Travel news – June 18th 2012 to June 20th 2012:
- VIA Rail Canada Extends 50% Off Sale – Smarter Travel has posted some info about summer train: Canada train tickets are on sale! For a limited time, get half off peak-season summer train fares.
Head over to www.smartertravel.com to read the whole article.
- Malaysia Airlines Tests Child-Free Areas on Flights – Sean O'Neill recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:
Starting July 1, Malaysia Airlines will become the first carrier in the world to create a child-free zone in economy class on some of its long-distance flights.
- Travel Troubleshooter: The Dog Ate My Passport – posted this over on Frommer's : An immigration officer refuses to accept a traveler's dog-eared passport. Who is to blame for the disrupted vacation?
- ANA converts order for four 787-8s to -9 variant –
All Nippon Airways (ANA) has converted its order for four Boeing 787-8s, due to be delivered from the 2013 fiscal year, to the -9 variant. "The decision…
- Korean Air: Sorry for ad that called Kenyans ‘primitive’ – USATODAY.com –
Korean Air has apologized for describing Kenyans as "indigenous people full of primitive energy" in an ad promoting service to Nairobi.
- PAR Capital’s Ed Shapiro looks to position key IFE and connectivity holdings for market dominance | APEX Editor’s Blog –
– Mary KirbyEd Shapiro of Boston-based PAR Investment Partners, which is managed by PAR Capital Management, is no stranger to the world of commercial aviation. PAR played an instrumental role in facilitating the merger of US Airways and America West in 2005, and thereafter Shapiro served on the US Airways board for three years.
In the last few years, however, PAR – guided by Shapiro – has been gradually making its mark in the world of inflight entertainment and connectivity by acquiring sizeable stakes in … show all text
- “Coolest Road Trip” Celebrates Four of BT’s Coolest Small Towns – Budget Travel recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:
Blogger Will McGough atop the car at Watkins Glen race track, where he took a celebratory lap in the car (Courtesy Will McGough)