Monthly Archives: June 2011

JetBlue adds priority screening option

As long as airlines can dream up new fees, they’ll add new fees, and probably try to figure out new ways to merchandise the old fees, too.

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Delta to go up against Southwest on Oakland-LAX route

Beginning Aug. 1, Delta will add Delta Connection service between Oakland and Los Angeles. Delta affiliate SkyWest will fly five daily round-trip …

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150th anniversary of the Civil War sparks some new and unusual tributes

A new Civil War exhibit at Indiana’s Conner Prairie is billed as the first developed for the texting generation. But it’s not the only feature …

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Gay marriage law set to boost New York tourism

New York’s tourism industry is cheering the state’s newly approved same-sex marriage legislation, with supporters predicting that thousands …

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Ask the Captain: Why don’t passengers disclose their weight?

When I take passengers in a f

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Celebrate the onion at Ga.’s Vidalia museum

The freshly opened Vidalia Onion Museum digs fairly deep to dish the good, the bad and the yummy on Georgia’s official state vegetable

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N.H. wilderness trails offer unparalleled disabled access

The trails at a New Hampshire rehabilitation center are considered unique for offering the disabled unparalleled access to wilderness.

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Tibet Air to begin flying in July

Get ready to welcome Tibet Air to the world’s roster of airlines.

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TSA changes policy on child pat-downs

The policy change follows public outrage in April over a video showing a pat-down of a 6-year-old girl at New Orleans airport.

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Business trips from hell: When surviving is paramount

All travelers cope with late flights and lost bags. Then there are the business trips from hell.

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