Travel News Archive

United shares cute holiday video

Entertaining inflight safety videos have been made by many airlines lately, but United has taken another step by spoofing those safety videos in this holiday ad. There’s a bit of something for everyone here, as United has included a bit of humor & sentimentality in this cute holiday ad. Of course, the best way for United […]

Video: Jennifer Lawrence gets excited about quality beds on planes

Actress Jennifer Lawrence is in the middle of a worldwide tour promoting the final “Hunger Games” movie. As pampered as we may think Hollywood people are, it’s seriously exhausting work, between travel, time changes, and constant interviews where you’re asked the same questions over-and-over. Jennifer Lawrence visited Conan and talked about how she managed to dislocate her […]

Do you know where your plane’s maintenance is being done?

Most people probably don’t think much about the maintenance of airplanes, but it’s a critical part of getting passengers safely from point A to point B. An article in this month’s Vanity Fair called “The Disturbing Truth About How Airplanes Are Maintained Today” is eye opening. Airlines are increasingly taking planes to maintenance facilities outside […]

Singapore Airlines flight diverted due to goat farts

A Singapore Airlines cargo flight from Adelaide, Australia to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia was diverted to Bali Denpasar airport on October 26th after sensors reported a possible fire & smoke in the cargo hold. When the flight landed, emergency services found the culprit – or should I say “culprits” – 2,186 goats that were being transported on […]

Travel scam warning: Bullet in luggage scam in the Philippines

Some travel scams are well-known throughout the world, while others are purely regional. The increase in instances of a particular scam in the Philippines is making headlines worldwide, and it’s worth knowing about if you plan on traveling there (or in case it spreads elsewhere). Security personnel at Manila’s Ninoy Aquino International Airport have been accused […]