I think this whole controversy should be filed under first-world problems!
March 27, 2017 is the 40th anniversary of the KLM-Pan Am disaster.
Good analysis of how misguided (and potentially dangerous) the ban is. (Free log in required to read)
Virgin America flights will fly under one brand with Alaska Airlines, probably in 2019, but Alaska promises some Virgin "flair" will be retained.
Parents may be reduced to reading books to their children.
A new Homeland Security rule will ban electronics on flights from airports in Muslim-majority countries. Is this protectionism or prudence? Well, it’s complicated. My vote's on protectionism.
Either genius, or fools and their money are soon parted.
U.S. and U.K. officials have cited worries over terrorism without naming specific threats. Continue to call me dubious.
You'd think these dreamers would start small, but no, they want to enter the 150 seat market with their battery-powered airplane.
It's part of their $800 million technology upgrade.
As this seems to be a fire, aim, ready policy, stay tuned as the policy evolves.
Do I still look dubious? I am still dubious.
The ban tracks back to a laptop bombing out of Mogadishu last year, a U.S. official says.
The United Kingdom has followed the U.S. in preventing passengers on flights from some countries in the Middle East and Africa from carrying devices such as laptops and tablets in the cabin.
And the old-mainline airlines wonder why the Gulf airlines are cleaning their clocks! Only thing BA's not cutting is their first-class fares.
The human drivers need to intervene more than once every mile. Looks like self driving (Uber) cars have a way to go.
RCCL follows Disney in providing lifeguards.
An electric sportscar to be built by a Canadian company is the latest Tesla rival with $5 million of a $20 million target already crowdfunded.
Those are the findings of a German study.
People now spend more on Uber than taxis in the US.
It beggars belief that Uber would only deploy driverless cars at peak times. If the company is investing in expensive automated cars, which also give it more profit than a regular driver-type vehicle, why not use them 24/7?
Given my experience with NYC taxis, can't say I'm sad to see the decline.
At least it's being scrapped in a safe manner rather than being sent to Bangladesh.
Usually Calif is hyper-sensitive to anything dangerous/harmful, but this time they've tried to prevent the release of this report.
"I'm on a plane...I said I'm on a plane."
Will affect broadcast not cable tv. May take a long time to roll out.
Passengers trying the service won’t have to pull out their ticket or passport at the gate, after they have registered.
'Holds twice as much power'. Twice as much as what? At what cost? And when will it go into production?
The Avatar kiosk has a face on the screen that asks questions of travelers and can detect changes in physiology and behavior during the interview.
Theft of Wi-Fi is illegal, but ......
This "new world" of espionage involves interception of data from phone calls made on board civil aircraft.
It might help if you bring your own pajamas and pillow along.
An unhappy fact is that definitions of what factors constitute "happiness" vary.
But a nice problem to have.
Costing $100,000, but definitely a bucket list activity that some will rush to experience.
Regardless, it's still airport food.
Some are surprisingly accessible while others are definitely off the beaten track.
Photos of 20 castles where you can spend the night.
Luxury Austrian hotel had to pay the anonymous hacker before he re-enabled the room door locks and key cards.
The Federal Trade Commission has released a report on resort fees breaking down how hotels-- which do not include the fees in the price of the rooms-- are wasting the time and effort of travelers.
The world's "10 most luxurious airport lodgings."
The Milan suite boasts 10,764 square feet of luxury living space and, if you have to ask the price, you definitely can't afford it.
For example, Marriott has will not provide religious books at two of its newest millennial-oriented brands, Moxy and Edition hotels.
A list worth checking.
"Roughing it" may now describe a campground with a slow internet connection.
A passenger on a previous flight had reported leaving the pet snake behind by mistake.
Government policy and a shift westward have fed the staggering scale of China’s urban ambitions – 119 cities as big as Liverpool, and likely double that by 2025.
The Wright Brothers are alive and well - and living in rural China?
Astonishing how slow everyone is to react.
IF there's such a thing as an anti-bucket list, these places belong on it.
Interestingly, the British ban affects more airlines than the US one, even including BA.
Unfortunately typical government chicanery.
Best tip: make sure you stay current with Android and iPhone updates.
One can only wonder how bad this pat down's going to be if TSA is anticipating complaints from passengers to local police.
Formerly there were five levels of patdown intrusiveness. Now only one - the 'max' level. I feel safer already - not.
Travelers can anticipate that TSA searches, euphemistically described as "pat-downs," will become even more invasive.
Those were the days.
The order permits parks to recognize donors with labels on certain items but prevents corporations and other sponsors from actually renaming parks.
So this article claims, with some statistical evidence.
This article covers the strategies and tricks currently being used by canny travelers.
In Kenya, an elephant recently trampled an Italian tourist to death as he photographed the beast at a watering point.
Her orders were to bring down United Flight 93, perhaps piloted by her own father, without ammunition.
The FAA is hiring.
One photo reveals that United Airlines flight attendants in 1939 appear both younger and happier than the current crew.
Airlines are cutting fares to combat terrorism and zika fears.
Price tracking in time for the holidays.
Pretty pedestrian advice.
Figuring out which card will deliver the best payoff for your personal spending patterns can feel like a calculus test.
If all you want is cheap, Spirit will give you cheap.