Yesterday an American Airlines flight from Seoul to Dallas diverted to Tokyo after hitting severe turbulence. Four passengers and one crewmember were hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. We don't generally put much thought into reports of turbulence, since it's not something that really kills people. Show More Summary
Airlines go through a lot of stuff each and every year, so it?s nice to see when they?re able to recycle some stuff instead of sending it off to the landfill. Alaska Airlines is one such carrier, as they?ve been sending their seat covers elsewhere for a chance at a new life. Show More Summary
The improvements are expected to be complete in March 2016.
Sometimes a property comes along that is so mindblowingly different, superlatively amazing and completely unique that all you can do is let that mouth of yours fall unattractively open. This is one of those times. Seriously, we just found footage of the new Soho House Istanbul. Show More Summary
IT HAS BEEN a bit more than a year since American Airlines and US Airways officially merged. Integrating the two airlines will take another few years. But the merged entity—dubbed American Airlines—is already planning to spend significant sums on its planes and hubs. Show More Summary
In early November Travis wrote about the crazy story of Jordan Axani, a Canadian guy who booked a round the world trip with his girlfriend, only to break up with her. He went on a search to find a replacement travel companion that had...Show More Summary
Millennial brands are popping up left and right, so it shouldn?t be a surprise that one is surfacing in the second most populous country in the world: India. And honestly, when the brand logo uses the word ?ideate?, what else could it...Show More Summary
As mentioned, Marriott is back with their MegaBonus offer — although it seems to be MegaBonus in ‘name only’. MegaBonus, archetypically, means “stay twice and earn a free night” (generally capped at category 4 redemptions). It’s been a perennial offering. Show More Summary
Yesterday offered one of the best deals I have seen for discount rates at Marriott Hotels. On Monday, I posted Bid for 64 Marriott deals in Omaha Children’s Miracle Network Fundraiser and I was surprised there was little feedback on the offers. Show More Summary
Here is this week's "name that airport" photo.
As we get toward the end of the year, I thought it would be fun to dig in to airline... Read More
A student group of 15 from Hong Kong, Great Britain and Canada led by their tutors Ms. Donna Gee and Mr. David Ensor were with us for the Volunteering Holiday in Nepal.
In November, the Italian brand Caruso, known for impeccably tailored men’s clothing, opened a 4,500-square-foot store on East 58th Street in New York that celebrates the company’s heritage and culture. Caruso’s first retail locationShow More Summary
If you to want to get to know the real New York City, you'll have to step out of the shadows of Manhattan's skyscrapers and venture off for a brush with the outer boroughs. Yes, beyond Times Square and Central Park, the city's otherShow More Summary
Like Christmas cards sprung to life, some towns go all out for the holidays. From coast to coast, these communities go to great lengths to make the season bright by decking out their streets with twinkling lights by the thousands—or even millions. Show More Summary
Twenty percent of the population is responsible for the transmission of 80 percent of infectious pathogens or diseases, according to Sumathi Reddy, a personal journal reporter for The Wall Street Journal who was interviewed in this recent...Show More Summary
OMG OMG OMG. We have good news and great news, both related to Hello Kitty and a certain airline fond of covering their planes in the illustrated character. First, the good news: Taipei-based EVA Air will soon add another Hello Kitty aircraft to their fleet, bringing the total to 7 airplanes covered in Sanrio cuteness. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: Fans are reporting that E.T. is once again saying riders' names on the E.T. Adventure at Universal Studios Florida. E.T. SAID MY NAME ? Brad (@midnightsky82) December 17, 2014 Listening to other followers on Twitter, the reaction to this news seems to be split between "Wait a minute, E.T. Show More Summary
News and notes from around the interweb: Heartwarming: United’s fantasy flight to the North Pole for sick kids. Frequent Miler ‘may’ have had his account frozen by Paypal for buying Paypal My Cash cards and cashing them out. Here’s how he got his money back. Show More Summary