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  • Travelers stranded by powerful East Coast storm

    BOSTON – High winds and a powerful storm system moving through the Northeast stranded some travelers and delayed others indefinitely on Wednesday, the busiest travel day of the year. Some of the lengthiest delays were at Philadelphia International...
  • Light wintry precipitation brings few travel disruptions in Md.

    Light wintry precipitation brings few travel disruptions in Md.
    The tail end of a winter storm brought some sprinkles of sleet and snow to Maryland on Wednesday on top of heavy rains, but few travel disruptions were reported outside of New England despite concerns of chaotic pre-Thanksgiving transportation. State...
  • Storm frustrates East Coast travelers

    Storm frustrates East Coast travelers
    BOSTON — High winds and a powerful storm system moving through the Northeast stranded some travelers and delayed others Wednesday, the busiest travel day of the year, and threatened part of a New York Thanksgiving celebration. Some of the...
  • Storm multiplied day-before-Thanksgiving flight cancellations

    Storm multiplied day-before-Thanksgiving flight cancellations
    The busiest travel day of the year collided with an ugly storm that swept up from the Southeast to the East Coast, drifting into the nation's busiest airspace. The results were 667 canceled flights and 6,435 flights delayed at least 15 minutes on the...
  • How to improve your chances of getting in TSA's PreCheck lines

    How to improve your chances of getting in TSA's PreCheck lines
    At more than 100 airports across the country, you get a chance to go through a special screening line without having to remove your shoes, belt or coat, and you can keep your computer in its carry-on bag. But being selected to use the Transportation...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Elan Gale's inglorious Twitter hoax

    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....
  • Airlines are giving passengers some love

    Airlines are giving passengers some love
    Air travelers have endured a lot of grief from the airlines the last few years, thanks to ever-shrinking seats and a proliferation of passenger fees, among other changes. But fliers are finally getting some love in return. American Airlines passengers...
  • Boeing families in Seattle area feel spurned over 777X project

    Boeing families in Seattle area feel spurned over 777X project
    MILL CREEK, Wash. — Shannon Ryker is a third-generation employee of aerospace giant Boeing Co. She followed her grandfather into the huge plant in nearby Everett. And her father. And her Uncle Bob. Her youngest sister worked at Boeing until she...
  • When corporate grinches dress up as Santa: A holiday peeve

    When corporate grinches dress up as Santa: A holiday peeve
    'Tis the season when consumer companies fall all over each other trying to show their charitable sides. No one should have anything against that. What's irksome, however, is when they try to enlist us, the customers, in their marketing efforts, as...