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Airfares for Many Travelers Rise Thanks to Bag Fees
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 20:39:00 GMT
Travelers who check at least one bag when flying domestically are paying more overall than they did before airlines began unbundling fares in 2008.
Bored on Your Flight? Icelandair Just Tried Live Theater
Sat, 16 Sep 2017 19:06:00 GMT
Bored on your long flight? Icelandair is trying to spice things up, offering an 11-hour immersive theater production on a trip from London to New York.
Airlines Scramble Amid Fare Hikes and Heavy Demand Ahead of Irma
Thu, 07 Sep 2017 17:13:00 GMT
Airlines are scrambling and stumbling in the rush to prepare for Irma.
Japan Jet Makes Emergency Landing After Engine in Flames
Tue, 05 Sep 2017 11:39:14 GMT
A Japan Airlines plane was bound for New York on Tuesday when a red flame was seen flickering from the left engine. A pilot reported a bird strike.
Enjoy Food, Festivals and Freebies During September Travel
Mon, 04 Sep 2017 03:50:00 GMT
September not only offers a fresh start for students, it also offers fresh deals for travelers.
In Havana, Langston Hughes Helped Cuba Connect to Its African Roots
Sat, 02 Sep 2017 18:10:00 GMT
Langston Hughes walked into a Cuba grappling with race and class issues and found himself amid an emerging community of artists, intellectuals, and radicals.
TSA Now Lets You Say Goodbye Properly at This Airport
Sat, 02 Sep 2017 10:04:00 GMT
One much-missed aspect of the "good-old days" of air travel was the ability to walk a friend or family member right out to the gate.
U.S. Expands Mexico Travel Advisory, Affecting Popular Resorts
Wed, 23 Aug 2017 18:33:29 GMT
The expanded travel advisory covers the state of Quintana Roo, which includes Cancun, Tulum and several popular tourist destinations.
Are You a Pepper Lover? Then Meet Maricel Presilla, a Culinary Indiana Jones
Thu, 17 Aug 2017 14:40:00 GMT
Food historian and cultural anthropologist Maricel E. Presilla has unearthed the most unexpected and fascinating histories in her new book "Peppers of the Americas."
Pilots Spend 18 Hours Drawing Outline of Plane Over America
Fri, 04 Aug 2017 20:24:00 GMT
Pilots aboard a Boeing aircraft spent their 18-hour flight test drawing the outline of the plane in the sky.
Foodies Can Find A Culinary Oasis South of the Border
Fri, 04 Aug 2017 13:07:00 GMT
The Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California is taking people's taste buds beyond tacos, burritos and enchiladas.
Passengers Call 911 After Being Stuck on Plane for 6 Hours
Wed, 02 Aug 2017 21:00:00 GMT
"You can't keep over 300 people in a plane with no AC, running out of food, running out of water," said one passenger on the diverted flight.
Airport Worker Struck by Lightning on Tarmac in Florida
Wed, 02 Aug 2017 15:15:00 GMT
Austin Dunn, an airport ground worker, was standing near the wing of a plan when a lightning bolt struck the aircraft and jolted his body to the ground.
All Power Cut, Thousands Flee N.C. Outer Banks Islands
Mon, 31 Jul 2017 14:18:11 GMT
One of three cables to two remote islands was completely severed, and the two others were compromised. All could be out for as long as two weeks.
Court Rules FAA Must Rethink Airline Seat Size Rules
Sun, 30 Jul 2017 20:31:00 GMT
The Flyers Rights passenger group challenged the FAA in court after the agency rejected its request to write rules over seat size and the distance between rows.
Why These Tiny Islands Were Traded for Manhattan
Sat, 29 Jul 2017 09:42:00 GMT
The Banda Islands were swapped for Manhattan 350 years ago. Now locals are using the anniversary of the trade to draw renewed attention to the lush island.
Sunbathers Watch as Wildfires Burn in French Riviera
Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:27:00 GMT
Sunbathers in the French Riviera watched approaching wildfires near Saint-Tropez.
State Department Announces Ban on Travel to North Korea
Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:20:00 GMT
American citizens are expected to be banned from traveling as tourists to North Korea, a U.S. official told NBC News.
Family of 5 Upset After Being Forced to Leave JetBlue Flight
Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:33:00 GMT
After hearing the aircraft would return to the gate, a family of 5 were shocked to learn they were being kicked off the plane.
Who Planted the Fake News at Center of Qatar Crisis?
Tue, 18 Jul 2017 22:21:00 GMT
Qatar says fake news was planted in local and global media as part of a "smear campaign" — and senior U.S. officials agree.