Boeing’s safety culture is ‘inadequate’ and ‘confusing,’ new FAA report finds

A new report by federal safety experts found major issues with Boeing’s safety culture — including a “disconnect” between senior management and other employees and a fear of retaliation when reporting safety concerns. The report, released Monday, had been requested by Congress and was completed by a panel of experts that convened More...

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By admin On Tuesday, February 27th, 2024
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TSA PreCheck travelers don’t have to show physical IDs at some airports

If you’re a TSA PreCheck member traveling on United Airlines via Chicago’s O’Hare or Los Angeles international airports, life just got a bit easier. United recently updated its website to show More...

By admin On Monday, February 26th, 2024
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Cruise ship barred from docking amid outbreak of stomach illness

Officials in the island nation of Mauritius blocked a Norwegian Cruise Line ship from docking there on Sunday, after more than a dozen passengers were stricken with a stomach illness. Around 15 passengers More...

By admin On Friday, February 23rd, 2024
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Hotel guests risk booking rooms on sites that apply steep fees

Justin Perry was planning a one-night stay in London for early February and booked a room on what he thought was his chosen hotel’s website. It was only after getting a reservation confirmation that he realized More...

By admin On Thursday, February 22nd, 2024
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Passenger stabs fellow traveler with weapon of pens and rubber bands on Seattle-to-Vegas flight

A passenger aboard a Las Vegas-bound flight fashioned a weapon out of pens and rubber bands and stabbed a fellow passenger in a bloody, unprovoked attack, officials said Thursday. Injured passenger identified More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 20th, 2024
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American Airlines raises bag fee for luggage checked at the airport

If you’re checking a bag for an American Airlines flight, expect to pay more. The carrier has announced it is raising its checked bag fee by $10, from $30 to $40, for bags checked at the airport. For More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 13th, 2024
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Passenger dies aboard 9-month Royal Caribbean cruise around the world

A guest aboard a nine-month Royal Caribbean cruise around the globe has died, the company said Tuesday.  “A guest sailing on board Serenade of the Seas has sadly passed away,” a Royal Caribbean More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 31st, 2024
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Tropicana Las Vegas, a landmark since 1957, will be demolished to make way for MLB stadium

LAS VEGAS — The Tropicana Las Vegas, a Sin City landmark for more than six decades, is shutting its doors in the spring to make room for a $1.5 billion Major League Baseball stadium that will be home to More...

By admin On Monday, January 29th, 2024
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Right-wing makes airlines culture war targets over DEI criticism

The conservative media ecosystem is piggybacking on Americans’ fascination with air travel to stir up opposition to corporate diversity programs, an effort that may raise the salience of culture war issues More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 17th, 2024
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U.S. flight delays and cancellations stall travelers nationwide amid winter storm

More than 1,800 flights within, to or out of the U.S. were canceled Tuesday as extreme winter weather continued to wreak havoc for travelers. Data from the tracking group FlightAware also showed more than 4,700 More...