Chicago Tribune Feds urge airlines to ban laptops in checked bags, citing fire, explosion riskChicago TribuneIn this April 2014 file image frame grab from video, provided by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), a test at the FAAs technical center in Atlantic City, N.J. The U.S. government is urging that... Read more
CNNMoney Malaysia Airlines just lost another CEOCNNMoneyBellew took over the task of revamping Malaysia Airlines from former CEO Christoph Mueller, who unexpectedly resigned last year. Mueller had replaced Ahmad Jauhari Yahya, who was in charge during the disappearance of Flight MH370 and the shooting …This airline has lost three CEOs... Read more
Financial Times Alitalia sale delayed after string of woes at European airlinesFinancial TimesThe sale of Alitalia, Italy’s flag carrier, has been delayed until next April, adding to uncertainty in the European airline industry following a string of woes at Ryanair, Air Berlin and Monarch Airlines. Pushing back the sale... Read more
Spirit Airlines Continues To Gain On CompetitorsSeeking AlphaSpirit Airlines reported August 2017 increases of 20.6% and 21.9%, respectively, in revenue passenger miles (RPMs) and available seat miles (ASMs) year over year. Both these results are well above other major airlines. Due to the continued rebounding … Read more… Read more
TechCrunch Hyatt breach exposed customer payment data at 41 hotelsTechCrunchHyatt announced today that its payment systems were breached, exposing credit card data from 41 hotels in 11 countries. The hack was discovered in July and the investigation only just recently concluded. The three U.S. hotels affected were all in... Read more
Hotel Management Magazine Avani Hotels & Resorts, Groupe Chabaane partner for North Africa debutHotel Management MagazineMinor Hotels‘ Avani Hotels & Resorts brand has teamed up with Groupe Chaabane to debut in North Africa with two new properties in Tunisia. North Africa’s first two Avani properties will be Avani Les... Read more
USA TODAY For airlines, two engines are better than fourUSA TODAYCould the end be near for passenger flights on four-engine jets? That’s a question Boeing and Airbus may soon have to answer as sales of their four-engine passenger planes languish at the world’s two biggest airline manufacturers. That Boeing’s... Read more
New York Daily News United Airlines tweets Indians-Yankees updates to unlucky flyer with bad WiFiNew York Daily NewsThe Indians celebrate dramatic comeback over the Yankees that ended with RBI single in 13th. (Jason Miller/.). BY Andy Clayton. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Saturday, October 7, 2017, 11:19 AM. United is... Read more
Business Insider Here’s why Las Vegas hotels don’t have metal detectorsBusiness InsiderLas Vegas hotels are increasing security measures after the deadliest shooting in modern US History was carried out from the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino. Mandalay Bay and other MGM Resorts, including the Bellagio, Monte Carlo, and the... Read more
New York Post Airlines offer free travel for Las Vegas victims’ familiesNew York PostDALLAS — Southwest Airlines and Allegiant Air say they are offering free flights to family members of people who were killed or injured in the Las Vegas shooting. A Southwest spokeswoman said Tuesday that the offer... Read more