Flying

Holiday travelers at LaGuardia Airport. (Credit: CBS2)

Travelers Brave Crowded Airports, Roads Following Thanksgiving Weekend Trips

It all went smoothly for many air travelers on Sunday — a nice change of pace after a winter storm caused headaches for many ahead of Thanksgiving on Wednesday.

11/30/2014

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Tips For Air Travel With Kids

Flying with kids can be a trying experience. Be prepared and know what to expect when arriving at the airport and your air travel experience with your kids will be less stressful.

06/18/2014

WCBS 880's Alex Silverman flies in a two-seater stunt plane above Jones Beach. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman Takes Controls Of Air Show Stunt Plane

WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman got a chance to fly with one of the world’s most experienced aerobatic pilots — and even took over the controls — as the tiny two-seater plane rolled and spiraled while barreling through the sky at up to 210 mph.

05/21/2014

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Seen At 11: More Carbon Dioxide In Air Will Mean More Turbulence On Planes

A lot of people fear turbulence when flying, and now, some scientists have said it could get a lot worse.

05/13/2014

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New ‘E-Tags’ Could Mean Less Time On Line At The Airport

A new way to check bags could reduce the amount of time that you spend on line at the airport.

05/12/2014

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7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.

03/07/2014

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The Jet Of The Future Only Has Window Seats

The jet of the future has faster travel times and huge digital screens that feel as if every seat is a window seat.

03/06/2014

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Uncovered: The Best Time To Buy The Cheapest Plane Ticket

A recent study pinpoints the best time to buy the cheapest airline tickets. Read on for tips on booking your next vacation on a budget.

03/05/2014

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The World’s 7 Best Airport Coffee Shops

It’s not easy to find a decent cup of coffee when traveling. So we scoured the world’s airports in search of the best cafes and java joints, and came back with our top seven.

02/26/2014

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What To Do At America’s 10 Most Delayed Airports

Delayed at the airport during your travels? Check out this guide on where to eat, drink and shop at America’s 10 most delayed airports.

11/27/2013

A Long Island man told CBS 2 that he had a near miss with a flying clipboard. (Credit CBS 2)

Suffolk County Man Wants FAA Investigation After Near Miss With Falling Clipboard

Shirley resident Gus Binos claims that he had a brush with death when a sharp piece of metal landed a few feet away from the spot where he was washing his SUV.

06/28/2013

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Stories From Main Street: White Plains, NY

One man from Westchester County is going to new heights for wounded veterans.

12/27/2010

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FAA May Change Flying Rules For Toddlers

A new proposal would require children under 2-years-old to sit in their own seat with a child restraint device, rather than on their parent’s laps.

12/16/2010