Airlines

Emirates' new First Class product will debut onboard a Boeing 777-300ER.

Emirates to Unveil New First Class Product

Emirates has announced that it will unveil a new First Class product this November at the Dubai Air Show.
South African Airways and Hawaiian Airlines have established a new interline agreement.

South African Airways Partners with Hawaiian Airlines

South African Airways and Hawaiian Airlines have established a new interline agreement that provides new and convenient flight options for both SAA and Hawaiian passengers flying between the Hawaiian Islands and Southern Africa.
Emirates is offering a complimentary tablet loan service for First and Business Class passengers. 

Emirates Introduces Tablet Loan Service

In response to the recent ban on electronic devices, Emirates has introduced a new tablet loan service providing a way for U.S.-bound travelers to stay connected on their return flight home.
LATAM Airlines Brazil is launching a direct service connecting Orlando, Florida with Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on July 2.

LATAM Launches Direct Orlando-Rio de Janeiro Flight

On July 2, 2017, LATAM Airlines Brazil will launch a direct service connecting Orlando, Florida with Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Qatar Airways’ new Business Class QSuite features unique family-suite offerings.

Qatar Airways Unveils New Business Class QSuite

This month, during a ceremony at ITB Berlin, Qatar Airways unveiled its new Business Class QSuite.
Norwegian Airlines Transatlantic flights

Norwegian To Offer Cheapest Transatlantic Flights Ever

The announcement of low-cost fares on Norwegian's Transatlantic routes at a time when the exchange rate is already making Scotland a very appealing destination will undoubtedly generate a great deal of interest among U.S. travelers.
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Travel Talk: Air Travel

This month we’re talking air travel to keep you in the know of new flights across the country and around the world
South African Airways (SAA) is offering discounted Premium Business Class fares from the U.S. to destinations in Africa.

South African Airways Offers Discounted Premium Business Class Fares

South African Airways (SAA) is offering discounted Premium Business Class fares from the U.S. to destinations in Africa for travel in 2017.

New Winter Flights to Mexico and the Caribbean

As North American snowbirds prepare to flock to Mexico and the Caribbean this winter, major airlines are launching new and additional services to accommodate the warm weather seekers.

American Airlines Business Class Savings

Travel Impressions is offering up to 35 percent off select American Airlines Business Class fares from all U.S. gateways to any destination within the Caribbean or Mexico serviced by the tour operator.

Pawa Dominicana to Launch Santo Domingo-Miami Service

Come Nov. 16, 2016, Pawa Dominicana—the flagship airline of the Dominican Republic—will operate a new route between Miami from Santo Domingo, making it the first Dominican airline to offer regular flights to the U.S. in more than 20 years.

New Air Services Take Flight

Some of the latest air services to take flight include operations to London, Tokyo and beyond.

Emirates Launches Direct FLL to DXB Service

Beginning Dec. 15, Emirates will operate a new daily service from Ft. Lauderdale (FLL), with direct flights to Dubai (DXB).

Scandinavian Airlines Adds Direct Flight to Miami

Scandinavian Airlines is the first carrier to fly directly from Miami to Copenhagen.

Norwegian Flies Nonstop From Fort Lauderdale To Paris

Low-cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle has launched its first nonstop flights from the U.S. (JFK, LAX and FLL) to Paris (CDG) aboard its brand-new Boeing 787 “Dreamliner” fleet.

Singapore Airlines Launches New Premium Economy Class

Singapore Airlines has launched its new Premium Economy Class in New York City on flights from JFK to Frankfurt (FRA) and Singapore (SIN) featuring enhanced amenities, additional inflight entertainment options and a fresh design.

LATAM Airlines Brazil Invests Olympian Effort in Preparing for the Rio 2016 Olympics

LATAM Airlines has begun special operations for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, adding 150 domestic flights, as well as services such as translators at key airports, advance check-in at the Athletes’ Village, special wheelchairs and a LATAM Passenger Guide in three languages

Delta Goes to Cuba

Delta Air Lines has just announced that it is one of several U.S. airlines to have been awarded flights to Havana by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).

