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TSA to Expand Trusted Traveler Program

TSA to Expand Trusted Traveler Program

The current Trusted Traveler pilot program, current in place at Atlanta, Dallas, Detroit, and Miami airports for passengers of American and Delta airlines, has gone so well that the government will expand the program to include additional airports and travelers. Under the current program, eligible participants are able to forgo some of the banalities of checkpoint searches, including taking off shoes and jackets, and removing computers from carry-on bags.
The exact …

Delta to Expand Economy Comfort Seating to Domestic Flights

Delta to Expand Economy Comfort Seating to Domestic Flights

Delta Air Lines announced it will expand Economy Comfort – a premium economy cabin product launched on long-haul international flights earlier this year – to its entire mainline fleet of more than 550 aircraft, in addition to more than 250 two-class regional jets.
Economy Comfort has been available on Delta’s long-haul international flights served by Boeing 747, 777, 767 and Airbus A330 aircraft since June 2011. Economy Comfort seats have a …

Delta Adds Gogo Vision Video-On-Demand and Wi-Fi Portal

Delta Adds Gogo Vision Video-On-Demand and Wi-Fi Portal

Delta Air Lines launched new in-flight entertainment options in conjunction with its wireless partner Gogo.  The Delta Connect Wi-Fi portal offers passengers free access to real-time travel information, destination content, news and information, and on-line shopping.  Gift.com and OpenTable.com are included in the free content.
In addition, Delta announced the deployment of Gogo’s new video-on-demand service, Gogo Vision, on its fleet of 16 Boeing 757-300 aircraft.  Gogo Vision allows passengers to …

Delta Flight 6294 Nashville New York LaGuardia First Class – Review

Delta Flight 6294 Nashville New York LaGuardia First Class – Review

Nashville International Airport, originally Berry Field, Nashville (from which its IATA code of BNA is derived), is served by 14 airlines.  There are 45 scheduled non-stop flights to domestic destinations as well as two international destinations.  The current terminal, built in 1987, has been extensively renovated and is light and airy.
Delta has multiple flights from BNA to LGA, operated by Comair and other partners under the Delta Connection brand.
There were …

KLM World Business Class New York (JFK) to Amsterdam Flight 644 Review

KLM World Business Class New York (JFK) to Amsterdam Flight 644 Review

Terminal 4 at John F. Kennedy International Airport occupies the site of the former International Arrivals Building and serves 40 airlines and almost 10 million passengers a year.
KLM has two daily non-stop flights to Amsterdam from Terminal 4 including flight 644, which also operates as a codeshare with Delta Air Lines as flight 9347. One of the non-stops is on a Boeing 777-200ER and the other uses an unusual aircraft, …

Aircell Rebrands as Gogo and Launches Free In-Flight Portal

Aircell Rebrands as Gogo and Launches Free In-Flight Portal

This year marked the fiftieth anniversary of the in-flight movie, first introduced on regularly scheduled TWA flights in 1961 using 16 mm projectors. Yesterday, in-flight Wi-Fi provider Gogo unveiled its new multimedia platform, which portends the next generation of in-flight entertainment systems.
To mark its evolution from an internet provider to an in-flight entertainment brand, the company has officially changed its name to Gogo. It will continue to use its former …

Trusted Traveler Pilot Program Announced for American and Delta Flyers

Trusted Traveler Pilot Program Announced for American and Delta Flyers

Starting this fall, frequent travelers flying on American Airlines out of Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) and Miami (MIA)  and on Delta Airlines out of Atlanta (ATL) and Detroit (DTW) airports will be part of a pilot program that will allow them to forgo some aspects of security checkpoint searches.
Those participating in the program will no longer have to remove jackets and shoes and take computers out of carry-on bags.  These passengers …