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After a brutal winter for much of the country, Americans might be ready to get away. But one part of traveling isn’t very relaxing: delays.
Airfares between New York and Washington, D.C. are jumping since the fatal Amtrak crash in Philadelphia on Tuesday. Amtrak service from Philadelphia to New York has shut down, which means train travelers in the popular Washington-New York sector are stranded. And that has sent demand for airlines soaring, and travelers are having to pay up.
Tuesday’s Amtrak crash raises concerns about transportation safety. But statistically speaking, trains are actually a very safe way to travel — much safer than driving.
The owner of a diamond-covered gold Cartier watch valued at more than $100,000 forgot the watch at a Newark Liberty International Airport security checkpoint on Tuesday. Luckily for the owner, he’ll be getting it back.
Think it’s hard to redeem your miles for an airline award ticket? It depends on which airline rewards program you’ve chosen, which route you’re flying and when you book your ticket, according to a new Consumer Reports study of 70 million passenger trips over the past two years.
Travel back in time to the iciest days of the Cold War. Elementary school students are watching “duck and cover” public service films in their classrooms and air raid siren tests pierce the Saturday morning quiet every week. Fallout shelter symbols are posted in every neighborhood.
Low fuel costs has been a windfall for the nation’s airlines. But their passengers got virtually none of the savings.
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.
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.
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.
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.
After all the security adjustments members of the flying public have endured post-9/11, they once again have to revisit their trepidation over airline travel. But have no fear. Airline crews are by no means cavalier about unruly passengers or hijack threats.
Another flight brings another complaint about an airline interfering with a passenger breastfeeding her baby. The mothers who complain about instances of airline employees interfering with their breastfeeding or pumping aren’t covering up and going away; they are tweeting out their complaints in 140 characters or less, sometimes in multiple posts, other times taking pictures of longer reports.
Airport authorities are clearly doing something right in Singapore. For the third year in a row, Singapore Changi Airport has earned the World’s Best Airport title at the annual SkyTrax World Airport Awards, which were announced Wednesday in Paris.
Although Malaysia Airlines flights 370 and 17 and Air Asia’s 8501 dominated the headlines last year, a just-released 2014 safety report shows the global airline accident rate at its lowest ever.
If you see a private plane in the sky, there’s a pretty good chance it’s coming from — or heading to — New York City.
As services seem to decline, it costs more money to fly. From 2005 to 2013, ticket prices rose nearly 15% faster the rate of inflation, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Chicago’s historic Pullman District, a World War II internment camp and a section of Colorado’s upper Arkansas River Valley were designated as the nation’s newest national monuments this week.
Ask a New Zealander what happened on June 10, 1886, and they’ll tell you the planet lost its “eighth wonder.”
The U.S. airline industry expressed concerns on Friday about the tentative merger of Expedia Inc and Orbitz Worldwide Inc, saying it could hurt the travel business, but hinted it would not lobby actively against the deal.
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