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Us*****Nov 13, 2012 by

Nicolas Hoyos 

Very nice - Very

easy to use and nicely designed,

I like it a lot and use it frequently,

A++

Us***** Nov 13, 2012 by

botanicula 

good - it is really fast to read the

flights, simple and easy, and save

much time to google.

it can also tell you the airline

delayed, so you can avoid some

issue. but, if it costs 2.99 to buy,

it should be more information.

Us ***** Nov 9, 2012 by

janczakcu

Love it - Helpful and

useful. Convenient also! Love

it and never waste my every

cents ! Support out guys :D

Us ***** Nov 9, 2012 by

yaya8558

Good - This application

helps me a lot when I travel abroad,

it solves a lot of problems for me.

I like it very much.

Us ***** Nov 14, 2012 by

yan Frantz

Cool app - Nice app for

someone who frequently travels

by airlines.

User Reviews

Us ***** Nov 9, 2012 by 
sdoiazhagao
Useful - This app is very useful
and convenient. I love it so much
and never waste my money.smiley
 
Us ***** Nov 9, 2012 by 
newkelvin
Great app! - A great app for check
in with 210 Airlines famous globally.
Function support for app search fast
and easy to using and effective.
in addition app help me save time
and save money for check- on my
fly while i at work.
The menu of app is convenient for
every one to using.

Us ***** Nov 14, 2012 by

donkeymails85tn

great for travel -

I wish I could travel around the world

with this applicationit's so handy

Us***** Nov 13, 2012 by

SquintKid

Seems Useful - I don't

travel a lot but on my next trip it

will help a lot!

 

User Reviews

Us***** Nov 12, 2012 by 

Edallas383

Great app - I love this app. It is

incredible convenient and contains a

bunch of useful information. I also love

that it is very easy to use. This app is

a must have for travelers to

foreign countries.

Us***** Nov 12, 2012 by 

jolanyinxi

Good - This app is pretty good that

a lot of info and easy to use! A must

have if you like travelling.

Us ***** Nov 9, 2012 by 

Gabriel Gao

Good app - Providing a more

easy way to check in. It is so nice.

I love to travel with it.

Us ***** Nov 9, 2012 by 

rosscoer

Very effective.. - GUI is simple.

Took a moment to find my

airline and fill in the info.

Looking forward to the trip!

Us ***** Nov 9, 2012 by 

shikinnesha

Awesome - Nice app for frequent

traveller. Check-in right away at

airport with Check-in Companion,

your trusted companion for

boarding pass

User Reviews

Us***** Nov 12, 2012 by 

santoyzhang

Love it - I used it when I went to

the UK and never get trouble that

I can know the airline delayed or not.

Good and Helpful!

Love it and a must have!

Us***** Nov 12, 2012 by 

daziyoucuij

GOOD - Well! It is helpful a lot and

also useful! I went to Asaia twice

with this app and I knew about

the airline delayed.

Us***** Nov 12, 2012 by 

messi88tn

I want to go to Asia - more great

if there was more associated with

Asian countries

Us***** Nov 12, 2012 by 

donkeymails85tn

great for travel - Get your Mobile

Boarding Pass on the iPhone now

with only one application. It's

fast, easy and quick!Here

is what I need

 

Us***** Nov 10, 2012 by 

Nishimare

Great - A must have for frequent flyer!

Recommended.

User Reviews

Us***** Nov 11, 2012 by

Olsmbb

Useful - First, I think this app is

useful, convenient and easy to use

that it helps us to check the airline.

We can know that Has it delayed

or not. And I went to Asia with this app.

It provides lots of info and really helpful.

At last,I think this app can be more

expensive that cost to 3.99

because it gives us lots of useful

information!

Us***** Nov 11, 2012 by

iPawn4

Very handy -

This will be a useful and very handy

app when I plan to go and travel.

I think I'll be needing this soon.

