A collection of interesting and eclectic pieces from around the world of travel and beyond…
Air France introduces FlexFly (resell your nonrefundable tickets)
Air France has introduced a new product called FlexFly.
FlexFly allows passengers to resell their unwanted tickets at 50% discount off the face value (if there is a buyer).
Japan’s famed cherry blossoms are already blooming — 6 months ahead of schedule
After typhoons and irregular weather, some of Japan’s famed cherry trees are already blossoming — months ahead of schedule.
Norwegian Air, Icelandair join TSA PreCheck
Norwegian Air and Icelandair have joined TSA PreCheck, enabling passengers who are members of the program to use expedited security lanes when flying those carriers.
In addition, the Florida-based regional carrier ViaAir will begin participating in PreCheck on Nov. 1.
The number of carriers participating in PreCheck has reached 56.
ICYMI: BA finally joined PreCheck back in May.
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park to reopen facilities after fire
London’s Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park is set to reopen its dining, event and spa facilities in December following the major fire at the hotel in June this year.
Two Michelin star restaurant Dinner by Heston Blumenthal, bistro Bar Boulud and The Rosebery tearoom will reopen on December 4, 2018.
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, which had been redesigned by New York designer Adam D. Tihany, will also open the same day.
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