24 July 2015
According to the International Air Transport Association (IATA), passenger traffic is set to double to over seven billion people over the next two decades. The demand can be met by airlines as long as there are enough pilots and enough fuel to fly the needed aircraft. Projections call for a shortage of both unless things change.
19 June 2015
Call it the power of the people or the power of perception but the proposal made by an airline industry trade group to shrink the acceptable size limit of carry-on luggage has been beaten down. The pressure to rethink came from multiple directions and one large continent.
18 June 2015
Priority Pass Members are invited to take a guest for free* every time they visit the Plaza Premium Lounge (Arrivals), Terminal 2, London Heathrow (LHR), United Kingdom. This exclusive Priority Pass offer will run until the July 31st 2015.
18 June 2015
Exclusive Priority Pass Member offer: Members can now enjoy 20% off nap rooms and conference facilities at The Haven by JetQuay, Terminal 3 (Arrivals Hall), Singapore Changi International (SIN), Singapore.
15 May 2015
Priority Pass Members are invited to take a guest for free* every time they visit the Swissport Lounge, Terminal 3, London Heathrow (LHR) United Kingdom. This exclusive Priority Pass offer will run until the August 31st 2015.
15 May 2015
Priority Pass Members now have complimentary access to the VIP Lounge Fast Track security check-in service, every time they visit the VIP Lounge, Terminal 1, Tijuana International, Mexico. This new Fast Track service will allow all Priority Pass Members who are traveling with carry-on luggage only, to bypass the standard Tijuana International security check-in, and go directly through the private VIP Lounge security check-in service starting June 1st 2015.
15 May 2015
Airlines make mistakes and passengers usually bear the brunt of it. Sometimes airlines make mistakes but passengers win – sort of. When an air fare is published and consumers start purchasing tickets at that price, what happens when the airlines says later that the fare was a slip-up? Regulators in the U.S. are preparing to lay out rules regarding "mistake" fares, but it requires them to stop enforcing current ones.
27 April 2015
The effectiveness of airport security can only be as strong as its weakest link. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is taking a closer look at airline and airport employees as it seeks to plug any potential holes in the vast security apparatus we flyers only get to see a small part of.
20 March 2015
Recent news about airlines changing their frequent flyer programs has left some passengers wondering if their bank of miles still has the value it once had. The answer is probably not, and now may be the time to start thinking about getting the most out of them before the rules change again.
01 March 2015
Passengers already know the routine. An impending storm approaches and airlines begin to cancel flights ahead of the chaos. But unsuspecting flyers might be selling themselves short if they buy the airline's line about what they can or can't do with their tickets.
16 February 2015
We launched a Prize Draw in November for the chance to win Priority Pass Standard Plus membership. From thousands of entries the randomly selected winners are:
26 January 2015
Recent news about thieves attempting to breach mileage accounts at two large U.S. airlines has passengers wondering what kind of personal information held by airlines is completely safe. Add mileage programs to the list of digital accounts that people must monitor to keep safe.
12 December 2014
Can an airline be all things to all passengers? One airline thinks so, which further proves that the lines between full service and budget service are indeed being blurred.
26 November 2014
Many flyers don't bat an eyelid when they discover the age of the plane they are flying. After all, a well-maintained aircraft can keep piercing the clouds for decades. But some countries don't want to leave it up to airlines and are instituting age limits for planes allowed to fly in their airspace.
03 November 2014
Priority Pass members can bring 1 guest per visit for free.
30 October 2014
A simple fingerprint might help you board a flight more quickly in the near future but it will take more than a special touch to make it work. The real challenge will be convincing airport security authorities that it can replace the various forms of identification currently accepted for travel.
30 September 2014
The debate over airline pricing transparency has taken many turns, but recently there has been movement that benefits passengers. For a few years, airlines in the U.S. have been required to advertise the entire cost of a ticket, taxes and fees included, or face fines. But some believe the requirements do not go far enough.