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  • News to use: Travel tips and trips

    News to use: Travel tips and trips
    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: Friendly Planet Travel has Panama Canal cruises on Princess Cruises as low as $999 per person double occupancy. An 11-night itinerary...
  • Skytrax honors Cathay Pacific as the world's top airline

    Skytrax honors Cathay Pacific as the world's top airline
    Airline passengers have spoken and selected Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways as 2014's best airline and Singapore Airlines as the best first-class cabins, according to Skytrax Awards handed out Tuesday.  The awards, presented at the Farnborough...
  • 'Best' airlines? Really?

    'Best' airlines? Really?
    To nobody's surprise, Cathay Pacific came in as the number one "airline of the year" on the latest Skytrax ratings of the world's major airlines. This survey, which Skytrax modestly claims to be "a most respected global airline passenger study," always...
  • Reaching out, one interview at a time

    Reaching out, one interview at a time
    The couple on the bench in front of the basketball courts looked approachable enough — more ready for a conversation than the shirtless men who hustled behind them under the net. The woman busied herself with a Mitch Albom book, while her partner...
  • Norwegian flies to London -- for now

    Norwegian flies to London -- for now
    Despite some opposition, Norwegian launched its new low-fare nonstops to London/Gatwick from three U.S. airports last week: twice a week from Ft. Lauderdale, twice a week from Los Angeles and three times a week from New York/JFK. Schedules are the...
  • Virgin Atlantic unveils new Vivienne Westwood designed uniforms

    Virgin Atlantic unveils new Vivienne Westwood designed uniforms
    On Tuesday, British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood officially took the wraps off the uniforms she designed for Virgin Atlantic airlines. Unveiled at a party in London -- at which the entertainment included Blondie -- the collection will be...
  • Airlines make first class ultra-luxurious; any hope for coach?

    Question: Frequent traveler Daniel Fink of Beverly Hills recently received an email from American Airlines that said, "We're creating a consistent experience when traveling in first class on American and US Airways. Effective Sept. 1, 2014, we will be...
  • Recline rage: Why airline seating is provoking mid-flight fights

    Recline rage: Why airline seating is provoking mid-flight fights
    For the third time in about a week, aisle rage erupted on Monday after a dispute over a reclined seat led a Delta flight to make an unscheduled stop. One passenger was taken off of the plane in Jacksonville, Fla., and the aircraft then completed its New...
  • Australians in Film Announces 2014 Honorees

    Australians in Film will pay tribute to former Dune Entertainment chairman Greg Coote at its upcoming annual gala on Oct. 26. Coote, who passed away earlier this year, will be honored with the Australians in Film Virgin Australia Orry-Kelly Award. The...
  • Sidecar raises $15 million from investors including Richard Branson

    Sidecar raises $15 million from investors including Richard Branson
    Sidecar, a ride-sharing startup which competes with on-demand car services such as Uber and Lyft, said it raised $15 million from existing and new investors, including Virgin Group founder Richard Branson. Existing investors Avalon Ventures and Union...
  • Unaccompanied minors: What's new?

    Children traveling alone: That's an uncomfortable consequence of today's split families, remote retirement centers and extended offsite job assignments. And that means you sometimes need to arrange flights for kids traveling by themselves. Most airlines...