Tips on finding lost items when traveling. Southwest Airlines expands at St. Louis as American retreats.
Emirates pokes fun at US airline first class A manifesto on rail distribution (because the status quo is apparently broken) SilverRail Technologies, a consultant that works with railroads both in Europe and in the US, has released what they call a manifesto that will allow railroads to compete with airlines, especially in the short- and […]
Southwest called it a “technical glitch.” Travelers called it a nightmare. When Southwest Airlines’ computers malfunctioned last Sunday — Los Angeles International Airport referred to it in a tweet as a “nationwide passenger processing system outage” — the airline was forced to check in many travelers manually at the airport. The result? Hundreds of flight […]
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 […]
Delta squats on Southwest gates at Dallas Love Field, Biras Creek on the British Virgin Islands closes its doors, new RED system on Virgin America adds functionality.
Hawaii is thinking about riding a ferry again Back in 2007, the Hawaii Superferry plied the waters between Honolulu Harbor on Oahu and Kahului Harbor on Maui. It was forced to suspend service in 2009 when the Hawaii Supreme Court ruled that, according to the State Constitution, the ferry couldn’t sail without a second environmental […]
This airline wants to give you a wider seat in economy cabin When every other airline wants to take away room in economy, Southwest is doing something different. The airline is widening its seats by 1/2 inch. At 17.8 inches (45 centimeters) across, the bottom seat cushions will be the widest in the coach cabin […]
New York’s One World Observatory announces opening date New York City’s One World Observatory announced that it will open to the general public on May 29, 2015. Sitting on levels 100-102 of the One World Trade Center — the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere — it’s vying to become the city’s hottest new tourist […]
Inaugural Virgin Atlantic flight to Atlanta canceled after ‘water cannon salute’ is swapped for foam and clogs engines A Virgin Atlantic flight scheduled from Manchester, England, to Altanta, Georgia, had to be canceled when a firefighter accidentally clogged the engines with foam rather than water. The Virgin Atlantic plane – with its ‘Beauty Queen’ name emblazoned […]
Hawaii for half-price? Airfare deals to the Islands keep on coming Want to escape the winter blues? How about Hawaii? Fares are now pretty cheap. The onslaught of Hawaii deals began in December, with some roundtrips from almost all major US cities to most major Hawaiian airports in the high $500 range. We jumped on […]