Kira Bobeck

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How infected passengers are kept off commercial flights

More than 70 passengers on a US Airways Express plane were recently surprised to see police and paramedics board the jet in Phoenix and announce that a fellow flier might have tuberculosis, a contagious airborne disease.<p>Further tests by the Maricopa County Public Health Department in Phoenix …

6 Quick Facts to Know About the New American Airlines

A merged US Airways and American Airlines will overtake Delta as the world’s biggest airline when the deal completes today – here’s what you need to …

The 25 Most Checked-In Places On Facebook In 2013

Surprise, surprise: Disney's parks are really popular around the world. They're so popular in fact that they were among the most checked-in spots on Facebook in 2013.<p>Not surprisingly: People are really into their sports, too, it seems. Oh, and Iceland's Blue Lagoon, because OF COURSE.<p>For more, head …

The 19 Most Annoying Passengers to Sit By on a Plane

Inattentive parents and flyers that kick the back of other passengers’ seats are the most inconsiderate travelers in the skies, says a new Expedia …

Ten Most Popular U.S. Destinations for Facebook Check-Ins in 2013

Theme parks and baseball stadiums are the U.S. destinations that Facebook users most frequently checked into in 2013.<p>As part of its annual review, …

5 Stupidest Things Americans Do Overseas

<i>Photo Courtesy of Steers. Article by Jamie Beckman, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Don't get us wrong: We're darn proud to be Americans, and we don't mind saying so -- whether we're here at our New York City headquarters or standing on foreign soil. But unfortunately, we've all seen the embarrassing …