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Dreamliner Delay Cuts Into American's International Flights

Boeing hasn't delivered any of the jetliners in a year

(Newser) - American Airlines is dropping some international flights for next summer because Boeing has failed to deliver planes that the airline ordered, according to an internal memo Thursday. Boeing has been unable to deliver its 787 jetliner, which it calls the Dreamliner, for about a year because of a series of...

JetBlue Rolls the Dice, Adds Low-Cost Transatlantic Flight

New York to London for about $400 round trip

(Newser) - With business travel near zero, and British citizens not allowed to visit the US unless it’s an emergency, adding a flight between New York and London could be a gamble. But it’s a route that usually earns an airline a lot of money, and JetBlue picked it up...

US to Put 'Do Not Travel' Label on 80% of World's Nations

State Department discourages Americans from going abroad during pandemic

(Newser) - The State Department doesn't like the idea of Americans traveling to other nations during the pandemic, and it's about to make that clear. About 80% of the world's countries are getting the "Do Not Travel" warning, the Washington Post reports, up from 16% as of Monday....

New Security Measures Introduced for All US-Bound Passengers

American citizens, airlines aren't exempt

(Newser) - All incoming flights to the United States will be subject to new security screening procedures before takeoff, with both American citizens and foreigners possibly facing security interviews from airline employees, the US government said Wednesday. Both American air carriers and global airlines must comply, affecting all the 2,100 flights...

Meet a Man Who Has Traveled, Well, Everywhere

Don Parrish has been to almost every region of almost every country

(Newser) - Don Parrish knows his limits. Since the 70-year-old from Downers Grove, Ill., began traveling in the 1960s, he's been to many geographic subregions of all 193 countries currently recognized by the United Nations and is about to tick off all 321 territories listed by the Travelers' Century Club. (The...

Rangel: I'm Not Guilty, Just Been 'Admonished'
Rangel: I'm Not Guilty, Just Been 'Admonished'

Rangel: I'm Not Guilty, Just Been 'Admonished'

Rep. denies ethics panel finds he broke travel rules

(Newser) - Though House ethics committee sources say Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel knowingly accepted Caribbean trips in violation of House rules that forbid hidden financing by corporations, the New York congressman tells Politico tonight he’s merely being “admonished” by the committee. I’m satisfied that when you...

Best New Travel Websites
 Best New Travel Websites 

Best New Travel Websites

Get advice from locals, exchange currency, and more

(Newser) - The summer is winding down, but there’s still time for a last-minute vacation. The Times of London lists 10 new websites to check out:
  • Tripbod: Answer questions about your interests and hobbies, and a local expert will plan an itinerary for you.
  • Vimeo: The travel group on this video

World's Most Luxe Pools
 World's Most Luxe Pools 

World's Most Luxe Pools

From ten stories up to inside a crater, these pools are sure to excite

(Newser) - On the lookout for a unique summer vacation experience? Woman’s Day recommends eight stunning pools in some of the world’s most beautiful locations:
  • The hanging pool atop the Joule hotel in Dallas projects 8 feet over the edge of the building.
  • The Homestead Crater at Homestead Resort in

Gourmet Writer a Threat to Beijing?

Baffled food journalist denied Olympic visa

(Newser) - She's not a Tibetan activist, a human-rights watchdog, or a political correspondent. So why couldn't Karen Coates, a food writer for Gourmet, get a visa to cover the Beijing Olympics? She recounts the mind-numbing bureaucratic hoops she jumped through to submit her application, which seems to have vanished into a...

Foreign Airlines Soar Past US Carriers

Adding services, expanding routes helps margins; take heed, US carriers

(Newser) - As US airlines flounder, and consumers pay the price in baggage fees and reduced services, foreign carriers have an antidote: Buy new, more fuel-efficient aircraft, offer more services, and watch the money roll in. Dubai-based Emirates, which introduced the Airbus A380 on the Dubai-to-New York route Friday, charges first- and...

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