Plane on takeoff nearly collides with another at JFK Airport

Two planes were involved in a near-miss collision at JFK Airport Friday — when one crossed onto the runway as the other was about to take off, officials said. The frightening, Friday the 13th close call is now under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration. Around 8:45 p.m., crew noticed an American Airlines jetliner crossing onto the runway from an adjacent taxiway just as a … Continue reading Plane on takeoff nearly collides with another at JFK Airport

Delta Air Lines is rolling out free Wi-Fi

CNN —  Delta Air Lines is rolling out free Wi-Fi to most of its planes beginning February 1. “It’s going to be free, it’s going to be fast and its going to be available for everyone,” Delta CEO Ed Bastian said Thursday at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. He added that the airline invested more than $1 billion in Wi-Fi technology over the past few years. Passengers … Continue reading Delta Air Lines is rolling out free Wi-Fi

Plane passenger wakes up to child drawing on sock: ‘Only yourself to blame’

It was a case of in-flight gra-feet-ti. A female airplane passenger was horrified after waking up to see a child drawing on her sock — however many commenters claimed she deserved the toe-tagging. Footage of the shocking incident was originally shared by UK travel blogger Julie Valentine, but it recently went viral after getting uploaded to the Instagram page “Passenger Shaming.” “I woke up to some … Continue reading Plane passenger wakes up to child drawing on sock: ‘Only yourself to blame’

Flying home for the holidays will cost you more this year!

People still looking to book trips home to visit family or take a vacation during the holidays need to act fast and prepare for sticker shock. Airline executives say that based on bookings, they expect huge demand for flights over Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s. Travel experts say the best deals for airfares and hotels are already gone. On social media, plenty of travelers think … Continue reading Flying home for the holidays will cost you more this year!