Us***** Nov 11, 2012 by

l0vepor5che

good app - it's quite useful to me.

i travel a lot on business, this app

really help me manage my time. 

so convenient

Us***** Nov 11, 2012 by 

donkeymails85tn

price - this is a good application for

the travel but I found it slightly

expensive price

Us***** Nov 11, 2012 by

liberty85tn

check in companion world pro -

I have used this application but do

not have time to arrange a tourI will

use it when I need it but I found it

quite handy and does not take

time to organize a trip

 

   

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SITA/Air Transport World Passenger Self-Service Survey: smartphone use at Beijing Airport

SITA/Air Transport World Passenger Self-Service Survey: smartphone use at Beijing Airport

The numbers of passengers at Beijing International Airport carrying smartphones has more than doubled in the last year, according to a new survey which shows that the smartphone is now fuelling the rapid adoption of passenger self-service at this important global hub. In 2010, 20% of Beijing survey respondents were carrying a smartphone while 71% had an ordinary mobile phone. The 2011 SITA/Air...

Frankfurt airport passengers lead the way on mobile self-service travel solutions

Frankfurt airport passengers lead the way on mobile self-service travel solutions

Passengers at Frankfurt International Airport have the highest adoption rate of mobile-boarding passes of all six major airport hubs included in the 2011 SITA/Air Transport World Passenger Self-Service Survey with 37% of Frankfurt respondents having used a mobile boarding pass at least once compared to 17% worldwide. This is due to a combination of high service availability and the fact that the number...

Xiamen Airlines joins SkyTeam

Xiamen Airlines joins SkyTeam

Sky Team welcomes Xiamen Airlines. © Sky Team (Relaxnews) - SkyTeam continues expanding globally, this week welcoming China-based Xiamen Airlines as its 19th member. After welcoming Aerolineas Argentinas back in September, SkyTeam announced this Wednesday that it was welcoming Xiamen Airlines to its alliance team. By doing so SkyTeam is adding three new hubs in Greater China: Xiamen, Fuzhou and Hangzhou. Xiamen Airlines is...

Morpho installs biometric e-gates at Marseille Provence Airport

Morpho installs biometric e-gates at Marseille Provence Airport

Morpho installs biometric e-gates at Marseille Provence Airport Morpho (Safran group) announced that it has installed 4 e-gates at Marseille Provence Airport under the PARAFE* program which carries out biometric identification of passport holders at borders. This is the first deployment of PARAFE e-gates outside of Paris. Morpho's technology will enable Marseille airport to improve the passenger experience by reducing waiting times and...

Mobile Boarding Pass Screen Capture

Mobile Boarding Pass Screen Capture

Summary: Many airlines now offer mobile boarding passes which enable you to check in using your phone - the challenge is whether you can invoke the relevant screen on your device as you're about to board the plane.Essentially the sequence of events is that once you check in online you can opt to send your boarding pass to your mobile device, which means getting...

What is an electronic boarding pass?

What is an electronic boarding pass?

An electronic boarding pass contains all your flight details and a barcode that will be scanned at the airport during boarding. This means that you do not need to print this boarding pass. In combination with your passport or proof of identity, you can get through all the checks at the airport. As with a paper boarding pass, the electronic boarding pass makes...

Nasair Launches Mobile Website from NCR

Nasair Launches Mobile Website from NCR

First Saudi national carrier to offer full booking services via mobile DULUTH, Ga., Jan 05, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- nasair, the first low-fare airline in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, is making it simpler for customers to manage their travel plans on the go with the launch of a mobile-optimized website designed and hosted by NCR Corporation NCR -0.78% , the leading provider of self-service travel...

Mobile Boarding pass hit 15 billion by 2014

Mobile Boarding pass hit 15 billion by 2014

Seeing as how I got to fly the skies back in January when attending CES, I can somewhat relate to this — mobile boarding passes. According to Trinity Mobile (one of the leading companies behind mobile boarding passes), 2009 saw an increase in mobile boarding pass usage to the tune of 1200%+. Talk about progress. According to their data, over 600,000 fliers opted...

One Organisation for the World Traveler, it this a good idea?

One Organisation for the World Traveler, it this a good idea?

