This Week in Travel

This Week in Travel

Spirit Airline raises bag fees during holiday travel season
Low-fare carrier Spirit Airlines has announced that it will raise checked baggage fees by $2 for tickets booked over the holiday travel season.
Read more at Fox News

Houston airports to give fliers free Wi-Fi
Houston’s Bush Intercontinental and Hobby airports have become the latest in the USA to offer free WiFi.
Read more at USA Today

BA adds ‘push notification’ to iPhone app
British Airways is adding a ‘push notification’ feature to its iPhone app that will inform passengers at Heathrow T3 and T5 when their gate is open and when their aircraft is boarding.
Read more at Business Traveller

KLM’s Lost and Found Dog is So Entirely Too Adorable
KLM’s dedicated Lost & Found team at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is on a mission to reunite lost items as soon as possible with their legitimate owner. Locating the owners can sometimes be a challenge, so special forces have been hired.
Read more at Travel Pulse

How To Tip When Traveling Around The World
There is nothing more vexing than trying to figure out who to tip, how much, and when–especially when you’re in a foreign country. Here’s a handy cheat sheet that will prevent you from ever tipping too much or too little again.
Read more at Huff Post

Best perks from the best seats: Ultimate first-class airline offerings
Come December, the Abu Dhabi-based airline is taking luxury a step further with the launch of Residence Class on its Airbus A380 and Boeing B787 Dreamliner aircraft.
Read more at CNN