No, says NTSB chairman.
Well done, Qantas. Nice to see a great result from a great airline.
Airports can be tough enough, but now it seems flyers have been forced to drag their bags along the side of the road just to get in and out of LaGuardia.
RFID chips make baggage tracking and delivery more reliable.
The 1980s-era McDonnell Douglas MD-80 was the staple of American Airlines’ domestic route network. Now its days are numbered.
Add an airline's excuse of "it's the weather" to the list of lies we are told.
If you are over six feet tall, you might not want to fly on Spirit.
There are times that it would probably be worth 40 bucks to protect your own 3/4 inch elbow rest.
From Lobster Thermidor to Hello Kitty.....
Some history on the development of the 747 you may not know.
Airbus wants to start testing this next year. But there are still one or two important bugs to be worked out first.
Carriers have hundreds of rules that can limit travelers’ options.
It's a bulbous-nosed, helium-filled airship nicknamed the "flying bum."
The drunk British woman, who was abusive and threatening on board and punched a police officer after her removal from the plane, was also fined and issued a suspended jail sentence.
The defendant slathered his seatmate with Nivea lotion and groped her on a 14-hour Air Emirates flight from Dubai to JFK last year while she was conked out on Xanex.
The slow-travel ride.
The lucky passenger managed to tread water and was rescued by a fishing boat in waters south of Shanghai.
Rust always wins.
It's a $6 million behemoth stuffed with a 16-cylinder diesel engine with a top speed of over 125 mph.
The idea of a semi-permanent home at sea seems to be picking up.
Cruise passengers beware.
The only genuine remaining ocean liner has been remastered to more closely resemble the original Queen Mary from 1934 while sporting new features.
An explosion on an Aqua Expeditions cruise ship docked in the Peruvian city of Iquitos left several people dead and others wounded or still missing.
This one claims it will start shipping in November, so it might be more real than all the others. Not stated but implied - it will be very expensive to start with, though.
Among other factors, increasing the customer base for inflight Wifi could be a lucrative source of revenue for Chinese airlines.
A "NodPod" for sleeping while traveling. This is a Kickstarter with a reasonable price. You will look like a member of some esoteric religion but it will keep your head from flopping around.
A draft amendment to China's Civil Aviation Law includes a 50,000 yuan (US$7,515) fine for passengers using mobile phones on planes.
Expedia and Priceline are allegedly fighting back against hotels' direct-to-consumer offers by making the hotels harder to find on their sites.
Basic advice, but still good. T-Mobile's still the best bet.
There is little new for experienced travelers but it's still worth a quick look.
Alas, looking at the extremely subtle differences, I don't think 'normal' people ever could/would.
He tweeted a mayoral threat after a drunk New Zealander seeking to cool off by jumping into a canal landed on a water taxi instead.
A booze ban would almost certainly damage the country's tourist industry.
Welcome to one vision of the future.
Charleston, South Carolina is the world's friendliest city, according to this particular survey.
A few considerations to help you plan your own ultimate trip.
How to visit St Petersburg on a budget.
A Model T assembly plant, a brewery, and a post office are three of the sites that have been repurposed as hostelries.
It might be worth checking.
HEI Hotels & Resorts, which operates a number of Starwood, Marriott, Hyatt, and other properties, says that 20 of its properties were hacked and payment card data stolen.
Marriott and Starwood say that they have agreed to let the Chinese Ministry of Commerce extend its review period of the $13.6 billion transaction.
Here are 20 that might qualify.
A reward for never being at home!
You may want to know who owns the hotel you're staying in.
In other words, the airship crashed.
Lots of new publicity for Air NZ, but the airline is none too pleased.
In North Korea, TV watches you.
Also one of the more expensive - $99k for an 11 night package.
Got to give the project leaders credit for thinking outside of the box.
The unmarked planes, based at McCarran Airport in Las Vegas, serve America's most secret military base, Area 51 in Nevada, which conspiracy theorists claim houses UFO technology.
Passengers describe a nightmarish scene at Kennedy Airport when bogus reports of gunfire triggered multiple stampedes and more than two hours of panicked chaos.
More government over reach without due process.
TSA has already allowed H&R Block tax service offices in 27 states to act as enrollment sites, and is adding Department of Motor Vehicle offices across Virginia.
Terrorism isn't the only threat tourists face.
He worked full-time at Chambery airport in France's Savoie region, used by more than 250,000 passengers a year, until three months ago.
Sad and not surprising.
The FAA is hiring.
One photo reveals that United Airlines flight attendants in 1939 appear both younger and happier than the current crew.
Experienced travelers have been aware of this for many years.
The winner's photo featured an Inner Mongolian horseman whipping his team of horses in the early morning mist.
A million Britons call Spain their home, either part or all of the time, and many worry about exchange rates and access to medical care.
The 23-year-old female, calling herself an "artist," proudly posted photos of her graffiti at seven national parks on Instagram.
More than 50 Malaysian taxi drivers ambushed an Uber driver and two Iranian passengers, resulting in injuries.
Short answer? No-one knows. But with 4 deaths/year and thousands of injuries, more dangerous than you think!
If all you want is cheap, Spirit will give you cheap.
Look out for non-bank foreign ATMs that will give you a truly awful exchange rate.
You may be liable for more than you think you are.
This does get to be harder than Chinese algebra.
Some helpful, money-saving tips.