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Airline Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 17, 2015

Airlines & Airports | Donald Wood | November 17, 2015

Airline Pulse: News and Notes for Nov. 17, 2015

Tips and Advice for Travelers in Paris
The New York Times has provided information on how hotels and air carriers are accommodating travelers impacted by the terrorist attacks on Paris, when cultural sites are reopening, transportation options and how tourists can do their part to help.
Source: The New York Times

Disabled Passengers Being Mistreated By Airlines
In a startling new article, Yahoo Travel looks at some of the most shocking and disturbing stories about how some airlines are mistreating passengers with disabilities.
Source: Yahoo Travel

Investigators Reveal Pilot’s iPad Error Resulted in Plane Damage
Investigators have concluded that a Qantas 737 jet carrying 152 passengers and crew scraped its tail on the tarmac after the pilot tapped the wrong data into an iPad linked to the aircraft's computer.
Source: Sydney Morning Herald

US Airways Still Alive Inside American Airlines Planes
While U.S. Airways is officially done as a brand, the airline’s planes are still in service for American Airlines. The aircrafts are undergoing updates, but all U.S. Airways logos and other branding won’t be removed until 2018.

Wi-Fi provider Gogo announced that it has received Federal Aviation Administration certification to launch its new "2Ku" service, via

On Toys for Tots Tuesdays, United Airlines reward program members can bring unwrapped new toys with a value of at least $15 to the lounge and receive up to two United Club passes for their donation, via Road Warrior Voices.

On Nov. 18, travelers will be eligible for a huge deal. Cathay Pacific is offering non-stop, first class flights from the U.S. to Hong Kong for the round-trip price to $5,000, including taxes and fees. The deal also includes a $500 Gilt City shopping credit, via Conde Nast.


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