Hawaii Goes Solar at HNL Airport

Hawaii’s Department of Transportation is looking to turn the state’s ever-present sunshine into pure energy at Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL). Using 4,260 solar modules, to be installed by mid-November, the state agency hopes to cut the airport’s electricity bill in half. The solar panels, which will be housed on the seventh floor

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Phone Etiquette While Traveling

Did you know we check our phones every twelve minutes? Our society has moved to a continuously connected one where a cell phone is never far from our side. Because of this, one would think we already know phone etiquette while traveling, but how many times have you been sitting at the airport frustrated with

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Delta Launches Industry-First Aligned Corporate Benefits Program with Air France-KLM

Business travelers, it is time to rejoice! Delta is aligning its corporate benefits program with its joint venture partners KLM and Air France. This industry-first program aligns the airlines’ benefits programs providing an upgraded experience for travelers. The Global Corporate Priority program offers these perks to travelers regardless of which airline they’re flying and which

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American Adds New Routes to Europe for Summer 2019

American Airlines (AA) will add several new routes from the US to Europe for operation between June and September 2019. All of American’s new offerings will be serviced using Boeing 767 aircraft and will feature lie-flat business class seating. Among the new routes from the east coast are Philadelphia to Bologna, Philadelphia to Dubrovnik, and

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Swiss Airport Testing 3D Airport Scanners

No removing liquids for security. No need to power up laptops for airport security personnel. Sounds too good to be true, right? But it’s reality at the Geneva Airport. Since July 1, the airport has been testing 3D scanners to examine carry-on bags, thus eliminating the need for passengers to remove liquids or electronic items.

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Southwest Flies Away From Peanuts

Southwest Airlines discontinues a nostalgic airline staple this month, when the airline stops serving peanuts onboard, citing the desire to provide a better onboard experience for passengers with peanut allergies. Pretzel fans, fear not! Your favorite baked, salty snack will still be offered, and peanut lovers can still bring them onboard a Southwest flight if

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Pittsburgh Gets Direct Flight to London Heathrow from BA

Beginning in April 2019, British Airways (BA) will fly non-stop from Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) to London’s Heathrow Airport (LHR). This a welcomed addition for visitors to the Steel City, as previously passengers bound for Pittsburgh had to connect in either Chicago (ORD), New York (JFK) or Philadelphia (PHL). The new service will operate four

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SkyTeam Announces New SkyLink Technology

Technology initiatives announced by SkyTeam could signal a new era for airline alliances as they strive to maintain their relevance in an ever-evolving market. SkyTeam, the global airline alliance co-founded by Delta Air Lines, says it has reached a milestone in the development of technology designed to deliver seamless travel for customers. This new technology,

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