Southwest Airlines partnered with Washington, D.C.'s Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to fly more than 60 rescued dogs and cats to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport.
CPP-The Myers-Briggs Company and Royal Caribbean International have created the 13-question Adventure Personality quiz, which helps travelers determine which destinations they would likely love based on their needs and motivations.
American Airlines announced 52 new nonstop flights in 2018, including hourly weekday shuttle flights between Chicago O'Hare International Airport and New York's LaGuardia Airport. "Many of the new routes are focused on connecting smaller cities to one of American's major hubs to create new city pairings for customers," said American Airlines executive Vasu Raja.
United Airlines will use Airbus A319 and A320 aircraft for its first and last daily flights between Duluth International Airport in Minnesota and Chicago O'Hare International Airport. The carrier's other daily flights between the cities will continue to use 50-passenger jets.
Agencies tallied $88.5 billion in plane ticket sales last year, a 3.4% increase over 2016, ARC reports. The year also brought strong gains for agencies in the ancillary market in 2017, with $77 million worth of product sales versus $50 million the year before.
When people take a trip, many service providers may be involved in making their trip a success but this process leads to a travel experience that isn't seamless, Arnie Weissmann writes. To overcome this, the travel industry and agents can turn to technology to streamline the travel process.
Alaska Airlines has revealed redesigned uniforms created by Seattle fashion designer Luly Yang. "Like our refreshed brand, launched in early 2016, our new uniform collection includes bright pops of color, clean lines and stunning finishes, creating a stylish yet approachable look," said Sangita Woerner, vice president of marketing.
United Airlines will introduce its "Premium Plus" premium economy seating on some international flights, featuring more space and additional amenities, including complimentary alcoholic beverages and upgraded meals.
WalletHub evaluated and compared domestic airlines' loyalty rewards programs, putting Hawaiian Airlines and Alaska Airlines in the top two spots for most rewards value. WalletHub noted that four of the largest 10 US airlines are offering more rewards in 2018 than they did in 2017, and seven of the 10 don't impose blackout dates on flights purchased with miles.