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Millions Fly in US Despite COVID Warnings

3.2M passed TSA checkpoints over the weekend

(Newser) - In the days around Thanksgiving, millions of Americans flew despite warnings that a surge in COVID cases could follow. Now, with cases surging around the country, millions are again disregarding the warnings, the New York Times reports. The TSA says 1,066,747 traveled through its checkpoints on Friday, followed...

Why This Man Needs to Find an 'Elizabeth Gallagher'

Jordan Axani looking for someone to take place of his ex on big trip

(Newser) - It's a tale straight out of a rom-com. Jordan Axani, a 28-year-old real estate manager in Toronto, booked a globe-hopping Christmas trip back in March with then-girlfriend Elizabeth Gallagher. The operative word being "then." Now they've split, and Axani still wants to go on the trip,...

Travelers Still Stranded as Airports Struggle With Snow

Flights slowly resume, but some could be stuck days

(Newser) - The Northeast struggled for the second day to dig itself out from the weekend’s blizzard today, as travelers around the country cursed the snow. Though all three major New York airports have begun accepting flights again, the three have amongst them canceled a total of almost 1,500 flights,...

I'll Get Home Next Christmas: Thousands Still Stranded

New York City just starting to get moving again

(Newser) - Thousands of travelers are still sitting bored and bleary-eyed in airports, stuck buses, and subways today, a day after parts of the Northeast got slammed by more than 2 feet of show. "People are exhausted. They want to get home," sighed a Tel Aviv-bound traveler who had been...

White Christmas Blankets South, Snarls Travel
Storm Could Drop Foot
of Snow on NYC, Boston


Storm Could Drop Foot of Snow on NYC, Boston

Hundreds of flights canceled

(Newser) - A rare white Christmas in parts of the South complicated life for travelers, and airlines canceled hundreds of flights ahead of heavy snow for the East Coast. The National Weather Service said the storm could bring about a foot of snow to New York City and Boston tomorrow, up to...

12-Day Strike Will Ground British Airways

 12-Day Strike Will 
 Ground British Airways 
cabin crews OK walkout

12-Day Strike Will Ground British Airways

10-day walkout by cabin crew over staffing to cost airline $500M

(Newser) - Passengers of struggling British Airways will be struggling themselves this holiday season if a strike by cabin crews announced today goes forward. Should labor and management not reach a deal, the job action would ground flights between Dec. 22 and Jan. 2. The walkout by 12,500 workers over staffing...

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