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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,...

Anonymous Traveler Asks: How Do You Feel About Airline Re-branding?

Anonymous Traveler Asks: How Do You Feel About Airline Re-branding? December 3, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Ok, so you may have read the headline and thought to yourself; “Really, NileGuide? Is this all you have for me today? Airline rebranding? Where’s my post on abandoned theme parks?” Believe it or not, there are a decent amount of people out there who have pretty extremely strong feelings...

United’s New Kiosks Not Accessible to All

United’s New Kiosks Not Accessible to All November 10, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Airline kiosks at most major airports around the globe have made it easier than ever to check-in so you can quickly get to your gate. Even during peak travel times, you can get checked-in and on your way in a matter of minutes. Although many aspects of air travel have become more cumbersome, at least...

United’s p.s. Service Ups the Ante on the In-Flight Meal

United’s p.s. Service Ups the Ante on the In-Flight Meal October 15, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Travelers these days know that the quality of in-flight food service generally trends upward with the distance you’re traveling, with international flights offering some of the better food options, even in coach. But a new brunch option for United flights traveling from New York to California could...

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...

Strong Turbulence Results In Broken Bones On United Flight

Strong Turbulence Results In Broken Bones On United Flight May 28, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
We all know it, yet it never makes it easier to deal with when it actually does happen. The seat belt sign flashes on, and the captain’s nonchalant voice comes on the intercom to warn passengers – the plane will soon be entering an area of potential turbulence, and would we please fasten...

Passenger Stays Locked In Plane After Landing, Lawsuit Ensues

Passenger Stays Locked In Plane After Landing, Lawsuit Ensues May 27, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
Several factors often come together to make the transit from home to whichever exotic destination travelers select smooth and forgettable. One such factor is sleep – falling asleep in your seat before liftoff and being roused by the plane making its descent is one of the greatest accomplishments...

Buzz about Merger Between US Airways and United

Buzz about Merger Between US Airways and United April 12, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
The airline industry is buzzing with news of another merger attempt between US Airways and United Airlines.While neither airline has released a comment about the possibility of a merger, the New York Times received information that talks to join these two companies have been taking place for several...

Flying: From Friendly Skies to the Seventh Ring of Hell

Flying: From Friendly Skies to the Seventh Ring of Hell March 25, 2010 | Travel Style | Read More
Many years ago Alaska Airlines ran a television commercial in which a passenger runs up and down the plane’s aisle begging for change for the coin slot on the lavatory door. At the time, it seemed hysterically funny because we all though “My Gosh, they’d never really do that.”...

Soaring Baggage Fees on Major Airlines

Soaring Baggage Fees on Major Airlines January 15, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
It started with Delta. Continental, United, and US Airways followed quickly. Delta, Continental, and United will now charge $25 and $35 for the first and second bags checked for travel within the United States. If travelers check their bags in online then the price drops minutely to $23 and $32 for each...
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