Is space the new safari? Some wealthy travelers are ready to take the next step.

A trip to space has rocketed to the top of travel bucket lists for those who can afford it, after successful suborbital jaunts by Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin, Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic, and SpaceX’s launch of four civilians into orbit on Wednesday. The well-publicized trips are bringing space travel up a notch on an extreme — and More...

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By admin On Tuesday, September 14th, 2021
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Dr. Anthony Fauci says he ‘would support’ a vaccine mandate for air travel

The nation’s leading infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, said he would support a Covid-19 vaccine mandate for traveling on airplanes. “I would support that if you want to get on a plane and More...

By admin On Saturday, September 4th, 2021
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Woman charged in assault of Southwest Airlines flight attendant who lost two teeth

SAN DIEGO — A California woman who allegedly punched a flight attendant in the face and grabbed her hair was charged with assault Wednesday in federal court. Vyvianna M. Quinonez was also charged with interfering More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 31st, 2021
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Air travel sees sharp decline as delta variant continues to derail vacation plans

Summer travel was the big bounce-back story for 2021, with Covid-weary American travelers spending $6 billion on domestic flights in June alone, swapping screen time for downtime. The delta variant of the coronavirus More...

By admin On Thursday, August 26th, 2021
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FAA releases PSA after thousands of unruly passengers are reported

Unruly passengers aboard commercial flights are making the skies anything but friendly, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. In its effort to curb what it has described as a dramatic increase in More...

By admin On Friday, August 20th, 2021
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Proposed fines for unruly passengers top $1 million, FAA says

Thirty-four passengers accused of unruly behavior on planes are facing more than $500,000 in fines, bringing the total amount of proposed civil penalties to more than $1 million this year, according to the Federal More...

By admin On Friday, August 20th, 2021
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American Airlines extends ban on alcohol sales to main cabin passengers until 2022

American Airlines passengers will have to wait a little longer before alcohol sales resume in the main cabin. That is because the company has decided to extend its suspension of in-flight alcohol service until More...

By admin On Thursday, August 19th, 2021
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Don’t duct tape unruly passengers, United Airlines says in memo to employees

Unruly passengers may have been duct taped to their seats on other carriers, but United Airlines officials want to make clear that they do not endorse the practice. “Please remember that there are designated More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 18th, 2021
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TSA extends into January mask rule for airline passengers

Federal officials are extending into January a requirement that people on airline flights and public transportation wear face masks, a rule intended to limit the spread of Covid-19. The Transportation Security More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 17th, 2021
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Spirit Airlines says canceled flights cost $50M, hurt bookings

Spirit Airlines said Monday the cancellation of more than 2,800 flights over an 11-day stretch this summer cost the budget airline about $50 million in lost revenue and caused spending to soar. The airline said More...