Bringing you what’s new in travel for August 30th 2010 through August 31st 2010:
- Travel Troubleshooter: Billed for a Scratch on the Rental Car – posted this over on Frommer's : A traveler, who is billed $600 for a scratch on the roof, receives a photo that shows the damage — on the wrong rental. Does she owe any money, or does the car-rental agency owe her an apology?
- Extra mile awards, the bonus round: Another motel to watch – Danielle Lipp recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:
(Courtesy Super 8)
- Bombardier and Qatar back on track after Pratt spat –
- Flying Tall: Should Airlines Accommodate Tall Passengers? | Airline Reporter | An airline blog on the airline industry –
Colby on a recent flight. Imagine if the seat were reclined. He can't even make the tray table go flat.
A while back Colby, a 7 foot tall man, emailed me asking to look into what airlines could do to make flying for tall people easier. At first I didn’t think too much about it. “Why should airlines be concerned about taller passengers?”
Then I got thinking. Why not? We have heard a lot recently about the passengers of size issue, where larger passengers are required to purchas.. show all text
- » Why every visionary airline executive needs to fly Virgin America this year – to get a glimpse of the future – SimpliFlying || Aviation :: Branding :: Technology || Airline marketing, a.. –
***This is an article written and published from scratch at 35,000 ft, in-flight on Virgin America flight 342 from San Francisco to Fort Lauderdale. Made possible by Gogo Wifi. A first on SimpliFlying**
In a recent conversation with a South American airline executive, we were talking about the state of commercial airlines in the US. And the consensus we reached was that the travel experience within the US is just bearable at best, often frustrating and most noteworthy innovations are actu.. show all text