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List of airlines that offer free transit hotel

Free transit hotel can be of great convenience to travelers with long layovers, especially if they don’t have access to airline lounges. As an airline service, it is also the least advertised perk. Before you jump the gun in excitement, free transit hotel offered by airlines come under strict terms and conditions (no surprise there). The list below is by no means comprehensive or complete, I have compiled them based on personal/shared experiences and some research. Airlines that offer free tran...
Tags: Travel, Hong Kong, Airports, Hotels, China, Singapore, Air Canada, EK, Portugal, Dubai, Airlines, Abu Dhabi, Hangzhou, Doha, Matthew, General Travel


Kyrgyzstan in 6 Steps: Experiences That May Surprise You

Central Asia is not a place you normally hear people talk about visiting. That’s just one of many reasons why I was so excited for my own trek around the country; to discover places totally new to me. As it turns out, countries like Kyrgyzstan are quickly making their way onto the travel lists of people from around the world, and with good reason. As I learned on my trip to the country, there is so much to see and do that it would take months to enjoy all of it. I think though that I managed to...
Tags: Travel, Silk Road, China, Turkey, Iran, Austria, United States, Washington Dc, Kyrgyzstan, Usaid, Destinations, Turkish Airlines, Central Asia, Bishkek, American Southwest, Karakol


Airline Alliances: Why they Still Matter

Last week, Lucky from OMAAT mentioned how he believed that airline alliances were dying. Although I don’t dispute the fact that they aren’t in the best shape they have been, I still see great value from them. For many consumers, airline alliances provide a very extensive value to each member’s’ mileage currency, allows for seamless connectivity, and makes elite status more valuable. Airline Alliances (airwaysmag.com) Which are the airline alliances? There are three major airline alliances. ...
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4 Ways Turkish Airlines Sets Itself Apart

Certain airlines are just better than others. It’s a fact and I can give dozens of examples comparing and contrasting a variety of airline experiences around the world. That means, as a traveler, there are certain airlines I just enjoy flying more than others and now after several flights with them, I can without a doubt say that Turkish Airlines is near the top of that list. Last year I flew them from Washington to Mt. Kilimanjaro Airport in Tanzania and back, all in business class and each fl...
Tags: Travel, Europe, Washington, Turkey, Washington Dc, Tanzania, Istanbul, Turkish Airlines, Planes Trains Ships, Airlines & Flying, Bishkek, Dulles, Istanbul Ataturk Airport, Bishkek Kyrgyzstan, Mt Kilimanjaro Airport, Washington Dulles airport


Electronics Ban No Longer Applies to These Five Airlines — But…

The “aviation security enhancements” — which is known more popularly and appropriately as an electronics ban — became effective on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 with which all personal electronic devices larger than a mobile telephone were required to be placed and secured in checked baggage at ten airports from which flights depart for the United States, as they were no longer permitted in carry-on luggage or other accessible property in any passenger cabin aboard airplanes on the affected flights. A...
Tags: Travel, United States, Emirates, Turkish Airlines, Safety And Security, Qatar Airways, Etihad Airways, Royal Jordanian Airlines


Qatar Airways Joins Etihad, Emirates In Getting Off US Laptop Ban List

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar Airways joined two other major long-haul Gulf carriers on Thursday in getting off a U.S. ban on laptops and large electronics in airplane cabins, despite facing logistical challenges amid the country’s diplomatic dispute with several Arab nations. Doha-based Qatar Airways, Abu Dhabi-based Etihad, Dubai-based Emirates and Istanbul-based Turkish Airlines all have put security procedures in place to satisfy American authorities. U.S. officials instituted the...
Tags: England, London, News, Islamic State, US, America, Qatar, Ap, Middle East, United Nations, Emirates, United Arab Emirates, Muslim, Somalia, Abu Dhabi, Etihad


The Electronics Ban Has Been Lifted For The Middle East Big 3 And Turkish Airlines

Related posts: -Can Anyone Explain The New Travel Electronics Ban To Me? -My Experience With The #ElectronicsBan -Is The Electronics Ban Grounds To Cancel A Ticket Without A Fee? -The Expanded Electronics Ban Is On Hold…For Now The Electronics Ban Has Been Lifted On Flights From Abu Dhabi To The US You can now bring […]
Tags: Deals, US, Middle East, Abu Dhabi, Turkish Airlines, Airline News


Bringing 19 Guests into a Lounge With One Priority Pass Card

With so many premium credit cards now bundling Priority Pass membership, the number of people with airport lounge access has exploded. Only about 5% of the 1000 or so participating Priority Pass lounges are located in the U.S. but an outsized percentage of members are U.S. based. That's meant crowding in a handful of high demand locations, and even Priority Pass members turned away at peak times from places like the Alaska Airlines Lounge in Seattle and the Turkish Airlines lounge at Dulles. Co...
Tags: Travel, Advice, Seattle, Turkish Airlines, Dulles, Alaska Airlines Lounge


