American Airlines retrofits its 777-200 fleet

American Airlines retrofits its 777-200 fleet

On Monday, American Airlines said that there are no longer any 777-200s with a three-class configuration in operation. The carrier has… Read More »

BA strike to extend into August

BA strike to extend into August

The dispute between British Airways and members of its mixed-crew cabin staff who belong to the Unite union worsened last… Read More »

New lounge opened at Heathrow

New lounge opened at Heathrow

Arriving passengers at Heathrow Terminal 3 have a new lounge to welcome them with the opening by the Plaza Premium… Read More »

US ends laptop ban for the remaining airlines and airports

US ends laptop ban for the remaining airlines and airports

The US had already lifted the ban for three major airlines, earlier this month. But late yesterday an official tweeted… Read More »

U.S. Business Travel Spending Reached $424 Billion in 2016

U.S. Business Travel Spending Reached $424 Billion in 2016

Business Travel Responsible for $547 Billion in U.S. GDP in 2016, Creates Over 7.4 Million Jobs A new report issued… Read More »

SkyTeam announces lounge expansion, focus on technology

SkyTeam announces lounge expansion, focus on technology

SkyTeam, the global airline alliance which Delta is a part of, is taking its customers’ airport experience to new heights… Read More »

Star Alliance launches 20th anniversary mileage competition

Star Alliance launches 20th anniversary mileage competition

To celebrate 20 years of connecting people and cultures, Star Alliance and its 28 member carriers announced the launch of… Read More »

JetBlue adds artisanal ice cream to Mint Service

JetBlue adds artisanal ice cream to Mint Service

JetBlue announced its newest addition to its Mint experience with a locally curated ice cream program that features favorite flavors… Read More »

Worlds Most Travelled Person joins Travelindex as Brand Ambassador

Worlds Most Travelled Person joins Travelindex as Brand Ambassador

Fred W Finn, the ‘Worlds Most Travelled Person’ has joined Travelindex as Global Brand Ambassador. Fred Finn is a well-known… Read More »

Travelindex Supports Alain St. Ange for World Tourism Organization Secretary

Travelindex Supports Alain St. Ange for World Tourism Organization Secretary

Bernard A. Metzger, the Founder & Director of the highly respected Travelindex Media has come out with a strong letter… Read More »

30% of business travellers would take pay cut to travel more

30% of business travellers would take pay cut to travel more

Around one in three business travellers would accept a lower-paying job in return for more travel, a new study has… Read More »

American Airlines launches new amenity kits

American Airlines launches new amenity kits

American Airlines has launched a new set of amenity kits and pyjamas for first and business class cabins. Created in… Read More »

The airport lounge that’s all about ‘unparalleled luxury’

The airport lounge that's all about 'unparalleled luxury'

Over the past decade, New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport has made a concerted effort to improve customer experience… Read More »

Houston Airports now tracking phone signal for checkpoints

Houston Airports now tracking phone signal for checkpoints

Houston airports are now tracking available Bluetooth signals on travelers’ phones to provide real-time data on checkpoint wait times. The… Read More »

JetBlue rolls out incentives for Cuba routes

JetBlue rolls out incentives for Cuba routes

It wasn’t long ago that U.S. airlines were falling over themselves in an attempt to lock in commercial routes to… Read More »

Missouri considers federal compliance to avoid ban on airline travel

Missouri considers federal compliance to avoid ban on airline travel

Missouri lawmakers are looking at a measure to bring the state in compliance with federal requirements for driver licenses and… Read More »

Want to go from the US to Iceland for under $250?

Want to go from the US to Iceland for under $250?

PHOTO: A WOW Air Airbus A320 approaches the runway.  European low-cost carrier WOW Air kicked off a flash sale Tuesday,… Read More »

Norwegian passenger figures soar on long-haul

Norwegian passenger figures soar on long-haul

Norwegian has reported its highest passenger figures in a single year with around 30 million passengers flying with the airline… Read More »

Wynn Las Vegas adds Amazon Echo in every room

Wynn Las Vegas adds Amazon Echo in every room

Wynn Las Vegas has announced plans to equip each of its 4,748 rooms with Amazon’s voice-activated Echo device. Guests using… Read More »

Airlines should disclose the highest and lowest fare rates

Airlines should disclose the highest and lowest fare rates

Have you ever noticed the maximum rate disclosure posted on the back of most hotel room doors? Chains typically disclose… Read More »

Business class fares to South Africa plummet 80 per cent in 2016

Business class fares to South Africa plummet 80 per cent in 2016

If you’re thinking about visiting South Africa but are short on time, two non-stop options currently exist from the U.S. … Read More »

How to get the best from your Business Class flight as a vegan

How to get the best from your Business Class flight as a vegan

The travel world is becoming well experienced at catering for the growing number of vegans out there; no longer are… Read More »