Southwest (finally) growing again in Hawaii: New flights on tap from Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix

Southwest (finally) growing again in Hawaii: New flights on tap from Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix

Southwest Airlines is adding nonstop flights to Hawaii from three more cities, including its first two outside California. The airline, which launched service to Hawaii in March 2019, on Thursday announced new nonstop service from Las Vegas, Phoenix and Los Angeles beginning…

Turkish Airlines Is Bringing 'Flying Chefs' Back to the Sky

Turkish Airlines Is Bringing 'Flying Chefs' Back to the Sky

Turkish Airlines wants to make you a tasty in-flight meal once again. In May, the airline announced the return of its in-flight chef service, serving passengers on long-distance flights of eight hours or longer. The meals, the airline explained, are gourmet dishes…

Traveling this summer? Federal mask mandate extended into September for planes, trains, buses

Traveling this summer? Federal mask mandate extended into September for planes, trains, buses

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has relaxed mask guidelines for vaccinated Americans, and some states have rescinded mask mandates. But masks will still be a must if you’re traveling by plane, train or bus this summer. The Transportation Security Administration on Friday…

‘I love my airline, but they didn’t love me back’: Southwest flight attendant blames airline for husband’s COVID death

‘I love my airline, but they didn’t love me back’: Southwest flight attendant blames airline for husband’s COVID death

A Southwest Airlines flight attendant has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the airline, alleging that lax COVID protocols during mandatory training last summer and slack contact tracing after an attendee tested positive led to her husband’s death from the virus. Carol Madden,…

Beware pricey summer flights: Airlines pushing fares higher as travel rebounds

Beware pricey summer flights: Airlines pushing fares higher as travel rebounds

U.S. airline executives are the most optimistic they’ve been since the coronavirus pandemic began thanks to an unfolding travel rebound fueled by vaccination rates, COVID case trends and the easing of travel restrictions. “I’m relieved. I’m optimistic. I’m enthused. I’m grateful,” Southwest Airlines CEO…

Dubai Metro stations set to get capacity-boosting revamp

Dubai Metro stations set to get capacity-boosting revamp

Roads and Transport Authority says improvement works to be completed at three stations on Red Line by end-Sept Improvement works at three Dubai Metro stations on the Red Line are set to be completed by the end of September, the emirate’s transport…