Archive for September, 2008

U.S. top cities for dining – video

Posted by stephen on September 28, 2008

Find out which are America’s best spots in dining according to a Travel + Leasure poll:
Rank / Score1. New Orleans, LA 4.582. San Francisco, CA 4.553. Seattle, WA 4.55

Qantas gets its first A380

Posted by stephen on September 19, 2008

Qantas is taking delivery of its first Airbus A380 superjumbo today (Sep 19).
The aircraft will depart from the manufacturer in Toulouse on Friday evening and fly via Singapore to Sydney where it will land on Sunday morning.
Qantas’ first A380 services will be from Melbourne to Los Angeles on October 20 and from Sydney to Los [...]

American Airlines named North America’s Leading Airline

Posted by stephen on September 9, 2008

American Airlines has been titled “North America’s Leading Airline” at the 2008 World Travel Awards, a travel industry award program considered as the “Oscars of the Travel Industry.”
American received the designation on Sept. 6 during a gala for North and Central America’s leading travel and tourism brands held at the Walt Disney World Resort in [...]

Southwest Airlines goes cashless

Posted by stephen on September 3, 2008

As of September 9, Southwest Airlines will no longer accept cash for onboard purchases. If you want to buy a drink on board the airplane, the flight attendant will require your credit card, debit card, or your frequent-flier coupons.
The Dallas-based airline will equip all its aircraft with hand-held credit card devices in a move to [...]

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