Here are some of the relevant travel news headlines and stories from the previous week through today:
- New highway opens connecting Yellowstone – The newly-constructed Beartooth Highway opened this week connecting Yellowstone National Park to Red Lodge, Montana. (Wash. Post [link dead; removed])
- Air France and KLM introduce their own trans-Atlantic WiFi – Air France-KLM, the European partner airlines, will charge €11 (~$14) per hour or €20 (~$26) per entire flight. (USA Today)
- Chileans may soon be able to visit US without visa – Thanks to a new agreement between the two countries, Chile may soon (2014) become the first Latin American country whose citizens don’t need a visa to enter the United States. (I Love Chile [link dead; removed])
- Delta adds new NYC to Canada route – Delta Airlineswill add a new, nonstop, twice-daily route between New York City JFK and Quebec City, Canada, starting next week.
- TSA will remove all full-body scanners in US airports – After nonstop backlash, the Transportation Security Administration has finally agreed to remove the hundreds of full-body scanners throughout the United States airports. (CNN)
- Abu Dhabi airport installs first sleep pods – Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) has set up 10 GoSleep sleeping pods at Terminal 1 and Terminal 3, with 35 more scheduled to be installed by next year. (DNA India)