Travel News: February 4, 2019

February 7, 2019

Airbus A380’s future at risk again Travel Weekly Emirates Airline’s aircraft order that provided a lifeline to Airbus’ A380 program could be in jeopardy. In a brief statement Thursday, Airbus confirmed that it is in discussions with Emirates over its A380 contract. “The details of Airbus’ commercial discussions with customers remain confidential,” the company said.   Caesars building its first US non-gaming hotel in Arizona Las Vegas Review-Journal Caesars Entertainment…

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Travel News: December 10, 2018

December 13, 2018

American Couple Misses Cruise Ship, Gets Stuck in Cuba Travel Pulse Kevin Rohrer’s and his girlfriend’s vacation ended abruptly in Havana, Cuba after their cruise ship left without them on a recent four-night Norwegian Cruise Line sailing in the Caribbean. According to News.com.au, the American couple returned to the dock more than an hour ahead of what they thought was the Norwegian Sky’s 5 p.m. departure time only to find…

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Travel News: December 7, 2018

December 11, 2018

Allianz study looks at concerns of solo travelers Travel Weekly Solo travelers’ biggest concern is security and safety, according to a new survey from Allianz Global Assistance. The survey, administered online in October and garnering 1,501 responses, found that just shy of 70% of respondents have traveled alone. Among all respondents, safety and security of accommodations was the biggest concern (26.6%) when traveling alone.   Michelin Guide Owner Buys Tablet…

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Travel News: November 8, 2018

November 16, 2018

Boeing Issues Warning to 737 MAX Pilots After Lion Air Crash Travel Pulse In response to the crash of a Lion Air plane in Indonesia last week, Boeing is warning pilots about possible erroneous data from a key sensor on its 737 MAX planes. According to Reuters, investigators handling the deadly crash of Flight JT610 found one of the angle of attack sensors on the new Boeing aircraft provided incorrect…

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Travel News: October 26, 2018

November 3, 2018

A&K’s Geoffrey Kent Shares Travel Recommendations for 2019 Travel Pulse Each of us collects experiences throughout our lives that speak to who we are as human beings. These experiences reflect our taste—and signal our aspirations “Your travels are an investment in building your own ‘Experience Portfolio’ that reflects what inspires you and what you care about,” explains Geoffrey Kent, founder, chairman and CEO of pioneering luxury travel company Abercrombie &…

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Travel News: October 10, 2018

October 22, 2018

American Airlines reduces options for travelers with delayed, canceled flights USA Today American Airlines has reduced options for travelers whose flights are delayed or canceled. Under a new policy, passengers without status in the airline’s frequent-flyer program will not be rebooked on other airlines except in special circumstances.   Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant Now Taking Reservations Travel Pulse Norwegian restaurant Under will be Europe’s first underwater eatery and those clamoring for a…

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Travel News: August 31, 2018

September 4, 2018

The US Is Getting A New Airline This November Forbes California Pacific Airlines has announced it will begin operating flights from November 1, 2018. The new airline will begin by servicing just three destinations from its hub at McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, California (CLD): daily flights to San Jose (SJC), four flights weekly to Reno-Lake Tahoe (RNO) and three flights weekly to Las Vegas (LAS). Assuming it prospers on those…

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