Airports were just getting through the passenger drought — then came a water drought.

First, airports had to deal with a drought of passengers due to the pandemic. Now, airports in many parts of the West are facing a summer plagued by water shortages. In California at least, where the U.S. Drought Monitor reports that almost 95 percent of the state is experiencing severe to exceptional drought conditions, airports say years of conservation More...

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By admin On Tuesday, June 15th, 2021
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Southwest Airlines briefly grounded after second system issue in 2 days

Southwest Airlines services were disrupted for a second day in a row as flights were temporarily grounded Tuesday over computer issues. The Federal Aviation Administration issued a ground stop for Southwest More...

By admin On Friday, June 4th, 2021
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Where and when can Americans travel abroad?

International travel is back on the agenda this summer for millions of Americans who are fully vaccinated, but with some countries already open to U.S. travelers — and many still not — it is challenging More...

By admin On Thursday, June 3rd, 2021
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United Airlines orders 15 supersonic jets to cut travel time in half — some day

United Airlines announced Thursday it has placed an order for 15 supersonic planes from startup Boom Aviation — and says it hopes to zip travelers around the globe in half the time, for the price of a current More...

By admin On Friday, May 28th, 2021
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Unidentified flying object investigated by the Irish Aviation Authority

The Irish Aviation Authority is investigating reports of “unusual air activity” after several reports of unidentified flying objects. On Friday, a pilot reported seeing bright lights near the British More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 25th, 2021
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Americans wait on tenterhooks for official word on traveling abroad again

U.S. agencies are preparing for increased domestic air travel this summer even as government agencies continue to debate whether to allow more foreign travelers to visit. Acting TSA Administrator Darby LaJoye More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 19th, 2021
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European Union set to allow U.S. travelers as Covid restrictions lift

LONDON — The prospect of international travel resuming this summer just got a step closer. Ambassadors from the 27 European Union countries agreed on Wednesday that restrictions for travelers from outside More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 19th, 2021
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Travel hiccups to prepare for as you plan your Memorial Day weekend getaway

As Memorial Day approaches, Americans face a summer that will be unusual busy, with pent-up demand for travel bookings fueled by the subsiding of Covid-19 infection rates, the rise of vaccination rates and the More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 18th, 2021
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Carnival Cruise Line in ‘active discussions’ with CDC to return to sailing in July

Carnival Cruise Line is in talks with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is “working towards” restarting sailing in July, Carnival President Christine Duffy said Monday. With their More...

By admin On Monday, May 3rd, 2021
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FAA warns of spike in unruly, dangerous passenger behavior

The Federal Aviation Administration is warning air travelers about what it describes as a dramatic increase in unruly or dangerous behavior aboard passenger airplanes. In a typical year, the transportation agency More...