First Class Recap: Improved Business Class, Green Hotels, and Fee Waivers

Welcome to the First Class Recap. We’ve scoured some of the highlights from the travel world for you and compiled them here. These are some of the more interesting things going on in the world of travel, miles, points, luxury travel, and news! Here’s articles from Monday, April 24th that you might have missed, but are worth a read!

No love lost here…

After spending $2.6 billion buying Virgin America, Richard Branson states Alaska Airlines to be paying fees well up until 2040. Adam from Point me to the Plane writes more about Branson’s expectations of Alaska.

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Image from CNN Social airline concepts make flying more fun

Make room, first class travelers!

Flying in style is getting a makeover with new proposed ideas of cabin traveling in groups of four. Kate Springer with CNN writes more of Qatar’s new business pods.

Paperbacks, begone!

If you enjoy reading and want to travel with some of your favorite books, but don’t want to give up luggage space for that – find out how the Kindle app can save you room on Million Miles Secrets review of the Kindle app

Annoying airline fees waived

Although the incessant rain may cause for limited arrivals and departures in certain cities like New York, – there is a sunny side to this with change fee waivers and certain airlines as The Points Guy talks about more here

Go Green!

Skip the cleaning of your hotel room and get $5 toward a bar or hotel food – NBC news highlights here how some hotels are trying to reduce their carbon footprint.


Author: Jon Nickel-D'Andrea

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