Travel News: November 22, 2017

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Delta installing lie-flat seats on more domestic routes
Travel Weekly

Delta will offer lie-flat seating on six additional domestic routes.

The Delta One cabins will be available April 1 on two of three daily flights between Boston and Los Angeles, two of four daily flights between New York JFK and Seattle, and one of three daily flights between New York and San Diego.

Beginning May 1, Delta will offer the Delta One cabin on one of its five daily New York-Las Vegas flights as well as on its daily Honolulu-Minneapolis and Honolulu-Atlanta services.


US Updates Europe Travel Alert for the Holidays
Travel Pulse

As the busy holiday season approaches, the U.S. Department of State is warning Americans about the “heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe.”

The revised Europe travel alert, updated on Thursday, urges Americans to “exercise caution at holiday festivals and events.”

The missive specifically references the attacks that occurred last December at a Christmas market in Berlin, Germany and at a nightclub in Istanbul, Turkey on New Year’s Eve, which “demonstrate that the Islamic State of Iraq and ash-Sham (ISIS or Da’esh), al-Qa’ida, and their affiliates have the ability to plan and execute terrorist attacks in Europe.”


United Airlines reveals 10 new routes, including two new destinations
USA Today

United Airlines is adding 10 new routes from five of its hub airports, including flights to two cities it does not currently serve: Elmira, N.Y., and Wilmington, N.C.

The new service comes as United looks to solidify its network by increasing connecting opportunities at its hub airports. (Scroll down for full schedule details)

As part of that, United said it is adjusting the times of its arriving and departing “banks” of flights at Chicago O’Hare. United, which has already implemented a similar change at its Houston hub, said the change will both shorten customers’ connection times and increase the number of connecting flights in its schedule.


Expect Huge Travel Sales On Cyber Monday 2017

Thanksgiving 2017 is looking to be bigger than ever and not just because of the excess traffic on the roads.

Experts are predicting huge flash travel sales for Cyber Monday and Travel Deal Tuesday this year, with some companies kicking off the deals as early as Black Friday.

And while the shopping bonanza seems to be getting bigger every year, that doesn’t guarantee you a deal. Here’s how to keep a cool head and snag that Italian vacation you always wanted, for half the price.

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