Airlines cancel more than 1,600 flights on Thursday
Cancellations: Air travelers nationwide were feeling frustrated as more than 1,600 flights were canceled Thursday. >> Read more trending newsAirlines canceled more than 1,600 flights nationwide on Thursday, The Associated Press reported. According to FlightAware, a service that tracks flights, more than a third of all flights at New York’s LaGuardia Airport and 25% of flights were scrubbed at nearby Liberty Airport in New Jersey. As of Thursday evening, 1,641 flights flying into, out of and across the U.S. have been canceled, according to FlightAware. The cancellations come less than three weeks after airlines canceled nearly 4,700 flights during the first two-and-a-half days of the Memorial Day weekend.wftv.com
Daytona Beach International Airport to offer TSA PreCheck enrollment event
Flyers looking to join the Transportation Security Administration’s Precheck program can make a one-stop-shop of the whole process at an enrollment event taking place later this month at Daytona Beach International Airport (DAB).
1,280 JetBlue flights canceled through mid-January due to omicron
Flights canceled FILE PHOTO: JetBlue has canceled about 1,280 flights into the next year. (Markus Mainka/Getty Images)The COVID-19 omicron variant is impacting travel plans into the new year. >> Read more trending newsJetBlue announced Thursday that it is cutting about 1,280 flights from its schedule through Jan. 13, Reuters reported. More coronavirus pandemic coverage:>> Coronavirus: How long between exposure to the virus and the start of symptoms? This tool will tell you>> How to not let coronavirus pandemic fatigue set in, battle back if it does©2021 Cox Media Groupwftv.com
Iran resumes commercial flights to Afghanistan
TEHRAN, Iran — (AP) — Iran Wednesday resumed commercial flights to Afghanistan that had been halted after the Taliban assumed power, news agencies reported. The semiofficial Fars news agency reported that a charter return flight transported passengers from Tehran to Kabul. Iran stopped flights to Afghanistan in mid-August. Iran and Afghanistan share some 945 kilometers, (580 miles) of borders. Reportedly, Iran hosts some 800,000 registered Afghan refugees and more than two million undocumented Afghans live in the country over the past four decades.wftv.com
Richard Branson prepares to take his daredevil act to space with Virgin Galactic ... and beat Jeff Bezos
Over the years, the brash, British billionaire has embarked on all sorts of wild adventures, from the dangerously ill-conceived to the merely zany. Sunday's planned flight to the edge of space may be the most audacious.washingtonpost.com
Flights canceled, highways clogged due to winter storm
Flights canceled, highways clogged due to winter storm Airlines have canceled over 200 flights and delayed more than 200 others. Most of the major airports in the Northeast are affected by a winter storm. Vicente Arenas reports from New York's LaGuardia Airport.cbsnews.com
Should flights be restricted from countries with Ebola outbreaks?
Should flights be restricted from countries with Ebola outbreaks? CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the calls for flight restrictions and how to calm travel fears during the Ebola crisis.cbsnews.com