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The Most Ridiculous Things You Can Buy with Airline Miles

The Most Ridiculous Things You Can Buy with Airline Miles May 21, 2012 | Offbeat, Travel News | Read More
You probably believed that you could only use airline miles to pay for flights, hotels, or rental cars. Au contraire. Airline miles can apparently be used for so much  more according to a newly published study. Thanks to Idea Works, a marketing research company, we now know exactly what those miles...

Airport Food Gate-Delivery is Pretty Snazzy

Airport Food Gate-Delivery is Pretty Snazzy December 12, 2011 | Food Lovers, Travel News | Read More
If you’re feeling too lazy to grab Chili’s to-go at the airport before you catch your flight, boy do we have the thing for you – gate side food delivery. At this point, you do have to fly out of Chicago O’Hare – or other participating airports such as MSP, ORD, and JFK...

Aww – Southwest Does A Passenger Right

Aww – Southwest Does A Passenger Right December 7, 2011 | Travel News | Read More
Finally, Southwest is making some passengers happy! After a year of generally irritating everyone from Kevin Smith to a weight-loss blogger – usually for the same reason – it looks like Southwest is turning out some good press. One of their flight attendants so impressed a couple on a recent...

Women in Airline Advertisements of the 1950s

Women in Airline Advertisements of the 1950s July 7, 2011 | Featured | Read More
In 2010 airlines started charging for carry-on items and for using the bathroom, ah how things have changed since the 50′s! When commercial flights were just beginning to…take off, popular airlines of the day focused their advertising efforts on showing the charm of their female flight attendants,...

“Operation Excess Baggage” Nabs 10 Delta Employees

“Operation Excess Baggage” Nabs 10 Delta Employees May 10, 2011 | Caribbean, Caribbean & Oceania, Travel News | Read More
According to CNN travel, in an investigation led by Immigration and Customs Enforcement — dubiously named “Operation Excess Baggage” — federal agents arrested 10 current or fomer Delta employees for their hand in a drug smuggling operation. When 53 pounds of marijuana was found...

Delta Nixes Promotion of Gadget Jacket

Delta Nixes Promotion of Gadget Jacket October 14, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
When you advertise a game-changing product, it’s not surprising that the industry most likely to suffer won’t be too keen on promoting the new product. Case in point: the Revolution Plus jacket –a new  piece of outerwear from ScottEVest with more pockets than spaces on Batman’s...

Did Someone Get a Sneak-Peek of the New United-Continental Livery?

Did Someone Get a Sneak-Peek of the New United-Continental Livery? September 30, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
When two airline companies merge, there’s always a question about what will happen to the most visible part of the both companies: corporate branding. If a profitable airline takes on a fiscally struggling airline, the former usually sticks to its own corporate branding, and merely takes on the...

Traveling With Your Pet – Don’t Get Lost!

Traveling With Your Pet – Don’t Get Lost! July 7, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Delta misplacing a dog that one of their passengers had adopted in Mexico and intended to bring back to America was bad enough. Responding by monetizing the loss, and offering the dogless owner a $200 flight voucher was just a slap in the face. The story was tragic in its own way, but undoubtedly not...

Delta Misplaces Dog, Monetizes Loss

Delta Misplaces Dog, Monetizes Loss May 11, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
If you are already skeptical about traveling with pets, news out of Detriot via Mexico City this week certainly won’t calm your fears. Ontario man, Josiah Allen, was on his way home from Mexico with his girlfriend and their new dog Paco in tow. While in Mexico, Josiah and his girlfriend happened upon...

Being a Stowaway Still a Dangerous Business

Being a Stowaway Still a Dangerous Business May 2, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
This past February, on International Delta Flight 59 from New York to Tokyo, AP reported that flight mechanics uncovered the frozen corpse of the man nestled deep in the landing gear of a Boeing 777. The circumstances surrounding his death has since gone unreported, but investigator’s speculations...
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