‘Skiplagging’ trend gives air travelers a break from soaring fares

Airline passengers feeling the pinch of high fares are resorting to old fashioned ways to save money by booking flights with connections to their destination cities and forgoing the second leg of their trip. is increasing. While not a new concept, the growing popularity of “skip plugging,” also known as “hidden cities” or “disposable” ticketing, […]

Two travelers arrested after wild brawl at Chicago O’Hare Airport: video

A large brawl involving at least a dozen people broke out Monday night at baggage claim inside Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, according to wild video and police officials. Two people were arrested after a scuffle broke out in an area near the baggage claim carousel in which travelers threw punches, pulled hair and rolled on […]

Orders Travelers to Catch a Train Instead

The French government on Tuesday announced a decree banning domestic civil flights for journeys less than two and a half hours by train. AFP report Although the measure was first included in the 2021 climate change law and has been applied in practice, the Union of French Airports (UAF) and the International Airports Council European […]

White House to end COVID-19 vaccine requirement for international travelers

The Biden administration will end next week COVID-19 vaccine requirements for international travelers and various workplaces, the White House announced Monday. This coincides with the end of the public health emergency related to coronavirus. The decision to phase out the requirements comes about two years after the government first announced obligations for international travelers and […]

CDC relaxes COVID restrictions for international travelers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is easing COVID-19 restrictions for international travelers as the country’s public health emergency is due to expire next month. the CDC said in the update Posted on its website Thursday, anyone who has received one dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine after August 16, 2022 will […]

Southwest system outage causes 1,700 flight delays, leaving some passengers stranded on runways — latest meltdown has travelers vowing to ditch airline

Southwest Airlines experienced a nationwide system outage Tuesday morning, resulting in several cancellations and roughly 1,700 flight delays. A technical disruption that lasted about an hour and a half left some passengers stranded on the runway. Disgruntled customers took to Twitter to complain about Southwest Airlines’ performance and a potential unreliable pattern after the airline’s […]

Petition calls for accomodations for plus-size air travelers

a petition Posted on Petition posted by “”plus sizeBlogger and content creator Jae’lynn Chaney is calling on the Federal Aviation Administration to require airlines to implement policies to accommodate more passengers. “The FAA should require all airlines to implement a clear size customer policy that prioritizes the comfort and well-being of all passengers. This […]

Search for Kidnapped Travelers Uncovers Numerous Incidents of Migrant Kidnappings

Mexican authorities have confirmed the abduction of two separate groups of travelers who were traveling in passenger vans from central Mexico to border states. The two mass kidnappings happened around the same time as him during one of Mexico’s busiest tourist seasons. To increase safety, government officials announced they would deploy thousands of police officers […]

Australian travelers warn about Apple AirTag tracker placed in luggage in Bali: report

Goldin Auctions founder Ken Goldin showcases some of the unique sports and technology items being auctioned at Varney & Co. An Australian couple traveling to Bali was reportedly stunned to find an Apple AirTag in their luggage. Sydney, Australia-based 7News reported that Emily Sinclair and her partner Jane traveled to Bali when they found the […]