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  • U.S., European airlines halt flights to Israel due to instability

    (Reuters) - Air carriers in the United States and Europe on Tuesday halted flights to Tel Aviv after warnings from governmental agencies in an effort to ensure passenger safety as turmoil in Israel and the region intensified. U.S. carriers Delta Air...
  • Fliers to pay higher TSA fee to help pay down deficit

    Fliers to pay higher TSA fee to help pay down deficit
    Get ready to pay more when you fly. The so-called Sept. 11 security fee that was intended to fund the Transportation Security Administration is about to increase. The TSA, however, says it won’t necessarily benefit from the extra revenue. The...
  • Deceptions du jour for the summer

    Deceptions du jour for the summer
    Ten years ago, I compiled a list of some of the travel industry's false and misleading pricing techniques, using the metaphor of a man who observed various promotions as he walked along a city street. First, he saw an appliance dealer featuring a "side-...
  • Leisure travel rebounding after recession

    More than five years after one of the worst economic downturns in U.S. history, a lot of us have decided it's safe to take a vacation again. The leisure travel market has rebounded from the ravages of recession that prompted people to put off or...
  • Seniors on the Go: Long flight? Take a mid-course break

    Seniors on the Go: Long flight? Take a mid-course break
    If you're planning a long-distance overseas trip -- one of those 18-hour marathon nonstops, or even worse, two 12-hour flights with a connection, you might want to take a stopover at an intermediate point, especially when the normal itinerary is back-to-...
  • Degrees help prepare students for roles in nonprofits

    Degrees help prepare students for roles in nonprofits
    With more and more students interested in dedicating their lives to a greater good, colleges and universities continue to add programs and degrees geared toward leadership in the nonprofit sector. Many colleges offer undergraduate and graduate degrees in...
  • Pilot who threw pizza party on tarmac wins awesome slice of fame

    Frontier Airlines pilot Gerhard Bradner made a not-so-split-second decision after his diverted plane full of passengers sat grounded on the runway in Cheyenne, Wyo., because of bad weather. When food on board ran out, he made the tough call -- to Domino's...
  • 'The Strain' recap: These vampires aren't sexy; they're just deadly

    'The Strain' recap: These vampires aren't sexy; they're just deadly
    The vampires in FX’s new thriller, “The Strain,” are not -- repeat, not -- romantic. They’re not brooding or conflicted or passionate or sparkly. They do not pout, pose or toss off come-hither glances. And not a single one of...
  • Factbox: Orders and deals at Farnborough Airshow

    FARNBOROUGH England (Reuters) - Aircraft, engine manufacturers and suppliers are announcing new business at this week's Farnborough Airshow, the world's largest. Here are some highlights: > Airbus launches new A330neo with U.S. lessor Air Lease Corp as...
  • Libyan air controllers strike to protest against airport shelling

    TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Air controllers in western Libya have gone on strike to protest the shelling of Tripoli's main airport, halting flights in much of the oil-producing country, a government official said on Thursday. The strike puts pressure on rival...
  • Global airline CEOs upbeat on revenue growth prospects: survey

    (Reuters) - Airlines are confident that their industry will boost revenue over the next year and consider joint ventures a more viable growth driver than mergers, a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey of nearly 40 chief executive officers at carriers...