April 17, 2021

Best North American airlines

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Here are the 10 airlines people like and hate the most in North America By Benjamin Zhang From Business Insider JD Power’s 2018 “North America Airline Satisfaction Study” found that overall consumer satisfaction is at an all-time high. Airlines did struggle with delivering high-quality in-flight connectivity, the study found. Southwest Airlines finished with the highest […]

NTSB: Blown Southwest jet engine Showed ‘metal fatigue’

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From Newsmax A preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that set off a terrifying chain of events and left a businesswoman hanging half outside a shattered window showed evidence of “metal fatigue,” according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Passengers scrambled to save the woman from getting sucked out […]

Guess what? Flight attendants hate it when you order Diet Coke on an airplane

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From Hello Giggles Being 30,000 feet in the air in an airplane is far from the most hydrating experience, so it’s not surprising that you might find yourself extra parched when you’re on a flight. When flight attendants come around with drink offers, you’re probably going to opt for one of your favorites… but if […]

Cayman Islands Airport is almost ready

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By Brian Major From Travel Pulse Cayman Islands tourism stakeholders are progressing quickly on infrastructure projects to accommodate the country’s surging visitor arrivals. The government is nearing completion of a $55 million redevelopment launched in 2015, addressing frequent overcrowding at the outdated Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) as the territory’s visitor numbers grew this decade. […]

Southwest is having a flash sale with flights starting at $49 [to Cayman Islands]

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By Talia Avakian From Travel Leisure Turks and Caicos, anyone? Southwest Airlines is having another flash sale with cheap domestic and international flights (including to tropical destinations like the Bahamas and Turks and Caicos). The sale — which ends at midnight on July 27 — has fares as low as $49 one-way, for travel between […]

April air arrivals to Cayman Islands hit record breaking highs

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One in every four months since 2013 has been a record breaker Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (17 April, 2017) Stayover visitor arrivals for the month of April 2017 were the highest of any April in Cayman Islands history. The arrival of 38,927 visitors represented an increase of 12.62% over the corresponding period in 2016, easily […]

UPDATE: Southwest to begin service to Grand Cayman in June 2017

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  See also Update to Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Airport Guide at Friday March 13 2020: at: https://cvg-airport.com/ UPDATED: Southwest to begin service to Grand Cayman in June 2017 Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (6 January 2017) Commitment to growing airline capacity to the destination has remained a top priority for the Ministry and Department of Tourism […]

US HOMELAND SECURITY: We reduced airport wait times ‘without compromising security’

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By Daniel B. Kline, The Motley Fool From Business Insider Early in the summer, airlines were sending passengers emails warning them to arrive at airports at least two hours before their flights due to long security lines. Those were not idle warnings as in some cases it did take that long to get through security. […]

Portland to get back direct flights to Orlando, New Mexico and Caribbean connections

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By Seth Koenig From Bangor Daily News Labor Day Weekend is over and the kids are going back to school. The 80-degree days still aren’t quite over yet, and you’re looking forward to maybe sneaking in one or two more Saturdays at the beach before reluctantly starting to browse through Halloween costumes… and BAM: You […]

Everything changes for Southwest Airlines today [July 1]

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By Brad Tuttle From Time Southwest Airlines has spent 43 years trying to conquer the U.S. market. On July 1, the airline moves on to the rest of the world. In early 2013, Southwest Airlines launched a marketing campaign calling attention to itself as “America’s largest domestic airline.” It was quite a departure from Southwest’s […]