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  • Air New Zealand takes off with a 'Hobbit' themed 777

    Air New Zealand takes off with a 'Hobbit' themed 777
     Air New Zealand hopes to get some tail winds from the next installment of "The Hobbit." In a not-so-subtle marketing campaign tied to the movie, the self-described "airline of Middle-earth," has emblazoned a Boeing 777-300 aircraft with a 177 foot-long...
  • Winter storm cancellations: your 'rights'

    Although the big Thanksgiving storm didn't disrupt air travel as much as many expected, a lot of travelers were still inconvenienced -- some seriously, some only slightly. And although that storm is history, winter is just beginning, and you may well face...
  • SpaceX reaches milestone in rocket launch from Cape Canaveral

    SpaceX reaches milestone in rocket launch from Cape Canaveral
    With a thunderous roar, a 224-foot rocket carrying a massive satellite launched from Cape Canaveral and blasted into outer space, hurtling over the Atlantic Ocean as it cut across the night sky. On Tuesday, Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX lifted the SES-8...
  • Review: What's old is old again for Disneyland's Big Thunder Mountain

    Review: What's old is old again for Disneyland's Big Thunder Mountain
    Only at Disneyland would they tear down an old and dilapidated gold mining town in order to build a new and identical gold mining town and make it look old and dilapidated again. "The goal was to bring it back to exactly the way it was," said David...
  • Elan Gale's inglorious Twitter hoax

    It was a reality show all its own. Last Thursday, 30-year-old Elan Gale, a hirsute hipster and television producer whose credits include several seasons of "The Bachelor" franchise, sent a series of tweets to his roughly 35,000 Twitter followers....
  • Disney's 'It's A Small World' Goes on New Ride as Web Series

    Disney has launched an animated web series based on its theme park ride "It's a Small World." The first installment, which launched Friday, revolves around the Indian holiday Holi (see below). A Jolly Holi Day - Ep 1 - It's a Small World on Disney Video...
  • Airlines roll out the perks for affluent fliers

    If you are among America’s well-to-do, you may have noticed that the airline industry has been rolling out the red carpet for you lately. For good reason. The number of affluent travelers has risen in the last few years, according to a report by...
  • Storm on collision course with East Coast; travel could get hairy

    [Updated, 11:47 a.m. PST Nov. 25: The National Weather Service said Monday that a storm system was still on course to slam the East Coast and harry travelers, starting as soon as Tuesday. “Given the recent very cold weather, the onset of the...
  • Storm brings winter to Southwest

    A wintry storm dumped heavy snow and rain across the Southwest on Sunday and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights in what could be a preview of nasty traveling weather for Thanksgiving. Some parts of northern New Mexico were buried under...
  • Heavy rains with chance for wintry precipitation to disrupt Thanksgiving travel

    Heavy rains with chance for wintry precipitation to disrupt Thanksgiving travel
    Icy and snowy conditions along with heavy rain could snarl traffic and complicate air travel in Maryland and many parts of the eastern United States on Tuesday and Wednesday — two of the biggest travel days of the year as people head home for...
  • Airline industry is rolling out perks for affluent fliers

    Airline industry is rolling out perks for affluent fliers
    If you are among America's well-to-do, you may have noticed that the airline industry has been rolling out the red carpet for you lately. For good reason. The number of affluent travelers has risen in the last few years, according to a report by the...