5 Stories To Read This Weekend: November 15, 2014

By Robert Waldner on 15 November 2014
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The weekend is finally here. Once again, it’s a good time to catch up on Frequent Business Traveler news and features that you may not have had time to read over the past week. Here are five stories that might be of interest to you.

1.) Jesse Sokolow reviews the 2015 Lexus RC 350 that develops 306 peak horsepower and 277 pound-feet of torque. The vehicle offers vibrant color schemes, a luxurious interior, and multiple safety options including blind spot monitoring, lane detection warning, and rear-cross traffic alert..

2.) Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren visits Condor Flugdienst at its base in Frankfurt, Germany. Find out what flight attendant go through as a part of their safety training.

3.) Paul Riegler gives us tips on how to get better night’s sleep when traveling. Most people don’t get anywhere close to enough sleep at night and the article presents numerous tips and suggestions that can lead to improved slumber.

4.) Robert Waldner (hi!) reports that JetBlue opened an international arrivals hall at John F. Kennedy International Airport. The extension of its Terminal 5 will handle all of JetBlue’s daily international flights at the airport.

5.) Paul Riegler lets us know that Mercedes-Benz is bringing back the Maybach brand. The Stuttgart-based automaker is also making significant changes model names, going from, for example, E250 BlueTec to E250d..

If you didn’t catch everything that has been going on this week, here are a few more stories to take a closer look at. You might be interested to find out that the United States and China reached an agreement to extend the validity of short-term business and tourist visas, Tanglewood announced its 2015 summer schedule, and United Airlines announced changes to MileagePlus Premier Qualification requirements.

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