Germanwings Airbus A319
A Germanwings Airbus A319. Taken by Wikimedia Commons user David Herrmann.

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

  • 150 gone in German plane crash – A Germanwings flight with 144 passengers and 6 crew members on board crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday. (Reuters)
  • Marriott offering new travel mag – With the launching of the Marriott Traveler, the hotelier plans to be the largest publisher of travel content online. (WBJ)
  • Emirates adding Orlando – The Gulf-based carrier is launching a new nonstop service between Orlando and Dubai, becoming the Florida city’s first Middle East destination. (USA Today)
  • American and US Airways merge loyalty – With the US Airways Dividend Miles merger into American’s AAdvantage, AA is once again the largest loyalty program. (WP)
  • Hyperloop opens HQ in LA – The company behind the plans to build a high-speed rail line in California has opened up a headquarters in Los Angeles. (Skift)

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