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JAL's first A350 prepares for its delivery flight from Toulouse to Tokyo Haneda (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ryan Ewing)

Japan Airlines to Offer Free Flights for Olympics Tourists

As Japan gears up to host the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, the nation’s flag carrier has announced a campaign to boost inter-Japan travel during the games. Japan Airlines plans to offer 50,000 free domestic roundtrip tickets to international visitors during the 2020 Olympics. The objective of this campaign is to promote other destinations in Japan outside of Tokyo. As part of the campaign, passengers must be beginning and terminating their domestic travels at Tokyo Haneda Airport or Itami and…

SAS Announces Plans To Eliminate In-Flight Duty Free Sales

In an effort to cut emissions and save on weight and fuel, Scandinavian carrier SAS has announced that it will no longer sell duty free items onboard its flights. The measure, which will go into effect later this year, will align with the carrier's strategy to remove emissions by 25%…

United’s Free Sandwiches and What Could Come of Them

Last week, a user on Twitter who was flying from Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Honolulu's Daniel K. Inouye International Airport aboard United Airlines posted a picture of a sandwich given to him on his flight. The picture didn't get much attention, save for that of a few who…

Free Instant Messaging Now Offered on Some Flights: Will The…

To stay in touch with friends, family, and clients while flying, passengers must pay for onboard Wi-Fi. Most U.S. domestic Wi-Fi services cost around $5 which may not be worth it to some, especially on short flights. Two U.S. carriers have announced a solution. American Airlines and Delta Air Lines…