U.S. lifts its laptop ban on Emirates, Qatar, Turkish inbound flights

Those flying from Doha, Dubai, or Istanbul to the United States will no longer need to check their laptops and tablets in their luggage. Emirates, Qatar, and Turkish confirmed that the U.S. laptop ban has been lifted. The post U.S. lifts its laptop ban on Emirates, Qatar, Turkish inbound flights appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Travel, Trends, United States, Emirates, Computing, Istanbul, Turkish Airlines, Emirates Qatar, U.S, Laptop Ban, Doha Dubai


Dubai's Emirates, Turkish Airlines Exempt From US Laptop Ban List

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Emirates and Turkish Airways said on Wednesday they have also been exempted from a U.S. ban on laptops in airplane cabins, joining Etihad in satisfying American security concerns that had cut into the long-haul carriers’ business. It remains unclear how the airlines addressed fears that the Islamic State or other militant groups might smuggle explosives in electronic devices. But in Turkey, authorities now use CT scanners to take cross-section images of passeng...
Tags: London, News, Washington, White House, Islamic State, US, America, Turkey, Ap, United States, Middle East, Emirates, Dubai, Muslim, Homeland Security, Tsa


U.S. lifts its laptop ban on Emirates and Turkish Airlines inbound flights

Those flying from Dubai or Istanbul to the United States will no longer need to check their laptops and tablets in their luggage. Emirates and Turkish Airlines confirmed that the U.S. laptop ban has been lifted. The post U.S. lifts its laptop ban on Emirates and Turkish Airlines inbound flights appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: Travel, Trends, United States, Emirates, Computing, Dubai, Istanbul, Turkish Airlines, U.S, Laptop Ban


Emirates and Turkish Airlines Say Laptop Ban Is Lifted on Their U.S. Flights

The carriers joined Etihad Airlines, which was cleared over the weekend, in receiving an exemption to the restrictions on electronic devices.
Tags: News, Terrorism, Airport Security, Emirates Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Etihad Airways, Homeland Security Department, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Etihad Airlines, Airlines and Airplanes, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS


Carry-on laptop ban lifted on Emirates' flights to US

Turkish Airlines expects ending of ban on both US and UK flights
Tags: Travel, UK, US, Turkish Airlines


Emirates and Turkish Airlines Say Laptop Ban Lifted on Their U.S. Flights

The carriers joined Etihad Airlines, which was cleared over the weekend, in receiving an exemption to the restrictions on electronic devices.
Tags: News, Terrorism, Airport Security, Emirates Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Etihad Airways, Homeland Security Department, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Etihad Airlines, Airlines and Airplanes, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS


Airlines In Turkey And Dubai Cleared From Laptop Ban

Emirates and Turkish Airlines announced they are now exempt from the ban on carrying electronics larger than a smartphone into the cabin on flights bound for the U.S.(Image credit: Kamran Jebreili/AP)
Tags: News, Turkey, Dubai, Turkish Airlines


Emirates Says Laptop Ban Is Lifted on Its U.S. Flights

The airline, which is based in Dubai, is the second carrier to receive an exemption, after Etihad Airlines was cleared over the weekend.
Tags: News, Terrorism, Dubai, Airport Security, Emirates Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Etihad Airways, Homeland Security Department, Saudi Arabian Airlines, Etihad Airlines, Airlines and Airplanes, Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS


US lifts laptop ban on passengers flying with Etihad, Emirates and Turkish Airlines

 The U.S. government has lifted the controversial laptop ban for flights to the U.S. for three major airlines. Effective immediately, Etihad Airways, Emirates Airline and Turkish Airlines have all been cleared to allow customers to bring electronic devices, including laptops, tablets and e-readers, on flights from the Middle East into the U.S.. That still leaves another six airlines, each of… Read More
Tags: TC, US, Tech, Middle East, Turkish Airlines, Etihad Emirates, Etihad Airways Emirates Airline


Emirates and Turkish Airlines lift laptop ban on US-bound flights

Passengers can bring electronic devices onboard from today Two Middle Eastern airlines have lifted the ban on in-cabin laptops on flights to the US.…
Tags: US, Software, Turkish Airlines


US laptop ban lifted on Emirates and Turkish Airlines

The airline says the cabin ban will no longer apply, with Turkish Airlines expecting the same.
Tags: Business, US, Turkish Airlines


Turkish Airlines boss claims Istanbul laptop ban will be lifted by US

Turkish Airlines' chief executive, Bilal Eksi, expects the ban on devices to be lifted at his airline's main hub [Author: Simon Calder]
Tags: US, Istanbul, Turkish Airlines, Simon Calder, Bilal Eksi


