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Airlines ask Biden administration for ‘immediate intervention’ on 5G

[CNN Business, Getty] Executives from the largest US airlines asked the Biden administration for “immediate intervention” in the planned rollout of 5G technology near major airports on Wednesday, warning of dire consequences for transportation and the economy.The representatives of 10 carriers asked the administration in a letter obtained by CNN to further delay the rollout near airports […]

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We found the best flight deals to Costa Rica for less than $200 round trip

[CNN Underscored, Getty Images] Costa Rica’s beautiful beaches, tropical rainforests and miles of hiking trails are calling your name. And, thanks to cheap airfare from around the US, you can get there for much less than usual. This week, flight deal website Thrifty Traveler emailed its Premium members about discounted round-trip airfare from cities around the US […]

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12 all-inclusive resorts you can book for free using points

[CNBC, Westin/Marriott] All-inclusive resorts have long been thought of as party paradises for students. But recently, hotel chains have noticed the enduring popularity of these types of resorts and have been making investments to beef up their offerings in the all-inclusive realm — for everyone from solo travelers to families and beyond. These days, all-inclusive […]

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Cruises should be avoided regardless of vaccination status, CDC says

(CNN) — The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday increased the risk level for cruise ship travel to its highest level and said it should be avoided, regardless of vaccination status. The agency bumped up the travel risk level for cruise travel from Level 3 to Level 4, indicating the risk for Covid-19 […]

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Chicago Teacher Spends 5 Hours in Airplane Bathroom After Testing For Covid During Flight

[ABC] A Chicago teacher who tested positive for COVID-19 spent five hours in an airplane bathroom during a flight to Iceland.CHICAGO (WLS) — A Chicago teacher spent five hours in an airplane bathroom because she tested positive for COVID 19. Marisa Fotieo shared her story on TikTok. She said she was flying to Iceland, when […]

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This couple retired at 40 and moved their family to Portugal. Here’s how they did it

[CNBC] From their home in Portugal, U.S. ex-pats Amon and Christina Browning give off the relaxed aura of a couple completely content with where they are in life. And given they spend their days lounging on the beach or working in their garden, it’s not hard to see why. Now 41 and 43, the Brownings […]

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American Airlines warns about jet fuel shortages around the U.S., asks pilots to conserve

[CNBC, Reuters] Fuel supply delays and constraints are the latest issue to hit U.S. carriers.Airlines are also facing labor shortages after a surge in travel demand materialized faster than executives expected.American said it is among several carriers facing the fuel supply shortage.American Airlines on Monday said it might have to add stops to certain flights because […]

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American Airlines canceling hundreds of flights through mid-July in part due to labor shortages

(CNN Business) American Airlines is canceling hundreds of flights through at least mid-July as the company strives to maintain service in the midst of massively increasing travel demand while the coronavirus pandemic continues to recede in the United States, according to a spokesperson from the airline. “The first few weeks of June have brought unprecedented […]

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More than 70,000 people have signed petitions to stop Jeff Bezos from returning to Earth after his trip to space next month

[Business Inside, Getty Images] Petitions to stop Jeff Bezos’ Earth reentry collected more than 70,000 signatures combined.The one with the most signatures is titled “Do not allow Jeff Bezos to return to Earth.”Bezos plans to enter space July 20 on the first human flight of Blue Origin’s New Shepard rocket.More than 70,000 people have signed […]

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Southwest Airlines Delays and Cancels Flights for a Third Day

[The New York Times, Reuters] The headaches began with problems with a weather data supplier on Monday, then technical troubles on Tuesday, and the issues spilled over into Wednesday. Hundreds of Southwest Airlines flights were delayed or canceled again on Wednesday as the company sought to resolve disruptions from earlier in the week amid a pickup in […]

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