LifeStyle: Travel

Is Airbus About to Kill its Biggest Plane?

Monday  20:35,   15 january 2018
TravelPulse

The company needs a new deal with Emirates to continue the A380 program.According to the Associated Press, Airbus chief salesman John Leahy revealed that if the airplane manufacturer can’t work out a new deal with Emirates, the company would be[...]

The Real Difference Between Direct and Non-Stop Flights

Monday  19:06,   15 january 2018
Reader's Digest

Whether you’re a first-time flier or experienced jet-setter, you can probably imagine there are plenty of secrets your airline isn’t telling you. The questions start from the minute you book a flight, too. What’s the deal with soaring airfares?[...]

In Loving Memory of Virgin America

Saturday  01:49,   13 january 2018
Condé Nast Traveler

The country's best domestic airline may be gone, but it won't soon be forgotten.Following an acquisition by Alaska Airlines, its legacy lives on in the initiatives and upgrades that the entire industry later adopted, and which travelers now[...]

DOT: Airlines match record-low rates for cancelling flights and bumping passengers in November

Friday  23:15,   12 january 2018
USA TODAY

Airlines canceled second-lowest rate of flights on record, and bumped record-low passengers in November, according to the Transportation Department announced Friday. The dozen largest airlines collectively reported landing within 15 minutes of[...]

Newark Airport Fire Forces Terminal Evacuation

Friday  22:55,   12 january 2018
TravelPulse

The blaze was quickly extinguished, but passengers are still facing long lines.According to CBS New York, the manhole fire forced airport officials to evacuate Terminal C-1 wing around 11 a.m. local time and firefighters were quickly on the scene to [...]

This Is Exactly How Cold It Has to Be to Keep a Plane from Flying

Friday  21:00,   12 january 2018
Reader's Digest

With it being winter, airlines are dealing with a whole lot of angry, exhausted travelers due to flight delays and cancellations. But while snow, sleet, and icy conditions are definitely culprits, frigid single temps aren’t. (Check out these photos [...]

JetBlue was just named the worst airline in America

Friday  01:06,   12 january 2018
WISN Milwaukee

The Wall Street Journal released their annual analysis of U.S. airlines today, and in a surprising turn of events, JetBlue Airways came dead last in the rankings. WATCH: Ranking of best and worst airlines revealed (provided by CBS New[...]

If You're a Local, You're Not Welcome Here

Friday  00:05,   12 january 2018
TravelPulse

The privately-owned Best Western Waterfront in North Fort Myers is upfront about its long-standing policy.According to NBC 2, the Best Western Fort Myers Waterfront hotel doesn't book rooms for Lee County[...]

Flight problems? Now American Airlines will fork over extra miles on the spot

Thursday  21:16,   11 january 2018
CNN

Flight attendants at American Airlines and Delta have the authority to give frequent flyer miles to passengers suffering from service problems.American Airlines is rolling out a program this month that lets its flight attendants award frequent flyer [...]

Spain Sets New Tourism Record

Thursday  21:16,   11 january 2018
TravelPulse

Tourism officials revealed an astounding 2017 number, capping the fifth-straight record year.According to Reuters.com, tourism officials in Spain revealed Wednesday the number of international visitors arriving in the country climbed 8.9 percent to[...]

WWE Superstar Gets Stuck in Airplane Bathroom

Wednesday  23:01,   10 january 2018
TravelPulse

WWE's Heath Slater became stuck in a bathroom during a recent flight.According to FoxNews.com, 34-year-old Slater was on a flight to Miami for Monday Night Raw on December 31 when he got stuck in an airplane bathroom after the knob on the inside [...]

The Best and Worst Airlines of 2017

Wednesday  21:55,   10 january 2018
The Wall Street Journal

Delta dethrones Alaska in the Journal’s annual analysis of U.S. carriers, while American climbs out of the cellar.It was that kind of[...]

Japanese island named top rising destination 2018: TripAdvisor

Wednesday  20:05,   10 january 2018
Relaxnews (AFP)

Savvy, curious travelers who understand that Japan is more than just Tokyo have had Ishigaki, Japan on their travel radar, as the island has emerged the top trending spot in the 2018 edition of TripAdvisor's annual Travelers' Choice[...]

To fly or not to fly? The environmental cost of air travel

Wednesday  19:46,   10 january 2018
dw.com

Though air travel is more popular than ever, the vast majority of people in the world have never been on a plane. As that dynamic slowly changes, the environment stands to suffer. Is flying less the only solution? When was the last time you traveled [...]

Why Passengers Prefer the Right Side of the Plane

Wednesday  17:36,   10 january 2018
Travel + Leisure

Forget the debate between aisle and window seat.  Forget the debate between aisle and window seat. The newest question concerning seat selection is over passengers' preference of a side of the[...]