Unidentified flying object investigated by the Irish Aviation Authority

The Irish Aviation Authority is investigating reports of “unusual air activity” after several reports of unidentified flying objects. On Friday, a pilot reported seeing bright lights near the British Airways plane she was flying from Montreal to London, according to a recording of the exchange on flight enthusiast website Airlive. The More...

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By admin On Tuesday, May 25th, 2021

Americans wait on tenterhooks for official word on traveling abroad again

U.S. agencies are preparing for increased domestic air travel this summer even as government agencies continue to debate whether to allow more foreign travelers to visit. Acting TSA Administrator Darby LaJoye More...

By admin On Saturday, May 22nd, 2021

Digital passports as proof of vaccination or testing

All travelers who want to fly to the U.S. are required to present proof of negative Covid-19 tests. For now, proof takes the form of a printout of a test result or a photo of the result — creating opportunities More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 19th, 2021

European Union set to allow U.S. travelers as Covid restrictions lift

LONDON — The prospect of international travel resuming this summer just got a step closer. Ambassadors from the 27 European Union countries agreed on Wednesday that restrictions for travelers from outside More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 19th, 2021

Travel hiccups to prepare for as you plan your Memorial Day weekend getaway

As Memorial Day approaches, Americans face a summer that will be unusual busy, with pent-up demand for travel bookings fueled by the subsiding of Covid-19 infection rates, the rise of vaccination rates and the More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 18th, 2021

Carnival Cruise Line in ‘active discussions’ with CDC to return to sailing in July

Carnival Cruise Line is in talks with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is “working towards” restarting sailing in July, Carnival President Christine Duffy said Monday. With their More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 4th, 2021

FAA warns of spike in unruly, dangerous passenger behavior

The Federal Aviation Administration is warning air travelers about what it describes as a dramatic increase in unruly or dangerous behavior aboard passenger airplanes. In a typical year, the transportation agency More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 28th, 2021

Travelers are ‘all in’ at duty-free stores, snapping up luxury goods as air travel returns

Airline passenger traffic is still running far below pre-pandemic numbers, but airlines and airports are getting ready for what promises to be a busy summer. Vaccinated travelers will be flying to more places More...

By admin On Saturday, April 24th, 2021

Astronauts dock at International Space Station aboard SpaceX Endeavour

A four-astronaut team has arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday aboard the SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule Endeavour, NASA said. They were the first crew ever to be propelled into orbit by a rocket More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 21st, 2021

Myth of ‘pharaoh’s curse’ dismissed as Egypt parades ancient mummies

CAIRO — Some are blaming the “curse of the pharaohs” for a string of unfortunate incidents in Egypt in recent weeks, including the giant ship that blocked the Suez Canal for about a week until More...