Inc.com Delta Airlines Passenger Behind Viral Video: I’m ‘Totally Caught Off Guard’ By How Fast It SpreadInc.comThe Delta Airlines passenger who shot a quick, 45-second video of another passenger’s outburst, and then put it on her personal Facebook page, said Saturday she’s been completely surprised at how quickly it... Read more
Traveller Plane travel tips & advice: Which airlines fly with the most empty seatsTravellerFlying would be great if it wasn’t for all the other passengers. There would be more space to stretch your legs, plenty of room for bags in the overhead bins, more attentive cabin crew, and fewer... Read more
The Straits Times Most hotels in Johor fully booked this CNYThe Straits TimesPuteri Pacific and Persada Johor International Convention Centre sales director Joyce Yap said during festive holidays, occupancy rate could hit more than 80 per cent for hotels in the city. “Most of our guests are locals from... Read more
Telegraph.co.uk Do Russian airlines still have a safety problem?Telegraph.co.ukThe bulk of Russia’s air crash history follows closely the growth of its once sole carrier, Aeroflot, of which Saratov Airlines used to be a part until the state airline’s break up following the dissolution of the Soviet Union. Aeroflot, today... Read more
Atlanta Journal Constitution Student says Spirit Airlines refused her pet dwarf hamster, led her to flush it down toiletAtlanta Journal ConstitutionTwenty-one-year-old Belen Aldecosea is blaming Spirit Airlines for leading her to make the emotional decision to flush her beloved pet hamster in an airport toilet after denying it on... Read more
AccuWeather.com Reports: Schools, airlines announce Friday cancelations as snow spreads over ChicagoAccuWeather.comDisruptive snow is spreading over the midwestern United States as a snowstorm threatens to halt travel across the region. Conditions will deteriorate on Thursday night as snow spreads eastward across the region. The heaviest snow is forecast to... Read more
San Francisco Chronicle Rail industry says key safety technology not due until 2020San Francisco ChronicleFILE – In a Feb. 20, 2014 file photo, Metrolink Director of Operations, R.T. McCarthy, demonstrates Metrolink’s implementation of Positive Train Control, (PTC) at the Metrolink Locomotive and Cab Car Simulators training facility in Los... Read more
The Onion (satire) American Airlines Announces It Will No Longer Try To Match Seatmates By InterestsThe Onion (satire)FORT WORTH, TX—Explaining that only a small percentage of passengers ever hit it off to the point that they carry on a conversation for the duration of their flight, American Airlines announced... Read more
BBC News Airlines probed over ‘confusing’ seating policyBBC NewsA review is being launched into airlines‘ seating policies, the Civil Aviation Authority says. It will examine whether companies are deliberately splitting up groups of passengers so they pay to sit together. Airlines allocate seating via computer …UK Airlines Scrutinized Over... Read more
Los Angeles Times Land acquisition delays have paralyzed high-speed rail contractor, lawsuit allegesLos Angeles TimesThe 3,700-foot Cedar Viaduct will carry high-speed trains over California 99, North Avenue, Cedar Avenue and Golden State Boulevard in Fresno. (www.hsr.ca.gov). The California bullet train project is supposed to be an economic engine for... Read more