A Contractor With A Corrupt Software File Brought US Air Travel To A Halt, Per Reports

A Contractor With A Corrupt Software File Brought US Air Travel To A Halt, Per Reports

After a rare hours-long ground stop, flights resumed at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday. (Photo: Carolyn Cole) Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Two days after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grounded all domestic flights for several hours due to an outage in a critical safety system, questions remain over how it happened. The … Read more

7 tips for scoring cheap flights revealed by travel deals expert

7 tips for scoring cheap flights revealed by travel deals expert

Flight deals are taking off this year. Scott Keyes, founder of Going (previously Scott’s Cheap Flights), a subscriber-based travel aggregator, opened up a travel advice free-for-all on Reddit’s “Ask Me Anything” forum on Thursday, offering tips and tricks on getting the best deals for dream holidays. The original post has received over 1,000 comments as … Read more

7 tips for scoring cheap flights revealed by travel deals expert

7 tips for scoring cheap flights revealed by travel deals expert

Flight deals are taking off this year. Scott Keyes, founder of Going (previously Scott’s Cheap Flights), a subscriber-based travel aggregator, opened up a travel advice free-for-all on Reddit’s “Ask Me Anything” forum on Thursday, offering tips and tricks on getting the best deals for dream holidays. The original post has received over 1,000 comments as … Read more

Ground Stop Lifted On US Flights After Systems Outage

Ground Stop Lifted On US Flights After Systems Outage

Flights are temporarily grounded across the United States. getty This story was last updated at 9:07 am Eastern Time. HASAll flights across the US were grounded for several hours this morning due to a nationwide outage with one of the Federal Aviation Administration’s critical systems. There is no evidence of a cyberattack at this time, … Read more

Delta Airlines Is Launching Free In-Flight Wi-Fi on Most Domestic Flights

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Starting next month, Delta Airlines passengers will be treated to a new onboard perk: free in-flight Wi-Fi. The airline announced it would start rolling out free Wi-Fi, offered in partnership with T-Mobile, on most of its mainline domestic flights beginning February 1. By the end of 2023, Delta says it will launch more than 700 … Read more

Their View: Deregulation got cheap flights — and travel nightmares | Editorials

Their View: Deregulation got cheap flights -- and travel nightmares |  Editorials

Pictures of travelers still marooned in airports over the long holiday week are deeply disturbing. Passengers are missing flights, unable to rebook passage to visit with friends and loved ones. Thousands of pieces of luggage remain strewn about airport lobbies. Airline and airport employees still struggle with the anger and frustration of customers. Some workers … Read more

Bright Ideas in Travel 2022

Bright Ideas in Travel 2022

HOTELS Hilton | 🤝 The idea: Hilton sets meaningful and transparent diversity targets—linking progress directly to corporate leadership compensation and reporting numbers in a public dashboard.Details: Hilton is broadcasting its internal diversity numbers in a live dashboard for the public to track progress toward its targets. Like many hospitality brands, Hilton has publicly committed to … Read more

The Austin airport saw a record-breaking year for travel

The Austin airport saw a record-breaking year for travel

Reproduced from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport; Chart: Axios Visuals In the history of the airport, all but one record-breaking day for departures were reported in 2022, per TSA data provided to Axios. Why it matters: The figures underscore Austin’s growth and the rest of the country’s desire to travel again. Formula 1, Austin City Limits, NASCAR, … Read more

Why booking directly with airlines can be more expensive

Why booking directly with airlines can be more expensive

Early in the pandemic, many travelers experienced headaches while trying to rebook air travel purchased through third parties such as Orbitz and Kayak. Overloaded customer service centers and constantly changing airline policies resulted in a big mess at these agencies, prompting many travelers to book directly through the airline to avoid future issues. Yet as … Read more

Spend Less, See More: Budget Travel Tips On ‘How To Money’

Spend Less, See More: Budget Travel Tips On 'How To Money'

After having all our vacations collectively canceled in 2020, everyone is itching to get back to traveling. It’s one of America’s favorite pastimes, after all; in 2019, we spent $972 billion on domestic travel alone! But in case you’re trying to spend a little less than that on your own personal vacation, Matt and Joel … Read more