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Here's Why Extreme Cold Is Disastrous For Air Travel

Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel

Extreme cold in the Midwest and Northeast has led airlines to cancel more than 6,000 U.S. flights over the past two days, ...

On Time Or Misery? Track Your Thanksgiving Flight With This Interactive Map

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Mullen | Posted 11.26.2013 | Travel

As if the busiest travel time of the year isn't bad enough, this Thanksgiving there's a little wintery mix added in for some extra chaos. With the ...

US Airways Flight Delayed By WHAT?!

AP | Posted 09.23.2013 | Travel

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A US Airways Express flight left three hours late from a North Carolina airport after a swarm of bees kept crews from rolling ...

Is That a Bomb in Your Suitcase or... Whoops

Claudia Helena Oxee | Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel
Claudia Helena Oxee

While the cargo doors of the aircraft were being secured, one of our baggage handlers raced up into the cockpit to advise us that they'd heard a buzzing noise coming from a suitcase. Everyone started looking around to see who the culprit was that was holding up the departure.

How To Navigate Airline Delays This Holiday Season

Bobby Laurie | Posted 01.29.2013 | Travel
Bobby Laurie

In the airline industry, when a flight is delayed it usually means that something is wrong, somewhere. Generally, you're delayed because the airline cannot get you to your destination safely at the present moment, but is trying to work through the issue.

Holiday Travel: Staying Smart and Stress Free With Travel Changes

Brett Blumenthal | Posted 01.13.2013 | Travel
Brett Blumenthal

As we've seen with Hurricane Sandy, some things are out of our control. Most travel stress, however, comes from much smaller issues, and a little planning and preparation can go a long way in making the holiday travel experience much less stressful.

Slow Airplane Boarding Solved by Astro-Physicist and TV Producer

Jon Hotchkiss | Posted 12.16.2012 | Science
Jon Hotchkiss

The airlines cater to their first class passengers who pay much more for their tickets than do the passengers in steerage and the airline is convinced that 1st class passengers want to board first, so they won't do anything that will upset these valuable customers.

Threat Prompts Evacuation At Schiphol Airport

AP | Posted 10.28.2012 | Travel

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Part of Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport was evacuated Wednesday after workers unearthed a suspected World War II bomb near the airport...

Storms Leave Thousands Without Power In Northeast

Reuters | Posted 09.25.2012 | Green

(Updates with power outage details) July 26 (Reuters) - Severe thunderstorms unleashed heavy rain and strong winds across parts of the...

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...

East Coast Blizzard Leads To Canceled Flights In Chicago

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The blizzard that pummeled the East Coast this weekend has affected national and international travel--and Chicago is no exception. More than 150 fl...

Major Storm Causes Travel Chaos

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

WASHINGTON -- A band of frigid weather snaked up the East Coast on Sunday, causing blizzard-like conditions and wreaking havoc on travelers from the C...

Hundreds Of Flights Canceled As Storms Batter East Coast

AP | SARA KUGLER FRAZIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

NEW YORK — A winter storm made travel torturous in the Northeast on Sunday, dropping a thick layer of snow that stranded thousands of airline, t...

Winter Storm Threatens Long Delays For Holiday Travelers

AP | JOSH FUNK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

OMAHA, Neb. — Holiday travelers battled slick, icy roads and flight cancellations and delays on Wednesday as a major winter storm began to sprea...

Expect A Holiday Nightmare: NY Airports Ranked Worst For Delays

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Fewer people are expected to fly this holiday season, but travelers shouldn't expect a full reprieve from the horrid flight delays of Tha...

Amtrak Strands Holiday Travelers For Nearly 24 Hours

AP | MICHAEL TARM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — On one of the biggest travel days of the year, hundreds of Amtrak passengers bound for holiday destinations hunkered down in waiting r...

America's Most Stressful Airports | Lauren Sherman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

If you're one of the 4.54 million people planning to board a plane during the Thanksgiving holiday, rest well knowing that--in terms of flight delays-...

7 Stylish Solutions For Life's Most Hair-Raising Moments

Lesley M. M. Blume | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Lesley M. M. Blume

We're told not to sweat the small stuff, but who really follows this advice? Let's face it: daily life is comprised of the small stuff ... and our routines are riddled with frustrations.

Unfriendly Skies: America's Worst Airlines

Forbes Via ABC News | TOM VAN RIPER and ROBERT MALONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As air travelers' summer of hell draws to a close, stories of canceled flights, lost luggage and late arrivals abound. But while it might seem that th...