Tagged: airlines

Air France takes a small step to protect the climate

Listen Now On the Sunday, December 4th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Air France takes a small step to protect the climate by banning some short local flights where train travel is available; and remember the cat who got into a suitcase and was found by a TSA scan? There’s a happy ending to the story. Speaking of scans, TSA is now scanning faces at a dozen airports nationally. The program...

How did a cat get into a suitcase and x-rayed by TSA?

Listen Now On the Sunday, November 27th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, how did a cat get into a suitcase and x-rayed by TSA? Frontier Airlines, never famous for customer service, has eliminated the ability to call them on the phone. Parking at the Sacramento Airport was at a premium on Thanksgiving weekend. Mark and Tom give first-person observations and suggestions on how you can avoid a parking issue over the...

Frontier Airlines launches an “all you can fly pass”

Listen Now On the Sunday, November 20th edition of The Travel Guys…  In The Travel News, Frontier Airlines launches an “all you can fly pass,” and Delta Airlines says free wi-fi for ALL (Sky Miles Members)…but are the airlines really being all that generous? If you are flying this Thanksgiving or Christmas, and are checking bags, we have some important tips/reminders. Like putting your name, phone number and email address both inside and outside your...

State Department temporarily reopening online passport renewal program

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 16th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, the State Department temporarily has reopened its online passport renewal program (link below) under certain conditions, and in Hawaii, visitor counts have hit a bump and some are concerned. Our Smarter Traveler segment features a discussion on the impact on your airfare, based on the day you fly. Monday, Friday and Sunday are generally higher. Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday lower;...