American Airlines Increases Cost of Admirals Club Membership

American Airlines has announced that it will be raising prices for Admiral Club memberships. Admirals Club household memberships will be discontinued. On top of that, there’s also new restrictions. The notification is stated on their site, and also lists the new prices for those who purchase a membership. Admirals Club Membership Price Increase Starting February…

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NTSB Report: Air Canada Near Miss Last Year Was Just Feet Away From ‘Worst Crash in Aviation History’

A near-collision in San Francisco last year was a few feet from becoming the worst crash in aviation history. The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board issued a final report yesterday on the incident involving an Air Canada plane that nearly crashed into planes lined up for take off on the ground at San Francisco International Airport. That Air Canada…

With No American Airlines Status, You’ll Be Stuck During Delays or Cancellations

If flight delays weren’t already enough of a pain, American Airlines has made some policy changes to make it even more miserable. They are reducing options for travelers whose flights are delayed or canceled. Under a new policy, passengers without status in the airline’s frequent-flyer program will not be rebooked on other airlines except in special circumstances. Until now,…

Primera Air Goes Out of Business, Leaves Passengers Stranded

Primera Air, which expanded into the United States earlier this year and was also expected to add more flights next summer, is going out of business. I’ve posted several times about cheap deals from them for travel to Europe. They did offer some good value. Now the European budget carrier said in a statement on its website that it is…

Hyatt Will Add Four New Properties in Africa

Hyatt Hotels Corp. plans to open its first hotel in Ethiopia by the end of the year as it seeks to double its African portfolio. The property in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, will be followed by Hyatt’s first hotels in Algeria and Senegal in early 2019 and in Kenya the year after. Hyatt will operate the…

Delta Grounds Domestic Flights for Over Two Hours

Update: Delta said their computer systems have returned to normal Tuesday following an outage that lasted about two hours and forced domestic flights to be grounded. Delays were first noticed around 6:45PM and the issue was finally resolved around 9PM. Delays are expected to extend through the night and probably tomorrow morning. Delta Air Lines…

There’s a New Airline in Europe, Air Albania

There’s a new airline in Europe. The small country of Albania in the Balkans will now have its own Airline, are Albania. It will be the nation’s flag carrier as until now they’ve only had a small Albanian owned airline, AlbaWings. The airline had been announced months ago, but a new plane was officially unveiled…