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  • November 9, 2011
    Charter travel and booking a Jet with

    By Margot McClelland Waiting in long lines, traveling in crowded areas, and uncomfortable cab rides can make traveling one big nightmare. For most vacation and business travelers, chartering can be a very cost-effective and convenient way to do things, compared to going with the usual public transportation. Luckily, you can easily book a spot on […]

  • October 29, 2011
    Qantas grounds entire fleet and what you need to know

    Update October 30, 2011 (USA): Australia’s Qantas Airways resumed flights Monday after a government labor board ordered it to end a dispute with its unions that grounded the airline over the weekend. “Qantas can confirm that all domestic and international services have resumed from mid-afternoon on Monday 31 October,” the airline’s website said. “We are […]

  • October 21, 2011
    Delta’s ‘Economy Comfort’ and American’s Curbside Check-in

    Delta adds Economy Comfort on all aircrafts Delta Air Lines unveiled plans to introduce “Economy Comfort”– a premium economy cabin product launched on long-haul international flights earlier this year – to its entire mainline fleet of more than 550 aircraft, in addition to more than 250 two-class regional jets. The new seats will feature pitch […]

  • October 13, 2011
    AirTran to force plus-size passengers to buy second seat

    Sitting on an airplane next to a plus-size passenger is definitely not a great experience to fly, especially now when most airlines are squeezing leg-space and space in between seats. So after receiving many complaints from customers, AirTran will force overweight passengers to buy a second seat. Similar to its parent company, Southwest Airlines, flight […]

  • October 9, 2011
    Pay more to fly to Europe from Jan 2012

    The European Union airline emissions cap is expected to begin in January 2012. This means if you are flying to any destination in Europe, you need to pay more. From January, all airlines will have to buy carbon credits under the European Union’s emissions trading scheme ETS.L to help offset the carbon emissions of flights […]

  • October 4, 2011
    Avis books a car from TripIt itineraries

    Avis and TripIt have streamlined the car rental process; using TripIt accounts, Avis uses your itinerary data to pre-populate reservation fields, add plans back into TripIt seamlessly, and anticipates any flight changes. The car is ready no matter what time you arrive. This way you can click on imported flight or hotel bookings from other […]

  • October 4, 2011
    Knowing the benefits of jet charter and other charter travels

    By Margot McClelland There are times that you just can’t seem to put up with the irritation and stress brought about by using public transportation. Instead of a pleasant start to your grand vacation time, in its place, you have to bear the long lines of equally tired people at the airport, sweat along with […]

  • October 4, 2011
    Enjoying the Bali Culture on Vacation

    Featured Post   Bali, Indonesia has one of the most interesting cultures and histories in the world. Finding cheap flights to Bali is one of the easiest ways you can immerse yourself in the culture of Bali and enjoy all it has to offer. If you want to experience the healing arts or fine cuisine […]

  • September 30, 2011
    Tips: Ears popping when flying and remedy

    From BBC – Dr Trisha Macnair Why do the ears make a popping sensation? The ear consists of three chambers: The outer ear canal which leads up to the ear drum. The middle ear chamber behind the drum which is filled with air. The very specialized inner ear. The air in the middle ear is […]

  • September 30, 2011
    How to sleep on a long-haul flight

    Reposted from John Graham-Cunning’s post To the annoyance of people around me I have no trouble sleeping on long haul flights. And I don’t take any fancy medication to do so. Having traveled a lot I’ve come to the conclusion that sleeping on a plane is a matter of attitude and a little preparation. This […]

  • September 30, 2011
    Finnair to start Helsinki-Dubrovnik route

    In April next year, Finnair will launch a direct route from Helsinki to Dubrovnik, located at the southern tip of Croatia. The route will be flown three times per week in the summer season, from April 2 – October 10, 2012. “Dubrovnik in Croatia has been a frequently requested route by Finnair’s Asian customers. We […]

  • September 28, 2011
    These are the planes above your house right now

    Wolfram Aplha has introduced a new feature that will show all the flights over your house by simply entering “planes overhead” in its search bar, and Wolfram Alpha will provide a list of flights overhead based on your current geoIP location. You can also click on specific flights to get the latest flight status, departure […]

  • September 26, 2011
    TSA’s ‘Known Traveler’ program to kick off in four U.S. airports

    A few lucky frequent flyers will start whizzing through airport checkpoints next week under a pilot program that federal security officials hope will lead to shorter lines for most airline passengers while allowing screeners to focus on real, intelligence-based threats to aviation. In a move announced earlier this summer, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will […]

  • September 25, 2011
    Big Pocket Travel vest lets you carry an entire suitcase of items on you

    If you’re worried about the baggage fees airlines charge you these days then this Big Pocket Travel jacket, a low-cost, over-sized, airline-friendly, light-weight jacket is the ideal travel accessory for you that lets you carry up to 22 pounds of stuff with you on the plane. Created by British company Rufus Roo, the Travel jacket […]

  • September 16, 2011
    mileBlaster for iOS is an excellent app to manage frequent flier miles & free for limited time

    CNET Reviewed this app as one of 10 essential apps for frequent fliers. mileBlaster shows your progress for each travel reward program entered, providing details on your progress towards awards and alerting you to mile expiration, and also informs you about current and relevant mile bonuses. Many airline mileage reward program miles expire after no […]

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