News and notes from around the interweb:
- Turkish Airlines suspends all flights to Libya
- Starwood improves its best rate guarantee: choose 2000 points or 20% (rather than 10%) off if you find a better qualifying rate through a non-Starwood channel. (Here’s a tutorial on generating savings and even free nights with Best Rate Guarantee programs.)
- United starts installing wifi on regional aircraft.
- Did the Wright Brothers steal credit from Ancient Indians? I’m skeptical.
- Operation ‘Bad Gifts’ seized $450,000 of fake designer goods at New York JFK before the holidays. They claim they were protecting consumers, rather than protecting companies.
- Cathay Pacific is eliminating their thrice-weekly second Chicago – Hong Kong flight effective March 23. That’s too bad, as two Chicago flights was a boon for booking awards.
- Twitter provides toilet paper to desperate man on train