OpenSkies to stop Dulles-Orly Service

The all Business class airline OpenSkies (a subsidiary of British Air) will be flying out from Washington Dulles Airport to Orly Airport in Paris, France for the last time on October 28.  

Ben Mutzabaugh provides a look at the short lived Airline in his article in USA Today.   The loss of this route will leave  OpenSkies with only one other such flight route out of Liberty Airport in New Jersey.


TSA introduces “PreCheck” Program

Hate standing in line at the TSA security check point?  TSA has started their pilot program called PreCheck to be tested at 4 major US Airports: Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County, Dallas/Fort Worth International and Miami International airports. 

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is using a Risk-Based Security Initiative in an effort to expedite travel time, focus resources, imporve passenger handling time, and make proper use of technology.

The program is voluntary at this time, for questions about this pilot program or to find out how to qualify, click on the link to read from the TSA website.


AirTran Airways Fall Travel Sale

It’s time for the Fall Travel season and with it comes a sale on AirTran Airways.  Travel for these special fares is between October 14 to December 20 but tickes must be issued by October 6.

Check out the great offers starting as low as $43 in some locations.  The list is available on the AirTran website.