The Airlines have IATA, the Airports have ACI, the Passengers have ?  We at TravJouS would like to create one organisation for the global passenger. For a small fee per year we would take care of the passenger. If possible, free rebooking, 24 hours helpdesk. With 2.5 Billion passengers united it must be possible to change the way we are supported today. Do...

New at TravJouS: Travel Story of the Month Competition

New at TravJouS: Travel Story of the Month Competition

    New at TravJouS: Travel Story of the Month Competition Starting this month TravJouS is launching their Travel Story of the Month Competition. What travel stories did you bring back from a holiday anywhere around the world?  Perhaps it's the story involving local people that you met, an unforgettable place you stayed at, or a tale of mishaps because you did not...

Travel Story of the Month

Travel Story of the Month

      Travel Story of the Month March 2013 By Kelly Little of Canada It was a lazy afternoon in Barbados after a morning of filming kite-surfing at Brian Talma’s Surf Club in Silver Sands on the South Coast. A few rum punch at Miami Beach in Oistin’s seemed a fitting way to end the day. Foam and surf were licking the shore line...

Travel Story of the Month April

Travel Story of the Month April

      Travel Story of the Month April 2013 By Bex The psychology of flying I was spending a holiday in Crete.  It was Western Easter, 2012.  It was perfect, except the ferries decided to strike, so I had to return to Athens by plane. Actually, it wasn't so unfortunate as I always manage to find something to write about, this time...

  • SITA/Air Transport World Passenger Self-Service Survey: smartphone use at Beijing Airport

    SITA/Air Transport World Passenger Self-Service Survey: smartphone use at...

  • Frankfurt airport passengers lead the way on mobile self-service travel solutions

    Frankfurt airport passengers lead the way on mobile self-service travel...

  • Xiamen Airlines joins SkyTeam

    Xiamen Airlines joins SkyTeam

  • Morpho installs biometric e-gates at Marseille Provence Airport

    Morpho installs biometric e-gates at Marseille Provence Airport

  • Mobile Boarding Pass Screen Capture

    Mobile Boarding Pass Screen Capture

  • What is an electronic boarding pass?

    What is an electronic boarding pass?

  • Nasair Launches Mobile Website from NCR

    Nasair Launches Mobile Website from NCR

  • Mobile Boarding pass hit 15 billion by 2014

    Mobile Boarding pass hit 15 billion by 2014

  • One Organisation for the World Traveler, it this a good idea?

    One Organisation for the World Traveler, it this a good idea?

  • New at TravJouS: Travel Story of the Month Competition

    New at TravJouS: Travel Story of the Month Competition

  • Travel Story of the Month

    Travel Story of the Month

  • Travel Story of the Month April

    Travel Story of the Month April

   

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Travel Story of the Month April

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Travel Story of the Month April 2013

By Bex

The psychology of flying

I was spending a holiday in Crete.  It was Western Easter, 2012.  It was perfect, except the ferries decided to strike, so I had to return to Athens by plane.

Actually, it wasn't so unfortunate as I always manage to find something to write about, this time being no exception.

The first thing that struck me about Heraklion Airport in Crete was that it must have the friendliest security staff EVER! Example: upon scanning my trolley bag I was hoping to take as hand luggage, the security lady took one look at my liquids and "Uh huh'd" me. Instead of demanding I give up these nice shower gels, toothpaste and body lotion (like other airports I won't mention - probably for the staff to claim as their own at the end of the day), she places a hand on my arm and says:

"You have too many nice smelly things here over 100g. Why don't you just go back and check the bag in? Then come back to me here to go through again."


Off I trot - luckily, despite Crete being a large island the airport is still a small one and therefore it doesn't take me long to get to the check in desk. Being a small airport, you then have to trot off to have the bag scanned by a separate security lady. This one's a bit rough looking: well-built, smoker’s skin...but you should never judge a book by its cover. She's beaming at the little blonde boy who's hiding behind his dad's leg from her (kids and kittens - the two "K's" that melt even the hardest of hearts).

I return to the original security lady, there’s a small queue forming.  But in keeping with my lovely experience thus far, she sees me and waves me through again, ahead of the queue.

