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16 American Airlines Passengers Hospitalized After Flight

16 American Airlines passengers were hospitalized after arriving in to Boston Logan International Airport yesterday morning. The passengers consisted of a school group coming back from Ecuador, with a layover in Miami. It’s unclear what caused their illness, but it’s likely it was related to while they were in Ecuador vs. on the flight itself.…

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United 787 Cape Town Service, Bonus World of Hyatt in Vegas

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. United Airlines announced plans to offer service between Newark and Cape Town, South Africa starting in December 2019. This route will be operated three times a week…

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United Airlines Summer Schedule, AA 737 Max Cancellations

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. Delta has officially revealed that its 767-400s will instead receive a non-suite Delta One seats instead. The seat will have similar aesthetics to the Delta One Suite…

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Jet Blue Intends To Fly To London And Europe

Jet Blue announced yesterday that they intend “to fly to London from New York and Boston.” They plan to fly their Airbus A321LRs with promises that their “transatlantic Mint service would include more lie-flat seats than currently offered on the A321, all at a fraction of what other airlines are charging today for premium seats.” Jet Blue…

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Delta Opting Not to Put Suites in 767-400 Retrofit

The airline industry is constantly evolving with new products and services to stay competitive. In late 2016, Delta Air Lines introduced a new business class product called, Delta One Suite. The seat features a sliding door for privacy along with large HD inflight entertainment screen, mood lighting, and several other improvements. This innovative product was…

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American Airlines Stingy Compensation, United Removing Award Charts, Hyatt Elite Status

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. United Airlines has announced that for flights on or after November 15th, 2019 there will be no award chart pricing. See full details of: United Airlines Removes Award…

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New York’s JFK Closing Runway for Construction; Expect Delays

For those traveling to/from/through New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, get ready for longer taxi times and potential ATC delays, as the airport will be closing one of their four runways starting this week. This is due to reconstruction which will widen the runway as well as convert it to concrete which lasts longer…

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Why Low-Cost Airlines are Risky

The recent announcement of WOW airlines ceasing operations immediately is not a new occurrence. Several low-cost airlines have shut down over the past year and more are possible. In 2018 Primera Air and earlier this year Flybmi both stopped operating with minimum notice to travelers. These events left travelers stranded at destinations and caused major…

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Southwest Airlines Further Hawaii Expansion, Thompson Hotels Join World of Hyatt

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. Southwest Airlines has announced plans to serve four airports in Hawaii including Honolulu (Oahu), Kahului (Maui), Lihue (Kauai), and Kona (Big Island). However one airport which wasn’t…

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Thompson Hotels Joins World of Hyatt Program

Last year, we shared how Hyatt announced they’d be acquiring Two Roads Hospitality, which is composed of Joie de Vivre Hotels, Thompson Hotels, Destination Hotels, tommie and Alila Hotels & Resorts. As part of the acquisition, Thompson Hotels will be the first join the World of Hyatt loyalty program for stays starting March 28, 2019. World of Hyatt…

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$195 BLADE Helicopter Transfers Between JFK & Manhattan

BLADE announced they’ll be offering continuous helicopter flights between BLADE Lounge West and John F. Kennedy Int’l. Airport (“JFK”) every weekday between 7am to 7pm in both directions. Looking at the schedule it seems that they have between 1-2 flights each hour throughout the day. BLADE is offering their new service for $195 which will…

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Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport Priority Pass Restaurant

Priority Pass members will have another new option to check out as they add a new restaurant called Kafe Kalik, located at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Terminal 4. It’s in Terminal 4 which is home to Spirit, Frontier, Avianca, British Airways, and Emirates. Additionally, those in Terminal 3 can easily get to Terminal 4 as…

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Boeing Plans to Include 737 Safety Features as Standard Equipment

The airline industry is considered the safest mode of transportation in the world. The industry has extremely high standards and is heavily regulated by authorities. Over the past few decades, aircraft have become extreme complex machines to not only improve safety but increase efficiency. The basic design of the Boeing 737 has been around for…

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Southwest Airlines New Domestic Routes, Andaz West Hollywood Adds Resort Fee, Boeing 737 History

Martini Review of the Week:  It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews below. Delta and American Express have increased welcome offers for the Platinum Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American Express and the Gold Delta SkyMiles® Credit Card from American…

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