• Watch: Emirates Tests New Check-In Home Service

    Watch: Emirates Tests New Check-In Home Service Emirates is testing out a new home service designed to make traveling easier by allowing you to check in your bags at home. Check out this video of how home check-in is designed to work. For more on this story, head to Gulf...

  • Singapore Airlines unveil their newly fitted A380 interior

    Singapore Airlines has unveiled new seats for its Airbus A380, its first major cabin overhaul in a decade. On Thursday, Singapore Airlines unveiled the new interior for its Airbus A380 aircraft across all cabin classes. The highlight, however, was the new first class – six suites, down from 12. With six Suites...

  • Limited-Time Offer: 2 for 1 Business Flights, 3 for 2 Economy Flights on Qatar Airways

    Limited-Time Offer: 2 for 1 Business Flights, 3 for 2 Economy Flights on Qatar Airways Qatar Airways is celebrating its 20th anniversary and running a promotion on flights to worldwide destinations. For a limited time, travelers can purchase two premium-class tickets for the price of one or three economy-class tickets for the...

  • VIDEO: AirAsia cabin crew hold ‘annoying moaning contest’ during flight

    A very strange video has surfaced online showing AirAsia cabin crew moaning into the intercom much to the despair of the passengers. A video posted online shows AirAsia flight attendants ditching their professionalism in favour of a bizarre “Chinese New Year game.” The cabin crew were filmed repeatedly moaning into the aircraft’s PA...

  • American CEO Wants to “Turn AAdvantage Miles into Bitcoin”

    American CEO Wants to “Turn AAdvantage Miles into Bitcoin” American Airlines CEO Doug Parker said a recent event held at Southern Methodist University that mileage runs hurt American’s bottom line, and that the carrier made the right move in changing award miles to favor price paid instead of distance flown. “All of...

  • Finnair to Start Measuring Passenger Weight At the Gate

    Finnair to Start Measuring Passenger Weight At the Gate Finnair will start weighing passengers at the gate in a new pilot project at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. The goal is to collect information on the average weight of passengers and their hand luggage. Weighing is voluntary, and the data will be used “for various loading...

  • Actress Leaves Drugs Behind on United Flight, Is Issued Arrest Warrant

    Actress Leaves Drugs Behind on United Flight, Is Issued Arrest Warrant There is an arrest warrant out for actress Rose McGowan for felony drug possession after “a police investigation of personal belongings that tested positive for narcotics and were left behind on United flight 653 arriving at Washington Dulles International Airport on January...

  • Singapore passport now the world’s ‘most powerful’

    The Singapore passport is now the most powerful in the world, after Paraguay removed visa requirements for its citizens. For the first time, Singapore is the single most powerful passport in the world, holding a a visa-free score of 159. By removing visa requirements for Singaporeans, Paraguay helped Singapore edge out Germany for...

  • Finnair Starts to Measure Passenger Weight (At Least It’s Optional)

    Finnair Starts to Measure Passenger Weight (At Least It’s Optional) Finnair will start weighing passengers at the gate in a new pilot project at Helsinki-Vantaa Airport. The goal is to collect information on the average weight of passengers and their hand luggage. Weighing is voluntary, and the data will be used “for various...

  • EasyJet agrees €40m deal for Air Berlin assets

    EasyJet has struck a €40m deal with Air Berlin to buy part of the insolvent German airline’s operations. Budget airline easyJet says it has reached an agreement with Air Berlin to buy parts of the bankrupt German airline as part of a €40m deal. The British airline will take on the leases of 25...

  • VIDEO: Spirit Airlines kick US citizens off a flight in Costa Rica for ‘smelling bad’

    A group of passengers have accused Spirit Airlines of kicking them off a flight in Costa Rica because they smelt bad. A video uploaded to social media shows a group of US citizens being denied boarding after Spirit Airlines apparently did not like how they smelt. The incident occurred last week at Juan...

  • Etihad Ups Their Wifi Game

    Etihad Ups Their Wifi Game Etihad Airways is reportedly planning to introduce service from Wi-Fly aboard flights, starting with a demonstration at the Dubai Airshow in November of the in-flight wifi’s connectivity. “We will need to complete certifications and test flights to check the performance on aircrafts. The technology we have now...

  • See Which Caribbean Airports are Scheduled to Reopen After Hurricanes Irma, Maria

    See Which Caribbean Airports are Scheduled to Reopen After Hurricanes Irma, Maria After a whirlwind of a hurricane season, with Hurricanes Irma and Maria rattling across the Caribbean, many ports of call are starting to reopen for cruising again. The two high-category hurricanes forced many cruise lines to change or cancel their...

  • See Which Caribbean Ports are Scheduled to Reopen After Hurricanes Irma, Maria

    See Which Caribbean Ports are Scheduled to Reopen After Hurricanes Irma, Maria After a whirlwind of a hurricane season, with Hurricanes Irma and Maria rattling across the Caribbean, many ports of call are starting to reopen for cruising again. The two high-category hurricanes forced many cruise lines to change or cancel their...

  • United Shoots Down JetBlue Request for Information in Air Canada Venture

    United Shoots Down JetBlue Request for Information in Air Canada Venture In response to a request for transparency from jetBlue Airways in its business dealings with Air Canada, United Airlines claimed that the carrier’s letter to the Department of Transportation regarding concerns about antitrust immunity was “speculative, misleading and meritless.” This does not mean...

  • “We Lost an Engine”: Atlanta Delta Flight Makes Emergency Landing

    “We Lost an Engine”: Atlanta Delta Flight Makes Emergency Landing On Thursday night, a Netherlands-bound Delta Air Lines flight made an emergency landing in Newfoundland after the aircraft experienced engine failure. “The flight landed safely and customers have deplaned. Customers will continue to Amsterdam on another aircraft tomorrow. Delta is in contact...

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