Now for the psychology: even in a small airport with less hustle and bustle, why, when the flight is announced, do people still scramble to be first on? I can understand if it's an easyjet or similar flight as they have no seat allocation, hence this reduces people to animalistic forays of
"This seat's MINE" - but as other airlines allocate seats, why not just wait?? Most of the time you can't reach your seat immediately due to the person blocking the aisle by taking their time settling down anyway.

Oh, and the same applies vis a vis – upon disembarking. The 'first on/first off' philosophy rules. Have you noticed the clicks of unleashed seat belts almost as soon as the plane's hit the tarmac? These people are oblivious to the screaming flight attendant: "Ladies and Gentlemen, will you PLEASE remain in your seats until the aircraft has come to a COMPLETE STANDSTILL."

Ahhh - the psychology of flying.


 

 

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Travel Story of the Month March 2013

By Kelly Little of Canada

It was a lazy afternoon in Barbados after a morning of filming kite-surfing at Brian Talma’s Surf Club in Silver Sands on the South Coast. A few rum punch at Miami Beach in Oistin’s seemed a fitting way to end the day. Foam and surf were licking the shore line with mellow reverence as I enjoyed the company of some friends from Europe who would be leaving the country soon. They were merely on a vacation unlike my stay-cation, and they were sad to go. The afternoon sky turned to amber and we said our goodbyes, echoed by the mournful coo of  doves that skittered under our picnic table searching for scraps of fish cakes.  Waving farewell and standing to stretch my legs I realized the rum truly did pack a punch!
Dusk settled over the park as feathery branches of the Cassarina trees seemed to whisper caution,  but I was drunk and sweaty and wanted to freshen up before the walk home. As so easily happens when one is in a place of pleasure, time slips away on the waves, along with the exotic sounds, smells and common sense. By the time I realized how long I took to ‘freshen-up’, full fledged darkness had consumed the park, shadows were nil, the dark blacker than black and I still needed to walk home.

Miami Beach in the distance

Miami Beach is a place one shouldn’t venture at night. People sleep in trees and military usually monitor the area packing some pretty heavy artillery. As I made my way  from the beach, sitting directly in front of me were two men. One, I had met previous, I regarded him as harmless though I was still a little distressed  by the situation and my imagination. The other man was brown skinned with blond dread-locks and bare, weathered feet; a spear fisherman. His blond locks  tell-tale of the profession. Time spent underwater and the hair becomes laden with salt, easily bleached by the low lying sun. He was agitated, his eyes locked on mine and the other guy scurried away in a half-shuffle leaving me alone with a street person, vagrants the locals call his type, who exuded nothing but anger.

He started to ramble Bajan dialect thinking I didn’t understand. The Bajan tongue can enunciate words faster than a feral cat can lick up milk. It is sing-song and I love it. But I didn’t love what he was saying. He was complaining, well raging really, that earlier on in the day I had polluted his air-space with my cigarette smoke and I was some kind of bitch! Apparently, unbeknownst to myself, he had been napping under a table behind us. So he knew me, and he waited to see if this moment would arise.

By this time nerves were dancing like jitterbugs to Elvis. I was hyper sensitive and my brain kicked out of panic mode into survival mode. I took a step forward, leaned down to his eye level, pointed an accusing finger in his face and spat out some choice blasphemy. I suppose I figured if I adopted attitude it would (proverbially) either kill me or cure him. The words came forth without forethought and I was merely guessing he smoked pot.  I held my breath, he made no move but his chin dropped a little in surprise. I grabbed his hand and gave it a firm shake, “Truce?” I say with a forced smile. “Walk with me.”  The man rose, my same height and I thought that good at least. “Follow me,” I croak, and I start to walk. He is now a few steps behind, probably not good. But I’d confused him for the moment, seems I had temporarily rendered him harmless out of curiosity.  My mind was reeling with scenarios on how this was going to end. I turned so abruptly he bumped into me and I asked  if he would like to share a bottle of rum and some Marlin; I don’t know where that thought came from but I know it saved me grief.

