Summer vacations have turned tragic this year at national parks, with visitors killed by grizzly bears and falling tree limbs, and campers sickened by an outbreak of the plague. The government can be held liable, but such lawsuits fail in most cases.
New year, new free admission days to U.S. National Parks Looking to visit a national park that you’ve never been to this year? Now’s your chance. On select days, you can get in for free. · January 19—Martin Luther King Jr. Day · February 14-16—Presidents Day Weekend · April 18-19—Opening Weekend of National Park Week […]
Summer is coming quickly to the northern hemisphere, bringing vacations for many in cities across North America, Europe, Central America and Asia. Vacationers are seeking travel to see nature in action while visiting national parks, rain forests and even underwater reefs. Some vacationers are planning ecotours of fragile, generally pristine and relatively undisturbed natural areas, […]
Malaysian jet may have turned before disappearing Military officers said that the missing Malaysian Airlines jet may have turned back before disappearing. There were no reports of bad weather and no sign of why the Boeing 777-200ER disappeared about an hour after it took off from Kuala Lumpur early on Saturday. “What we have done […]
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.
Southwest fires captain over LaGuardia nose-first landing Southwest Airlines has fired the captain who was at the controls when the airplane landed nose-first at LaGuardia. The action came as Dallas-based Southwest completed its probe of the accident, Linda Rutherford, an airline spokeswoman, said today by e-mail, without giving details. Southwest ordered the first officer to […]
The US National Park Service (NPS) is under growing pressure to provide WIFI and cellular services for park visitors, at least, in the developed areas of the national parks, roads, and trailheads. Ned Levi discusses the pros and cons of the NPS installing these services.
United completes inaugural flight of 787, national parks fee-free for three days, Norwegian plane interrupts landing because of staffing
Free entry days at the national parks, British Airways pilots almost passed out, Air France-KLM reportedly buys Boeing Dreamliners
U.S. National Parks free next weekend, Long-haul travel drives merger bid, NTSB urges jet engine inspection