| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:59 PM
The National Transportation Safety Board will not reopen the 1996 crash investigation of Trans World Airlines Flight 800 despite a continuing fight to get the agency to consider whether a missile hit the plane, the agency announced Wednesday.
| Jul 5, 2014
| 7:00 PM
A reporter and camera person from a Philadelphia TV station trekked up the Northeast Extension to do a story on the "winner" of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs' funeral contest.
They joked with Kurt Landis, Lehigh Valley's general manager, who came up with...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Later this year, fliers with a taste for luxury can jet from London to Abu Dhabi in a three-room flying penthouse on Etihad Airways.
The compartment in the airline’s A380 planes includes a bedroom, a living room and a bathroom, with service...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 7:15 AM
If you fly JetBlue or Southwest, rent a car from National or Enterprise, stay at a Homewood Suites, a Staybridge Suites or a Drury hotel, a Four Seasons or a Ritz-Carlton, your trip will probably be marked by good customer service.
Those brands on...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:16 AM
For South Floridians with ties to Brazil, a new avenue for traveling to the country known for its samba dance, Rio Carnival showcase and strong U.S. trade relations could soon open up.
Azul Brazilian Airlines announced Wednesday it plans to launch...
| May 23, 2014
| 1:13 PM
The FAA is investigating a close call between two United Airlines flights in Houston earlier this month and has put in place preventive measures in response to the incident, an official said Friday.
The incident occurred about 9:30 p.m. May 9 about two...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:55 PM
This isn’t exactly a Thanksgiving column.
The Northampton family I’m writing about today has no long tradition of gathering around a turkey and the fixings. A year ago at this time, its mother and children barely knew any English, let alone...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 7:15 PM
With the lingering effects of the Great Recession slowly disappearing, more business travelers are reserving high-priced hotel rooms and booking roomier seats in the front of the plane.
But the luxury spending may be benefiting executives, not middle...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 5:00 AM
When Boeing Co. launched the 747 more than 40 years ago, nearly every aspect of the plane was novel.
The jumbo jet was almost three times larger than the largest aircraft flying at the time. It required four massive jet engines for power. It was so wide...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 11:18 AM
Delta Air Lines has introduced a new line of healthy menu items from Luvo in the economy cabin on Delta's transcontinental flights between New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and Los Angeles, San Francisco and Seattle. The Luvo meals - all...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:19 AM
On Feb.. 7, 1964 -- 50 years ago today -- John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr arrived in the United States and in so doing turned Beatlemania worldwide. “It is now 6:30 a.m., Beatle time,” enthused a WMCA radio DJ....
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Fifty years ago this month, America was in the throes of a condition that not only defined the 1960s, but was what National Geographic calls "a prominent cultural influence to this day." It was Beatlemania.
Many associate the beginning of Americans'...