Room service charge on NCL, new DOT ATC system, Dreamliner glitch

Norwegian extends room service charge fleetwide If you’ll be sailing aboard any of the Norwegian Cruise Line ships, you’ll be charged a $7.95 fee if you order room service. The line had been testing reception to the charge on Norwegian Breakaway and Getaway since April. Individual food items on the room service do not carry […]

JetBlue starts Mint service, windowless plane, longest 787-9 flight

JetBlue begins Mint service on New York-San Francisco route JetBlue started its Mint service between New York Kennedy Airport and San Francisco International Airport. Mint offers passengers a premium cabin with a fully lie-flat seat. Four seats in the cabin are private suites with doors. The seats in the private suites are 22” wide and […]

United gets first 787-9, lives of air marshals, free night at Choice Hotels

Boeing delivers United’s first 787-9 United announced that it just received its first Boeing 787-9. The plane is the first of 26 787-9s that the carrier has on order. United will configure its 787-9 with 252 seats. Forty-eight will be in United BusinessFirst, and 204 will be in economy, including 88 Economy Plus, the airline’s […]

What we’re reading: US Airways to keep Charlotte hub, Unruly passenger taken off US Airways plane, Dreamliner faces image concerns

US Airways defends future of Charlotte hub Despite a report from the Government Accountability Office that Miami would be a better hub than Charlotte, US Airways is intent on keeping the hub. US Airways told its employees in a newsletter that the GAO report did not “provide anything to support its assertions about closing hubs.” […]