New York to San Francisco in 2 Hours 20 Minutes & London 3 Hours, Coming Soon? Award Pricing for Concorde

Supersonic air transportation is set for a return, almost fourteen years after the Concorde was officially grounded. Boom Technology, an aviation technology startup, has created a three engine jet that’s equipped to carry 55 passengers and travel at 2x the speed of sound. Unfortunately, overland supersonic regulations will prevent Boom from initially offering New York…

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Secret Bedroom Breach Leads to Suspension for Asiana Flight Attendant

Long-haul flights are equipped with crew-only rest areas where pilots and flight attendants can catch some rest mid-flight. However, on an Asiana Airlines flight from Rome (FCO) to Incheon (ICN), one attendant apparently brought her daughter to the employee only area after the child experienced motion sickness and dehydration. Airline officials took notice after the…

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10 Favorite Places on European Rivers, Lakes, & Coastlines by the NYT

If you’re planning a summer trip to Europe, the New York Times  has a great interactive article with their 10 favorite places on European rivers, lakes, and coastlines. Selections include city piers, waterfalls in national parks, fjords, and amazing Mediterranean paths. We couldn’t re-publish the full list, but a sample below and full selections here. Plitvice Lakes National…

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Ryanair to Offer US / NYC Links via New Partnership with Air Europa, Potential for Same w/ Lufthansa, Alitalia, TAP

It’s a potential first step in a North American expansion for Ryanair who said last week that they would begin service to several US cities via a new long-haul partnership with SkyTeam’s Mallorca based Air Europa. The partnership starts this Tuesday and will allow Ryanair to book Air Europa tickets to 20 cities in the Americas via Ryanair’s…

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United’s Brand Perception Falls to Historic Lows After Dragging, Already on Way Back Up

In the immediate aftermath of David Dao being dragged from United flight 3411 on April 9th, United’s brand perception fell to historic lows according to YouGov BrandIndex and reported by The Chicago Business Journal.  The company tracks brand perceptions by conducting daily interviews with a panel of about 5K individuals. After the video went viral,…

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