Air Travel News 5.21.10

Air, Air Travel News, Extras, Food & Wine, Food News, Health & Safety, Staying Connected, Travel Products & Services, United States, Wifi & Internet Cafes — By on May 21, 2010 at 6:00 am

by Nancy Yeomans

Air Travel News Editor

Look up in the sky! It’s a bird….it’s a plane! No….it’s your weekly air travel news! Here’s what’s happening in the world of aviation, from the ground up.

Free WI-FI from Alaska Airlines

If you have a choice in who you fly domestically this summer this might help you make up your mind.  From now until July 31 Alaska Airlines is waiving their inflight WI-FI fee.   You’ll need this promotional code : ‘ALASKAVISA’, but once you have that you’re in!

Alaska Airlines Free Wi-Fi

Source:  Gadling

Thumbnail:  Ben Atkin on Flickr

Safer Pet Travel

In another tragic accident for the Travolta family, their family dogs were killed while in transport at the Bangor International Airport in Maine.  If you must travel with Fido or Fluffy, there are ways to make it safer and more comfortable while on the move.

In the cabin or in the cargo hold, here are some tips to follow:

Air Travel Tips for Pets

Source: ASPCA

How to Stomach Airport Food

Having just spent a couple of days in airports over the past week, I again noticed one of the problems with air travel…food. Specifically, the lack of good and/or healthful options.  Incidentally, the two are rarely found together so you’ll have to choose which is more important.

Healthiest Airport Food

Source:  Independent Traveler

Best Airport Dining

Source:  Daily Finance

Thumbnail:  rick on flickr

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