Hitchhiking robot vandalized in Philadelphia after making it through Canada and Europe. Airlines ban the transport of hunting trophies. California mandates notifications of possible link between cancer and cell phone use.
United to drop some winter transatlantic flights United Airlines will drop some international flights after the summer due to the strong dollar. United said it plans to halt service to Stockholm and Oslo from its Newark, New Jersey, hub between September 5 and May 4, 2016. It also expects to suspend one of its two […]
United plans capacity cuts for 2015 winter schedule United plans to cut capacity for the first quarter of 2015 by 6.3 percent. Buckingham Research Group analyst Daniel McKenzie’s analysis of published airline schedules predicts that the cutbacks will be the highest on domestic routes in the United States, as well as on flights to Tokyo. […]
There’s no worse form of torture for travelers like Jeanne Marchadie than having to endure the sound of people yakking on a cellphone in close quarters. “I shudder to think about what’s going to happen on planes if cellphones are allowed,” says Marchadie, a programmer from Jacksonville, Fla. “What a nightmare — except, of course, […]
Get a grip, America. Or, rather, get a grip, Congress and the media. From the sounds of things, allowing passengers to speak on cell phones aboard aircraft would be horrendous. Chatty Cathy would be let loose. Strong-arming salesmen would have a field day. Teenage lovers would coo and woo each other while flying across the […]
US needs to improve travel infrastructure, to talk or not to talk? AIR Chicago radio station debuts
This Sunday we ponder important questions. Just how much data does an airline need to provide us with prices and customer service? Do we need to be able to speak on our cell phones while hiking in the Grand Canyon? And, we expose the secret life of squirrels on the National Mall in Washington, DC.
Unique way to charge your cell phone, Ryanair to sell advertisements on its planes, Korean pilots tend to avoid manual flying
Alaska rail and cruise package adds value, allow cell phones for texting on planes, parked JAL 787 catches fire in Boston
From planes to hotels to rental cars, here are issues that have different facets. Is using a cell phone on flights heaven or hell? How much can hotels deduct from their room rates in their drive toward a la carte prices? When do you need rental-car collision damage waiver?