United Airlines has completely reinvented its International Premium Cabin with its new and highly anticipated Polaris offering. In a consumer survey, they found that the most valued aspect of travel from frequent flyers is getting a comfortable good night’s sleep. In response, the entire concept behind Polaris was built around providing the best sleeping experience in the sky, an elevated comfort from lounge to landing.
Aimed at price sensitive travelers, the big three airlines – Delta, United and American – have officially released Basic Economy fares. Created to compete with low-cost carriers such as Spirit, Frontier, and Southwest, this new booking class strips away the perks of everyday economy travel to reduce prices. While the airlines are not adding a new cabin or section to their aircraft and the fares provide the same in-flight services such as food and beverage, in-flight entertainment, and economy seats, everything else has been reduced to the bare bones. Is it worth it? Perhaps for the price conscious travelers, it is. However for frequent travelers, the costs might outweigh the benefits.
For business travelers, staying healthy on the road is a constant struggle. Long flights, hours waiting in terminals, layovers, airport lounges and hotel rooms don’t add up to a healthy lifestyle, and it’s easy to make unhealthy choices out of convenience. Many people hit the restart button on their wellness goals at the beginning of the year, but frequent travel can take a toll on your body. Here are 5 tips to stay fit on the road and avoid your travel schedule from interfering with your health and fitness routine:
American Airlines’ Business Class is currently one of Brickell Travel's top recommended business class services. Specifically, AA’s 777-300ER is among the best in the industry – unfortunately, it usually only serves long-haul international flights. However, from January to April 2017, American Airlines will be selling this amazing Business Class seat for the price of Economy on domestic routes!
Emirates Airlines, based out of the U.A.E. is launching another non-stop service route from the US. Today, on December 15th, the inaugural flight from Fort Lauderdale International Airport will take off, marking the 11th non-stop service from the US to Dubai for the airline.
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The Wednesday before Thanksgiving is the most travel heavy day of the year. Over Thanksgiving weekend, over 24 million people will be traveling by air, which can make it stressful for even the most seasoned traveler. Weather delays, overflowing TSA lines, first time travelers and extended families of 10 can make travel more complicated, but here are 5 tips to make your trip go more smoothly: