Here is a round-up of this week’s travel news – from new weather technology and electronic charging stations to jumping the mid-flight toilet line. Enjoy!

Airlines Installing New Weather Technology

Whether you find it scary or just simply annoying, in-flight turbulence could soon be a thing of the past. According to the Wall Street Journal new weather technology is being installed on planes to help pilots identify where there’s turbulence and where there’s smooth air.

United Airlines Charges Up U.S. Airports

Have you ever needed to give your laptop or phone battery a quick juice boost before getting on your flight? Well United Airlines is in the process of installing 500 electronic charging stations in various airport lounge areas throughout the U.S., including Chicago O’Hare, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark, Washington Dulles, New York LaGuardia and Louis Armstrong in New Orleans.

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Would you pay to cut in line for the toilets on a flight? (CNN)

Daisy Carrington shares more details from our recent Airline fee consumer survey,  which found a gap between the services that fliers want (and are willing to pay for) and those currently being offered by airlines.

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Michelle is director of public relations for Fly.com. A British native, Michelle has lived on three continents but, more importantly, she is an avid traveler. She is also an adventure enthusiast and her travels have included bungee jumping off Victoria Falls, kayaking to see brown bears (Alaska), surfing in Costa Rica, driving cattle in Wyoming, stunt flying in Hawaii, and swimming with sharks in Bora Bora.

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