Thomson Airways Family Concept
Thomson’s Family Booth Cabin Concept/TUI Thomson Airways

Here are some of the relevant travel news headlines and stories from the previous week through today:

  • Ebola screenings begin at JFK – New York City’s John F Kennedy International Airport was the first in the US to begin screening for the deadly West African disease; four others around the US began a few days later. (CNN)
  • Indy airport gets customer care robot – Indianapolis International Airport is the new home of a customer service robot that will begin greeting travelers and looking for anyone who needs assistance. (ABC {link since dead})
  • Cape Town airport now producing wine – Cape Town International Airport, which handles more than 8 million passengers per year through the South African city, will start producing wine in its international arrivals hall in a cellar established with the help of the Du Preez wine estate. (Bloomberg)
  • Airbus accepts largest-ever order – India’s largest domestic carrier, IndiGo, has placed an order for 250 A320neo aircraft, the largest order in either company’s history. (Skift)
  • Thomson Airways reveals new family-friendly cabins – Britain’s luxury airline is planning new seating configurations that could seat parents and children face-to-face around a table, along with other family-friendly features. (CNN)
  • BA to test music that improves taste – British Airways is creating a playlist after lots of scientific research that is supposed to improve taste and the in-flight dining experience for passengers. (Skift)

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