Breaking: United to Purchase New 767s? Boeing to Restart Production of Retired Jet?

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that United is considering replacing some of their older 767s which are currently flown on transatlantic and South American routes with brand new B767 jets. The average age of United’s current 767 fleet is about 20-years-old. This would be a huge win for Boeing who ended production of their…

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Plane Weird! Passengers Share Pics of Strangest Things Witnessed During a Flight

This list comes courtesy of notorious barefoot passenger shaming site PassengerShaming and The Daily Mail. They asked people to share the strangest things they’ve encountered while flying. There’s the always famous picture of the unruly passenger on a KEF-JFK flight who was restrained and gagged with duct tape as well as the man who brought 80…

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Marriott CEO: Puerto Rico Hotels to Be Closed for Extended Period, Trump Hurting US Travel Business & Jobs

Arne Sorenson, Marriott CEO, attended Yahoo Finance’s All Markets Summit last week. He answered a broad range of questions, though two of the more interesting takeaways concern Marriott properties in Puerto Rico and the health of the US travel business. The CEO notes that many Marriott properties in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean will be…

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Marriott Heir Sues Dad for Forcing Him out of Business and Cutting Him from $3B Trust After a Divorce

Bill Marriott, who is the Marriott Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board, is being sued by his son John Marriott III who claims his father disowned him, forced him from the Marriott business, and wrote him out of the family’s $3B trust…all because he got a divorce.  The Marriott family are Mormons and divorce is…

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AmEx Introducing Hilton Updates – Instant Diamond Status, Taking Over Citi’s Hilton Profile, Surpass Name Change

AmEx and Hilton announced new and updated products this morning including the Hilton Honors American Express Aspire Card, a premium card that has some really cool perks. The card will offer instant Diamond status, $250 airline incidental fee credit, $250 Hilton resort credit, $100 on-property credit at Waldorf Astoria Hotels, and one weekend night reward at…

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