25 Top Things to Do in Barbados

Here are the 25 top things to do in Barbados according to the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc.

Delta Doubles Network to Scotland

Beginning May 25, 2017, Delta Air Lines will operate two daily nonstop services between New York (JFK) and Glasgow (GLA).

Delta Air Lines Adds New Flight to Glasgow

Delta Air Lines doubles its Scottish network in summer 2017 with added nonstop flight from New York to Glasgow.

EL AL’s Launches Discounted Summer Fares to Israel

EL AL Israel Airlines has launched discounted fares to Israel, in addition to providing families with increased savings for children ages 2 to 14, just in time for summer travel.

Delta Vacations Expands Offerings for the Dominican Republic

Due to double-digit growth in 2015, Delta Vacations is offering expanded offerings in the Dominican Republic, including new hotels and flights for 2016.

Friendly Skies: JetBlue and Ukraine International Airlines Partner Up

JetBlue and Ukraine International Airlines have partnered up in a new international air agreement to facilitate American travelers flying from dozens of U.S. gateways to Kiev with connections throughout the Ukraine, Eastern Europe and the Middle East.

INDABA 2016: Africa’s Tourism Gets Its Groove Back

When travelers come to South Africa, one of the highlights of the experience tends to be meeting the locals.

The Reality of Virtual Travel

Virtual reality technology is popping up across all sectors of the travel industry, bringing your clients closer to far-flung destinations and you closer to closing that deal.

Meet the New LATAM Airlines

Recommend attended a celebration for the premiere of the new airline, LATAM—the result of a merger between LAN Airlines and TAM Airlines.

Deux is Better Than One: Starwood’s Tribute Portfolio Debuts in France

Tribute Portfolio, Starwood Hotels & Resorts’ 10th brand and second collection of independent hotels, is making its France debut with the addition of the Le Metropolitan hotel and the nearby Le Dokhan’s hotel in the 16th Arrondissement of Paris.

The U.S. and Cuban Governments Ink a Deal to Resume Commercial Flights

The ink has dried on the U.S.-Cuba deal to re-establish scheduled air services between the two countries, and now the race has begun for U.S. air carriers trying to snag as many coveted runway time slots as possible.

Island Escapes Via Delta Vacations

Delta Vacations, the official vacation provider for Delta Air Lines, is expanding its portfolio in the Bahamas with the debut of two new packages to Marsh Harbor and Eleuthera.

JetBlue and XL Airways France Launch Seasonal Flights

JetBlue’s seasonal nonstop service between New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) began Jan. 14 and will operate through May 1.

Frontier Airlines Launches Nonstop Services With Low Introductory Fares

In celebration of the launch of two new nonstop services from Northeast Florida Regional Airport (UST) in St. Augustine to Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and to Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), Frontier Airlines is offering low introductory fares.

Big Updates From the Big Easy

New Orleans is providing travelers with more hotel options and inbound flights as festival season rapidly approaches.

Ethiopian Airlines’ New Service From JFK

Beginning this June, Ethiopian Airlines will operate Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday evening flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD), with return flights from ADD to JFK departing in the morning.

JetBlue Launches Barbados to Fort Lauderdale Service

Petra Roach, director of the U.S. Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI) beamed as she announced the launch of JetBlue’s new service from Barbados to Fort Lauderdale, beginning April 28.

U.S. Tourism to Israel Reaches An All-Time High

U.S. tourism to Israel reached an all-time high last year.
Air France's Boeing 777-200.

Air France Launches New York to Paris Service

This summer Air France is launching a new service to Paris Orly Airport (ORY) from New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

Crystal Cruises Unveils All Exclusive Brand Campaign

Crystal Cruises’ CEO and president Edie Rodriguez unveiled the line’s new brand campaign, All Exclusive, aboard the newly christened Crystal Esprit this month, in addition to announcing the company’s plan to expand Crystal Luxury Air.
Airberlin's weekly non-stop flights from Boston, Dallas/Fort Worth and San Francisco begin next summer.

