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U.S. airlines continue to grow greener as sustainability takes center stage at World Economic Forum

Leaders from around the world gathered at the 50th World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland this past week to discuss key global issues including the economy, security and sustainability.

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Southwest’s new enhancement to tracking Travel Funds

Although Southwest Airlines makes canceling and changing a flight easy, its technology hasn’t always been customer-friendly when it came to keeping track of refund vouchers. Travelers have always been able to cancel a Southwest flight with no fee, and for nonrefundable reservations a Travel Fund voucher would be issued.

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Airbus airplane cabin of the future offering innovated technology

(CNN) — Overhead luggage bins that illuminate in red when they’re full, an airplane seat tailored to your personal position preferences, seat belts that alert cabin crew when they’re unbuckled. And cameras outside restrooms.
This, according to Airbus, is what the airplane cabin of the very near future will look like.

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Mobile Passport: A Growing App to Help Beat Long Customs Lines

Have you heard of Mobile Passport yet? Or better yet, have you tried it? This free – yes free – mobile app is quickly becoming utilized at most major airports and saving travelers, and customs agents, tons of time. Continue reading Mobile Passport: A Growing App to Help Beat Long Customs Lines