News

We keep our customers up to speed on news that may affect them in their travel.

See below for our archive of travel-related news and events.

REAL ID goes live in October

A friendly reminder that starting October 1st of this year every air traveler eighteen years of age and older will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license, state-issued enhanced driver’s license,...

Alaska and American announce new alliance

Effective immediately, Alaska and American loyalty program members can now enjoy reciprocal earning & usage of miles across the network of both airlines, reciprocity of benefits associated with elite...

Airlines issue travel waivers to China, Hong Kong & Macau due to Coronavirus

Most airlines have put forth a waiver allowing travelers with existing reservations to China, Hong Kong and/or Macau to make modifications to their flights without penalty should the traveler not be...

French Air Traffic Controllers set to strike January 14-16

French Air Traffic Controllers have announced a national call for strike action over pension reform. This strike will impact flights to/from/in France.

Air traffic controllers to strike in Italy, January 14

Air traffic controllers in Italy have advised that they will be participating in a transportation strike on Tuesday January 14.  They will stop working between the hours of 1p & 5p (local time).

REAL ID compliant driver's license neccesary for travel beginning Oct 2020

Beginning October 1, 2020, every air traveler 18 years of age and older will need a REAL ID-compliant driver’s license, state-issued enhanced driver’s license, or another acceptable form of ID (...

Nationwide strike in France on December 5th to trigger travel disruption

Multiple labor groups – including air traffic controllers - are planning a strike on Dec 5th to express their displeasure with the French government's proposed pension reforms.

Lufthansa cabin crew strike on Nov 7 & 8 to significantly impact Lufthansa flights

Lufthansa cabin crew strike on Nov 7 & 8 to significantly impact Lufthansa flights.

Typhoon Lingling expected to impact South Korea later this week

The trajectory of Typhoon Lingling has the storm making landfall in South Korea later this week & into the weekend.

Aviation sector strike in Milan, Italy on September 6

Several trade unions have called for strike action at Milan Malpensa airport on September 6th. If the strike commences, flight disruptions can be expected.

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