Plane catches fire after crash landing at Miami airport; at least 3 hospitalized

Per: NYP – At least three people were hospitalized after an airplane caught fire in a crash landing at Miami International Airport on Tuesday. The Red Air flight from the Dominican Republic touched down at the airport at about 5:30 p.m. and tore through a communications tower and a small building before coming to a stop in a grassy area beside the runway, local outlet WSVN … Continue reading Plane catches fire after crash landing at Miami airport; at least 3 hospitalized

Cruise ship Mardi Gras rescues 16 people stranded at sea, Carnival Cruise Line says

( CNN.com ) (CNN) — While cruising in open waters not too far from Cuba Friday morning, crew members of the cruise ship Mardi Gras spotted what had to be a chilling sight: a small vessel in rough seas stirred up by a tropical weather system. The crew saw the distressed vessel just before 8 a.m., Carnival Cruise Line said in a news blog. The Mardi … Continue reading Cruise ship Mardi Gras rescues 16 people stranded at sea, Carnival Cruise Line says

American Airlines drops some New York flights due to pilot shortage

( NYPost.com ) Texas-based American Airlines will be cancelling flights to Ithaca and Islip, New York, as well as Toledo, Ohio, in September, blaming a lack of pilots, according to local reports. “In response to the regional pilot shortage affecting the airline industry, American Airlines has made the difficult decision to end service,” American Airlines spokeswoman Andrea Koos told the Dallas Morning News. “We’re extremely grateful for the care … Continue reading American Airlines drops some New York flights due to pilot shortage

Over one-third of all flights at LaGuardia Airport canceled Thursday!!

More than one-third of all flights at LaGuardia Airport and over a quarter of flights at Newark Airport were canceled Thursday in one of the worst travel days yet this summer. The huge percentage of flight cancellations, cited by tracking service FlightAware, was due in part to the chance of storms late in the day. However, the travel chaos was not limited to New York City-area … Continue reading Over one-third of all flights at LaGuardia Airport canceled Thursday!!

How To Make Friends While Traveling

Taking a trip is a great way to clear your mind, broaden your horizons and explore destinations you’ve long dreamed of visiting. Travel can also present the opportunity to meet new people and forge special bonds. “Sometimes making new friends is the best part of traveling,” said Phil Dengler, co-founder of The Vacationer. “Whether it is the locals or fellow travelers, interacting with more people can make the … Continue reading How To Make Friends While Traveling

How To Calm Anxiety During Turbulence, According To Flight Attendants

It’s an experience all too familiar with air travelers: One minute the flight is going smoothly, and the next thing you know it feels like the plane is bumping and shaking in all directions. Turbulence is a very common part of air travel, but that doesn’t make it less unpleasant. In fact, research has shown that turbulence is one of the biggest causes of flying anxiety, as … Continue reading How To Calm Anxiety During Turbulence, According To Flight Attendants