With suspicion now in his eyes he agreed and we headed off to Oistin’s Fish Market, to civilization I was thinking. We pulled up a seat, with dirty hands he set down a tattered bag and a spear gun. I handed him thirty dollars, told him it is all I had and can he get us some rum, coke and some food with that amount? He scurried away like a ghost crab and I wondered for a split second if he had truly even been there. But the shiny tip of his spear reminded me he, and the situation were very real.

As is the norm, eyes are always on you in Barbados. I particularly stand out as I have some large and unique tattoos. As I waited I could hear a rumble of conversation behind me. Men were betting over something. I ignored them until I felt a hand on my shoulder and a voice whisper in my ear, “Baby girl, you  know that man you carry here? He ain gine come back, hear?”  ”He will,” I determined. And he did. Just as I began to think I was wrong he returned with everything I had asked for, and my change. We ate out of the same container, each drawing forkfuls from the single-serving portion of food that we had subconsciously divided by an invisible line. We polished off the rum and we talked. The food in his belly dispelled his anger and he became pleasant.  He then leaned in to me and disclosed he had had intentions of mugging me earlier as he was hungry, and he apologized. He explained he sometimes gets tired of tourists on his island. Many flaunt their wealth while the locals work for a local dollar but have to pay out a tourist dollar to eat. How many won’t even say hello when they pass vagrants on the street but simply turn up their noses.

We gained respect for each other that night and any time I saw him after, I would ask him how he was and buy him a chocolate bar and a coke.  At Christmas, while shopping at a local market I ran into him at the checkout and paid for his chicken dinner; which he accepted with tears in his eyes. If ever I needed anything he became my go-to man and my caretaker. It was no longer dangerous for me to be at Miami beach at night. We had both learned a hard fast lesson. A little food, a lot of love and respect  shared among strangers is a fundamental courtesy when visiting another country.

New at TravJouS: Travel Story of the Month Competition

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Starting this month TravJouS is launching their Travel Story of the Month Competition.

What travel stories did you bring back from a holiday anywhere around the world?  Perhaps it's the story involving local people that you met, an unforgettable place you stayed at, or a tale of mishaps because you did not use a local expert, or something of an unique circumstance effected by the culture or environment you engaged with on your travels.  Whether the story be hilarious, exciting, gorgeous or terrifying - you are invited to enter this competition. If you can make this story of your holiday/travels come to life maybe you will win the title: TravJouS Story of the Month Winner.

How does the competition work:

Anyone can enter and it is FREE. Just e-mail your story to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.subject: Story of the month competition. If necessary send links,  videos or pictures to make your story more real life to others.  This story has to be a personal one and not from someone else.  All entries must be made by 12:00 midnight (at your local time) on the last day of the month. All entries will be juried by our TravJouS staff and the winner will be announced on the first week each month. No late entries will be accepted. If it is late we will use it for the next month 

(you will then be informed).

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All entrants need to provide their real names, contact details including country of residence, and email 

addresses. If you have a website and twitter name please also provide this.

Once you have submitted your story, you will receive an email saying that your story was received. If you have not received an email confirmingthat your work was received, please contact us at info@travjous.com indicating this and you will be asked to re-submit your story to an alternate email address.

What is your prize:

If your story wins that month we will if necessary ask you to provide more supporting photographs/videos (that you have clear permission to use, or own yourself) and a photo of yourself to go with your bio.

There is no prize money. Your story will just be published on the TravJouS Website and Storify. This will increase your exposure to others.  We will also send out tweets more than once promoting your winning story.  This then gives you the opportunity to Retweet to your friends/followers and brag about your winning story.  You will receive a digital award certificate, which you can use for example on your website.

Don’t be all disappointed if you do not win one month.  Just submit another story and maybe that will be the WINNING STORY.

We are very excited on reading all your interesting stories in the months to come.

 

   

User Reviews  

User Reviews


	

Us*****Nov 13, 2012 by

Nicolas Hoyos 

Very nice - Very

easy to use and nicely designed,

I like it a lot and use it frequently,

A++

Us***** Nov 13, 2012 by

botanicula 

good - it is really fast to read the

flights, simple and easy, and save

much time to google.

it can also tell you the airline

delayed, so you can avoid some

issue. but, if it costs 2.99 to buy,

it should be more information.

