Travel news – May 16th 2012 to May 17th 2012:
- Air Berlin CEO learned of airport delay ‘from the media’ – USATODAY.com –
Air Berlin, Germany's second-biggest carrier, plans to operate its biggest hub at the new Berlin Brandenburg International Airport.
- Two Websites Reveal Where Power Outlets Are at Airports – Sean O'Neill recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:
- Airlines and airports offer new ways to avoid lengthy lines at security checkpoints | APEX Editor’s Blog –
– Benet WilsonBack in January, Kansas City, Missouri-based architecture and engineering firm HNTB Corporation released a study that found about 44 per cent of passengers see the air travel experience as stressful, while 41 per cent find it frustrating. A big point of contention, according to the study, are the queues at airport security checkpoints.
If you are not a member of an airline’s frequent-flyer elite, you can end up waiting in the same security lines that passengers in the study find so distasteful…. show all text
- Airbus Accuses Boeing of Price War – WSJ.com –
Airbus on Tuesday accused Boeing of trying to start a price war after the U.S. company pledged to work aggressively to regain a 50% share of the market for new, more fuel-efficient single-aisle planes.
- Flying Through The World’s Busiest Airport Just Got A Little Easier – Budget Travel recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:
Thanks to a new terminal at Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, there's no reason to dread connecting in Atlanta.
- Passengers On Virgin Atlantic Will Soon Be Able To Use Cell Phones In-Flight – Rachel Mosely recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:
- Special Coverage: EBACE 2012 –
Follow Aviation Week and BCA's coverage of developments from the premier annual meeting place for the European business aviation community – EBACE 2012.