LifeStyle: Travel

DOT seeks public comment about how to regulate animals flying with passengers

Thursday  08:50,   17 may 2018
usatoday

The Transportation Department asked Wednesday for comment about regulating how animals fly with passengers on planes.The proposal asks for comment for 45 days about questions such[...]

The Best Airline Credit Card For Snagging a Quick Free Ticket

Thursday  08:40,   17 may 2018
time

The allure of airline credit cards is simple: They can help you supplement the frequent-flier miles you earn when you fly. And choosing an airline card is, to some degree, a simple exercise as well. The best airline miles credit card for you is[...]

State lawmaker says naked passenger on Alaska Airlines flight 'ran from front of plane to back'

Wednesday  21:06,   16 may 2018
foxnews

An unidentified man stripped naked on an Alaska Airlines fight and ran a sprint up the aisle during a flight from Seattle to Anchorage.“WOW. On my flt from SEA 2 ANC, a completely naked man ran from front of plane to back, yelling and waving. 2 big[...]

Lynching memorial may be game-changer for Montgomery tourism

Wednesday  19:57,   16 may 2018
ap.org

The lynching memorial that just opened in Montgomery, Alabama, may be a game-changer for tourism in this Southern city. Its opening at the end of April attracted thousands of visitors and the mayor is upping visitor forecasts by 100,000 for the next [...]

Where is the best place in the US to spot a UFO?

Wednesday  19:30,   16 may 2018
foxnews

"The X-Files" may have come and gone, but if viewers want to spot a UFO, perhaps they should trek across the U.S. instead of turning on their TV. Casino.org, an independent provider of online casino reviews and information, found that[...]

What Never to Say or Do at the Airport

Wednesday  19:27,   16 may 2018
lifehacker

We all like to complain about how awful air travel is, but it can quickly get much, much worse if you don’t take the intense safety procedures seriously. If you have anti-authoritarian tendencies, getting through the airport to your flight is a[...]

A Japanese railway company apologized for making a 'truly inexcusable' mistake after a train left 25 seconds early

Wednesday  18:20,   16 may 2018
msn

Japan has one of the most punctual railway systems in the world. A Japanese railway company has made global headlines after one of its trains left a few seconds earlier than[...]

A first-class passenger got kicked off a flight after he tried to give alcohol to his friends in economy

Tuesday  20:40,   15 may 2018
msn

A first-class passenger on an American Airlines flight was removed from the plane after he ordered an excessive amount of pre-departure drinks and attempted to give alcohol to his friends sitting in economy. Here's what happened.American[...]

Harry, Meghan and Megan to crew British Airways royal wedding flight

Tuesday  20:09,   15 may 2018
reuters

A British Airways (ICAG.L) flight will celebrate Britain's royal wedding on Saturday by flying to Canada with crew who are all named Harry or Meghan. Harry, 33, Queen Elizabeth's grandson and the sixth-in-line to the British throne, and Meghan[...]

American Airlines bans emotional support amphibians, ferrets, goats and more

Tuesday  13:56,   15 may 2018
latimes

First United Airlines barred an emotional support peacock from boarding. Now American Airlines is telling passengers some of their service and emotional support animals - including goats, hedgehogs and tusked creatures - can't fly. The carrier[...]

This Museum Celebrates Failure

Monday  22:57,   14 may 2018
nationalgeographic

Success stories are everywhere, but we rarely see the hardships along the way.In 1994, American motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson tried to capitalize on its cult status by launching a new product: “Legendary” cologne. Who wouldn’t want the[...]

Why You Should Never Use the In-Flight Call Button

Monday  22:30,   14 may 2018
cntraveler

Unless it's an emergency. Like you need another cocktail.I used to fear the call button—like I would accidentally hit it en route to the light button, facing the scorn of everyone within three rows of me—until I had a kid. It was only then that[...]

Surprise: Flight delays worse in summer than in winter

Monday  21:45,   14 may 2018
sfgate

With the unofficial start of the summer travel season (Memorial Day) almost here, you might think that the departure of winter’s snow and ice will mean smooth sailing and on-time arrivals for your flights over the next few months. But you’d be[...]

AAA: 41.5M travelers for Memorial Day weekend, a 5% hike despite higher gas prices

Monday  20:07,   14 may 2018
usatoday

More than 41.5 million people will travel for the Memorial Day holiday despite higher gas prices, according to AAA travel clubSeven out of eight travelers will be driving despite the most expensive gas since 2014. Gas averaged $2.72 per gallon in[...]

A float caught fire during the 3 p.m. parade at Disney World, and the pictures are absolutely bonkers

Saturday  00:32,   12 may 2018
hellogiggles

During the 3 p.m. "Festival of Fantasy" parade at Magic Kingdom, in Disney World, one of the parade floats actually caught fire, and this isn't something you see every day.Friday afternoon during the 3 p.m. parade at Magic Kingdom,[...]