Us ***** Nov 9, 2012 by

janczakcu

Love it - Helpful and

useful. Convenient also! Love

it and never waste my every

cents ! Support out guys :D

Us ***** Nov 9, 2012 by

yaya8558

Good - This application

helps me a lot when I travel abroad,

it solves a lot of problems for me.

I like it very much.

Us ***** Nov 14, 2012 by

yan Frantz

Cool app - Nice app for

someone who frequently travels

by airlines.

User Reviews

Us ***** Nov 9, 2012 by 
sdoiazhagao
Useful - This app is very useful
and convenient. I love it so much
and never waste my money.smiley
 
Us ***** Nov 9, 2012 by 
newkelvin
Great app! - A great app for check
in with 210 Airlines famous globally.
Function support for app search fast
and easy to using and effective.
in addition app help me save time
and save money for check- on my
fly while i at work.
The menu of app is convenient for
every one to using.

Us ***** Nov 14, 2012 by

donkeymails85tn

great for travel -

I wish I could travel around the world

with this applicationit's so handy

Us***** Nov 13, 2012 by

SquintKid

Seems Useful - I don't

travel a lot but on my next trip it

will help a lot!

 

User Reviews

Us***** Nov 12, 2012 by 

Edallas383

Great app - I love this app. It is

incredible convenient and contains a

bunch of useful information. I also love

that it is very easy to use. This app is

a must have for travelers to

foreign countries.

Us***** Nov 12, 2012 by 

jolanyinxi

Good - This app is pretty good that

a lot of info and easy to use! A must

have if you like travelling.

Us ***** Nov 9, 2012 by 

Gabriel Gao

Good app - Providing a more

easy way to check in. It is so nice.

I love to travel with it.

Us ***** Nov 9, 2012 by 

rosscoer

Very effective.. - GUI is simple.

Took a moment to find my

airline and fill in the info.

Looking forward to the trip!

Us ***** Nov 9, 2012 by 

shikinnesha

Awesome - Nice app for frequent

traveller. Check-in right away at

airport with Check-in Companion,

your trusted companion for

boarding pass

User Reviews

Us***** Nov 12, 2012 by 

santoyzhang

Love it - I used it when I went to

the UK and never get trouble that

I can know the airline delayed or not.

Good and Helpful!

Love it and a must have!

Us***** Nov 12, 2012 by 

daziyoucuij

GOOD - Well! It is helpful a lot and

also useful! I went to Asaia twice

with this app and I knew about

the airline delayed.

Us***** Nov 12, 2012 by 

messi88tn

I want to go to Asia - more great

if there was more associated with

Asian countries

Us***** Nov 12, 2012 by 

donkeymails85tn

great for travel - Get your Mobile

Boarding Pass on the iPhone now

with only one application. It's

fast, easy and quick!Here

is what I need

 

Us***** Nov 10, 2012 by 

Nishimare

Great - A must have for frequent flyer!

Recommended.

User Reviews

Us***** Nov 11, 2012 by

Olsmbb

Useful - First, I think this app is

useful, convenient and easy to use

that it helps us to check the airline.

We can know that Has it delayed

or not. And I went to Asia with this app.

It provides lots of info and really helpful.

At last,I think this app can be more

expensive that cost to 3.99

because it gives us lots of useful

information!

Us***** Nov 11, 2012 by

iPawn4

Very handy -

This will be a useful and very handy

app when I plan to go and travel.

I think I'll be needing this soon.

Us***** Nov 11, 2012 by

l0vepor5che

good app - it's quite useful to me.

i travel a lot on business, this app

really help me manage my time. 

so convenient

Us***** Nov 11, 2012 by 

donkeymails85tn

price - this is a good application for

the travel but I found it slightly

expensive price

Us***** Nov 11, 2012 by

liberty85tn

check in companion world pro -

I have used this application but do

not have time to arrange a tourI will

use it when I need it but I found it

quite handy and does not take

time to organize a trip

 

   

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