Here are some of the relevant travel news headlines and stories from the previous week through today:
- Winter storm in NE USA grounds many flights – Winter Blizzard “Nemo” has forced airlines to cancel about 5000 flights in the Northeast United States, impacting travel in large markets such as New York City and Boston. (USA Today)
- Delta & Starwood to team up for frequent travelers – Delta Airlines and Starwood Hotels are joining forces with their new Crossover Rewards program, that allows reciprocity of award points for members of both loyalty programs. (Fodor’s)
- US Airways, American Merger appears more and more likely – A merger between US Airways and American Airlines seems almost inevitable, and may become announced as early as next week. (CBS)
- Delta to start new route to Tokyo from Seattle – Delta Airlines will begin nonstop service between Seattle and Tokyo Haneda on June 1. (USA Today)
Tip(s) of the week:
- 5 Painless Travel Preparation Tips – Here are 5 tips that are staring you right in the face; use them to travel better!