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2009’s Hot or Not for Travel Vacations

Locations in this article:  Chicago, IL Honolulu, HI Moscow, Russia


HOT: Wi-Fi on Planes (for real this time)
Stay quietWe called it last year, but it didn’t officially emerge until a little later in the year. But now American is doing it, JetBlue is doing it, Air Canada will do it, and Delta plans to do it on its entire domestic fleet (and maybe Northwest, too) by summer 2009.

NOT: Cell phones on planes
We still don’t like it. Not one bit. And we hope it never becomes a reality.

By Sarika Chawla, Courtney Crowder, Karen Elowitt, and Matthew Calcara for

How’d we do with our predictions last year? Not too bad, actually. Check out Travel 2008: What’s Hot, What’s Not For The Year Ahead.

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