Virgin Galactic already has about 700 customers willing to pay $250,000 for a 90-minute flight. That’s remarkable, right? Continue reading Virgin Galactic Could Fly Customers to Space as Soon as This Year
Those flush with American Express Membership Rewards points have a new tool for bidding on airline upgrades. Caveat emptor on the cost of the upgrades though Continue reading American Express Allows Passengers to Use Loyalty Points to Bid for Flight Upgrades
Fears about Uber’s dominance in airport service are overblown. That is one of a few headline conclusions to draw from the financial filing Uber Technologies released last Thursday in a prelude to its debut on the public markets. Continue reading Uber’s Airport Rides Still Small Part of Business, IPO Filing Reveals
United Airline’s is becoming the latest airline to make it harder for frequent flyers to plan how many miles they will need to book an award flight. For flights on and after November 15, 2019, the United Airlines award charts will no longer be available. United will begin charging variable award prices for United-operated flights instead. You can already see these changes for flights on and after November 15, 2019.
As governments and big corporations adopt blockchain solutions to persistent challenges, one shouldn’t lose sight of the fact that blockchain’s ledger technology can be used to surveil and persecute travelers. Continue reading Blockchain for Travel Security Measures
Overall it’s not a huge deal, but we all know that the fewer hurdles put in front of travelers, the more traveling they’ll do. Continue reading U.S. Citizens Will Soon Need Visas to Visit Most of Europe
American partners with The Private Suite and Blade at LAX and JFK
American Airlines is expanding its exclusive Five Star Service options for its top customers traveling through Los Angeles (LAX) and New York (JFK). The new additions offer off-terminal entrance and private screening service with The Private Suite in LAX and a unique effortless travel experience to JFK or LAX airports with Blade, a digitally powered aviation company.
The travel industry recently got some bad news from Tourism Economics: global travel is likely to experience a slowdown in growth this year.
The outlook for domestic U.S. travel, though, remains more positive.