Do You Know TSA’s New Carry-on Rule?

  In April, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) introduced a new rule for screening carry-on baggage. The new rule is that you now must remove all electronics bigger than a cell phone (more than 4 inches by 6 inches) from your baggage and place them in their own bin for X-ray screening. This includes: Tablets E-readers Handheld … Read moreDo You Know TSA’s New Carry-on Rule?

Mexico City Streamlining Customs

If you find yourself flying into Mexico City’s Benito Juarez International Airport, some congratulations are in order. Things are now extremely easier for its foreign travelers. You are undoubtedly familiar with the red light-green light scenario that greets travelers at this and other airports. No, it’s not the game we played as kids. A green … Read moreMexico City Streamlining Customs

Norwegian Adds Low Cost European Flights From US West

To continue its transatlantic expansion, low-cost carrier Norwegian Air has announced two new routes from London to Seattle and Denver, with prices starting at just £199 or around $246. More than 125,000 seats will be available on the carrier’s first routes from London’s Gatwick Airport, which are targeted at both business and leisure travelers looking … Read moreNorwegian Adds Low Cost European Flights From US West

Norwegian Air to Launch $65 Routes Between Europe and US

Norwegian Air is poised to begin offering flights between the U.S. and Europe this summer for as low as $65. According to Bloomberg, the carrier will begin service on 10 new trans-Atlantic routes this summer using six of its new Boeing 737 Max aircraft capable of seating up to 189 passengers. Beginning June 15, Norwegian … Read moreNorwegian Air to Launch $65 Routes Between Europe and US

British Airways Crew’s Sickness Forces Emergency Landing

Flight attendants on a British Airways flight from San Francisco to London in October vomited, appeared “spaced out” and lost while wandering the cabin, and were stuffing food in their mouths, claiming they were victims of toxic fumes that forced the flight to divert to Vancouver after barely an hour in the air. That shocking … Read moreBritish Airways Crew’s Sickness Forces Emergency Landing

Frontier operations return to normal

Operations at Frontier Airlines more or less returned to normal Thursday, five days after they were knocked off kilter by a snowstorm in Denver, the airline’s largest base of operations. As of 1:45 p.m. Eastern time, Frontier had canceled just two of 286 planned departures, spokesman Jim Faulkner said. He added that the number of … Read moreFrontier operations return to normal

Norwegian Air plans to accelerate expansion after DOT consent

Norwegian Air Group plans to quicken the pace of its transatlantic route expansion in the wake of receiving its long-awaited approval to operate U.S. flights through an Ireland-based subsidiary, a move that’s expected to bolster inroads being made by low-cost carriers in the U.S.-Europe market. “The thing that will hold us back is the number … Read moreNorwegian Air plans to accelerate expansion after DOT consent

Delta Considering Return Of Free Meals

Originally published in Travel Pulse news by RICH THOMASELLI | DECEMBER 08, 2016   PHOTO: Delta Air Lines might give you an actual meal for free again. (Courtesy Thinkstock)     Famed economist Milton Friedman once said “There’s no such thing as a free lunch.” However, for decades, airlines provided passengers with free lunch, dinner, breakfast and … Read moreDelta Considering Return Of Free Meals

First phase of Terminal 3 project completed at Phoenix airport

originally published in Travel Weekly news By Robert Silk / December 06, 2016 Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport has opened the first phase of its $590 million renovation of Terminal 3. Improvements in this first of three project phases include 31 new common-use ticket counters; a larger, consolidated security checkpoint; and the new Museum Gallery, dedicated to … Read moreFirst phase of Terminal 3 project completed at Phoenix airport

American prepares customers for Flagship lounge changes

 Originally published in Travel Weekly News By Robert Silk / December 01, 2016 American Airlines will temporarily change the name of its four Flagship lounges next week. The lounges, which are available to first-class passengers on long-haul flights as well Oneworld alliance fliers with the top status of Emerald, will instead simply be called International … Read moreAmerican prepares customers for Flagship lounge changes

United’s first Polaris business-class lounge opens in Chicago

originally published in Travel Weekly News..By Robert Silk / November 30, 2016 The new Polaris lounge at Chicago O’Hare features pods with power outlets and pullout desks. CHICAGO — United on Wednesday unveiled its first Polaris lounge, one day before the carrier’s partial rollout of its new Polaris business class. “Our most significant new product … Read moreUnited’s first Polaris business-class lounge opens in Chicago

Lufthansa Strike Continues Through Wednesday

  A strike by Lufthansa pilots represented by the Vereinigung Cockpit (VC) union, which canceled over 1,800 flights in Europe last week, has been extended through Wednesday, November 30, according to a statement from Lufthansa Group (LHG). LHG has put into place a special strike schedule for Tuesday, November 29, and Wednesday, November 30, and … Read moreLufthansa Strike Continues Through Wednesday

Beware: The Worst Winter Weather Airports in the Last 10 Years

Originally published in Travel Pulse News…JESSICA KLEINSCHMIDT | NOVEMBER 20, 2016 Airports are going to be congested this holiday season. Just like they were last holiday season, and just like they will continue to be from here on out. If you’re planning on taking your travels to the air, you’ll need to know some history … Read moreBeware: The Worst Winter Weather Airports in the Last 10 Years

Workers at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport to Strike Before Thanksgiving

Originally published in Travel Pulse News…DONALD WOOD | NOVEMBER 18, 2016 PHOTO: Line at O’Hare International Airport’s United rebooking desk. (Photo by Patrick Herrick) On Thursday, workers at O’Hare International Airport in Chicago voted in favor of conducting a strike before the Thanksgiving holiday. According to The Associated Press, officials from the Service Employees International … Read moreWorkers at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport to Strike Before Thanksgiving

How To Save Big By Parking At Airport Hotels

Originally in Travel Pulse News…MELINDA CROW | NOVEMBER 16, 2016 Photo via Flickr Deciding where to park your car when you fly can be a complicated proposition. Choosing between onsite, offsite, covered, uncovered, or even valet parking are all factors to be considered. Your decision is often based on cost and convenience. When you factor … Read moreHow To Save Big By Parking At Airport Hotels