LifeStyle: Travel

Big Ben's bongs are set to be restored in time for Christmas

Tuesday  21:26,   17 october 2017
MSN

Big Ben will chime again just in time for Christmas, according to Sky News. Big Ben will chime again just in time for Christmas, according to Sky[...]

Delta Refused To Search For Dog That Escaped At Airport

Tuesday  21:05,   17 october 2017
International Business Times

Brady, a 4-year-old hound mix, chewed its transport crate and ran away. The dog was being flown from Tampa to Bermuda to reunite with her family, who recently moved there. The incident took place when the dog was being loaded onto a Delta plane.[...]

Hurricane Ophelia Impacting Travel in Ireland, UK

Tuesday  20:49,   17 october 2017
TravelPulse

Ophelia has caused flight cancellations and delays in Europe.According to The Associated Press, Ophelia made its way past Ireland after leaving a path of destruction, battering Scotland and Northern England Tuesday. The storm downed trees and power[...]

Thanksgiving travel deals: How procrastinators can still save on flights

Tuesday  20:48,   17 october 2017
FOX News

Whether you're flying home for the holiday or you're just looking to fly SOMEWHERE for the holiday, use the online tools at your disposal.There are also big ways to save for those of us who aren't planning on flying home for Thanksgiving but [...]

Delta Is Making the Most Annoying Pre-Flight Ritual a Thing of the Past

Tuesday  17:34,   17 october 2017
Southern Living

Remember when you had to stand in line for a self-check-in kiosk at the airport? The update to the Fly Delta app currently is available on the iOS version. If you’re flying Delta and using the iOS app, boarding passes will automatically be[...]

Delta Airlines prevented woman from singing national anthem on flight with fallen soldier

Tuesday  14:52,   17 october 2017
FOX News

But she doesn’t blame the airline.Gaudry, the wife of a deceased Army captain, wanted to honor the Special Forces soldier who was among four U.S. troops killed in an attack in Niger on Oct. 4, by singing the National Anthem. She went around the[...]

Beijing Gives an Early Peak at Its New Mega-Airport Due to Open in 2019

Tuesday  14:51,   17 october 2017
Fortune

(BEIJING) — China’s capital unveiled the “shining example” of its 80 billion yuan ($12.14 billion) new airport on Monday, tipped to become one of the world’s largest when it opens in October 2019 amid a massive infrastructure drive overseen by[...]

You Can Now Send Text Messages from 10,000+ Feet in the Air—If You Fly This Major Airline

Tuesday  14:22,   17 october 2017
Reader's Digest

Gone are the days when stepping onto a commercial aircraft meant involuntarily forfeiting communication with the world down below. Sure, most flights offer on-board Wi-Fi, but unless you purchase a pricey Internet package, you may find yourself[...]

A commercial airplane collided with a drone in Canada, a first in North America

Tuesday  01:30,   17 october 2017
The Washington Post

"It could have been much more serious,” said the Canadian transport minister.The collision took place Thursday, when a Skyjet aircraft was on its final descent into the Jean Lesage International Airport in Quebec[...]

Cruises to St. Thomas to resume in November

Monday  23:40,   16 october 2017
USA TODAY SPORTS

Cruise ships will begin returning to St. Thomas on Nov. 10, less than two months after the island was devastated by hurricanes Irma and Maria. Cruise ships will begin returning to St. Thomas on Nov. 10, less than two months after the island [...]

At These Beaches, You’ll Find Sand That’s Naturally Green

Monday  20:59,   16 october 2017
Travel + Leisure

Seeing green at the beach is usually reserved for swaying palm trees or seaweed that washes ashore. Found in such varied destinations as Norway and Guam, the grains of naturally green sand contain crystalline particles called olivine — a[...]

Napoleon, tourists, divers and flu: flight opens up remote St. Helena

Monday  20:58,   16 october 2017
Reuters

By Ed[...]

Delta is Making Check-In Automatic With Its App

Monday  20:57,   16 october 2017
Lifehacker

Like the floppy disk icon that means “save” or “cc-ing” someone on an email when you haven’t made a carbon copy in your life, checking in for your flight is a relic of an analog process that’s almost become meaningless in the digital age. You don’t[...]

This Is the Actual Reason You Can’t Recline Your Airplane Seat During Landing

Monday  20:57,   16 october 2017
Southern Living

In the world of air travel, there are many quirks that we don’t quite understand. Yes, yes it does. As reported by Condé Nast Traveler, straightening your seat can indeed be the difference between life and[...]

He can sing, make jokes and answer all your flight queries

Monday  20:56,   16 october 2017
Easyvoyage

He can sing, make jokes and answer all your flight queriesOscar is a friendly and enthusiastic robot with an active presence on Air New Zealand's website. He serves the purpose of answering commonly asked questions from customers and generally[...]