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Lounge Review: Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse JFK

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On my recent trip to London, I decided to check out the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at JFK. With Virgin Atlantic and Delta’s recent partnership, Delta Gold, Platinum and Diamond Medallions flying on Delta or Virgin Atlantic in either coach or Business Class to London have access to the clubhouse. As a Delta Platinum Medallion flying…

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Air Canada Airbus A320 “Exits Runway” After Landing In Halifax In Heavy Snow

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CNN is reporting that an Airbus A320 operated by Air Canada came off the runway after making a hard landing in heavy snow at Halifax International Airport, Nova Scotia just after midnight.  The plane, which had taken off from Toronto, was carrying 132 passengers and 5 crewmembers. According to CNN: “It was a hard landing,…

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How To Get United To Pay For Hotel Room On Arrival Internationally

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When you fly International First Class, you expect a certain level of benefits for the cash or points that you shelled out for your flight. Well, what happenes if you fly International First Class or Business class and there is no arrival lounge for you to freshen up in after your 12+ hour long flight?…

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Passenger Removed From Southwest Airlines Flight Over A T-Shirt

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Fox News is reporting that a college student who was returning to school after the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin was pulled off a Southwest Airlines flight because of an offensive word on a T-shirt that he received at the festival. The student, Daniel Podolsky, was wearing a T-shirt given out by Comedy…

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New Emirates Service Announced Today

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Airport press officials held a press conference this afternoon to announce the following new service by Emirates. As reported by WFTV, Emirates Airlines will offer new service for the first time nonstop between Dubai and Orlando International Airport (OIA.) This will be the 10th U.S. destination for Emirates. Service begins September 1. New Emirates Service…

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Lufthansa’s Germanwings A320 Crash in French Alps with 144 on board

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This story is still developing, but it appears that an A320 operated by Lufthansa’s Germanwings crashed in the French Alps will 148 people onboard and they are feared to be dead. Lufthansa’s Germanwings A320 Crash in French Alps with 144 on board Per Reuters, – An Airbus operated by Lufthansa’s Germanwings budget airline crashed in a remote…

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Airline Employee Pays for Passenger Ticket After She Misconnects

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In today’s travel age, you don’t often here about outstanding and above and beyond customer service, but one of our readers sent along this story they found and I wanted to share, because it shows that there are still some amazing people out there (especially with Alaska Airlines). Airline Employee Pays for Passenger Ticket After…

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Travel Hacking at its finest- You’ll WANT to see this

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When we travel, I’m sure we’ve all done a thing or two that might be considered travel hacking, but you’ll want to watch this video to see how internet/social media star Justin Ross Lee travel hacks every day of his life. We’re talking fake business cards from several companies, so he can always book corp…

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New Orleans Airport Attacked at TSA Security

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Apparently there was an attack tonight at the New Orleans Airport as a TSA agent was attacked with a machete. Per Yahoo News, A 63-year-old man was shot Friday at a security checkpoint in the New Orleans international airport after he cut a guard with a machete and sprayed two others with wasp spray. Richard White entered…

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Earn Double Points On Transcon Flights Through May with JetBlue

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JetBlue is offering a limited time offer where you can earn double points when flying between the 2 coasts. That means if you book a flight between Los Angeles (LAX) or San Francisco (SFO) and New York (JFK) by May 27, 2015 online you’ll earn 6 points per dollar spent. Here’s how: Register below for the…

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Redeem Delta SkyMiles for GOL Awards Online Now

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Delta has been adding more functionality to their website including the ability to book more partner airline awards online. The latest update is that you can now book partner awards from GOL airlines on Delta.com. Redeem Delta SkyMiles for GOL Awards Online Now GOL has hubs in Sao Paulo, Brazil; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (GIG); and Brasilia,…

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United Flight Grounded After Passenger Storms Cockpit

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Passengers who attempted to fly to Denver yesterday will have to try their flight again today after their United flight 1074 was returned to Dulles International Airport and grounded yesterday. As reported by ABC7 News, a passenger on the original flight Monday became violent mid-air and tried to storm the cockpit. The “passenger failed to comply…

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