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Why Charging Passengers by Weight Will Never Work

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Lately there has been trending news about an airline based out of the Samoan Islands who plan to charge passengers according to their individual weight. Sure, this sounds completely wrong on so many levels, or does it? Samoan Airlines operates a fleet of small turbo prop aircraft which have weight restrictions. In laymen terms, the […]

F.A.A. panel recommends easing the rules on electronics on planes

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Recently an F.A.A. advisory committee recommended that airline passengers be allowed to use smartphones, tablets, e-readers and other personal electronic devices during takeoffs and landings, according to industry officials who are familiar with the committee’s deliberations.   The F.A.A. started its review of current policies more than a year ago and appointed the panel to […]

Easyjet’s Inclusive Fare is Attracting Business Travelers

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Easyjet has announced its plan to capture more of the business travel market with the launch of a new “inclusive fare”, which the airline won’t be offering on its website.   The new fare will target business class passengers and travel bookers. It will be accessible through the GDSs and other booking systems connected directly […]

All You Can Fly Airline – The Future of Business Travel

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Well it was just a matter of time. Everyone loves the “All you can eat buffet”, right? So why not an airline that offers “All you can fly”? Surf Air, a new small airline, launched in June of this year, is doing just that to select cities on the California coast.   For a flat […]

How American Airlines / U.S Airways Merger Impacts Business Travelers

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As most of you are probably aware, American Airlines and U.S Airways finalized a deal to merge the two airlines. The new airline will be called American Airlines and will now hold the title of the world’s largest airline. Historically speaking, airline mergers of this magnitude have their hiccups and growing pains. It’s likely this […]

United Airlines Offers Satellite Wi-Fi on International Flights

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  It looks as if United Airlines is finally catching up to the speed. The airline announced they will be including satellite based Wi-Fi on all international flights. United rolled out their first Boeing 747 aircraft last week equipped with the new Wi-Fi. The airline has immediate plans to beginning installing the new service on […]

Tips for Winter Weather Stranded Flyers

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Those who fly a lot know the inconvenient perils that come with traveling during the winter seasons, especially in regions that are prone to severe winter weather. For example, Chicago receives and average snowfall of nearly 40 inches per year. That means heavy airline delays and occasional cancellations. If Chicago’s O’Hare Airport gets hammered by […]

US Airlines to Start Offering Internet Access on International Flights

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As airline competition heats up so do airline advancements in on board entertainment technologies. The most important and widely requested of new in flight innovations is Wi-Fi. Most airlines in the U.S offer the service on domestic routes but have yet to advance to the point of offering it on overseas travel, until now. United, […]

More business class flights by Jazeera to Jeddah

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The frequency of flights from Kuwait to Jeddah is bound to increase with Jazeera Airways increasing their number of flights for the Ramadan months of July and August. From their current number of 6 flights per week they will be increasing to 10 flights each week. This move is to cater to the additional number […]

In-Flight Etiquette for the Business Traveler

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When it comes to flying, even business travelers must pay close attention to what may or may not be rude. Short of hiring a private jet, every airline experience you receive will be highly dependent on the courtesy of other passengers around you. The only way to ensure that your flights go without a hitch […]

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