9 Summer Travel Tips to Help You Beat the Airport Crowds

Around 2.68 million people are in your carry-ons). Depending on where you’re heading, wait to buy things like toiletries, extra batteries, and sun block up until you get there, as these things often lead to baggage being analyzed.( TSA, for its part, has its own summer season travel list, with pointers over what you can…

The Essentials of Travel Etiquette with Grace and Humor

Who ever said you cannot have manners AND a sense of humor didn’t understand Patricia Rossi. Not even when upon returning to the table Rick Griffin requests a plunger just to get her goat, does she flinch. Without missing a beat, she turns to him, and in her simple, ever so wonderfully captivating southern drawl…

KLM’s airport robot Care-E will carry luggage to your gate

(CNN) — Question: Why do celebrities always look so cool and put-together in airports when the rest of us are exhausted and puffy-faced? Answer: They have personal assistants who haul their stuff and make traveling seamless. And now, you can have an airport assistant of your very own thanks to KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, the…

More Indians travel in airplanes than in AC trains, states federal government

By: PTI|New Delhi| The Aviation Ministry is targeting a five-fold boost in passenger journeys to one billion per year in 15-20 years.The number of flyers in India is more than those traveling in Air Conditioning coaches of trains, files launched to mark the fourth anniversary of the declared the scheme as a major success and…

Mercer County Program Helps Kids with Autism Prepare for Air Travel

Mercer County Program Helps Children with Autism Prepare for Air Travel Mercer County Program Helps Children with Autism Prepare for Air Travel LIFT participants await their luggage at the baggage claim facility at Trenton-Mercer Airport About two dozen families introduced their special-needs children to the airport experience through Mercer County’s inaugural Let’s Investigate Flying Together…

Quiz: Do You Know What These 6 ATC Phrases Mean?

Quiz: Do You Know What These 6 ATC Phrases Mean? Bose sponsored this story. Check out the full series here. And, if you’re looking for one of the lightest and most comfortable aviation headsets out there, check out the Bose A20. Ready? Let’s get started… 1) You’re practicing takeoffs and landings in the pattern, and…

Quiz: 6 Questions To See How Much You Know About Airports

Quiz: 6 Questions To See How Much You Know About Airports How much do you know about your airport? 1) How long is the longest runway at Austin Executive airport? You got it. The ’60’ listed above the airport indicates the longest runway is 6000 feet. The ’60’ listed above the airport indicates the longest…

Province seeks federal dollars to improve Fond-du-Lac airstrip

It will likely be an “expensive” project to expand Fond-du-Lac’s airport, but the first step of an engineering study and design is underway, to enable larger aircraft to land in the northern Saskatchewan community, according to the Minister of Highways and Infrastructure. David Marit said the province is conducting a similar expansion in a southern…

More Containers Of Items For Rehabilitation Of Lagos Airport Looted

Thieves have descended on materials meant for rehabilitation of the terminal building of Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos contained in containers, which have been abandoned at the airport for about five years. The containers, which have as contents building materials like iron beams and others, were ordered for importation into the country in 2013,…