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December 19, 2019

Industry News – Click on the title to read the full article. Many of the sources below require a free registration to gain access to the article. If a paid registration is required, the individual source will be noted.

Airlines

Air Canada completes Rouge Wi-Fi rollout (Source: The Points Guy)
Air Canada has added high-speed Wi-Fi service on the entire fleet of its Rouge subsidiary, allowing passengers to stream video. Much of Air Canada’s mainline fleet has satellite-based Wi-Fi and all of the airline’s planes will have it by early 2020.

Delta moving to new Beijing airport (Source: Travel Weekly)
The move from Beijing Capital to Daxing has been scheduled to coincide with a similar move by SkyTeam partner China Eastern in the first quarter of 2020.  

United’s new CEO equipped to lead calm transition (Source: Inc.)
As Scott Kirby prepares to take over as United CEO, many are praising the airline’s leadership transition.

Airports

Utah airport entering final construction phase (Source: Construction Equipment Guide)
The Salt Lake City International Airport redevelopment project includes upgrading its facilities from three small, aging terminals to a single, bigger central terminal that features two linear concourses.

Hotels

Spectacular holiday amenities at 4 hotels around the world (Source: Forbes)
Christmas lovers with a sweet tooth may drool over the life-size gingerbread house on display at Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Puerto Rico Golf & Beach Resort.

Security

What Travelers Need to Do to Prepare for REAL ID Compliance in 2020 (Source: Travel Pulse)
The first thing travelers should know about REAL ID is that they only have until October 1, 2020, to ensure that their driver’s license is compliant, otherwise, a passport or some other acceptable form of identification will be needed to pass through the TSA checkpoint and board a domestic flight.

Travel Tips

How to cope with winter travel disruptions (Source: USA Today)
Avoid frustration due to flight delays and cancellations by regularly checking the airline’s website and social media accounts for updates, writes Dawn Gilbertson.

State dept. says flying with CBD oil can be trouble (Source: Forbes)
Even though hemp-derived cannabis oil is legal in the US, it may be prohibited in some foreign countries.

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