Friday, September 29, 2017

US airlines assist in disaster relief efforts

The damage wrought by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and earthquakes in Mexico have motivated many to take action, including the Big Three U.S. airlines which have added flights and taken other steps to aid those in need. Read more here.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Israel tourism seeing rapid upswing

Tourism professionals in Israel used the occasion of World Tourism Day, Sept. 27, to publicize a rapid upswing in Israel’s tourism numbers. Read more here.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Turkish Airlines wins accolades, named “Five-Star Global Airline”

Turkish Airlines has been named a “Five-Star Global Airline” in the official airline ratings recently issued by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX). Read more here.

Monday, September 25, 2017

Despite two hurricanes, resorts extends deals to attract guests

Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts, an all-inclusive resort chain in the Caribbean, has extended a campaign offering specials and deep discounts for its properties in the Dominican Republic, Jamaica and Mexico. Read more here.

Saturday, September 23, 2017

Alaska Airlines launches annual PFD sale for Alaska residents

Seattle-based Alaska Airlines has announced its annual Permanent Fund Dividend (PFD) sale, offering bargains for travel within, or to and from, the 49th state exclusively for Alaska residents. Read more here.

Friday, September 22, 2017

GAO study: Airlines fleecing customers with nickel-and-dime charges

New government data flies in the face of airline industry claims that it’s never been a better time to fly, the National Consumers League (NCL) said in a statement released on Sept. 22. Read more here.

Delta adds trans-Atlantic routes in early to mid-2018

Atlanta-headquartered Delta Air Lines will add eight new nonstop routes to Europe from several U.S. gateways beginning during the spring and summer of 2018. Read more here.