Low fuel costs has been a windfall for the nation’s airlines. But their passengers got virtually none of the savings.
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People who live in the happiest countries have longer life expectancies and more social support, experience more generosity, have more freedom to make life choices, have lower perceptions of corruption and have a higher gross domestic product per capita, the report shows.
My 6-year-old daughter plays the cello. It is incredibly, heart-ticklingly awesome. Not so awesome? Traveling with a cello.
With a score of 54, this airline dethroned United Airlines as the lowest-ranking carrier on the latest travel report from the American Customer Satisfaction Index.
For frequent travelers, overpacking is one of the cardinal sins of travel. Here are three reasons it pays to travel light.
The two-lane highway from Searchlight to Nipton, Calif., runs 21 miles through scenic high desert and rugged foothills. It often boasts a fair springtime show of desert wildflowers, many varieties of cactus and an extensive forest of Joshua trees.
From the giant sequoias of Yosemite to the geysers of Yellowstone, the United States’ national parks were made for you and me. And for Saturday and Sunday, they’re also free.
If you’ve been waiting all your life for a wider plane seat, Southwest Airlines is finally heeding your call.
Lee Thompson became an Internet sensation when he became the first ever person to snap a selfie from the top of Rio’s Christ the Redeemer statue. In an act of selfie selflessness, he’s offered to share his top tips for capturing those memorable mugshot moments.
Inside a plane at Miami International Airport, baggage handlers are going on a shopping spree with passengers’ bags.
If you’re looking to break away from the “get there as fast as we can” mentality, there are plenty of natural wonders and photo-worthy attractions just off the beaten path of I-15.
If you think airline travel is getting worse, there are now numbers to back that feeling up. U.S. airline quality declined in 2014 according to the latest ranking from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, which looks at on time performance, lost bags, customer complaints and bumped passengers.
State Route 170, the Bunkerville-Mesquite Loop Road, runs less than 15 miles along the banks of the Virgin River. It’s a peaceful side trip into history, a route that approximates the Old Spanish Trail.
Wang Pingan was nearing the end of his two-wheel trek that covered thousands of miles through every major province in China when he locked up his trusty mountain bike in Shenzhen. Within 10 minutes the thieves struck. But here’s where the story takes an unexpected turn.
The most famous of Abraham Lincoln locations, Washington’s Ford’s Theatre, is hosting a special exhibition, “Silent Witnesses: Artifacts of the Lincoln Assassination,” through May 25 to mark the 150th anniversary of his assassination.
It’s official. New York’s highly anticipated One World Observatory will open to the public on May 29, 2015.
Heidi Cattey first became scared of flying when she saw news reports of hijackers seizing planes in the 1980s. A decade later, she mistook vapor in the cabin of a flight in Texas for smoke from a fire, flipped out and hasn’t flown since.
Federal authorities are investigating a possible pesticide poisoning that left two Delaware boys in comas after a family vacation to the U.S. Virgin Islands last month, U.S. officials confirmed on Monday.
Symbols of a bygone era, vintage railroad depots survive across Nevada. They represent an era when dozens of railroads connected Nevada’s boomtowns, mining camps and cities with the rest of the country.
Nestled in a tranquil hillside, Hong Kong’s newest Buddhist monastery features bulletproof VIP rooms and the world’s second tallest statue of the Goddess of Mercy — a Buddhist deity.
Most climbers who try don’t succeed in climbing the 29,035-foot-high Mount Everest, the world’s tallest peak. But they do leave their trash. Thousands of pounds of it.
The best family beaches have more than a sandy spot to sunbathe or clean water for swimming. These beaches all offer more to explore close to the beach.
Americans fear pilots purposely crashing an airliner as much as they are afraid of a hijacking, and over a quarter are more scared of flying than they were before a copilot crashed a jet in France last week, killing 150 people, a Reuters/Ipsos poll found.
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