Hong Kong Airlines Honoring Mistake Fares, But is Also Asking a Favor

Hong Kong Airlines is honoring the error fares that were booked back in August of last year. These were $531 round trip Business Class fares to Asia, an incredible deal. The announced soon after that they would be honoring the fares that were purchased. But today I read at View from the Wing about a…

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Southwest Says NO to Basic Economy and Baggage Fees

Most American carriers have now introduced Basic Economy to their ticket offerings. JetBlue is next in line to do so. That’s a bare bones ticket that really doesn’t guarantee you much else besides a seat on a plane. But it looks like Southwest will not be mimicking it’s competitors. They also do not plan to…

FAA Halts Flights to LaGuardia due to Staffing Issues

The Federal Aviation Administration halted flights into New York’s LaGuardia Airport temporarily today because of a shortage of air-traffic control staff. A lack of workers at an air-traffic control facility in the Washington area prompted the FAA to stop inbound flights Friday to LaGuardia, one of the nation’s busiest transportation hubs. The delay program known…

United Polaris Lounge at LAX Opens Tomorrow

Beginning January 12, United customers traveling in United Polaris business class, the airline’s international premium cabin travel experience, will now be able to relax and dine before their travels in the new United Polaris lounge at Los Angeles International Airport. The Polaris Lounge, located in Terminal 7 between Gates 73 and 75A, comes as United wraps…