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Boeing 737 MAX Completes First Recertification Test Flight

The 737 MAX is Boeing’s fastest selling plane with over 5,000 orders received. Unfortunately, two plane crashes between late 2018 and early 2019 resulted in the grounding of the new model in March 2019. Investigations into the two accidents revealed flaws in the flight control system, known as the Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS). Over…

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Luxor, Mandalay Bay and ARIA Vegas Resorts Reopening

We’ve previously shared that MGM Resorts announced they’ll be reopening Bellagio Las Vegas; New York-New York Hotel and Casino; and MGM Grand Hotel and Casino on June 4th as the first resorts they open. Additional hotels and amenities will open in the coming months based on demand, the company says. Since the initial announcement, MGM Resorts…

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Several Las Vegas Hotels Waiving Resort Fees

Las Vegas is allowed to reopen on June 4, 2020, with many resorts planning their reopening. We shared that Bellagio, New York-New York, and MGM Grand, The Cosmopolitan, Wynn/Encore, Caesars Palace, and Venetian all will be open starting this Thursday. Last month it was announced that MGM Resorts Offering Free Parking Upon Reopening with most hotels on the strip…

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Bellagio, MGM Grand, and New York-New York Reopening June 4th

MGM Resorts announced they’ll be reopening Bellagio Las Vegas;New York-New York Hotel and Casino; and MGM Grand Hotel and Casino on June 4th as the first resorts they open. Additional hotels and amenities will open in the coming months based on demand, the company says. Here’s a glimpse at what guests can expect: Bellagio Bellagio’s Conservatory will…

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CBP Extends Global Entry Enrollment Suspension

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has extended the suspension of Trusted Traveler Program enrollment centers, meaning if you’re looking to sign-up for Global Entry, you’re gonna have to wait even longer. The latest extension runs until July 6, 2020, with the possibility of a further extension. There’s one exception to getting approved earlier if you…

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100,000 Roundtrip JetBlue Tickets For Healthcare Heroes

100,000 Roundtrip JetBlue Tickets For Healthcare Heroes Nominate your healthcare hero here. Nominate your #JetBlueHealthcareHero and they could receive roundtrip flights for 2 to anywhere we fly*. They’ve earned our love, our gratitude and some serious R&R. To thank healthcare heroes across the country, we’re giving away 100,000 pairs of roundtrip flights–so they can take…

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The Maxwell Hotel NYC Ceasing Operations Permanently

Effective today, April 25, 2020, The Maxwell, New York City, Tribute Portfolio is ceasing operations and permanently closing. Several factors went into this decision including the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing the hotel to close. For those not familiar this was previously the original W New York and transitioned to the Maxwell back in 2018. This property was…

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U.S. State Dept: Do Not Travel Internationally

U.S. State Dept: Do Not Travel Internationally The Department of State has officially advised U.S. citizens to avoid all international travel due to the Coronavirus. If you are abroad, you should think about your plans as it is likely that international flights will soon be canceled or very limited upon this news. Read below for…

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MGM Las Vegas Resorts, Wynn & Encore Closing

Several Las Vegas resorts have announced they’ll be shutting down this week as a result of coronavirus. Wynn/Encore Las Vegas announced they’d be closing their Las Vegas properties for two weeks. MGM Resorts also announced shortly after they’d be closing all their Las Vegas resorts until further notice starting on Tuesday, March 17. Wynn/Encore: WYNN…

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