Laptop ban lifted for Emirates and Turkish Airlines

Emirates and Turkish Airlines confirm a U.S. ban on electronics in cabins has been ifted
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Amazing Boeing 787 Dreamliner and 737 Formation Video

Seeing commercial aircraft flying in formation is very rare. Imagine passengers seeing another aircraft suddenly flying right beside their window – there would be a variety of reactions from fear to delight. The Boeing Company is one of the world’s major aircraft manufacturers and their latest products are showcased in a new video. This shows the Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner and the Boeing 737 MAX 9 flying in formation. Formation Video One point to make about this two minute video is that no CGI h...
Tags: Travel, Videos, Video, Airlines, Boeing, Avgeek, United Airlines, Dreamliner, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Air France KLM, Boeing Company, Formation Flight, Boeing 737 MAX 9, Boeing 787-10, United Airlines British Airways Etihad


Baby Born on Indian Airline Given A Lifetime Of Free Travel

The sky’s the limit for a baby boy born on an Indian airline over the weekend, earning him free plane tickets for life. Jet Airways announced the generous birthday present after its future jet-setter was delivered on one of their flights from Saudi Arabia to India on Sunday, CNN reported. The baby boy’s mother was reportedly flying to the southwest Indian city of Kochi when she went into labor prematurely. The flight was diverted to Mumbai where the mother and baby were transferred to a hospita...
Tags: News, Saudi Arabia, India, Bbc, Cnn, Mumbai, Huffington Post, Turkish Airlines, Jet Airways, Nina Golgowski, Kochi


France and Spain

After electing to fly with Turkish Airlines to France we were pleasantly surprised that this fully inclusive airline was in fact great to travel with. We loved the seat arrangement of two four two seat combination so that Pete enjoyed his preferred isle
Tags: Travel, France, Spain, Turkish Airlines, Pete


Turkish Airlines: How Ridiculous' Trickshots!

How Ridiculous' Trickshots! Under the sponsorship of Turkish Airlines, Istanbul became the host city of the 2017 Istanbul Euroleague Final Four. As a team of Efabrika, we have made a business alliance with Turkish Airlines using the #Final4LandsinIstanbul motto to reflect this great excitement in the best possible way and to show the glory of the city to the whole world. Within the scope of the project, the famous Youtuber How Ridiculous team, have achi...
Tags: Advertising, Istanbul, Turkish Airlines, Efabrika, Galata Tower Rumelian Castle Maiden s Tower


U.S. May Extend Laptop Ban To Flights From Europe, Too

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Tags: Europe, News, Dhs, Middle East, United Arab Emirates, Department Of Homeland Security, Huffington Post, Turkish Airlines, North Africa, Reuters, Lydia O Connor, David Lapan


Weekly Roundup, Friday 5 May, 2017

We have a chance to visit the gardens at Giverny, made famous in Money’s paintings, as part of our Paris-Normandy cruise. Good morning In just over a month, 26 Travel Insiders and I will be heading off to Scotland for our lovely Islands and Highlands tour.  We’re all looking forward to it immensely, and although it is the fourth time I’ve done the tour, it remains one of my favorites. No, this isn’t a precursor to advising of a last-minute cancellation and a sudden super discount, as sometimes ...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Europe, Japan, UK, London, Australia, Mexico, France, Scotland, Trains, Africa, Miscellaneous, US, San Francisco, Newsletter


Warner Bros. Theme Park Unveils Real-Life Gotham City and Metropolis: See the Concept Art

Always wanted to see Gotham City and Metropolis but found it was too obscured by dark lighting and a desaturated color scheme in Batman v. Superman or Man of Steel? Well you’re in luck, because Warner Bros. World, the $1 billion theme park planned by Warner Bros. Studios and Abu Dhabi’s Miral, is featuring both the beloved cities of Batman and Superman live, and in color. The theme park will feature an array of areas inspired by Batman’s Gotham, Superman’s Metropolis as well as Hanna-Barbera an...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Superman, Dc Comics, Gotham, Metropolis, Theme Parks, Gotham City, Batman, Warner Bros, Abu Dhabi, Warner Brothers, Turkish Airlines, Art Deco, Tinseltown, Warner Bros Studios


Another 66 as McGee moves up in Turkish Airlines Open

 Ryan Evans. Picture courtesy Turkish Airlines  Ruaidhri McGee made seven birdies in a second successive 66 to move to within striking distance of a top-ten finish in the Turkish Airlines Challenge.The Derry man, 26, was 89th and struggling to make the cut after carding a 72 on day one at Gloria Golf Club in Belek.But he's made hay since then, racking up two bogeys against 14 bird...
Tags: Sport, Ford, Golf, Evans, Derry, Turkish Airlines, Murray, McGee, Belek, Van Rooyen, Lindstrom, Gavin Moynihan, McCullen, Challenge Tour, Evans Eng, Davies Wal