Spirit Airlines outage resolved after causing major flight delays
Passengers on social media reported hours-long delays and having to de-board Spirit planes that were set to take off.
MSP Airport allowing flyers to schedule security checks
Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport has introduced a new, free tool that allows travelers to skip to the front of the line.
FAA may have to redo plane evacuation tests as passengers squeeze into smaller spaces
Lawmakers who want tougher standards for evacuating aircraft in an emergency have criticized the Federal Aviation Administration for what they consider unrealistic simulations, and now they are calling for a do-over of current evacuation tests.
Lawyer busted for using ChatGPT to write brief after fictitious court cases cited
An attorney could face sanctions after learning the hard way about the pitfalls of using ChatGPT.
Air New Zealand to weigh passengers before they board international flights
Passengers flying internationally will be asked to step on the scale, which the airline says is completely voluntary and anonymous.
American Airlines passenger sentenced after spitting, using emergency slide
Cynthia McKnight was convicted of spitting on another passenger, pushing a flight attendant, and exiting the aircraft via the emergency slide.
Cruise ship Carnival Sunshine pounded by large waves during coastal storm near Charleston, South Carolina
Passengers aboard the cruise ship Carnival Sunshine were left distressed as large waves churned up by a powerful storm off the Southeast coast pounded the vessel, delaying its return from the Bahamas over the Memorial Day weekend.
Man who opened emergency door on South Korea flight said he felt suffocated
The man told police he had suffered stress after losing his job recently.
Photos capture Southwest pilot climbing through cockpit window to unlock plane door
A Southwest Airlines pilot was captured climbing through the window of a plane and into the cockpit in order to unlock the plane door at San Diego International Airport on Wednesday.
What Memorial Day travel will cost you this year versus last year
International airfare is up 50% to European destinations for Memorial Day weekend.
Virgin Galactic completes final test flight before launching paying customers to space
The flight came nearly two years after Richard Branson beat fellow billionaire and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos to space.
TSA PreCheck allows teens to accompany parents in security line for free
TSA projects 2.6M people to travel on the first day of Memorial Day weekend.
Customer hits Frontier flight attendant with intercom phone, airline says
The company said it happened Sunday morning on a flight from Denver to Tampa while the plane was awaiting departure.
Mexico City airports shut down due to spewing ash from Popocatepetl volcano
Mexico City’s two main airports were temporarily shut down Saturday due to ash spewing from the nearby Popocatepetl volcano.
Delta CEO says more government regulations could lead to higher ticket prices
Delta Air Lines CEO Ed Bastian said Wednesday that more government regulations could lead to higher ticket prices.
Cracked windshield forces Southwest flight to divert back to Hawaii
The airline told FOX Television Stations that the flight left Sunday from Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport destined for San Diego International Airport.
TSA tests facial recognition technology at US airports to boost security
The TSA testing the use of facial recognition technology at 16 airports across the country. Here's how it works as you go through security.
Summer travel season will be 'one for the record books,' AAA says
This Memorial Day weekend is expected to be the third-busiest since 2000, when AAA started tracking holiday travel. Here are the best and worst times to travel.
Yosemite National Park closes several campgrounds amid flooding forecast
After months of record snowmelt, Yosemite National Park officials announced they would close several campgrounds Monday due to the forecast of flooding.
Southwest Airlines pilots vote in favor of strike
Airline workers can't legally strike unless mediators decide further negotiations are pointless. Even then, the president and Congress can block a strike.