Archive for the ‘Last Week Travel News’ Category

08.8.2016

TRAVEL NEWS RECAP WEEK OF AUGUST 8

Posted By Alex Scoble

Delta System Outage Strands Passengers Worldwide – Delta Air Lines experienced a system outage on Monday, stranding thousands of people when flights were grounded around the world. Systems were back online just before 9am ET, but Delta warned that disruptions would continue, and customers should expect delays and cancellations. The airline canceled over 450 of […]

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08.3.2016

TRAVEL NEWS RECAP WEEK OF AUGUST 1

Posted By AFG Team

Over 150 Flights Canceled in Hong Kong Due to Typhoon Nida – The fierce winds of Typhoon Nida shut down most of Hong Kong and interrupted hundreds of flights. Gusts of over 60 miles per hour caused the Hong Kong Observatory to issue an amber warning, indicating heavy rain. The Airport Authority confirmed the cancellation […]

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07.25.2016

TRAVEL NEWS RECAP WEEK OF JULY 25

Posted By AFG Team

Southwest Airlines Resumes Normal Schedule – Southwest Airlines says its regular schedule has resumed after a technical glitch last Wednesday that interrupted flights for 4 days in a row, including 2,300 cancellations and thousands of delays. Customers with tickets to fly during the disruption can rebook at no extra cost for flights within 2 weeks […]

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07.13.2016

TRAVEL NEWS RECAP FOR WEEK OF JULY 11th

Posted By Alex Scoble

American Airlines Offers Additional Credit Card – American Airlines struck a deal with Barclays to offer another credit card option in addition to their long-running agreement with Citi. Barclays was the credit card provider for US Airways before the merger with American in 2013. All the credit cards will be MasterCards. Citi will promote its […]

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06.16.2016

TRAVEL NEWS RECAP FOR WEEKS OF JUNE 6 & JUNE 13

Posted By AFG Team

JetBlue Offers Free Flights to Families of Orlando Victims – JetBlue is offering free flights to those affected by the Orlando nightclub shooting. Every day, the airline operates nearly 70 departures from Orlando International Airport. JetBlue is providing free seats on available flights to and from Orlando for immediate family and domestic partners of victims […]

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