Amtrak offering discounts for Cherry Blossom Festival

Amtrak offering discounts for Cherry Blossom Festival

Amtrak is providing travelers with a viable alternative to driving to the National Cherry Blossom Festival between March 15 and… Read More »

New York Ski Resorts to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2030

New York Ski Resorts to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2030

PHOTO: Whiteface Mountain and other state-owned ski areas pledge to rely solely on renewable energy. (photo via Flickr/Marco)  New York’s… Read More »

Flights to Bali cancelled because volcanic ash

Flights to Bali cancelled because volcanic ash

Australian based Jetstar has cancelled several flights to Bali’s Denpasar airport because volcanic ash from the Mount Raung eruption is… Read More »

How to get the most from Marrakech

How to get the most from Marrakech

Listed by many top travel publications as one of the best holiday destinations in the world, Marrakech in Morocco has… Read More »

Passenger struck by lightning while getting off an airplane

Passenger struck by lightning while getting off an airplane

A female passenger was struck by lightning while getting off an airplane at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport Saturday evening, according… Read More »

How jet contrails can affect global weather

How jet contrails can affect global weather

The evidence jets sometimes leave in the sky of their flight paths – the contrails – can apparently affect how… Read More »

American suspends CLT flights due to weather

American suspends CLT flights due to weather

American Airlines will stop departures from Charlotte Douglas International Airport at 9 p.m. Wednesday, two hours ahead of its normal schedule, as… Read More »

Aviation accounts for two percent of man-made greenhouse gas emissions, according to the ICAO

Aviation accounts for two percent of man-made greenhouse gas emissions, according to the ICAO

Aviation accounts for two percent of man-made greenhouse gas emissions, according to the ICAO, which agreed last year to create… Read More »

Norwegian Air’s younger aircraft is key to cutting fuel bills and limiting climate change

Norwegian Air’s younger aircraft is key to cutting fuel bills and limiting climate change

Norwegian Air will cut the average age of its fleet to less than four years, seeing younger aircraft as the… Read More »

Stormy weather and Chicago-area ATC forces cancellation of more than 800 flights

Stormy weather and Chicago-area ATC forces cancellation of more than 800 flights

Stormy weather and operational problems caused by a fire last week at a Chicago-area air traffic control facility forced the… Read More »

Iceland has raised alert level for volcano eruption

Iceland has raised alert level for volcano eruption

Iceland’s Met Office has raised its risk level to the aviation industry for an eruption at its Bárðarbunga volcano to… Read More »

Boeing teams up with South African Airways to develop jet fuel from tobacco plant

Boeing teams up with South African Airways to develop jet fuel from tobacco plant

Boeing has teamed up with South African Airways to develop jet fuel from a tobacco plant as part of efforts… Read More »

US representative to ICAO hopeful about global system to curb carbon emissions from airlines

US representative to ICAO hopeful about global system to curb carbon emissions from airlines

The new US representative to the UN’s ICAO said he is hopeful its members will be able to agree a… Read More »

Hundreds of birds poisoned and killed at Huston Bush Airport

Hundreds of birds poisoned and killed at Huston Bush Airport

Hundreds of birds were poisoned and killed at Bush Intercontinental Airport this past weekend as part of a “bird abatement… Read More »

Great Eco-travel destinations to explore

Great Eco-travel destinations to explore

With the World Responsible Tourism Awards in its 11th year, now would be a good time to honor the destinations… Read More »

Fog over Rio de Janeiro strands hundreds of soccer fans

Fog over Rio de Janeiro strands hundreds of soccer fans

Fog over Rio de Janeiro’s Guanabara Bay on Tuesday June 17 stranded hundreds of fans trying to catch Brazil’s second… Read More »

Climate change is a growing threat to tourism

Climate change is a growing threat to tourism

Climate change is a growing threat to tourism, from thawing ski resorts to coral reefs hit by warmer seas, and… Read More »

Alaskan volcanic eruption forces regional airline to cancel flights

Alaskan volcanic eruption forces regional airline to cancel flights

A volcanic eruption in Alaska that sent a plume of ash and smoke high into the sky forced regional airline… Read More »

Swiss solar aircraft has successful test flight

Swiss solar aircraft has successful test flight

Solar Impulse two carried out a flight lasting two hours and 15 minutes. Solar Impulse is the revolutionary single-seater aircraft,… Read More »

EU diplomats have agreed to limit production of food-based biofuels

EU diplomats have agreed to limit production of food-based biofuels

EU diplomats have agreed to limit production of biofuels made from food crops in response to widespread criticism that they… Read More »

San Diego Airport has agreed to run advertisement asking visitors to avoid SeaWorld

San Diego Airport has agreed to run advertisement asking visitors to avoid SeaWorld

San Diego Airport has agreed to run an animal rights group’s advertisement asking visitors to avoid SeaWorld, a major city… Read More »

Some Denver flights diverted as tornadoes approach

Some Denver flights diverted as tornadoes approach

Five tornadoes, accompanied by icy hail, touched down in the Denver area on Wednesday May 21, forcing the city’s airport… Read More »

US Airways A330 jet hit severe turbulence injuring six

US Airways A330 jet hit severe turbulence injuring six

When a US Airways A330 jet hit severe turbulence after leaving Philadelphia Airport, injuring four passengers and two crew members… Read More »

E-Fan experimental aircraft took off on its first public flight

E-Fan experimental aircraft took off on its first public flight

A small, 21-foot long airplane took off in Bordeaux, France on April 25 while a French economic minister and a… Read More »