LifeStyle: Travel

Airlines do limit what you can photograph, video on flights

Wednesday  18:36,   24 may 2017
Associated Press

Without the shocking video, it's unlikely that the world would have learned or cared about the violent manhandling of a 69-year-old man on a plane last month. The outrage on social media, the mea culpa by an airline CEO, the promise to treat[...]

Which Airports Are Worst for Summer Flight Delays?

Wednesday  15:36,   24 may 2017
TravelPulse

MileCards publishes its third annual Summer Flight Delay Study.The comparison service examined the 50 busiest airports in the[...]

United flight evacuated on Newark airport tarmac after engine fire

Wednesday  15:21,   24 may 2017
WISN Milwaukee

A United flight was evacuated on the Newark Liberty International Airport tarmac Tuesday night after an engine fire was spotted by the airport's tower, officials said. A United flight was evacuated on the Newark Liberty International[...]

Hawaii jet took off with unruly passenger despite red flags

Wednesday  04:55,   24 may 2017
Associated Press

Anil Uskanli, who authorities say inspired so much fear among flight attendants on a Hawaii-bound jet that fighter jets were scrambled to escort the plane, raised a series of possible red flags at Los Angeles International Airport before the flight [...]

Hawaii jet took off with unruly passenger despite red flags

Wednesday  04:51,   24 may 2017
Associated Press

Anil Uskanli, who authorities say inspired so much fear among flight attendants on a Hawaii-bound jet that fighter jets were scrambled to escort the plane, raised a series of possible red flags at Los Angeles International Airport before the flight [...]

Expiring law could leave Route 66 towns without key funding

Tuesday  23:36,   23 may 2017
Associated Press

Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, soon may be dropped from a National Park Service preservation program, which would end years of efforts aimed at reviving old tourist spots in struggling towns.A federal[...]

Expiring law could leave Route 66 towns without key funding

Tuesday  23:36,   23 may 2017
Associated Press

Route 66, the historic American roadway that linked Chicago to the West Coast, soon may be dropped from a National Park Service preservation program, which would end years of efforts aimed at reviving old tourist spots in struggling towns.A federal[...]

United's new policies will improve the entire industry

Tuesday  20:31,   23 may 2017
USA TODAY

United Airlines, in response to the reaction to the Flight 3411 incident, has come up with a plan to make sure it never happens again. Some of its new procedures were previously announced, such as not using law enforcement to remove passengers from [...]

Here's how many millennials are travelling abroad without insurance

Tuesday  20:21,   23 may 2017
Easyvoyage

Here's how many millennials are travelling abroad without insuranceMillennial travellers have emerged as the social group most likely to travel uninsured, with a substantial increase in young people doing so in the last year. Two in five people[...]

Southwest Responds to Gay Couple's Discrimination Claim

Tuesday  20:00,   23 may 2017
TravelPulse

Southwest Airlines has a strong relationship with the LGBT community.According to WGRZ.com, Grant Morse, his husband and their three children were preparing to fly from Buffalo, New York, to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, when the gate attendants called[...]

Pro Tips from Airline Insiders

Tuesday  19:16,   23 may 2017
AFAR

Two executives share their travel rituals and some advice to help fliers improve their odds of a smooth experience.In advance of the panel, we put some rapid-fire questions to these airline insiders, who have 40 years’ experience and countless[...]

Pro Tips from Airline Insiders

Tuesday  19:16,   23 may 2017
AFAR

Two executives share their travel rituals and some advice to help fliers improve their odds of a smooth experience.In advance of the panel, we put some rapid-fire questions to these airline insiders, who have 40 years’ experience and countless[...]

The Little-Known Reason You Should Buy Books at the Airport

Tuesday  18:10,   23 may 2017
PureWow

If you start Into the Water before you take off at LAX, you can totally finish it during your three-hour layover…but you forgot to buy it in advance, it’s only available in hardcover at the airport bookstore and you have to pay rent this month. [...]

Americans Are Still Terrible at Taking Vacations

Tuesday  18:09,   23 may 2017
Fortune

It’s become a perennial story: Americans are terrible at taking all of their allotted vacation days. That was true again in 2016, with 54% of employees ending the year with unused time off, collectively sacrificing 662 million vacation days,[...]

Spacious Quarters: Airbnb Just Listed An Entire Country

Tuesday  16:27,   23 may 2017
TravelPulse

All of Sweden is yours if you want it?Essentially, the entire country is now listed on[...]