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Azealia Banks Calls Flight Attendant Anti-Gay Slur During On-Plane Incident

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.22.2015 | Gay Voices

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Why Cecil's Death Means More Than Walter Palmer Could Have Imagined

Randy Paynter | Posted 08.20.2015 | Green
Randy Paynter

As the uproar surrounding Cecil's petition continues to ripple around the world, it shows the rising desire from people across the globe to right wrongs and move society in line with their values. Petitions offer a constructive outlet for this desire. The results can be extraordinary.

Hail Smashes Passenger Jet's Windshield, Forces Emergency Landing

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 08.10.2015 | Business

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After Cecil The Lion's Death, Airlines Refuse To Ship Exotic Hunting Trophies

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 08.04.2015 | Business

Airlines this week began refusing to ship exotic animal-hunting trophies amid global revulsion to the killing of Cecil the lion. Delta led the charge...

Time for Major Airlines to Stop Shipping African Big Five Trophies

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 08.03.2015 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

Dr. Walter Palmer's behavior in killing and mutilating Cecil the lion is disgraceful. But he's not a one-off character. He's a very enthusiastic participant in the larger enterprise of globe-trotting international trophy hunting.

I'd Rather Ride A Mexican Bus Than An American Airline

Beth Arnold | Posted 07.27.2015 | Travel
Beth Arnold

Yes, rather than enduring the time suck and hassle that air travel anywhere now promises--the long, expensive taxi ride to the airport, the shoving, surly crowds, and the chaotic security and boarding processes--we opted for a Mexican bus.

Fan opposition to Qatar goes viral

James Dorsey | Posted 07.14.2015 | Sports
James Dorsey

World Cup host Qatar is discovering the reputational risk involved in hosting high-profile mega sporting events. Qatar Airways' sponsorship of FC Barcelona is producing exactly the kind of publicity that is a corporate sponsor's worst nightmare while a Swiss investigation of the Qatari World Cup bid threatens to expose questionable financial dealings that will fuel demands for withdrawing the tournament from the Gulf state.

Marching With Pride and Corporate America

Jordan Roth | Posted 06.28.2015 | Gay Voices
Jordan Roth

Long before I was walking, they were marching. The pioneers of gay rights, gay visibility, gay pride first took to the streets of New York City in 1970 to march. And somewhere on this long road, a company started marching, too. And then another and another. First to us, then for us, then as us.

How to Postpone Travel Plans When Jury Duty Calls

Map Happy | Posted 06.23.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Leave nothing to chance. It's probably a lot easier to deal with the court than the airline.

Your Guide to Flexible Date/Destination Airfare Search

George Hobica | Posted 06.15.2015 | Travel
George Hobica

Although there's no "magic" day or time to find the best airfares, you can save money if you know how to do a flexible date/destination airfare se...

The Awesome Airline Cancellation Policy You Don't Know About | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel

Suddenly have buyer's remorse? Think of this as your own personal get-out-of-jail-free card. There's a ticket for $40 cheaper but you just bought your ticket last night. Fortunately, you're in luck.

LaGuardia's Terminal C, When Did You Become So Cool?

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 06.08.2015 | Travel
Janice S. Lintz

The designers of LaGuardia's Terminal C integrated common sense and paid attention to how travelers move and behave. Amenities are now located where you need them.

Obama Saying So Long to Green Biofuels?

Paul Alexander | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics
Paul Alexander

In the seventh year of his presidency, Barack Obama is being forced to defend himself against the unusual charge that he's not progressive -- or at least not progressive enough. Forget that in the past critics have called him a socialist.

Delta Flight Crews Organize Pizza Parties For Stranded Passengers

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.28.2015 | Good News

Pie in the sky? Luckily for these grateful passengers, it was more of a "pie on the tarmac" situation. After heavy rains delayed a number of Delta ...

This Is The Weirdest Airline Safety Video Ever

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.20.2015 | Travel

Airline safety videos are a big chance for companies to express some major personality. On Virgin Airlines, people sing and dance their way through fi...

JFK Runway Run: Cleared for Takeoff!

Lee-En Chung | Posted 05.07.2015 | New York
Lee-En Chung

Yes, it's fun to fly. Perhaps next year, I will register for JFK Runway Run in advance and fly in again from Florida. Maybe Yan Wang will fly back from Bing's Bellevue headquarters, so we can share the runner's high on the runway cleared for only runners!

Where in the World Are My Bags?

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 06.21.2015 | Travel
Lois Alter Mark

We paid for our bag as we were boarding the plane (if we could do this, why couldn't we have just paid at the Air France counter?) and noticed that half of the overhead bins were empty.

This Airline Is Giving You The Ultimate Gift (And It's More Than Free Flights)

Posted 04.08.2015 | Travel

Delta Air Lines announced last month The Gift Back Project, in which travelers can nominate ANY selfless "giver" they know to receive ANY "gift" in return for their loving deeds. Those gifts will likely include free flights... and more.

Preying on Anti-Arab Bias

James Zogby | Posted 06.06.2015 | Business
James Zogby

Delta Airlines is leading an effort to petition the U.S. government to sanction Etihad Airlines, Emirates Airlines, and Qatar Air. What is troubling is that precisely because their case is weak, the U.S. coalition has shamefully stooped to subtle and not so subtle "Arab-baiting" in their efforts to demonize the Arab carriers.

Airlines Squabble Over "Open Skies" Treaties

Richard Finger | Posted 06.03.2015 | Business
Richard Finger

A rift has occurred between the big three United States airlines -- United, American and Delta -- and the heavyweights from the Middle East -- Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways.

Airlines Infuse Planes With Smells To Calm You Down (And Make You Love Them)

Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel

"Mmm, is that the sweet smell of... airplane?" Airlines are indeed trying to make you catch their scent. Delta and Singapore Airlines already use fragrances on their planes, and now United is making waves (or is that whiffs?) with a smell of its own.

The Sneaky New Way Airlines Are Raising Fares

SmarterTravel | Posted 05.23.2015 | Travel

Fare bundling is the increasingly common airline practice of offering different levels of economy fares that provide different combinations of features at different prices. And like so many changes to the airline industry, bundling will help airlines more than consumers.

Delta Apologizes For Facebook Post About Oral Sex (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business

Delta Airlines is investigating how a link to a lewd article got posted on its official Facebook page.

Muslim Mom To Woman Who Harassed Her On A Delta Flight: I Forgive You

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.05.2015 | Religion

A Muslim mom says she was harassed onboard a Delta Air Lines flight for wearing a hijab, and that Delta staff failed to come to her defense. Darlen...

Here Is A Photo Of Half The Passengers On A Delta Flight To New York

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel

Most travelers would be thrilled just to have an empty seat next to them. But one flier got something even better: An empty plane. On Monday, Chri...