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Past articles by Jessica:

Heathrow Airport Reveals Expansion Plans in Anticipation of Third Runway

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) has unveiled a long-term masterplan to expand the airport to cope with the increased flights the third runway will bring. → Read More

How to Use Chase Ultimate Reward Points for Universal Studios Tickets

A family trip to Universal Studios can easily cost well into the four-figures, but the price tag doesn't have to hit your bank account in quite as painful of a way if you use Chase Ultimate Reward points to book your Universal Studios theme park tickets... → Read More

Helicopter 'Hard Landing' Causes Fire on Skyscraper Roof in Manhattan

The New York City Fire Department confirmed it was responding to a helicopter hard landing on top of a skyscraper in Midtown Manhattan on Monday afternoon. The building is 787 7th Avenue, according to a tweet from the the FDNY confirming the incident. It’s a 752-foot-tall building with more than 50 floors. At least one … → Read More

Today Is the Most Popular Day to Book Summer Air Travel

It's the first Tuesday of June. Do you know what your summer travel plans are? → Read More

Qantas Nixes Bunk Beds, Gym on Ultra-Long-Haul Flights

Bunk beds for economy passengers and a gym in the cargo hold? It seemed like an innovation too good to be true, and it turns out it was. → Read More

Emirates Is Launching World's Shortest Airbus A380 Flight

Emirates airline's short hop from its Dubai hub to Muscat, Oman, will last about 40 minutes. → Read More

Here Is the Official New British Airways Avios Partner Award Chart

Earlier this month, we learned that British Airways was planning to change the redemption rates on partner award flights from May 30. However, British Airways evasively would only say that award rates were changing, but didn’t say by how much. TPG quickly managed to piece together the new chart simply by calling the British Airways … → Read More

La Dolce Vita: A Review of The St. Regis Rome

They call this the best hotel in Rome. They're right. Pros: Glamorous, brand-new interior design, great bar, fresh and luxurious rooms, great location. Cons: No US adapters in rooms, no in-room espresso cups and refills, not enough locks on room door. → Read More

Officials Suspend All Avianca Brasil Flights Due to Safety Concerns

The mass grounding is the latest blow for Avianca Brasil, which has had a rocky few months. → Read More

Aer Lingus Will Help Uncover Your Irish Heritage With a Trip Around the 'Motherland'

The Dublin-based carrier has hopped on the bandwagon of ancestry travel. → Read More

What is a Credit Card Product Change and When Does It Makes Sense?

You can downgrade or upgrade an existing credit card when the annual fee come due. We outline when this makes sense and when it doesn't. → Read More

You Can Now Book Qantas First Class Seats for 50% off on Airbnb

Looking to fly in the front of the plane on your next trip? Airbnb can help you with that. For the next two weeks, Qantas will be listing some of its first and business class seats on Airbnb for a fraction of the normal price; some bookings are more than 50 percent off. The listings, … → Read More

A Record-Breaking 2.8 Million Flyers per Day Will Hit US Airports This Summer

Hopefully you have TSA PreCheck. This summer, you're going to need it. → Read More

The Original Orient Express Could Soon Restart Operations in Paris

French train company SCNF has begun refurbishing the cars of the original Orient Express and is weighing the possibility of restarting operations of the elegant train. → Read More

Alaska Airlines' Annual Plane Full of Salmon Lands at Seattle-Tacoma Airport

Aviation geeks and seafood lovers: It’s that time of year again. Salmon season. The state of Alaska has begun exporting its famous wild Copper River salmon for the 2019 season, and on Friday, Alaska Airlines brought the first shipment of the delicacy to the Pacific Northwest — Seattle-Tacoma Airport to be exact. Alaska Airlines’ first salmon shipment has become an annual ritual among… → Read More

JetBlue Is Switching to Pepsi, Making It One of the Few Airlines Not to Serve Coke

Remember the Cola War of the 1980s? JetBlue just made a move that recalls those days. → Read More

Boeing Has Completed the Software Update for 737 MAX Planes

Updating the 737 MAX's software is a key step to the controversial plane returning to the skies following two deadly crashes. → Read More

Archeologists in Peru Protest New Airport Near Machu Picchu

More than 5,000 archeologists and other academics in Peru have signed a petition protesting the construction of an airport near the ancient Incan site Machu Picchu. → Read More

Blade Helicopter Crash Lands in Hudson River

A passenger helicopter owned by BLADE, which ferries flyers from Manhattan to New York City’s airports and to the Hamptons, plunged into the Hudson River on Wednesday afternoon. The New York Fire Department confirmed that there were no passengers on board, only the pilot, who survived the crash. The FDNY said the pilot was “on land” and sustained non-life-threatening injuries. A bystander… → Read More

'BLADE Continuous' Helicopters Now Serve All NYC-Area Airports

Transfers by chopper are now available to LGA and EWR. → Read More