Monday, September 10, 2012
International Airport and Incheon International Airport Sign Partnership
Leaders from Dallas / Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport and Incheon (ICN) International Airport from Seoul, South Korea, signed a partnership agreement designed to foster close cooperation between the two airports, reports PR Newswire.
Singapore Airlines Hooks Up In-Flight WiFi
Jaunted reports that after five months of testing and tooling, Singapore Airlines' A340s, select A380s and 777-300ERs will be able to log on in the air.
Metro-North, Penn Plan Goes to Public
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority will hold public meetings beginning next week to discuss a plan to link Metro-North Railroad to Penn Station, Mass Transit reports.
Don't Forget…Your Quarters
As anyone who has ever had to clean their teeth with a finger will tell you, it is a super-organized person who never forgets anything on a trip away from home. According to Condé Nast Traveller, lobby vending machines solve this problem for more forgetful travelers.
Millennium Hotel Plots $20M Upgrade, Will Close During Work
The Millennium Hotel Minneapolis soon will close for four months while undergoing a much-needed renovation, according to the Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal.
Now Boarding…Calmly. EasyJet Ends the Scrum
According to The Independent, easyJet will replace its boarding free-for-all with allocated seats on all flights.
Union Escalates Lufthansa Strike Action
Business Traveller reports that Lufthansa customers are set to face further disruption today as the airline’s cabin crew union steps up its industrial action.
Qantas Agrees Emirates Alliance After Ending British Airways Deal
Australia's struggling Qantas Airways has agreed a 10-year alliance with Dubai's Emirates, a key step in the carrier's efforts to shore up its loss-making international business, after it ended a similar deal with British Airways, Reuters reports.
DoubleTree by Hilton Opens First Hotel in Huntsville, AL
DoubleTree by Hilton announces the opening of an upscale, full-service, all-suite hotel situated in Huntsville, Alabama, an area known for its genuine Southern hospitality.
Boeing Delivers 787 to India After Four-Month Delay
Air India quietly accepted delivery Thursday of its first Boeing 787 following months of bureaucratic delays and an unrelated engine failure during ground tests, according to Flightglobal.
What Types of Damage Are Recoverable in Car Rental?
Whether it’s damage to your rental car from a fallen tree, vandalism or mice chewing wires, some damage responsibility can be passed to the consumer by contract — but know your state’s statutory limitations, warns Auto Rental News.
Aloft® Unveils Hotels in San Francisco and Nashville
A pair of Aloft hotels opening this month will have more in common than bold design and a buzzing social atmosphere; both are conversions of existing hotels, and highlight an exciting new growth channel for Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, Inc.’s ‘style at a steal’ brand.