2 planes aborted landings when Southwest jet taxied across their runways in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — Two airliners aborted landings at San Francisco International Airport last week after pilots spotted a Southwest Airlines jet taxiing across runways on which the other planes had been cleared to land. An air traffic controller told the Southwest pilots they should not have been on the runways during the May 19 incident. The Federal More...

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By On Wednesday, May 24th, 2023

Largest U.S. gay rights group issues Florida travel advisory

ORLANDO, Fla. — The largest LGBTQ rights organization in the U.S. joined other civil rights organizations Tuesday in issuing a travel advisory for Florida, warning that newly passed laws and policies may More...

By admin On Monday, May 22nd, 2023

Volcano spews ash over Mexico City and disrupts travel at two major airports

The eruptive volcano named Popocatépetl continued to impact air travel in Mexico City on Monday after it caused weekend flight cancellations and delays. On Monday, AeroMexico, the country’s national airline, More...

By admin On Monday, May 15th, 2023

TSA tests facial recognition technology to boost airport security

Meg Foster, a justice fellow at Georgetown University’s Center on Privacy and Technology, said there are concerns about bias within the algorithms of various facial recognition technologies. Some have a harder More...

By admin On Sunday, May 14th, 2023

busy roads, pricey flights and ways to save

If you sat out last summer’s overcrowded, overpriced, booked-solid travel season in hope of cheaper and easier getaways this year, you may be out of luck. Sixty-three percent of U.S. adults plan to travel More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 9th, 2023

Biden admin wants airlines to compensate flyers for cancellations, delays

The Biden administration on Monday announced plans for new regulations to require airlines to provide compensation and cover expenses for meals and hotel rooms to stranded passengers when the companies are at More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023

The movement to equip airplanes with EpiPens is gaining traction

Lindsey Ulin wasn’t feeling great when she boarded her flight from Phoenix to Austin, Texas, in early March. Dr. Lindsey Ulin before her trip home from vacation in Arizona.Courtesy Lindsey Ulin Ulin, More...

By admin On Friday, April 14th, 2023

FAA says it has sent more than 250 cases of unruly passengers to the FBI since late 2021

Federal officials said Thursday they have referred more than 250 unruly airline passengers to the FBI for possible criminal prosecution since late 2021, including one as recently as last month, when a man tried More...

By admin On Thursday, April 6th, 2023

American Airlines scraps traditional frequent flyer award chart in dynamic pricing shift

American Airlines is getting rid of its traditional frequent flyer award chart as the carrier moves toward dynamic pricing for mileage redemptions, the latest shift in its lucrative AAdvantage loyalty program. Starting More...

By admin On Tuesday, April 4th, 2023

4 bodies found in hotel area of Mexico’s Cancun beach resort

MEXICO CITY — Authorities in the Mexican resort of Cancún said Monday they have found four bodies in the city’s hotel zone near the beach. There was no immediate information on the nationalities or identities More...