Proposed Merger Between US Airways and American Airlines Clears First Hurdle

Once an iconic company, American Airlines has arrived at a chapter no business wants to see: 11 – as in bankruptcy. Though the airliner had a long reign as industry royalty, it now has naught but lint left in its … Continue reading

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Ellen In Australia: Qantas Enlists Star in Effort to Bring More Visitors Down Under

For airlines – provided everyone isn’t sailing or driving to their destination – increased tourism tends to be a good thing. In the case of Qantas, the Sydney-based flier that handles nearly 20 percent of all air traffic in and … Continue reading

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Flight Attendant Coalition Asks Air Travelers to Push Back Against Knives on Planes

When John Pistole took over as head of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) in 2010, he caused a stir by moving – almost immediately – to re-evaluate the agency’s list of banned items. All told, the review took more than … Continue reading

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Things Looking Up for the Air Travel Industry

The vast majority of passengers aboard an airplane fall into one of the following two groups: Those pursuing business or those pursuing pleasure. Unfortunately, when the global economy is in turmoil (as it is right now), both groups tend to … Continue reading

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Discovering Sri Lanka

Often referred to as the “teardrop of India” because of its distinct land formation, Sri Lanka is quickly becoming a hot travel destination this year. The island country is located in the Indian Ocean, off the southern coast of India. … Continue reading

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Dreamliners Hit Turbulence

That’s right, fliers, we’ve got an unprecedented Thursday blog post for you, because, quite frankly, something pretty unprecedented is going on in the world of air travel right now. You’ve probably heard of the much-heralded Boeing 787 Dreamliner by now, … Continue reading

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Have Tablet, Will Travel!

Alas, my beloved Kindle has reached the end of its natural life. Sad for me, but lucky for you – because now I get to research new tablets and e-readers to figure out which one to buy next! And, since … Continue reading

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Set-Jetting in 2013

If there’s one thing we here at FlightCenter.com love as much as travel (ok, and fashion), it’s movies. Come to think of it, our love of movies seems like a pretty logical extension of our wanderlust – even if we … Continue reading

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Festival Fun around the World

Happy 2013, everyone! If you’re still looking to celebrate this month, you’re in luck. January is brimming with fun festivals around the world and we know that you can’t wait to be a part of them. So, here at FlightCenter.com, … Continue reading

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The Gathering Ireland 2013

Between the welcoming people, the fascinating history, and the world-famous beer and whiskey, Ireland is an amazing place to visit any time. 2013, though, is set to be a particularly special time to visit this small country. Throughout the coming … Continue reading

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