Etihad Airways

Is This the Best Seat on Any Plane?

In this era a sardine can airplane experiences (for us frugal flyers in coach) it’s fun to dream about the goodies in business and first class. But most of those lovely amenities are nothing compared to what’s available in the Residence on Etihad Airways. You might call this, super-duper first… Read More

American Plane

American Airlines: What’s New

Yes, American Airlines and its merger partner US Airways are still not fully integrated but they’re getting there; in the meantime, a few changes to report (and some fun video to look at, below). New Tokyo Route? American has applied to begin daily non-stop service between Los Angeles and Tokyo’s… Read More

Ready to Go

Changes in Airline Routes/Destinations

If you’ve booked a flight and the route changes – either a city is dropped or an arrival or departure time changes – airlines are generally good about keeping passengers informed. When Routes Change Problems arise when you fail to provide contact information or their email goes directly to spam.… Read More

Travel to the Sun

Flights to Cuba – When Will it Happen

Pres. Obama’s announcement that the U.S. plans to “normalize diplomatic relations with Cuba” has reopened a hot topic in the travel industry, one FareCompare CEO Rick Seaney devoted a column to back in 2008 called, Next Vacation Hot Spot: Cuba? No Cuba Flights Just Yet Now travelers and tourism officials… Read More