Monthly Archives: November 2014

Airlines Waive Change Fees As Winter Storm Moves In

A storm system moving toward the Northeast caused hundreds of flight cancellations in New York and Philadelphia Monday and is expected to disrupt more flights Wednesday, during the peak of the Thanksgiving travel rush. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines have removed rebooking fees for flights affected by the storm.

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Verizon Providing Free Services Day Before Thanksgiving

Verizon has declared Nov. 26, the day before Thanksgiving, “Connection Day,” working with partners to provide travelers with a number of free services, making the busiest day of travel a bit less painful. Travelers can enjoy free Wi-Fi on flights and in airports, and free streamed movies will be available through the Verizon FiOS Preview application.

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Thanksgiving Air Traffic Predicted Heaviest at LAX

Orbitz has predicted that Los Angeles International Airport will be the busiest airport in the U.S. over the Thanksgiving holiday. Followed by Chicago O’Hare International, New York’s John F. Kennedy International, San Francisco International and Boston Logan International airports. Orange County’s John Wayne Airport will be among the least busy over the holiday weekend.

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Delta Car Service Now at London Heathrow

Delta Air Lines BusinessElite customers arriving at Terminal 3 at London Heathrow can now go from their car to the lounge in less than 10 minutes via the Virgin Atlantic Upper Class Wing. Delta passengers arriving at the airport by private car will be met by Virgin Atlantic’s concierge staff, who will provide printed boarding passes and swiftly handle any checked luggage. Passengers will then be whizzed through the Private Security Channel, beating the lines, leaving more time to enjoy the Clubhouse.

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U.S.-China Visas’ Validity Extended to 10 years

The validity of short-term tourist and business travel visas between the U.S. and China has been extended from one to 10 years under a new agreement reached by the two countries’ governments. The 10-year validity policy will be applicable for U.S. travelers heading to China and Chinese travelers coming to the U.S.

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