Catch A Flick On Your Next Layover In Portland

Portland International Airport (PDX) recently opened a free microcinema on Concourse C that is a branch of the city’s historic Hollywood Theatre movie palace. The new Hollywood Theatre at PDX has a bright, 1920s-inspired neon marquee, seats 17 (but has capacity for 49), and a $200,000 state-of-the-art projection and sound system isolating movie-goers from the

Read more

Indianapolis Airport Voted Best In North America

Indianapolis International Airport (IND) was once again named the Best Airport in North America (serving more than 2 million passengers annually) by Airports Council International. This marks the fifth consecutive year that IND has received this honor, which is based on passenger feedback. This honor puts Indianapolis in some very select company, as over 320

Read more

AA Unveils New Premium Economy Seating

American Airlines will broaden its seating categories with the introduction of Premium Economy seats as a separate class of service in April 2017. The Premium Cabin category has existed in various forms since the early 1990s, when it was first added by Taipei-based EVA Air and British carrier Virgin Atlantic. The evolution of the category has mainly focused

Read more

LGA Moves Terminal B Passenger Pickups

As of April 5, La Guardia Airport (LGA) has moved all for-hire vehicle (FHV) pickups at Terminal B to a new dedicated location west of the terminal in an effort to limit congestion entering and exiting the airport. Travelers that arrive at Terminal B can use a dedicated shuttle bus or walk approximately 10 minutes

Read more

Wines Fly Free On Alaska Airlines

For many wine lovers, a trip to California, Oregon, or Washington is a dream come true – the chance to taste wines they’ve never had and to stock their in-home wine cellars. This dream soon turns into a nightmare for many, when attempting to get that wine home. Either the winery won’t ship to your

Read more

Qatar’s New Business Class Pods

Qatar Airways has unveiled QSuite, new pods that feature the first double beds in a business class cabin. The QSuites will be retrofitted onto existing Qatar aircrafts beginning in June. This unique design is a “world first” in many ways, challenging industry norms by offering passengers more privacy, choice, and personalization. Non-window seats can be

Read more

Air Canada Adding Iceland Flights

Iceland in the summer is on the list of many Canadian adventure seekers this year. To meet increasing demand to visit this Nordic destination, Air Canada is extending its international network to offer direct flights from Canada to Iceland beginning this summer. The service will operate four and three times weekly from the carrier’s Toronto

Read more

High Speed Trains Coming to Morocco

Expected to fully roll out in 2018, Africa will soon debut its first high-speed train. The trains will reach speeds of 200 mph, as they transport passengers from Tangier to Casablanca, cutting typical travel times by more than half. The double-decker train cars were funded by governments in Morocco, France, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the

Read more

UA Tests New Wraparound Headsets for Entertainment In-Flight

Up-and-coming tech company, Avegant, tested its Glyph headset in-flight with United Airlines recently. Representatives from Avegant handed out the headsets as passengers boarded their flights, and while in the air, had the opportunity to see how this piece of retinal projection technology paired with United’s in-flight streaming entertainment. The Glyph headset uses retinal projection technology

Read more

New Airport in Seychelles

Tourist demand has spoken, and the Seychelles will be debuting a new international airport in three to four years’ time. The Seychelles Foreign Affairs and Transport Minister Joel Morgan signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi Airports Company, following more than three years of discussion between the two entities. Still, the project is more than a

Read more