The Federal Communications Commission is considering lifting its longtime prohibition on making cell phone calls on airplanes, saying it is time “to review our outdated and restrictive rules.”
It was a long night for Spirit Airlines passengers in Miami. Hundreds of them were stranded after voluntary engine inspections grounded flights and delayed take-offs.
Southwest Airlines canceled several flights Saturday morning, after a computer glitch grounded the entire fleet overnight.
Imagine opening the overhead bin after a long flight and finding out that your carry-on bag is gone.
Two planes collided on the ground early Saturday at John F. Kennedy International Airport, forcing 155 passengers to disembark.
Local airports started to see some activity Saturday morning after a blizzard forced airlines to cancel thousands of flights.
The Port Authority is hoping to resume service at the airports by 3 p.m. Saturday.
On Monday, Southwest revealed that inspectors found cracks in three more of its planes — similar to the ones suspected in the fuselage tear on one of its jets on Friday.
The airline canceled 1,400 flights in a span of five days before, during and after the blizzard. It normally runs 600 flights per day.
More than 1.4 million passengers flew in or out of the airport last year, an 8 percent increase over the previous high set in 2007. It’s a 31 percent increase in scheduled service over 2009.
Passengers at Newark Liberty Airport had to hunt through rows of suitcases Thursday in search of their lost luggage.
Some stranded passengers have been mulling around John F. Kennedy Airport for hours, even days, hoping to get booked on a flight back to the snow-ravaged United Kingdom.
A Tennessee pilot who says he’s tired of being manhandled by security agents is waiting to see if he will lose his job because he refused a full body scan.
The State Departments travel alert was one step below a travel warning and did not advise Americans to cancel their European travel plans.