We want Wi-Fi
Slowly but surely airports large and small are getting with the program and making free wireless Internet access available in the terminals.
The latest major airport to join the party: Boston Logan International Airport (BOS).
Packing tips from Olympic athletes
Curious about what some Olympic athletes do when they’re traveling – or getting ready to travel? Them you may in interested in the video clips the folks at VISA (a 2010 Olympics sponsor) have posted of athletes talking about what they pack, how they prep for a trip, how skier Ryan St. Onge just had to have an airport burrito, and what Olympic Hockey player Angela Ruggiero packs in her carry-on.
Just as interesting, is the fact that the credit card company is giving away a trip to the Olympics – for life. To enter, you just need to charge something on a VISA card.
Seat tax on Air France for Seatmates of Size
And, just a day after announcing that it was introducing “the lightest and most comfortable short-haul seat in the world,” on some of its planes, Air France announced that passengers who cannot fit into a single seat (on any Air France flight) will have to pay for a second seat – at 75% of the cost of the first seat.
The new policy applies to tickets purchased beginning February 1st for flights April 1st and beyond.
Think the new rules may apply to you? Here’s the policy for Passengers with High Body Mass.
What do you think? Should seatmates of size be asked to pay for more than one seat?