Delta and Airberlin Expand North American Presence

Delta Air Lines and airberlin are expanding their presence in North America with new services launching next year.
Allegiant's new nonstop service flies twice a week between Fort Lauderdale and San Antonio.

Allegiant Launches SAT to FLL Nonstop Service

Allegiant Air launched new nonstop flights to Fort Lauderdale from San Antonio earlier this month amidst news of the recent inaugurations of its nonstop services from Rochester to Fort Lauderdale and Rochester to Orlando/Sanford.
Alaskan Airlines’ new nonstop service operates connects Orange County, California with Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (pictured).

New Nonstop Services to Mexico and Jamaica

Alaskan Airlines and Southwest Airlines are now operating new nonstop services from the U.S. to Mexico and Jamaica, respectively.
Air France's new Business, Premium Economy, and Economy class long-haul cabins are available on services out of New York, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and now, Boston. 

Air France Unveils New Long-Haul Cabins in Boston

Air France unveiled the first if its new long-haul cabins last June as part of a $500 million investment in new products and services, and has since rolled out its updated cabins in 20 destinations, the latest being Boston.
Allegiant Air is now offering a low-cost service from Rochester, New York to Fort Lauderdale twice a week.

Allegiant Launches Low-Cost Service to Fort Lauderdale

Allegiant Air launched a new low-cost service from Rochester, New York to Fort Lauderdale earlier this month.
Air India's new nonstop service to New Delhi begins Dec. 2, 2015.

Air India Launches Nonstop Service to New Delhi

Air India is launching a new nonstop service between San Francisco and Delhi beginning Dec. 02, 2015.
United Airlines is adding three non flights between San Francisco and Tel Aviv on Apr. 1. 2016. 

United Adds San Francisco-Tel Aviv Flights

United Airlines is adding three nonstop flights between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Tel Aviv beginning April 1, 2016.
AMResorts’ Dreams Los Cabos Suites Golf Resort & Spa unveiled its newly renovated lobby, restaurants and lounges, fitness center and suites to guests during its grand opening on Oct. 1.

Dreams Los Cabos Reopens After Hurricane Odile

One year after the devastation caused by Hurricane Odile in Mexico, most of Los Cabos’ hotel properties are back in operation.
Earlier this month, JetBlue launched two new routes to Mexico City from Fort Lauderdale and Orlando. 

JetBlue Jets to Mexico City

JetBlue Airways is jetting to Mexico City, its newest destination, on two new routes from Fort Lauderdale and Orlando.
Austrian Airlines and Delta Air Lines are offering new nonstop Transatlantic flights beginning this fall and next summer, respectively. 

Delta Air Lines and Austrian Airlines Increase International Service

Delta Air Lines and Austrian Airlines are increasing their international services by offering new nonstop flights between Europe and North America.

Latest Airline Happenings

We've rounded up the latest airline happenings, which include expansions into new markets and added conveniences for guests, such as flight tracking with the Apple Watch.

Antigua and Barbuda’s New Terminal: 10 Things You Need to Know

People used to build things—tables, houses, the Pyramids—so they could survive anything man or nature threw at them. The new Chinese-built terminal at V.C. Bird International Airport (ANU), which I just toured, is designed that way, too, but with cutting-edge technology.
Ethiopian Airlines launches direct service from LAX to Ethiopia.

Ethiopian Airlines Launches Service from L.A. to Ethiopia

Ethiopian Airlines launched its new service connecting Los Angeles with Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, with a stop in Dublin, Ireland.
Copan Airport in Rio Amarillo Honduras opened.

In Honduras, Copan Airport Makes its Debut

Copan, the Maya city-state, was connected by trails through the jungle during the first millennium: by a 2.5-hour road trip from San Pedro Sula in the second millennium: and as of March 10, 2015, by air services into the Copan Airport.