Airports

United dragging report: ‘Our review shows that many things went wrong that day’

In a new report, United Airlines admits several mistakes were made before, during and after a man was violently dragged off a flight earlier this month, including calling in law enforcement to resolve an incident that was neither a safety nor security issue.<p>In the report, released Thursday, the …

Airlines

United Airlines Will Start Offering Passengers Up to $10,000 to Surrender Their Seats

United Airlines (ual) said on Thursday it would offer passengers who volunteer to forfeit their seats on overbooked flights up to $10,000 as part of …

Airlines

World's 10 most scenic airport approaches in 2017

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's official: Small is beautiful.<p>The world's shortest commercial runway, a 400-meter-long strip at Juancho E Irausquin Airport on the Carribbean island of Saba, has been named the world's most scenic airport approach in a global survey conducted by PrivateFly, a booking platform for …

Aviation

Large blast at Damascus International Airport

<b>A large explosion has hit the area of Damascus International Airport, with some reports pointing to a possible Israeli airstrike.</b><p>Footage emerged of …

Syria

DJI Offers $145K to Catch Flight-Disrupting Drone Owners

DJI Offers $145K to Catch Flight-Disrupting Drone Owners<p>So far in 2017 there have been 15 drone incidents near airports in China. It's potentially …

Drones

Pattaya to Airport

Each customer is allowed to have 1 small personal bag that fits in the overhead compartment (very small space) and 1 normal sized checked baggage …

Travel

Anthony Bourdain Says This Airport Has the Best Food

This story originally appeared on .<p>While Anthony Bourdain may , the professional traveler is an expert on which airports offer the best meals.<p>The <i>No</i> …

Food

Thief bought plane tickets just to swipe goods from airport shops

He put the free in duty free.<p>A thief bought plane tickets to get access to the shops in JFK’s Terminal 4 and then cleaned them out of about $18,000 …

Crime

Johnny Jet: 5 Airport Travel Tips You Need to Know Before Flying

<b>Travel is great, but the process of arriving at your destination can be a little stressful. Did you leave enough time to get to the airport? Is your</b> …

How-To's

What you need to know about flying with pets in the cargo hold

The death of giant rabbit after a United flight from London to Chicago has shined a spotlight on the safety of pets flying in cargo holds.<p>Traveling …

Aviation

Nordic doubles the size of Oslo Airport with curved extension

Nordic Office of Architecture has added a 300-metre-long extension with a curved roof to the airport in Oslo it designed in the 1990s.<p>Oslo-based …

Architecture

Record passenger numbers prompts Heathrow to lift forecasts

Britain's largest airport said travellers from the Middle East, South Korea and Singapore filled its terminals.<p>Heathrow announced record passenger …

Heathrow

Five arrested after Montreal cops bust airport hotel auto theft ring

A five-month investigation into a rash of car thefts from the parking lots of hotels located near Trudeau airport has resulted in five arrests, …

Crime

Congress reacts to recent airline incidents, creating bills to help air travelers stay on planes | Airlines

WASHINGTON -- Legislation set to be introduced in the Senate on Wednesday would bar airlines from involuntarily removing passengers once they've …

Airlines

Glasgow Airport drop-off charge comes into force

<b>A new drop-off charge at Glasgow Airport has come into force.</b><p>Drivers dropping passengers off at the airport will now have to pay £2 for a stay of up to 10 minutes.<p>A new pick-up and drop-off point opposite the main terminal building has been opened with the old area at Caledonian Way West …

Travel

Cape Town airport faces land claim

Ashleigh Furlong and Bernard Chiguvare, GroundUp<p>Braaf family members protest over their claim to a portion of the Cape Town International airport …

Africa

Local dancers descend on San Diego International Airport

Updated:Wednesday, April 26 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-04-26 18:59:22 GMT<p>A fire damaged a licensed Otay Mesa board-and-care home Wednesday and sent four of …

California

Oakland airport’s new flights drive record passenger traffic

OAKLAND — Oakland International Airport’s surge in passenger traffic continues, thanks to increased travel to and from the East Bay and its increase …

Airlines

Congress to lose VIP parking spots at Reagan Airport

Members of Congress and the Supreme Court will lose their VIP parking spaces at Reagan National Airport outside Washington starting in June, …

Travel

'Huge' explosion near Damascus Airport

Beirut – A massive explosion hit near the Damascus International Airport in the early hours of Thursday morning, a monitoring group said, without …

Syria

Creative Sydney: the city's most innovative suburbs revealed

An arc of innovation has been revealed in Sydney.<p>It runs from around Kingsford Smith airport through the CBD and North Sydney, north-west to …

Innovation

Water main break snarls traffic near Kennedy Airport

A major water main break is snarling traffic and causing heavy delays around JFK Airport on Wednesday – and travelers are being warned to leave …

Aviation

How to Apply for Global Entry: Everything You Need to Know

Long customs lines got you down? Worry not.<p>Most of us have been there. We land in the United States after a long international flight, eagerly looking forward to being back home, or more specifically, back in our own bed. We deplane. We rush past everyone else hoofing it to customs, only to (still) …

Airlines

Crazy April weather on the way: Summerlike warmth East, snowy West

The final days of April will see a wild potpourri of weather across the nation, from near-record warmth in portions of the East, to a potential big snowstorm in the Rockies and even some severe thunderstorms and flooding rains for parts of the central U.S.<p>In the Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and …

Climate

You can get a straight razor shave in this airport lounge

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Airlines

Goldman Sachs Alums Insist Trump’s Tax Cut Is All About Helping Farmers

And other hilarious moments from the White House’s inane presser.<p>Shortly after golf course owner <b>Donald Trump</b> was improbably elected president of the United States, campaign adviser and soon-to-be Treasury Secretary <b>Steven Mnuchin</b> boldly claimed that his boss’s tax plan would, in no uncertain terms, …

Donald Trump

Heathrow Airport meet and greet cars given parking tickets

<b>More than 200 cars left with Heathrow Airport parking firms were left in a council car park and issued with parking tickets.</b><p>In total, 275 vehicles were left over the Easter weekend in West Drayton, about 15 minutes from the airport.<p>One woman said she was "horrified" to find her vehicle was left in …

Heathrow

Union asks state to halt rebranding of Chicago airport cops as security

The union representing Chicago's airport police officers moved Wednesday to halt the city's effort to rebrand them as members of a security force — signs of a battle that is emerging as aviation police are under internal review and outside investigation in the wake of the United Airlines passenger …

Policing

Long queues at Schiphol are due to negligence: KLM director

The long waits travellers at Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport are currently experiencing are due to negligence on the part of the airport authorities, …

Airlines

Weed on a plane: How Alaska marijuana businesses carry pounds of pot on board, with police blessing

The first time Michelle Cleaver arrived at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport with 5 pounds of marijuana in her carry-on, she was …

Marijuana