TravelSkills’ 10 most popular posts over the last week (descending order): 1 “Fond farewell to our 747”- a tearjerker video from United 2 Delta unveils new seats on new Airbus A350 & sets routes 3 Passport needed for domestic travel? Come on! ...

 

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Popular: 747 Tears + Delta’s new jet + United burger + Dreamliner + Madrid nonstop

Nostalgia for the 747 is booming as the Queen's retirement nears. United flight attendant wearing a maxi-skirt in the 747 upper deck lounge (Image: United)

TravelSkills’ 10 most popular posts over the last week (descending order):

“Fond farewell to our 747”- a tearjerker video from United

Delta unveils new seats on new Airbus A350 & sets routes

Passport needed for domestic...

 
 

Airport news: United lounges, LaGuardia, Boston, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, DFW

United is testing food upgrades at its lounges, like a lobster roll at Boston. (Image: United)

In airport news, United is testing enhanced food service at four of its airport lounges; Delta, American and JetBlue are moving operations at New York LaGuardia; shared-use lounges expand at Boston Logan and move at Pittsburgh; Cleveland makes bag checking easier; and automated TSA lanes come to...

 
 

InterContinental finally absorbs Kimpton’s loyalty program

A room at the new Kimpton De Witt in Amsterdam, the group's first European hotel. (Image: Kimpton)

Even though it’s been two years since InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) acquired Kimpton Hotels, the new parent company has left the Kimpton Karma Rewards program alone – until now.

But in early 2018, IHG said this week, it will fold Kimpton Karma Rewards into its own IHG Rewards Club....

 
 

The newest Embraer jet you may never fly

Chris McGinnis checking out the new Embraer Legacy 500 business jet at San Jose Airport

You probably know Embraer by its line of smaller so-called “regional” jets that typically fly short distances and feed into major airline hubs. These are the popular E175s and E195s that have displaced the cramped CRJs in the regional jet space.

But did you know Embraer is also in the business of...

 
 

Routes: Aeromexico at SJC, Southwest, Air New Zealand, BA, United, AA, Etihad + more

San Jose International welcomes a new 737 nonstop from Mexico City next summer. (Photo: SJC)

In recent international route developments, Aeromexico will add seasonal service at San Jose; Southwest drops plans for two Mexico markets; Air New Zealand brings a new aircraft to Houston; British Airways adds high-density 777 flights to Gatwick; United and Delta drop Europe flights while KLM adds...

 
 

 

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