Flights: Trending Stories from USA Today


Here is the latest Flight News from USA Today.

United business class gets new digs
Starting in December United’s business class will be receiving a big upgrade. The new Polaris cabins will offer a new way to travel.


May’s #avgeek photo gallery

Name that airport …
Here is this week’s “name that airport” photo.


Delta: In-flight entertainment to be free for all fliers
Delta says it will be the only U.S. carrier to offer all entertainment options at no cost.


United Airlines launches San Francisco-Singapore nonstops

United now flying longest route of any U.S. airline
United took the title when it launched nonstop service to Singapore from San Francisco.


5 longest flights in the world
Ever dread that long cross country flight? Just imagine taking these trips.


First look: United’s new Polaris business class cabin

United upgrading international business class
United seeks to win back coveted corporate travelers with better amenities, service.


Southwest unveils shark-themed Boeing 737 for Shark Week
Airline says Discovery Channel partnership will help promote international destinations.


Name that airport … (Pensacola, Fla.)
The photo in this week’s “name that” airport post is of Florida’s Pensacola International Airport.


Delta adds London nonstop from Portland, Ore.
New route comes as Delta and partner Virgin Atlantic tweak trans-Atlantic schedules.


Best frequent flier promotions for June
Take note of these offers to get closer to a free flight this summer.


Start your national park adventure at the airport

LATAM is latest airline to bolt Venezuela
Venezuela is losing service on South America’s biggest airline as the economic crisis in that country worsens.


Best airports for national park lovers
The NPS turns 100 in August, but festivities are already underway in parks, historic sites and, yes, airports.


Aircraft-maker shows off ATR 72-600 turboprop at Washington Dulles

Turboprops set for a big U.S. comeback?
That’s the bet being made by European aircraft manufacturer ATR as it turns its focus to the U.S.


Are outrageous airline fees going buh-bye?
The most ridiculous fees may be headed for the emergency exits.


Ask the Captain: Why are hurricane hunters propeller-driven?
Why are the hurricane hunter planes turboprops and not regular fan jets?


Name that airport …
Here is this week’s “name that airport” photo.


United Airlines ending its last flight to Africa
Carrier’s Nigeria route — its only to Africa — had not performed well financially.


New Turboprop from ATR takes to the skies
European airplane manufacturer ATR is showing off their new 72-600 turboprop and touting it as a solution for regional routes in the U.S. USA TODAY travel reporter Ben Mutzabaugh went along for the ride.


Las Vegas airport has busiest April in nearly a decade
Southwest remained the top carrier at Las Vegas, accounting for 1.5 million of passengers.


Sweet spots for redeeming Delta SkyMiles
Here are five of our favorite SkyMiles redemptions.


Be the first to comment on "Flights: Trending Stories from USA Today"

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.


Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.