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Vacationing on a budget? Here’s how you can save on airline tickets

The key to buying the cheapest airline ticket isn’t going to be found through a magic formula. There are many different considerations you need to keep in mind before booking your flight, so you can rest easy knowing you got the best deal.  Finding a good deal is going to take strategy and research to secure a low rate. Getting low airfare also has a…

Parents sue United Airlines after 6-year-old allegedly burned by hot meal that fell off tray table

A 6-year-old girl was burned by a hot meal that fell off a faulty tray table on a United Airlines flight, her parents claim in a new lawsuit. Michal and Ben Fefferman filed their complaint in Chicago federal court last week. The incident allegedly took place on a flight from Tel Aviv, Israel, to Newark, New Jersey, in July 2022.  The girl, only identified as…

Alaska Air flight attendants authorize strike for first time in over 30 years

Unionized flight attendants at Alaska Airlines on Tuesday voted to authorize a potential strike for the first time in three decades as thousands of cabin crew across three unions picketed for higher pay outside airports in the U.S., the United Kingdom and Guam. Out of 93.47% of Alaska Air flight attendants represented by the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA-CWA) who participated in Tuesday’s vote, 99.48%…

Super Bowl champ Travis Kelce’s mom catches commercial flight home after Chiefs’ win

Donna Kelce caught a commercial flight with Southwest Airlines after one of her sons, Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce, won the Super Bowl. The Dallas-based carrier posted an Instagram reel late Monday showing a Southwest crew member informing passengers over the intercom system that they were “on a special flight.” “We are carrying a VIP – a Very Important Parent – this afternoon,”…

JetBlue shares spike after Carl Icahn takes 10% stake

Shares of JetBlue Airways jumped Tuesday after activist investor Carl Icahn bought a nearly 10% stake in the carrier.   The billionaire behind Icahn Enterprises owns 33.62 million shares, which is equivalent to a 9.91% stake, according to a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that also noted Icahn believes the shares are “undervalued and represented an attractive investment opportunity.” JetBlue’s stock is on…

Expedia shares sink after 2024 revenue warning on softening air fares

Shares of Expedia Group closed down 18% on Friday, their biggest single-day drop in nearly four years, after the online travel firm said it expected 2024 revenue growth rates to moderate as air fares soften from post-pandemic highs. The company late on Thursday also said Chief Executive Officer Peter Kern would step down from his position and be replaced by company insider Ariane Gorin. Expedia…

LEGO to release Notre Dame Cathedral set

LEGO will release a model of Paris’ Notre Dame Cathedral this summer, the latest in its LEGO Architecture line, multiple LEGO news sites reported. The set, which will consist of more than 4,300 bricks, will retail for $229.99, and will go on sale June 1, said the website Falcon Bricks, a LEGO news website.  The LEGO Notre Dame Cathedral will be one of the largest…

Philadelphia woman charged after allegedly dropping pants in aisle of Frontier Airlines plane

A Philadelphia woman faces charges after she allegedly removed her pants in the aisle of a Frontier Airlines plane that was arriving from Orlando, Florida, to the City of Brotherly Love last November. Dulce Huertas, 60, was arrested and charged with interference with flight crew members and attendants, simple assault and indecent exposure, U.S. Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero announced Tuesday. During a Nov. 20, 2023…

American Airlines lays off 656 employees as carrier reorganizes customer support team

American Airlines plans to lay off 656 employees in its customer support department as it consolidates into one team.  In total, 335 employees in Phoenix and another 321 in Dallas-Fort Worth who are part of the company’s AAdvantage Customer Service, Customer Relations and Central Baggage Resolution groups will be laid off, the Texas-based carrier told FOX Business. Those groups fall under American’s Service Recovery Team,…

Cracked windshield prompts United Airlines flight to divert to Denver

Pilots had to land a United Airlines flight at a Colorado airport on Sunday instead of its original destination because the plane had a cracked windshield, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The plane completed a safe landing at Denver International Airport early Sunday afternoon, having rerouted from its planned journey to the Dulles International Airport in Northern Virginia, the FAA said.  Both Denver…

American Airlines flight makes ‘hard landing’ in Hawaii, 6 on board hospitalized: officials

An American Airlines flight made a “hard landing” at an airport in Hawaii over the weekend, sending six individuals on board to the hospital, officials said. Five flight attendants and one passenger on American Airlines Flight 271 from Los Angeles to Maui on Saturday were hospitalized and later released, the airline said in a state to Fox News Digital on Monday. The Airbus A320 made…

5 crazy takeaways from the world’s largest cruise liner ‘Icon of the Seas’

The Royal Caribbean-owned Icon of the Seas will begin its first official cruise later Saturday, sailing away from Miami and toward the Caribbean. The world’s largest cruise liner’s first official trip, which will go seven nights, comes about two months after builder Turku Meyer transferred ownership over to Royal Caribbean and just a couple weeks after the ship first reached its home port in southern…

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