| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:07 PM
The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is expecting roughly 1.2 million travelers during the holiday period running Saturday Dec. 21 through Sunday, Jan. 5, officials announced Thursday.
That’s an average of 73,000 passengers daily...
| Mar 18, 2014
Cruising in Europe's Baltic or North Sea can satisfy even an independent traveler like me. Stepping off the gangway, I'm immersed in the vivid life of a different European city each day. I've toured some of the world's top museums, taken a Scandinavian-...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:38 AM
Early forecasts for the busy pre-Thanksgiving travel days call for cold rain or a wintry mix of precipitation possible to further disrupt the chaos.
The Weather Channel is calling for a 90 percent chance of rain Tuesday and a 100 percent chance of rain,...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:12 AM
The Learjet 35 that crashed after takeoff from Fort Lauderdale last month, killing all four onboard, had a good chance of returning safely to the airport if it had made an immediate U-turn, aviation experts say.
Now, investigators are trying to figure...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:04 PM
The head of the National Transportation Safety Board chastised federal regulators Thursday for lax oversight of the tour bus and commercial trucking industry, citing in particular a deadly San Bernardino County bus crash in which the driver lost control,...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:55 PM
A group of passengers who were aboard an Asiana Airlines flight that crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport last summer filed a personal injury lawsuit against Boeing Friday alleging that negligence by the company contributed to the crash....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 11:53 AM
WASHINGTON -- Anybody in Florida who makes a living from tourism stands to gain from a surge of foreign visitors – and their spending money – if an immigration bill passed by the U.S. Senate last week becomes law.
| Feb 25, 2014
| 6:03 AM
The pilot of a homebuilt aircraft apparently lost power and tried to return to the runway, only to crash into a pond at the Wellington Aero Club last week, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report Tuesday.
Just before the...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 7:00 PM
A CSX train carrying trash from upstate New York derailed Friday evening in Lansdowne, Baltimore County officials said. No injuries were reported, and police said the train was not carrying hazardous materials.
"No injuries, no fire, no hazmat," said...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:55 PM
The Travelers Cos. said Monday it will spend $1.125 billion to acquire a Canadian insurer, its biggest acquisition in almost a decade and a major move into international markets.
Travelers is buying The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Co. of Toronto...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The National Transportation Safety Board released new details Wednesday on its investigation into last month's train derailment and explosion in Rosedale, finding that more chemicals were released in the crash than originally reported.