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Miami Bus Crash Kills 2 After Hitting Overpass

Miami Bus Crash Kills 2 After Hitting Overpass

Comstock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) — A bus slammed into an overpass at Miami International Airport on Saturday, killing two people and critically injuring three passengers, authorities said.The 27 other passengers on board the tour bus also sustainted injurie…

Discount Airline CEO Pondering ‘Standing Room Only’ Flights

Discount Airline CEO Pondering ‘Standing Room Only’ Flights

John Foxx/Thinkstock(LONDON) — Ryanair, a no-frills airline based in Ireland that has already made headlines for contemplating pay toilets for its flights, has a new idea for the cost-conscious flier: standing room only flights.According to the U.K. T…

Passengers Stranded by Sandy Will Have Option to Leave Cruise Ship

Passengers Stranded by Sandy Will Have Option to Leave Cruise Ship

Norwegian Cruise Line(NEW YORK) — A cruise ship stranded by Hurricane Sandy will call on Boston Wednesday, giving passengers the option to disembark as the ship loads up on fuel and provisions before heading back to sea.Norwegian Cruise Line’s ship –…

Passengers Stranded by Sandy Will Have Option to Leave Cruise Ship

Passengers Stranded by Sandy Will Have Option to Leave Cruise Ship

Norwegian Cruise Line(NEW YORK) — A cruise ship stranded by Hurricane Sandy will call on Boston Wednesday, giving passengers the option to disembark as the ship loads up on fuel and provisions before heading back to sea.Norwegian Cruise Line’s ship –…

Bus with 60 Passengers Overturns in New Jersey

Bus with 60 Passengers Overturns in New Jersey

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Three people were sent to the hospital Saturday morning after a Canadian tour bus carrying about 60 people overturned on New Jersey highway exit ramp. The bus overturned on the Exit 53 ramp off Route 80 East at 7:43 a.m.,…

Baggage Fees Cost Passengers a Record $1.7B

Baggage Fees Cost Passengers a Record $1.7B

Matthew Peyton/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — U.S. airlines rang up more than $1.7 billion in baggage fees in the first six months of the year, the most ever collected in that period.
Delta Airlines collected the most in baggage fees with nearly $430 mill…

Passenger Charged with Groping Sleeping Woman on 11-Hour Flight

Passenger Charged with Groping Sleeping Woman on 11-Hour Flight

TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images(HONOLULU) — A passenger onboard a flight from the Philippines to Hawaii faces federal charges after he allegedly groped a woman several times as she slept on the nearly 11-hour flight.The alleged victim, identified only as …

Air Travelers Prefer Relaxation to Work on Flights

Air Travelers Prefer Relaxation to Work on Flights

Jupiterimages/Thinkstock(CHICAGO) — A lot of people don’t like to leave business projects up in the air, so they’ll try to catch up on work while flying.But that’s not how most airline passengers spend their time during trips, accord…

United Passengers Revolt After Stranded for Days in China

United Passengers Revolt After Stranded for Days in China

United Continental Holdings(NEW YORK) — A United Airlines flight from Shanghai, China, to New Jersey should have taken just 13 hours, but it took some folks three days to make that trip, after a firestorm of protests, threats and even violence. United…

Several Injured After Turbulence Hits American Airlines Flight

Several Injured After Turbulence Hits American Airlines Flight

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(MIAMI) — Several people aboard an American Airlines flight from Aruba to Miami were treated for injuries Tuesday evening after the plane was hit with turbulence prior to landing.In a statement, the carrier said Flight 1780 “e…

Passengers Sue JetBlue for Pilot Meltdown Incident

Passengers Sue JetBlue for Pilot Meltdown Incident

Scott Olson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Passengers aboard the March JetBlue flight on which a pilot had to be locked out of the cockpit and restrained after a rant about al Qaeda and 9/11 have filed the first lawsuit related to the incident.The lawyer re…

Airbus to Offer Extra-Wide Seats on New Planes

Airbus to Offer Extra-Wide Seats on New Planes

Jason Alden/Bloomberg via Getty Images(BLAGNAC, France) — Airbus is trying to make the friendly skies a bit more comfortable for large — and encumbered — people, and more profitable for U.S. airlines.The main subsidiary of European aerospace giant E…

Frequent Fliers Sue American Airlines Over Loss of Unlimited Pass

Frequent Fliers Sue American Airlines Over Loss of Unlimited Pass

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In 1987, American Airlines was struggling and desperate for money, so they started offering an unlimited lifetime airpass for $350,000, hoping for an infusion of cash.  Just 66 people purchased the AAirpass bef…

‘Too Fat To Fly’ Passenger Sues Southwest Airlines For ‘Discriminatory Actions’

‘Too Fat To Fly’ Passenger Sues Southwest Airlines For ‘Discriminatory Actions’

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(NEW ORLEANS) — Kenlie Tiggeman, the overweight passenger who garnered national attention last May after she claimed a Southwest gate agent told her she was “too fat to fly,” is now suing the airline.Tiggeman, who lives in …

TSA to Expand Expedited Passenger Screening Program

TSA to Expand Expedited Passenger Screening Program

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(ARLINGTON, Va.) — Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Administrator John Pistole and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced Wednesday morning the expansion of the airline passenger pre-s…

Mid-Air Matchmaking? Dutch Airline to Let Passengers Choose Seatmates on Facebook?

Mid-Air Matchmaking? Dutch Airline to Let Passengers Choose Seatmates on Facebook?

Medioimages/Photodisc/Thinkstock(AMSTELVEEN, The Netherlands) — A new policy by a Dutch airline will allow passengers to choose their seatmates based on Facebook and LinkedIn profiles.KLM hopes to roll out the “Social Seating” policy in 2012, accordi…

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