Business Travel

​The 3 Most Important Things To Do When Your Flight Is Cancelled

Flights all over the country are being delayed and yours was just cancelled. The airport is mobbed. You’ve waited on line for fifteen minutes and now you’re with the gate agent. What do you say?<p><b>Go In with Your Own Options</b><p>The most important thing with winter storm flight delays is to be prepared. …

Airlines

‘Basic Economy’ Airline Service Squeezing Business Travelers

As more airlines embrace “basic economy,” many business travelers are feeling the pinch.<p>Bevan Lindsey doesn’t mind trying to save his company money when he flies for work. But lately he has been getting squeezed — literally.<p>Mr. Lindsey, an industrial salesman who is more than six feet tall, says he …

Airlines

The end of passports? How Australia plans to make travel documents obsolete by 2020

Australia is planning to adopt a new contactless passenger identification system that would eliminate the need for passport scanners, paper landing cards and manned immigration desks, the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection has announced.<p>The new system, which is set to be …

Airlines

The Surprising Way Jet Lag Impacts Major League Baseball Games

For the hundreds of Major League Baseball players, jet lag is an inescapable part of the sport. New research shows how disruptions to an athlete’s …

Baseball

Several airlines offering travel waivers ahead of Winter Storm Leo

Several domestic airlines have announced they will be offering travel waivers for passengers concerned about inclement weather sweeping the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and West Coast early this week. That includes United Airlines, which also experienced an IT issue Sunday that has impacted at least 200 …

Airlines

The New Emirates' Route Between Newark and Athens

As someone who currently lives in Greece, I have learned which routes, airlines, and times work best for us in terms of cost, availability, and …

Business Class

Heels That Can Go Through TSA PreCheck

One of the biggest disappointments my first few times through TSA precheck was discovering my heels still had to come off. And that’s because most …

Airlines

More than 100 flights are being cancelled due to the fog

One hundred flights to and from Heathrow have been cancelled because of fog at Europe’s busiest airport. Dozens more are delayed by an hour or more, …

Aviation

This Well-Known Airline Has Started Tasering Passengers

It's come to this.<p><i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Are people worse than they used to be?<p>Have they become less tolerant, more aggressive, nastier, more spiteful and generally more unbearable?<p>Or does that merely describe your …

Airlines

American Airlines Follows United, Bans Carry-On Suitcases for Cheapest Tickets

Full-service airlines have fewer perks than ever for travelers flying in coach. However, one thing that had remained sacred in recent years was the right to bring a carry-on suitcase and put it in the overhead bin for free.<p>Even this is no longer true across the board. Late last year, <b>United</b> …

Airlines

Facial recognition, fingerprints to replace passports at airports

New technology will mean many travellers will soon not need to present their passports when entering or leaving Australia.<p>The Department of …

Australian News

Star Alliance Business Class Sale, India to USA for under $1100!

Posted By Jon Nickel-D'Andrea on Jan 22, 2017 | 0 comments<p>We’ve run tons of business class sales here at No Mas Coach, as we truly believe that there …

Business Class

Airfare Alert: $1108 Business Class Roundtrip India - US

Star Alliance member and United partner EgyptAir is offering business class roundtrips between Mumbai and New York for just $1108. Travel must …

Business Class

Guns at the gate: Three firearms were recovered from luggage at Manchester airport in 2016 | New Hampshire

- Three firearms were recovered from passengers' carry-on luggage going through security at Manchester's airport in 2016, according to the …

Guns

Google's Travel Dilemma, Surviving A Plane Crash, Places That Don't Exist, Youngest To Visit Every Country, Suitcase with 7,000 Person Waitlist & More

<b>Travel News:</b><p>Skift writes about Google’s Travel Search Dilemma.<br>• T+L tells us How To Survive A Plane Crash, According To A Former Flight Attendant.<br>• BBC …

Travel

Could British Airways Introducing Dine On Demand Be A Bad Thing?

I’ve written in the past about the 11 features that I value most in business class, and one of those is a dine on demand menu. We’re all on different …

Airlines

Iberia Business Class Review - Flights & Frustration

This is my Iberia Business Class review of a long haul flight on an A340-600<p>Iberia is the Spanish partner of BA in the IAG group. Having previous …

Business Class

How Insane Is Your First Time In Emirates Business Class?

<i>Emirates business class is not on my list of travel in the near future so when a friend of mine flew Emirates recently, I asked him to write a guest</i> …

Business Class

Delta Air Lines calls for diversity training following onboard incidents

In the wake of two embarrassing on-board incidents, Delta Air Lines is expediting diversity training for all of its flight attendants and customer service workers in the terminals.<p>The training was mandated for all executives last year and was planned to be eventually expanded to flight attendants …

Airlines

American AAdvantage Business Class Awards to New Zealand Available Now!

Non-stop award space in premium cabins between the US and Australia is one of the toughest things to find out of any frequent flyer award in the …

Business Class

Travel Megatrends 2017: Corporate Travel Tech Is in Upheaval

<i>This month we released our annual travel industry trends forecast, Skift Megatrends 2017. You can read about each of the trends on Skift, or download</i> …

Airlines

3 Tips That Will Save You Money When Your Flight Is Delayed By Winter Storms

It is the season for winter storms. Between travel delays, airport closures and flight cancellations, traveling this time of year can be a nightmare. So we are kicking off three-days of winter travel advice.<p>First up: how to minimize the cost of bad weather delays.<p><b>Buy Your Tickets With A Premium</b> …

Airlines

How to get a US passport renewed in 24 hours

Your flight for that much-needed vacation is booked a day from now, and you just realized that your passport expired.<p>Don't panic.<p>It's surprisingly easy to get a US passport renewed in 24 hours.<p>Here's how.<p>Find the closest Passport Agency to you. Don't make the mistake of using special, …

Airlines

10 secret ways to save on your next hotel stay

Finding a hotel room for a good price can stress if you're not familiar with online travel agents (OTAs) and you have a tight budget.<p>Today, many of the best hotel deals can be found online-- but how do you which ones are really the best? Are really getting a great deal? It might be easier to search …

Hotels

Are there risks booking two separate flights for one trip?

I’m planning a trip to Rio de Janeiro in Brazil and it’s slightly cheaper to book two separate flights, one from London to Amsterdam with a low-cost …

Airlines

U.S. airlines offer low-cost fares banning carry-on bags. Will Canada follow?

American and United Airlines set to offer a fare with no overhead bin access<p>Just when you thought economy air travel couldn't get any more basic, …

Airlines

6 reasons why now is the "golden age" of air travel

In Los Angeles, “passengers” pay hundreds of dollars to dine in a movie set that resembles an old Pan Am 747 (Photo: Michael Kelley)<p><b>I always cringe</b> …

Airlines

Cool or creepy? Houston airports now tracking phone signals to provide checkpoint data

Houston airports are now tracking available Bluetooth signals on travelers' phones to provide real-time data on checkpoint wait times.

Dallas

Jet Lag A Thing Of The Past: Could These New Planes Mean The End Of The Effects?

Short of suspended animation, how do you combat jet lag? Not very well, is the answer! But hope is on the horizon because two new airliners appear to …

Aerospace

Is Delta’s Business Class Sale a good deal?

Posted By Jon Nickel-D'Andrea on Jan 20, 2017 | 0 comments<p>We’re always trying to find good deals for you on (when we can) business class tickets, but …

Business Class