fleet of Boeing 777s with 165 planes in service and another 164 on order, including 150 of the new 777x. The new …

Luxury

'Strip Kuwait Airlines of their landing rights'

German government ministers have reacted strongly to Thursday's ruling in Frankfurt District Court stating that the airline may refuse to carry …

Israel

Delta SkyMiles® Status Match Challenge : Delta Air Lines

<b>What is it?</b><p><b>MQMs / MQSs needed to extend Status past 3 months</b><p><b>Delta SkyMiles Medallion Status</b><p><b>Silver</b><p><b>Gold</b><p><b>Platinum</b><p>Flight Requirements<p>6,250 MQMs or 8 …

Delta Airlines

UK newspaper says ‘naive, young’ Varadkar should ‘shut gob’ on Brexit

Howlin says editorial in UK edition of Sun is ‘jingoistic, ignorant, bullying and ageist’<p>10 minutes ago<p>The Sun’s UK edition has written a scathing …

Aer Lingus

Spirit Airlines turns to Disney to improve its customer service

Spirit Airlines, the ultra-low-cost carrier from Florida, has reported some of the biggest profit margins of any airline in the country because of its practice of charging passenger fees for a long menu of basic services.<p>But the airline also has had the highest rate of complaints by passengers for …

Business

Can I bring my laptop on my flight? And other tips for traveling with tech

With all the recent news tied to travel bans and on-again-off-again laptop restrictions, you might be confused about what’s allowed and what’s not.<p>Considering a busy Thanksgiving season is upon, where you may be jet-setting around the country, here’s what you need to know.<p>Laptop rules<p>Quite simply, …

News (U.S.)

Why In-Flight Entertainment Screens May Persist and 5 Other Aviation Trends This Week

Throughout the week we post dozens of original stories, connecting the dots across the travel industry, and every weekend we sum it all up. This …

Cathay Pacific

Eugénie Bouchard surprises travellers at Trudeau Airport

Tennis player Eugenie Bouchard made an appearance at Trudeau International Airport’s departure lounge Saturday to take part in a promotional campaign …

Canadian News

Mum and daughter left stranded in Florida after girl suffers panic attack boarding flight home - Mirror Online

A mother of three are finally heading home after she and her 12-year-old daughter were left stranded in Orlando International Airport, Florida.<p>Sharon …

Virgin Atlantic

Emirates First Class Suite, New Delta One Business Class Routes, Free Bose Headphones - Points Miles & Martinis

<b>Martini Review of the Week:</b><p>It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews …

Headphones

The Single Best Way to Save Money on Airfare

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>The travel industry site <i>Skift</i> recently explained that travelers who check bags are often paying …

Air Travel

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NHL

Comedian Savages Spirit Airlines - Live and Let's Fly

Comedian Brent Pella has a beef with Spirit Airlines. The stand-up comedian shares of his recent Spirit experience in the form of a video entitled,</i> …

Spirit Airlines

How Tech is Helping Airlines Fudge Lost Baggage Numbers

Ever since 1987, airlines have been required to file monthly reports with the Department of Transportation (DOT), enumerating the number of …

American Airlines

5 star Luxury in Las Vegas for 50$ a night with Hotwire ‘Million Dollar Sale’! | Learning Escapes | Family Travel Blog

I don’t often come across crazy good travel deals but when I do, I like to shout them out from the top of the roof so we can all do more of what we …

Hospitality

A Trip Through the Stunning, Rock-Hewed Churches of Ethiopia

The man, carrying a basket dripping with blood and slick with fresh entrails, was yelling. The sun had set, and in the empty dirt lot north of the old town of Harar, Ethiopia, where a dozen or so people had gathered, the only light came from yellowish headlamps of an old SUV. The man repeated a …

Travel

Get 4 free Jet Airways flights every year for sure!

As a frequent traveller, I’m always in the need for the most number of miles and free flights. This comes from the earnest belief that most times I …

Jet Airways

Rapping Delta Flight Attendant Busts Rhyming Safety Announcements

On flights that offer inflight entertainment we usually get a safety video. It’s choreographed, sometimes a little bit funny, but most of the time …

Travel