January 20, 2018

Caribbean specialists share the region’s top travel trends for 2017

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By Joe Pike From Travel Agent Central Travel Agent chatted with some Caribbean travel specialists about the region’s hottest travel trends of 2017 and how to turn them into sales heading into 2018. We spoke with tour operators, Jack E. Richards, CEO of Pleasant Holidays, Scott Wiseman, president of Travel Impressions and Dave Ferran, head of sales for Classic Vacations. And from the advisor side, we […]

American Airlines tried to charge a mother $150 for traveling with breast milk

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BY ADAM ROSENBERG From Mashable How is it that airlines keep screwing up simple things like company policy and established TSA rules? The latest travel blunder belongs to American Airlines. When Sara showed up with her husband and young son for their flight from Boston to Arizona, the gate attendant stopped them for having too […]

Cayman Islands Minister of Tourism tours Owen Roberts Airport: Impressed with progress

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (5 December, 2017) Minister for Tourism Hon. Moses Kirkconnell and Cayman Islands Airports Authority CEO Albert Anderson hosted Government and tourism officials on a behind-the-scenes tour of the Owen Roberts International Airport to view the progress being made on the redevelopment project. The tour took place on Monday, 27th November 2017 […]

Cayman Islands ORIA re-development December update

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From Cayman Islands Airport Authority (CIAA) ORIA REDEVELOPMENT UPDATE: Latest developments for December The CIAA are pleased to update you on the latest Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) Redevelopment plans with much excitement building for the weeks of the 4th and 11th of December 2017. Week of 4 December: · American Airlines, British Airways and […]

American Airlines packing passengers in like sardines

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By Michael Shannon From Newsmax American Airlines, which have us the first frequent flyer program, has been a travel innovator for years. Then — after collecting miles became popular and American’s customers invested considerable time and money building up their mileage account — American introduced the first devalued frequent flyer program with higher minimums for […]

9/11 New photos

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The FBI just released new photos of the Pentagon on 9/11 By Daniel Brown From Business Insider The FBI has released 27 new photos of the Pentagon on 9/11 after it was struck by a plane that was hijacked by five terrorists. Five al-Qaeda terrorists took over American Airlines flight 77, which was traveling from […]

FAA: Turbulence injuries jolt twice as many flights in 2016 [inc fractured spine heading to the Cayman Island]

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By Bart Jansen , USA TODAY A gashed face while descending into Denver. A fractured spine while heading to the Cayman Islands. Second-degree burns from scalding water while heading to Barbados. These were among the most serious injuries from turbulence aboard airliners last year, when the Federal Aviation Administration said the number of injuries doubled […]

United Airlines will hate the results of this new poll

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By PATRICK KULP From Mashable A new poll says yes—more bad news for the airline after it was slammed on social media for dragging a doctor off a flight and botching the apologies. More than 40 percent of people who heard about the scandal say they would pay more and endure a longer trip just […]

American Airlines apologizes for in-flight mag photo of ‘Pilots’ drinking

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By Ashlee Kieler From Consumerist American Airlines is apologizing to its employees for running a photo in its in-flight magazine of two guys drinking and serving booze while dressed as pilots. The March issue of American Way featured a profile of an Australian mobile cocktail business that uses trolleys — the thing that flight attendants push […]

US airlines add seats ahead of expected record passenger demand

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From The National Coming off another highly profitable year in 2016, US airlines expect traffic this spring to increase 4 per cent over last year, and they are adding seats to handle the crush. The trade group Airlines for America forecasts that a record 145 million US passengers will fly between March 1 and April […]