Travel news – May 29th 2012 to May 31st 2012:
- 747 cargo plane clips commuter jet while taxiing in Chicago – CNN.com –
Passengers on an American Eagle flight arriving at Chicago's O'Hare airport got an unexpected jolt Wednesday when the right wing of a Boeing 747 cargo plane taxiing for departure clipped the tail of the commuter plane.
- Social seating with a twist as Satisfly puts airlines in control, seeks patents | Tnooz –
– Linda FoxThe social seating storm that arguably began late last year with KLM is gathering in intensity as Satisfly has unveiled Air Baltic as the first partner for its service.
Here’s the difference however, while KLM Meet & Seat lets travellers pick their seat companion, Satisfly puts control in the hands of the airline, thus removing that creepy element that many fear.
From tomorrow, the airline will open up SeatBuddy, a white-label version of Satisfly on its website with passengers choosing their f… show all text
- 13 Vacation Rentals Sites Tailored To Your Tastes – Valerie Rains recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog:
- Get an Extra Day with London Rail Pass – Smarter Travel has posted some info about blockbuster: This pass is a reasonable deal for anyone who wants to venture out of London's city center to some of England's blockbuster sites.
Head over to www.smartertravel.com to read the whole article.
- Heading to Germany with Lufthansa for the Inaugural Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Flight | Airline Reporter | Blogging on the airline business –
– David Parker BrownI recently received an invite to head to Germany for about 24 hours before turning around and taking the first passenger flight on-board the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental. How could I refuse?
I will be leaving Seattle (SEA) on a Lufthansa Airbus A330 non-stop to Frankfurt (FRA) before grabbing a seat on the inaugural flight from Frankfurt to Washington DC (IAD) on flight LH416. You better believe I will be sharing this experience as much as I can. Follow on Twitter and of course on the blog.
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- Travel Troubleshooter: A Dog Bite & a $2,305 Hotel Bill – posted this over on Frommer's : A traveler is unable to travel after severely injuring her hand. But the bigger problem is that she accidentally booked a month's stay at a hotel, which is now holding her to the nonrefundable policy. Will it turn out to be a costly mistake?
- Simplehoney Helps You Book a Hotel Tailored to Your Style – Sean O'Neill recently posted this on This Just In… Newsweek's Travel Blog: