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Airport WiFi Ranked

Ookla, the global leader in mobile and broadband network testing and analysis, today released their annual North American airport rankings that reveals the airports with the fastest free Wi-Fi. The results indicate that the Pacific Northwest has taken the top spot on the podium, with Seattle-Tacoma International unseating previous champion, Denver International, as the airport with the fastest, free Wi-Fi …

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Coming This Fall: Delta’s Sky Way at LAX

Delta Air Lines has unveiled concept renderings for its new Delta Sky Way at LAX project, a part of the airline’s $1.86 billion plan to modernize and upgrade its presence at Los Angeles International Airport–the world’s third busiest airport. “Nearly 10 years ago, we made a commitment to be LA’s premier, premium airline,” said Delta CEO Ed Bastian. “Today, LAX …

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Amtrak Offering Assigned Seats on Acela First Class

Amtrak passengers in Acela’s first class section will no longer have to fight for a prime seat. The train service is now offering assigned seating in the first class section of its Acela Express train, which operates on the popular Northeast Corridor. Customers will be able to select their seats ahead of time. They have the option of single or …

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Spring Hill Suites Downtown Atlanta Opens Thursday

Marriott International announced that the SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Atlanta, Georgia is scheduled to open on Thursday, May 17, 2018. The 170-suite hotel, located at 239 Ivan Allen Jr. Boulevard, will operate as a Marriott franchise, owned and managed by Vision Hospitality Group, Inc. of Chattanooga, Tennessee. The SpringHill Suites Atlanta Downtown is located close to the Georgia Aquarium …

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Delta Private Jets Just Got Easier to Book

Delta Private Jets is enhancing its Sky Access membership program by making it easier for members to book last-minute “empty leg” flights and by offering a 20 percent discount off select, published Delta Air Lines fares to get you home from your empty leg destination. In January, Delta Private Jets launched the new Sky Access online membership program that offers …

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WestJet Unveils New Look, Business Class Service

Canadian low-cost carrier WestJet has unveiled its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner livery, logo and cabin interior including the airline’s first-ever business class cabin. WestJet has firm orders of 10 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft and options for another 10, all of which will feature the new livery, logo and interior. WestJet Image The reveal is part of WestJet’s lead-up to the arrival …

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Hawaii: Open for Business

As news of volcanic activity taking place in Hawaii continues to make headlines around the world, tourism officials have been scrambling to assure travelers that there is absolutely no reason at this time to change or alter your leisure or business plans. Important Note: Despite images of rolling lava and smoke coming out of Hawaii this week, the volcanic eruptions …

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Review Wars in the Sharing Economy

Consumer advocate Christopher Elliott recently posted the following article on USA Today… In a sharing economy, many of the big players, including Airbnb and Uber, allow drivers and hosts to review their guests. A negative rating can affect your ability to hire another car or rent an apartment. “It’s always been a two-way street,” relationship expert April Masini explains. “But …

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Exciting New Menu Items on United

United Airlines is now offering several new dining, snacking and beverage options in its Choice Menu including egg and chicken chorizo tacos for breakfast and a barbecue chicken sandwich for lunch and dinner. On United’s premium transcontinental flights between Los Angeles and New York/Newark and between San Francisco and Boston and San Francisco and New York/Newark, customers will also enjoy new …

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Special Report: Premium Air Travel

Premium cabins are undergoing a transformation as new types of long-haul aircraft enter service The early weeks of 2018 were dominated (at least in aviation circles) by talk about the questionable future of one of the industry’s most heralded – and still relatively young – aircraft, the Airbus A380, colloquially known as the superjumbo. After several years of dwindling orders …