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The Laptop Ban is OVER for Etihad Flights to the U.S.

The Laptop Ban is OVER for Etihad Flights to the U.S.

The ban on inflight electronics for flights from certain airports to the U.S. was a stupid policy even if the underlying concern was valid. It made planes less safe (due to the risk of lithium ion batteries in the cargo hold catching fire) without keeping electronics out of the hands of dangerous people heading to […]

How Delta’s New 15 Minute Documentary Lies to Their Employees and the American People

How Delta’s New 15 Minute Documentary Lies to Their Employees and the American People

I was asked on Twitter about the Delta 15 minute ‘documentary’ making their case that three Middle Eastern airlines are unfairly subsidized, a threat to Delta’s business, and in response that the U.S. government ought to limit consumer choices and raise airfare prices. I wasn’t going to write about this. Goodness knows I’ve covered the […]

WATCH: Passengers In First Class Lounge Stuff 20 Cans of Beer and Chips in Their Bags

WATCH: Passengers In First Class Lounge Stuff 20 Cans of Beer and Chips in Their Bags

I always find it super cheap and off putting when a hotel club lounge has water to pour into cups, and no bottles you can take away, like at the Grand Hyatt New York. The same is true of airport lounges: a proper premium class lounge should encourage you to take away a bottle for […]

10 Best Beaches in Albania You Gotta Check Out

10 Best Beaches in Albania You Gotta Check Out

With its still unspoiled beaches, the tasty food and the extremely competitive prices, Albania is undoubtedly the trending summer destination in the Balkans. The most enchanting stretch of coastline is the southernmost one, from the city of Vlore to the border with Greece. Along the coast, rounded, sensual mountains end straight into the sea, forgetting […]

Passengers Evacuated from United Flight as Emergency Crews Put Out Engine Fire

Passengers Evacuated from United Flight as Emergency Crews Put Out Engine Fire

The left engine of United Express flight UA5869 from Aspen to Denver was on fire upon landing this afternoon. Passengers onboard the SkyWest Bombardier CRJ700 were evacuated from the aircraft onto the runway and emergency crew responded to extinguish the fire. Here’s the engine on fire on the ground: My flight from Aspen to Denver […]

Absolute Must-Do Things to do in Bulgaria

Absolute Must-Do Things to do in Bulgaria

Luana Weaver, travel enthusiast and editor at Route4us, recently decided to take a trip to Eastern Europe. She first visited Budapest, Timisoara, after which she decided to explore the hidden gem of Bulgaria. She was so impressed with the diverse beauty of the country that she decided to visit its main cities: Sofia, Varna and […]

Report: Delta Negotiating 24% Ownership of India’s Jet Airways

Report: Delta Negotiating 24% Ownership of India’s Jet Airways

Delta is reportedly in talks with Jet Airways to take a 24% stake in the Indian airline. Jet Airways and Delta are already partners. This will put the lie to the claim in their pathetic video that they lack access to the Indian market. It will put them alongside Etihad as significant owners of the […]

WATCH: Passengers Suffer as Air India Flight Takes Off Without Air Conditioning

WATCH: Passengers Suffer as Air India Flight Takes Off Without Air Conditioning

Yesterday’s Air India flight AI880 from Bagroda to Delhi took off without functioning air conditioning. The 168 passengers onboard did not like it one bit. Air India dismisses this as “a technical matter” but promises “an investigation.” By the way, it’s hot in Delhi. Here are passengers suffering Air India’s inflight experience. Flight crew apparently […]

The Best Balkan Islands to Explore This Summer

The Best Balkan Islands to Explore This Summer

Yippeeee, summer is here. If you are the process of planning your exact go-to spots for your Balkans summer vacation, and this post is for you! If you haven’t decided where to go yet, this post will have you drooling over the entire Adriatic Sea. This sidearm of the Mediterranean is famous for its historic […]

EXTENDED: Enticing Discount Buying Starwood Points (35% Off, Airline Miles for 1.82 Cents)

EXTENDED: Enticing Discount Buying Starwood Points (35% Off, Airline Miles for 1.82 Cents)

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Guide To Villa Rentals in Croatia for Beginners

Well! There is a large number of holiday villas in Croatia. You’ll find many of these villas to rent in scenic countryside, especially in Istria, a northern Adriatic region. However, you can find some villas in the center of towns, and even fewer you’ll find at the beachfront, particularly in central and southern Dalmatia. Reasons […]