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March 11, 2020 - 9:22 am
According to Google Flights, it costs under $100 to fly from Chicago to Miami right now, about $228 to fly from Los Angeles to Hawaii and just about $400 to fly from New York to London.
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Ameera Butt
January 23, 2020 - 3:32 pm
A sick passenger who arrived at LAX is being screened to see if they have the new coronavirus or the flu.
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November 27, 2019 - 6:59 am
LAX is warning the public of thousands of passengers ahead of Thanksgiving Thursday and to allow for extra time and use Twitter accounts for updates on traffic and parking Wednesday morning. We are expecting about 238,000 passengers today ahead of the holiday. Please allow lots of extra time and...
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October 28, 2019 - 3:48 am
(100.3 Jack FM) When it comes to air travel, no one wants to pay baggage fees on top of an already expensive plane ticket. Some people go to extremes trying to avoid these fees, either by under packing, or trying to get everything they can into a carry on. While some have strange tactics to avoid...
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October 28, 2019 - 3:48 am
When it comes to air travel, no one wants to pay baggage fees on top of an already expensive plane ticket. Read more to see how one woman faked a pregnancy to avoid paying a baggage fee while flying with an Australian
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Pro-democracy protestors gather outside the airport in Hong Kong, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. The operator of the express train to Hong Kong's airport has suspended service as pro-democracy protesters gathered there following a day of violent clashes with police. Protesters gathered at the airport after online calls to disrupt travel. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
September 01, 2019 - 5:37 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Anti-government protesters blocked roads near Hong Kong's airport with burning barricades and damaged a train station Sunday after a night of violent clashes with police. Train and some bus service to the airport on the outlying island of Chek Lap Kok were suspended. Some...
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August 08, 2019 - 7:32 am
BERLIN (AP) — The International Air Transport Association says passenger traffic grew by a "solid" 5% in June compared with the same month last year, despite the impact of U.S.-China trade tensions. The airline industry group said Thursday that June also saw a record load factor, a gauge of the...
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FILE - In this April 2008 file photo, crystal clear water meets the shore in Aruba. Aruba offers a sun-drenched Caribbean escape outside the hurricane belt, making this island retreat an irresistible option for late-summer travelers. (AP Photo/Shoun A. Hill, File)
June 13, 2019 - 8:28 am
Many travelers who squirrel away travel rewards are saving for an oceanfront vacation, paid for with points instead of cash. To make the most of your rewards, start by looking for the highest-value hotel redemptions, then check award flights. Here are four beach destinations where you could soak up...
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May 23, 2019 - 9:08 am
Two Federal Aviation Administration inspectors – each with a decade of experience with the FAA – say they have an urgent message for U.S. travelers: "people's lives" could be at stake. They told CBS News "the flying public needs to wake up" and that people need to know flying "is not as safe as it...
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Graphic locates the US Navy's fleet area of operations and shows the path the US strike group moving into position in the Persian Gulf; 3c x 4 3/4 inches; 146 mm x 120 mm;
May 17, 2019 - 11:01 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. diplomats warned Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being "misidentified" amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran. The warning relayed by U.S. diplomatic posts from the Federal Aviation...
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