One can only say Amen and it's about time!
One would have to bet that Airbus has a zero or worse profit margin on this deal.
Just for subsonic planes though. The article doesn't mention how the jet stream can slow the east-to-west flights too.
A step in the right direction to empower customer-facing employees. Let's see if it works or spreads to other carriers.
Emirates may switch to 777s and 787s rather than the Airbus behemoths.
Photos reveal the spectacular spot overlooking the Black Sea where the Pegasus 737 ended up at Trabzon Airport, but fortunately there were no injuries.
The passenger said he was covered in dozens of itchy bites after taking a £4,000 (US $5,500) flight from London to Cape Town to spend the New Year with his family.
Anyone at Newark Liberty International Airport between 6:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 2 may have been exposed and could develop symptoms as late as Jan. 23.
China is touchy about this subject.
Another instance of a "terminal dump" resulting in increased security "out of an abundance of caution."
A female flight attendant and another person have been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle nearly $500,000 in foreign exchange out of India.
The fuel vent cover landed on the hood of a moving car after the A320 took off from John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, California.
An Aeromexico flight had to abort its landing at SFO when it was discovered it was lined up to land on the wrong runway.
Pretty amazing that Boeing delivered nearly 16 planes a week!
This comes a day after photos showed dozens, if not hundreds, of bags piled underneath a terminal ramp alongside snow piles.
Royal Caribbean passengers aboard The Grandeur of the Seas are feeling less than grand.
The Iowa family alleges that a 30-year-old room steward sexually assaulted their 12-year-old daughter while she slept.
Maybe there's a case here, but many have traveled on cruises with "ocean swells of up to 30 feet" or more without suffering permanent ill effects.
A photo tour of the 114-cabin Royal Clipper.
The boat, carrying 10 tourists from Royal Caribbean Cruises, sank off the coast of Cozumel last week, but there were no fatalities, unlike the deadly bus crash in December that killed 12.
The Sea Princess ship docked in Brisbane after a two-week round trip between Brisbane and New Zealand.
The young Canadian and his father were returned to Miami.
Fortunately it was a low-speed derailment of three cars that remained upright as the train backed into the Savannah station.
As apology for slowing down older iPhones, Apple reduces battery replacement fee from $79 to $29. If your iPhone is 2+ years old and you use it a lot, maybe a good idea.
No, you weren't paranoid. Your iPhone did slow down after an iOS update.
Says American Airlines, "Smart bags contain lithium battery power banks, which pose a risk when they are placed in the cargo hold of an aircraft."
A revolutionary new way of communicating that we now take for granted.
Sygic, an app for Android and iPhones, will do almost all of this, for less than 20% of this device's price.
Can the combination of two hypesters who continually over promise but under deliver produce a success? Where's Branson's rocket ship and Musk's Tesla Model 3? We shall see if the third time's the charm.
A meditation on an unplanned digital detox.
Planners consider a new vision of the airport experience for passengers.
The Hawaii Lodging & Tourism Association president called the incident "embarrassing."
The new cap will limit Indian visitors to 40,000 each day but will not apply to foreign tourists.
A whole lot of Disney parks.
Some interesting new travel trends are emerging.
They have to be seen to be believed, and there's no better time than in January.
Some are in exotic locales, while one is London's Canary Wharf metro station.
China punished the world’s biggest hotel chain for listing Chinese-claimed regions such as Tibet and Taiwan as separate countries in a customer questionnaire.
What could possibly go wrong?
The Moxy, a new Marriott brand, offers "clean, stylish, quality rooms" in central Manhattan for as little $99 per night.
The Indiana Attorney General has filed a suit against Abbey Inn & Suites in Brown County, Indiana.
A few are useful reminders, while others are obvious and tipping the housekeeper is not a "must."
The victim called police after examining an alarm clock in her room.
Book a stay at this remote Norwegian hotel on an Arctic island.
More fun facts for plane nerds.
He managed to talk himself into being arrested after he was removed for intoxication from a Spirit Airlines flight.
She got an entire plane to herself after accidentally scoring a seat on a flight intended solely for airline staff.
In Russia, for example, a gift bouquet should contain an odd number of flowers.
Not really news to airplane nerds, but still interesting.
The Dutch pilot of a Boeing 747-8 cargo plane makes excellent use of his camera.
"What are you doing? You can't do that in an airport,” the agent allegedly told her, before submitting her to a full screening and pat down
The case of the sneaky sneakers.
A U.S. Border Patrol agent stationed in northwest Washington is accused of sharing nude photos and sexually explicit messages with teen girls.
Caribbean nations ravaged by recent hurricanes are selling citizenship at dramatically discounted prices in an effort to raise emergency funds, sparking concerns of abuse.
In fiscal year 2017, which ended Sept. 30, the government searched the devices of 30,200 people, the vast majority leaving the country, up from 19,051 in fiscal year 2016.
The state is suing hotel chain Motel 6 for providing guest lists to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents for at least two years without the guests' knowledge or consent.
Multiple sources pinpoint January as the ideal time to book trips at an affordable price.
Bad news for business travelers.
The Federal Trade Commission is now looking into TripAdvisor’s business practices.
TripAdvisor’s profits are driven by clicks and bookings to resorts from its site.
The ride-hailing firm announced Wednesday that L.A. will be one of the first cities served by UberAir.
The Chinese Embassy issued a warning to all Chinese planning to visit France, describing the security situation in the country as “grim”.
More than a dozen travelers say reviews website TripAdvisor is deleting and muzzling their first-hand accounts of rape, blackouts and other injuries suffered during vacations to Mexico.
For most travelers and circumstances, credit card or third-party coverage is sufficient, and primary coverage is a lot better than secondary.
Airlines are cutting fares to combat terrorism and zika fears.
Price tracking in time for the holidays.
Pretty pedestrian advice.
Figuring out which card will deliver the best payoff for your personal spending patterns can feel like a calculus test.
If all you want is cheap, Spirit will give you cheap.