Spirit Airlines does not serve meals, but does serve in-flight snacks.
It has since re-opened but 27 people were treated for breathing difficulties and two hospitalized.
Malaysia Airlines is talking to Airbus about converting its A380s to carry 700 Muslim pilgrims on dedicated flights to Mecca.
Fascinating piece, but perhaps best not read while in flight.
Points to ponder about premium economy class before you decide to upgrade on your next flight.
The cause of the sudden crack has not been determined but there was no risk to passengers or crew.
Having made a hash of the US airline business, the feds now try to unscramble the eggs.
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Buddies will show you around Iceland on your free stop over if you wish.
We all agree that you deserve a fee refund for lost/delayed luggage, but the govt's new reg doesn't say how long a delay is necessary before refunds are due. Why not?
If a fully automatic plane is a bit too much to accept, why not at least go halfway. DARPA funding research into this. News to DARPA - autopilots can already fly planes.....
Ten years ago, the UK govt published a plan to expand congested Heathrow. Every deadline has passed, but nothing has happened. Every promised decision has been delayed. Now govt says 'wait another year'.
Dr. Ashley Denmark has written about the recent experience on her personal blog.
A theory emerges in a new book.
"Legless lizards" loose on a plane are surely preferable to snakes.
Passengers who violate the ban may be subject to fines, confiscation of the device and even criminal prosecution.
Weight gain, STD's and stomach bugs are among the problems.
Seven continents on seven cruise ships punctuated by business-class flights home for $155,000.
They claim they fell ill after a meal aboard.
Eight of the 17 tracks at Hoboken Terminal reopened, according to New Jersey Transit.
There were 29 injuries and no fatalities among the 600 passengers aboard the train.
A trip on many bucket lists.
A photo tour of a hardy little ship specializing in expedition-style voyages in the polar regions.
Could "positive train control" have prevented it?
Great customer service; horrible PR for the brand.
First Blackberry, now Microsoft. Seems like smartphones have become a two horse race between Android and iOS, with Android benefitting from Msft's collapse in market share.
Alaska and Virgin America have added bags to all planes, and Delta plans to add them eventually.
Or is it one isolated incident?
Blackberry have announced they will discontinue making phone hardware. A decision possibly better late (by perhaps five or more years) than never.
Warning : Do NOT try this at home. But, alas, it seems some people are.....
Federal Aviation Administration controllers and pilots are using new computer technology that could help flights get to their destinations faster and more safely.
Zoo officials insist she doesn't inhale.
You too can tour a decommissioned Cold War-era plutonium and weapons processing facility buried in the Chongqing mountains.
Tourists should be more respectful and less raunchy.
Many of the sites these excursions cover aren’t new; the way to see them, on the other hand, is.
The Obama administration announced it is eliminating a $100 limit on the value of Cuban rum and cigars that American travelers can bring back from the island.
Restaurants with views as eye-catching as their menus.
Inside a floating hostel in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Wyndham scores an upset while Starwood and Marriott retool following their merger; a better value than airline miles.
The new Marriott has already made its first major decision: to give reciprocal benefits to members of each loyalty program.
The emphasis is on luxury.
A photo gallery.
Not that I could stay there, but it sure is ugly!
Inside Edition investigators stayed in nine upmarket hotels in New York and allegedly found three hadn't changed or washed their bedding before new customers arrived.
A study has found that decreasing oxygen levels for a short period of time helped mice recover from jet lag faster.
The US Customs and Border Protection press release announces the seizure of 30 birds' nests that a traveler landing at George Bush Intercontinental Airport tried to smuggle in from Vietnam.
The woman suspects the cause was an online survey she completed after a conversation with an Expedia phone representative.
The incident was captured on a hotel's CCTV in the city of Beihai, in China's Guanxi southern province.
He was allegedly "riding the rails" with Amtrak vouchers purchased with stolen credit cards.
Expedia refused to reinstate booking until contacted by media, now acting very sorry.
Coolio was charged with the not cool offense of being a felon in possession of a handgun that was found in his luggage at Los Angeles International Airport.
Some newer scams listed along with the oldies but goodies.
By April 3, 2017, it will expand to airports in Fairbanks, Alaska; Oakland, Sacramento and San Jose in California; New Orleans; Kansas City and St. Louis in Missouri; Houston Hobby and Burlington, Vt.
A FOIA request reveals that counter-narcotics work at airports involves seizing wads of cash, even if those carrying it are not arrested.
Proposed in response to terror attacks that the proposals wouldn't prevent, but that's typical illogic for Congress and 'security'.
Criminals can steal your points surprisingly easily if you don’t take the proper precautions. Use different passwords on different account, change your passwords often.
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.
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.
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.
Look out for non-bank foreign ATMs that will give you a truly awful exchange rate.