The Week in Pictures

A derailed train collides with Autumn foliage, an airline director flees his employees, a volcano spews into the night sky and more.  More...

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By admin On Monday, January 25th, 2021

Janet Yellen confirmed as first female treasury secretary in U.S. history

Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was confirmed as treasury secretary Monday, with the Senate voting 84-15 to make her the first woman to lead the department. Yellen steps into the role with some advantages: More...

By admin On Thursday, December 31st, 2020

Newest amenity at hotels? Covid-19 test at check-in or before your flight

Travelers may not be able to work out at the hotel gym or gather in the lobby bar just yet, but in an increasing number of properties guests are able to order Covid-19 tests, with fast results, as part of a More...

By admin On Thursday, December 24th, 2020

U.S. air travel reached post-March peak on day before Christmas Eve, TSA data shows

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has advised Americans to stay home this holiday season. But the day before Christmas Eve, more than 1.1 million people boarded airplanes — the greatest number More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2020

Airlines to bring back thousands of workers if aid bill signed

American Airlines and United Airlines say they’ll bring back most of the 32,000 industry workers who were furloughed this year if President Donald Trump signs the stimulus bill passed by Congress. The More...

By admin On Friday, December 18th, 2020

Most of the changes in travel will likely continue beyond Covid-19, experts say

Sanitizing stations, social distancing floor stickers and nasal swabs were not part of the travel experience before the Covid-19 pandemic. Now, they are a regular part of the routine. But for how long? NBC News More...

By admin On Monday, December 14th, 2020

Australian woman falls to her death while snapping picture from famous cliff

An Australian woman fell to her death over the weekend as she snapped a picture atop a famous cliff in Victoria, authorities said. The 38-year-old mother was at Boroka Lookout inside Grampians National Park More...

By admin On Friday, December 11th, 2020

Mexico proposes extending non-essential travel restrictions with U.S.

MEXICO CITY – Mexico has proposed to the United States that restrictions on non-essential travel at their shared border be extended for another month as authorities continue to grapple with the coronavirus More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 9th, 2020

Delta joins American in scrapping international ticket change fees

Delta Air Lines is getting rid of $200 international ticket change fees in hopes that the move will spur travel demand decimated by the coronavirus pandemic. Delta, American and United in August dropped change More...

By admin On Sunday, December 6th, 2020

U.S. Wants More Security at Overseas Airports

The U.S. is asking for “enhanced security measures” at airports overseas due to terrorism concerns, officials said on Wednesday. Without naming any specific threat, Department of Homeland Security More...