AA/KAL codeshare, Carnival Vista to sail from Miami, places to eat at Sea-Tac

American Airlines and Korean Air announce codeshare agreement Pending regulatory approval, Korean Air will begin putting its code on American Airlines flights between Dallas/Fort-Worth and Incheon Airport in Seoul. “The new codeshare cooperation with Korean Air is an important milestone in growing our relationships with carriers around the globe to provide customers access to the […]

Carnival claims your ticket doesn’t guarantee a safe, sanitary cruise?

Carnival’s Triumph had a serious fire while at sea in February, 2013, knocking out power, propulsion, sewage and numerous ship’s systems causing health and safety problems for passengers. Ned Levi examines Carnival’s responsibility in light of their statement that passengers’ tickets provide no guarantees for safe, seaworthy vessel or sanitary cruise.

Have cruises really become more dangerous?

Carnival Cruise Lines hasn’t had a great month with the Triumph famously stuck at sea for days, another cruise canceled midway with a generator problem and two delayed with propulsion pod issues. In reality, are these big problems or just part of the normal vacation experience.

Emergency preparedness for cruise ship passengers

The Carnival Triumph passengers are home from their ordeal, but many unanswered question are still left. It’s possible to learn from the passengers’ experience to become better prepared to handle cruise emergencies. Ned Levi discusses concrete suggestions for cruise ship passengers to help them get through a cruise ship emergency at sea.