Southwest adds new routes, JetBlue opens rooftop park, Vegas pedestrian bridge gets upgrade

Southwest unveils a slew of new routes for its winter schedule Southwest Airlines will be adding several new routes for the winter. Some are entirely new routes while others mark the resumption of seasonal routes or the return of routes that Southwest had previously discontinued. The additional routes come as Southwest rolled out its winter […]

JetBlue/Amazon media deal, Hard Rock data breach, HHonors Philippine Air link

JetBlue, Amazon agree to media streaming deal JetBlue and Amazon agreed to stream live television, movies, and music from the etailer to JetBlue flights. The service will be available on a majority of JetBlue’s aircraft this year via the airline’s free WiFi, allowing passengers to use their laptops and mobile devices. Titles will be available […]

New JetBlue Apple Watch app, cruise for techies, Adventure Pass for Morro Bay

JetBlue introduces Apple Watch app JetBlue announced that it has launched an app for the Apple Watch. The new app works in conjunction with Passbook functionality on the iPhone and offers a variety of features that can be used before, during, and after a flight. Features include: glance screen, which includes flight information, terminal and […]

Airlines — heartless with cancer patient? Heavy-handed with videographer

The story on the face of it is a complete nightmare — a cancer sufferer with multiple myeloma, who was enjoying a Hawaii vacation with her family, was booted off her return flight on Alaska Airlines because she didn’t have a doctor’s note. And, a passenger who recorded an exchange on a JetBlue flight between […]

How Pan Am dominated, JetBlue drops AmEx, new Chicago hotel

Glamorous crossing: How Pan Am Airways dominated international travel in the 1930s If you were around in the 1930s, you may remember a movie called China Clipper starring Humphrey Bogart and Pat O’Brien. The film trailer touted it as “the most heroic adventure of the 20th century” and that’s exactly how Juan Terry Trippe, the […]