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  • Pooping Pig And Its Owner Booted From Bradley Flight

    Pooping Pig And Its Owner Booted From Bradley Flight
    WINDSOR LOCKS — Passengers on a US Airways aircraft waiting to depart Bradley International Airport Wednesday morning were puzzled when they saw a pig board their flight. Puzzlement turned to concern for one of those passengers, University of...
  • Flying 'superpremium' on Etihad, Emirates, Air France, more

    Flying 'superpremium' on Etihad, Emirates, Air France, more
    If your in-flight wish list includes designer cutlery and food with Michelin-starred provenance, take note. As airlines eye the success of the private-jet industry and re-invest their profits of the last few years, many have decided to woo celebrities,...
  • Spending: best bets in travel

    We recommend savvy ways to get to your destination (and pay for it), and suggestions for finding places to stay once you're there. Plus: Cruises for everyone. Booking site. Hipmunk ranks airline search results using an "agony" filter -- top results...
  • Thankful to arrive on snowy U.S. holiday with power out, travel delays

    Thankful to arrive on snowy U.S. holiday with power out, travel delays
    Millions of Americans were thankful just to arrive at their Thanksgiving feasts on Thursday after a snowstorm dumped up to 20 inches of snow on Eastern states, causing flight delays and power outages. Snow flurries drifted over Thomas the Tank Engine,...
  • Mythbuster: Thanksgiving Eve not busiest for air travel

    Mythbuster: Thanksgiving Eve not busiest for air travel
    Wednesday was not the busiest air travel day of the year, no matter how many times it's repeated on TV news. In fact, the busiest travel day for flying this year in America will be Sunday, as Thanksgiving travelers return home after the holiday. At...
  • Remembering when it was fun to fly at Grayland Station

    Remembering when it was fun to fly at Grayland Station
    At the far northwest edge of Chicago, the intersection of Devon and Caldwell avenues serves as a busy junction, an unheralded gateway to the suburbs and beyond. Travel is never far from your mind in this spot. The No. 85A CTA bus winds an endless loop...
  • Flights disrupted by winter storm in Northeast

    Flights disrupted by winter storm in Northeast
    Thanksgiving travel is tough sledding this year in South Florida. A major snowstorm in the Northeast caused an estimated 249 flights to be canceled or delayed Wednesday at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. As of 5:30 p.m. 81 arrivals...
  • Broward cracks down on Uber, Lyft

    Making good on a promise made last month, Broward County officials have issued an ultimatum against ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft: Get off the road or we'll arrest your drivers and impound your cars. The county has warned the services, which...
  • International air passenger demand up 5.7 pct in October: IATA

    Demand for international air travel rose by 5.7 percent in October, building on an increase of 5.2 percent recorded for September, the International Air Transport Association (IATA)said on Thursday. Capacity, measured by available seat kilometers, rose...
  • Cyber attacks, drones increase threats to plane safety: insurer

    Cyber attacks, drones increase threats to plane safety: insurer
    Cyber attacks and commercial drones pose a growing risk of commercial aeroplane crashes, a major insurer said, running counter to a long-term decline in fatal accidents and insurance premiums. Technical advances in aircraft design and navigation...
  • Boeing conducts first flight using green diesel

    Boeing conducts first flight using green diesel
    Chicago-based Boeing said Wednesday it completed the first test flight using green diesel, a fuel blend of oils and fats already used in trucks and other ground transportation. Boeing officials have said the use of green diesel for jets is a "major...