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Auctioning Airline Upgrades

How much is a seat in the front cabin worth to you at the last minute? That’s the question frequent flyers could be facing from more airlines in the future, following a successful test of upgrade auctions on Virgin America flights. The test was conducted by a mobile app called SeatBoost, which teamed up with…

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Las Vegas Must Shine On

It’s still hard to believe. Hard to swallow. Hard to watch the videos of a country music festival cut short by the hollow pop of gunfire. Hard to read the accounts of survivors who made it out thanks to luck. Hard to know that so many others didn’t make it, that so many parents, siblings,…

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Pittsburgh’s New $1 Billion Terminal

Twenty-five years after its midfield terminal opened, Pittsburgh International Airport is primed for a $1.1 billion transformation, one that includes a new building for ticketing and security, a new parking garage and a streamlined boarding facility. The plan includes a new “landside” terminal where passengers would arrive to the airport and proceed to a modern…

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Barbados Open for Business, Missed by Storms

Barbados has not been hit by a hurricane since 1955 and has not been affected by either of the recent mega-storms, Irma and Maria but it is still suffering from their impact. According to Petra Roach, director for the Barbados Tourism Marketing, confusion with the island of Barbuda, and general lack of knowledge about Caribbean…

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Affordable Hawaii

Explore the most beautiful State in the Union, without spending a small fortune. Affordable Hawaii is in your future and what better place to start than Maui, the land of white sand beaches, lush tropical gardens and endless opportunities for fun!  Take in the breathtaking panoramic views from the summit of Maui’s dormant Haleakalā volcano,…

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Flight Delays From Computer Glitch

A widespread computer outage is causing intermittent disruptions at several airports worldwide Sept. 28. Outages have impacted services at Frankfurt (FRA), London Gatwick (LGW), London Heathrow (LHR), Charles de Gaulle (CDG), and Zurich (ZRH) airports in Europe, though systems are now largely operating normally. Disruptions have also been reported at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport…

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Puerto Rico Travel Updates

Airport Updates: The Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) is operational again but on a limited schedule from 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM EDT until further notice. There are approximately twelve commercial flights scheduled daily. International flights have not yet been authorized by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The following airports are operational and offering limited service:…

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Corporate Travel Agency Airplane Seats

Yes, Airplane Seats Have Gotten Smaller, But There’s Hope

Did you know that over 70,000 flights cross the United States daily? Add to that the thousands of flights taking off on the other side of the world, putting millions of planes in the air each day.   For a corporate travel agency, their travelers’ comfort and experience in flight are top priorities. To keep passengers safe and comfortable, there is a trend needing to be remedied: reduced seat size on airplanes.  With seat width and depth decreasing…

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Air Berlin’s Final Flights

Air Berlin will cease all long-haul flights by Oct. 15. The move comes as leasing companies repossess Air Berlin’s wide-body fleet of Airbus A330 aircraft while the carrier goes through the European equivalent of bankruptcy proceedings. Air Berlin discontinued six U.S. routes Monday: Dusseldorf-Los Angeles, Dusseldorf-Boston, Dusseldorf-Orlando, Berlin-Chicago, Berlin-Los Angeles and Berlin-San Francisco. Travelers who…

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North Korea Added to Travel Ban

The Trump Administration on Sunday announced new, permanent restrictions on travel by foreigners from eight countries, as part of its updated version of the travel ban that was signed earlier this year. The new version of the ban will include five countries from the previous list—Iran, Libya, Syria, Yemen, and Somalia—along with three new countries—Chad,…

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