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Thanksgiving travel rush is back with some new habits

Nov. 23, 2022 18:53 PM EST

The Thanksgiving travel rush was back on this year, as people caught planes in numbers not seen in years, setting aside inflation concerns to reunite with loved ones and enjoy some normalcy after two holiday seasons marked by COVID-19 restrictions. Changing habits around work and...

Thanksgiving travel rush is back with some new habits

Nov. 22, 2022 16:46 PM EST

The Thanksgiving travel rush was back on this year, as people caught planes in numbers not seen in years, setting aside inflation concerns to reunite with loved ones and enjoy some normalcy after two holiday seasons marked by COVID-19 restrictions. Changing habits around work and...

FAA: Construction can start on new O'Hare terminals

Nov. 21, 2022 14:13 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Construction can begin on new passenger terminals at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport following the completion of an environmental review, the Federal Aviation Administration said. U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg met Monday at the airport with...

Environmental groups sue DOT over Mississippi road project

Nov. 18, 2022 14:09 PM EST

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A group of environmental and racial justice organizations filed a federal lawsuit on Thursday against the U.S. Department of Transportation and its secretary, Pete Buttigieg, seeking to halt a Gulf Coast road project that the group says will harm the environment near...

Frontier, 5 other airlines to refund more than $600 million

Nov. 14, 2022 19:30 PM EST

Frontier Airlines and five foreign carriers have agreed to refund more than $600 million combined to travelers whose trips were canceled or significantly delayed since the start of the pandemic, federal officials said Monday. The U.S. Department of Transportation said it also fined...

Flying home for the holidays will cost you more this year

Nov. 14, 2022 00:04 AM EST

People still looking to book trips home to visit family or take a vacation during the holidays need to act fast and prepare for sticker shock. Airline executives say that based on bookings, they expect huge demand for flights over Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's. Travel...

US Merchant Marine Academy gets 1st female superintendent

Nov. 13, 2022 12:09 PM EST

KINGS POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy’s next superintendent will be the first woman appointed to the position in the institution’s nearly 80-year history, the U.S. Transportation Department announced Saturday. Retired U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral Joanna...

Veterans 'best of America,' VP Harris says in laying wreath

Nov. 11, 2022 16:52 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under gray clouds and pouring rain at Arlington National Cemetery, Vice President Kamala Harris told the nation's veterans Friday their work makes America stronger, as the administration announced new support for children who live with wounded service members. ...

Johnson, Barnes go on attack in US Senate race in Wisconsin

Nov. 01, 2022 12:43 PM EDT

BELOIT, Wis. (AP) — Republican Sen. Ron Johnson, emerging from a private meeting last week with business executives at a massive foundry-turned-tech hub, smiled despite what he said was a difficult conversation about inflation, high energy prices, staffing shortages and rising crime. ...

2 conservatives accused in hoax robocall scheme plead guilty

Oct. 24, 2022 17:23 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two right-wing operatives pleaded guilty on Monday in Cleveland to single felony counts of telecommunications fraud for having placed thousands of false robocalls in Ohio that told people they could be arrested or be forced to receive vaccinations based on information they...