Samsung kiosks let travelers exchange Galaxy Note 7's at the airport | $1 billion expansion planned for D.C.-area airport | American Airlines to roll out Premium Economy cabin in Nov.
October 20, 2016
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Samsung kiosks let travelers exchange Galaxy Note 7's at the airport
Samsung kiosks let travelers exchange Galaxy Note 7's at the airport
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Samsung has set up kiosks near security checkpoints at some airports where Galaxy Note 7 owners can exchange their phones. The phones aren't allowed on airplanes.
Ars Technica (10/18) 
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$1 billion expansion planned for D.C.-area airport
A $1 billion renovation planned for Virginia's Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will add 1.1 million square feet to the 75-year-old airport. The extra space will reduce wait times and improve traffic flow through the facility.
The Examiner (Washington, D.C.) (10/19) 
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American Airlines to roll out Premium Economy cabin in Nov.
American Airlines' new Premium Economy cabin for international flights will launch next month on service from Texas to Brazil. Premium Economy seats feature expanded legroom, priority boarding and up to two free checked bags.
Travel Weekly (10/19) 
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Airlines bring local flavors to international travel
Airlines have become leaders in combining local sourcing with international business, especially when it comes to in-flight dining. Examples include American Airlines' use of local New Zealand fare and Hawaiian Airlines' partnership with chef Lee Anne Wong.
APEX News (10/19) 
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List: 5 relaxing spa treatments in Las Vegas
Business travelers looking for a few relaxing hours in Las Vegas will appreciate this list of five top local spa treatments. The most unusual could be the Spa & Salon Bellagio's Watsu Massage, a 70-minute experience that features stretching and shiatsu massage while floating in a 94-degree private pool. (10/18) 
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