GoSleep Sleep Pods in Abu Dhabi International Airport
GoSleep Sleep Pods in Abu Dhabi International Airport

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)

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