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Tips for Managing Flight Disruptions This Winter

George Hobica | Posted 01.25.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

Winter is upon us, and in fact it seems like it's arrived early. That means flight delays and cancellations. Here are some tips to make your air travel easier when the flurries start flying.

Being Punctual is Good Business

Diane Gottsman | Posted 11.15.2014 | Business
Diane Gottsman

Running five minutes late may not seem like a big deal to you, but for others it clearly sends the message that you are not a good time manager. Punctuality is harder for some than it is for others, but it's a skill that can be learned.

Time to Go: VA's Leadership Cannot Stand

Jim Moore | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics
Jim Moore

Having retired from VA last September, after 12 years there as a speechwriter for four secretaries, and another 20 years in other lanes of federal service, I look at the scene from a distance through the strong field glasses of professional experience with many of the players.

Why European Airlines Will Pay Passengers For Late Flights

Kate Hanni | Posted 12.31.2012 | Travel
Kate Hanni

Passengers are often placated with vouchers for a free meal or a refreshment when they are legally entitled to more significant reimbursement.

Matt Sledge

Amtrak Bridge's Jam Delays Northeast Riders, Highlights Rail Troubles | Matt Sledge | Posted 01.05.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A critical bridge between Newark and New York could not be swiveled into place for more than two hours late Wednesday night, stranding pas...

'This Is Not Your Grandfather's Suspension Bridge'

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.20.2011 | San Francisco

As months have gone by on the seemingly endless construction of the Bay Bridge's new eastern span, the structure has gradually started to look more an...

America's Best and Worst Airports for Flight Delays (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.11.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Chicago Midway ranked the No. 1 worst airport for delays, but overall, the bad news is that even the best airports slipped a little in performance compared to last year.

Expect Weeknight Delays On Red Line Into December

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Red Line commuters heading home after 8 p.m. should prepare for weeknight delays into December as Metro conducts track-circuit replaceme...

Travel This Weekend Will Be A Nightmare

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 10.25.2011 | Travel
Blake Fleetwood

It's about to get ugly for anyone visiting or living on the East Coast because the storm is huge and powerful. It'll bring the big winds, plenty of ra...

Hurricane Irene: Airlines Offering Refunds, Flight Changes To Travelers (VIDEO)

Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel

UPDATE 8/25/11: Airlines are expanding the scope of their Hurricane Irene wavers, now offering assistance to passengers traveling to or from Caribbean...

Brooklyn Man Booted From Flight For Swearing

The Huffington Post | Stephanie Marcus | Posted 08.13.2011 | New York

Long delays in air travel can bring out the worst in all of us, but mind your manners or you may find yourself grounded -- just like a Brooklyn N.Y. m...

Nigeria Now: A Country Votes

Margee Ensign | Posted 06.11.2011 | World
Margee Ensign

Most of the international media has portrayed the current elections as chaotic, disorderly, and violence-prone. You would think Nigeria is on the brink of anarchy and widespread violence.

The Spider-Man Musical That Did Premiere On Time

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

It seems that Spidey is cursed. "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark", the big budget Broadway musical, has been delayed numerous times due to several injur...

Stuck in London

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


Biden Visit Delays LAX Flights

The Wrap | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Vice President Joe Biden held up airplane traffic for hours on Friday night at Los Angeles International Airport after an appearance on Jay Leno 's 'T...

Norway's Stranded Prime Minister Uses iPad To Direct Country From New York City

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

An enormous volcanic ash cloud has shut down air travel in Europe, canceling flights and stranding Europe-bound passengers around the world. But t...

Into the Friendly Skies with Unfriendly Airlines

Tamar Abrams | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tamar Abrams

Why is it that we are so passive in our belief that we deserve no better than we are getting? We expect the worst from air travel and we are getting it.

PATH Train Strikes Wall at Herald Square Station; 10 Hurt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A PATH train has struck a bumper block at the Herald Square station in Manhattan, resulting in reports of at least 10 minor injuries....