CNBC Airlines to Trump administration: Don’t fly migrant children separated from their families on our planesCNBCThree U.S. airlines — American, United and Frontier — on Wednesday asked the federal government not to use their airlines to transport children who were separated from their families under a controversial immigration policy.... Read more
The Guardian Britons’ fake claims of holiday illness fall as hotels fight backThe GuardianAn epidemic of false food-poisoning claims that has cost hoteliers hundreds of millions of pounds and threatened an end to the all-inclusive package holiday has triggered a ferocious legal fightback from the travel industry. Between 2013... Read more
Newsweek American Airlines Website, System Down For Tickets, Check InNewsweekThe American Airlines website was down on Wednesday and passengers were having a hard time checking into their flights and buying tickets. People trying to use the website reported the issues to the website Down Detector—a majority of which said... Read more
The Guardian Fast-tracked to Amsterdam’s high life and new hotelsThe GuardianI stood for a long time staring at the sign in the lobby of the Conscious Hotel, in Amsterdam’s Westerpark. A very long time. “Eco Sexy!” the sign read, like the Tinder bio of a freshly divorced vegan, or... Read more
Wall Street Journal Airlines Raise Ticket Prices as Fuel Costs SurgeWall Street JournalFuel is again the single-largest expense for most airlines, accounting for around a quarter of operating costs. The recent run-up in prices echoes the jump seen from 2009 to 2011, which first spawned stand-alone surcharges on many... Read more
CNBC Global airlines issue warning over trade tensionsCNBCGlobal airlines and aviation executives warned on Sunday about growing international trade tensions, saying they could damage the airline industry and the world economy. The Trump administration has renewed tariff threats against China, while key U.S. … and more » Read more… Read more
USA TODAY Singapore Airlines: New 18-hour, 45-minute NYC flight to be world’s longestUSA TODAYIt’s official: The title for the “world’s longest flight” is coming back to the United States. That comes this fall, when Singapore Airlines restarts non-stop flights between Singapore and Newark, a route it last flew in... Read more
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Airlines poach flight instructorsFort Wayne Journal GazetteAirlines‘ insatiable demand for pilots threatens to sabotage flight schools’ ability to train new ones. Carriers are raising wages and hoarding every available pilot – including the instructors schools rely on to teach incoming students. The very pilot …... Read more
Los Angeles Times Airlines, TSA prepare for a record number of summer passengersLos Angeles TimesIf you plan to fly on vacation this summer, prepare for unprecedented crowds at the airport. A record 246.1 million passengers are expected to fly during the season, a 3.7% increase over a record set... Read more
Business Insider South Africa 5 of the most expensive hotels in South Africa – charging up to R140,000 a night for a suiteBusiness Insider South AfricaSouth Africa has some of the best hotels in the world, says Tamsin Mathews, product manager at Giltedge Africa, a luxury touring company. “Ranging... Read more