FAA clears Boeing 737 Max to fly again

The Federal Aviation Administration said Wednesday that the Boeing 737 Max will be recertified, the end of a two-year road to redemption after the craft was grounded following two fatal overseas crashes. The Max was grounded worldwide in March 2019 after a Lion Air crash in October 2018 in Indonesia killed 189 people and was followed five months More...

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By admin On Tuesday, November 17th, 2020
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From the lodge to the lift, this year’s ski season will look and feel very different

Ski masks are set to take on a new responsibility this winter as resorts, skiers and snowboarders across the country gear up for their first full season since the pandemic cut last year’s short. Vail Resorts, More...

By admin On Thursday, November 12th, 2020
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Travel industry already shows signs of perking up after vaccine news, Biden victory

The travel industry has lost $443 billion since the coronavirus took hold in March, according to the U.S. Travel Association, an industry nonprofit. While those losses are sure to increase as the recent spike More...

By admin On Friday, October 23rd, 2020
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Southwest Airlines to start unblocking middle seats for holiday travel

Southwest Airlines announced Thursday that it will start fully booking popular routes, unblocking middle seats that it has kept vacant for months to make travelers feel safer during the pandemic. The Dallas-based More...

By admin On Friday, October 16th, 2020
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Hawaii welcomes tourists again — so long as they’ve tested negative for Covid

HONOLULU — About 8,000 people landed in Hawaii on the first day of a pre-travel testing program that allowed travelers to come to the islands without quarantining for two weeks if they could produce a negative More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 7th, 2020
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Amid fight for their survival, airlines ramp up for Thanksgiving travel boom

Thanksgiving will be the first time many people fly since the coronavirus pandemic began in March, and airlines — currently battling for the industry’s survival — are adding new routes to entice travelers More...

By admin On Saturday, October 3rd, 2020
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Ancient mummies unearthed in Egypt after more than 2,600 years

SAQQARA, Egypt — More than 2,600 years since they were buried, archaeologists in Egypt said Saturday they had found at least 59 ancient coffins in a vast necropolis south of the country’s capital Cairo, More...

By admin On Thursday, October 1st, 2020
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Cruises in U.S. waters halted until at least November, CDC says

Cruise ships will be barred from sailing in U.S. waters for at least another month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced late Wednesday, extending its “no sail” order through More...

By admin On Thursday, October 1st, 2020
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Japan Airlines drops ‘ladies and gentlemen’ for gender-neutral greetings

Japan Airlines will stop addressing passengers as “ladies and gentlemen” in favor of gender-neutral phrases, in an effort to be more inclusive. Starting Thursday, announcements on flights and in airports More...

By admin On Friday, September 18th, 2020
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As layoffs loom, pilots face a tricky future

Thousands of pilots across the country are facing pink slips in a matter of weeks unless the airline industry receives more financial aid from the federal government. For many of them, flying has been their More...