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Frontier Airlines Now Second Largest Carrier at Raleigh-Durham in Destinations Served

Frontier Airlines announced 6 new routes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) Thursday morning, making it the second largest carrier at the airport in terms of number of destinations served. Frontier’s new destinations include Buffalo, Houston, Milwaukee, New Orleans, San Antonio, and San Juan, PR. The carrier now serves a total of 15 destinations at RDU, putting it ahead of Southwest Airlines. Delta is still the largest carrier at the airport. Service to Houston and Milwaukee begins on April 8, service…

KLM Offers Virtual Reality Experience for Budget Travelers

  In a unique plan to attract more customers, KLM announced that its new app “Flight Upgrader" has been made available, offering passengers the opportunity to upgrade virtually via a special headset. Utilizing either Google Cardboard or a virtual reality (VR) headset, passengers travelling on budget airlines can now pretend…

Primera Air Eyes Low-Cost Transatlantic Travel For 2018

A new European low-cost carrier is setting its sights on opening new routes to the United States. Latvia-based Primera Air announced plans for six routes between Europe and locations across the U.S., beginning in 2018. The airline is planning flights from London-Stansted, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, and Birmingham, England, connecting each…

Peach Becomes First Japanese Carrier to Accept Bitcoin

Osaka-based Peach Aviation, a low-cost carrier specializing in flights between Japan and Northeast Asia, announced that it will begin accepting Bitcoin as a form of payment for tickets. The announcement follows a shift in regulations in Japan, allowing the legitimization of the crypto currency. Additionally, the Japanese government hopes that…