Airlines aim to shift blame for flight problems to FAA

Airlines aim to shift blame for flight problems to FAA

DALLAS– Airlines under scrutiny for widespread flight disruptions are renewing their criticism of the government agency that manages the nation’s airspace, saying that understaffing at the Federal Aviation Administration is “crippling” traffic along the East Coast. Airlines for America, which represents the largest US carriers, said Friday it wants to know FAA’s staffing plans for … Read more

Travel costs are up but travelers aren’t canceling their plans yet

Travel costs are up but travelers aren't canceling their plans yet

Summer travel talk sure isn’t what it used to be. Rather than sun, sand and surf, many travel discussions now center on inflation, rising fuel costs and flight cancellations, a situation which could derail a much-needed 2022 summer travel comeback. Travel conversations on Twitter decreased 75% from April to May, while discussions related to gas … Read more

The 4 types of vacations that may be hard to book in 2022

The 4 types of vacations that may be hard to book in 2022

After two years of living with Covid-19, travelers are making big vacation plans again. But not every type of trip may be available this year, travel professionals said. That’s because many people postponed more ambitious vacations during the pandemic — in some cases two years in a row — leaving little room for new bookings … Read more

Is it safe to travel if I’m vaccinated and recovered from Covid

Is it safe to travel if I'm vaccinated and recovered from Covid

Millions of people are now vaccinated, boosted and newly recovered from Covid-19 infections caused by the omicron variant. They have what some outside the medical community have labeled “super immunity.” And many are ready to see the world again. Thought the term carries an air of invincibility, medical experts disagree about the level and length … Read more