Travel

  • Airline merger: Frontier sweetens offer for Spirit Airlines
    Frontier Airlines on Friday added more cash and a larger breakup fee to its offer to buy Spirit Airlines, and the Spirit board repeated its preference for Frontier over a rival bid by JetBlue Airways.Frontier added $2 per share to its previous offer, boosting it to $4.13 in cash plus... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-06-24
  • EXPLAINER: How parade crash insanity plea will work
    MADISON, Wis. -- A man accused of driving his SUV through a Christmas parade in suburban Milwaukee last year, killing six people and injuring dozens more, this week served notice he will try to persuade a jury that he was mentally ill during the incident and if convicted should go... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-06-23
  • Harvard returns Standing Bear's tomahawk to Nebraska tribe
    BOSTON -- A tomahawk once owned by Chief Standing Bear, a pioneering Native American civil rights leader, has been returned to his tribe after being housed for decades in a museum at Harvard University. Members of the Ponca tribes in Nebraska and Oklahoma visited the Massachusetts university on June 3... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-06-23
  • Reports: Six people die in helicopter crash in West Virginia
    LOGAN, W.Va. -- A Vietnam-era helicopter that carried tourists over West Virginia crashed and burned, killing all six people on board, authorities said.The Federal Aviation Administration said the Bell UH-1B helicopter crashed along Route 17 in Logan County about 5 p.m. Wednesday.All six people on board were killed, said Ray... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-06-23
  • Crowds flock to Yellowstone as park reopens after floods
    WAPITI, Wyo. -- Throngs of tourists gleefully watched the legendary Old Faithful geyser shoot towering bursts of steaming water while others got stuck in “bison jams” on picturesque valley roads as visitors returned Wednesday for the partial reopening of Yellowstone National Park after destructive floods. Park managers raised the gates... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-06-22
  • Indonesia deports Japanese man accused of COVID relief fraud
    JAKARTA, Indonesia -- Indonesia early Wednesday deported a Japanese man to Tokyo where police have accused him, his family and acquaintances of participating in a fraud scheme that netted $7.3 million intended for small businesses hurt by the coronavirus pandemic. Mitsuhiro Taniguchi, 47, was presented to journalists at the Directorate... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-06-21
  • Pilots picket as airline unions leverage summer travel woes
    DALLAS -- Hundreds of uniformed Southwest Airlines pilots stood in perfect lines in the scorching Texas sun at Dallas Love Field on Tuesday, holding signs that blamed Southwest management for delays and cancellations that have upset passengers.Every once in a while, a motorist would honk or yell encouragement. Most passengers... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-06-21
  • Yellowstone National Park to partly reopen after floods
    FILE - In this Jan. 5, 1997 photo, Bill Stamps of Fresno, Calif., steps out of a washed-out section of roadway near Happy Isles Nature Center in Yosemite National Park, Calif. Yellowstone National Park, the home to soaring geysers and some of the country's most prolific wildlife is facing its... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-06-19
  • Floods in India, Bangladesh leave millions homeless, 18 dead
    DHAKA, Bangladesh -- Army troops were called in to rescue thousands of people stranded by massive floods that have ravaged northeastern India and Bangladesh, leaving millions of homes underwater and severing transport links, authorities said Saturday. In India's Assam state, at least nine people were killed in the floods and... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-06-18
  • Canceled flights rise across US as summer travel heats up
    U.S. airlines canceled high numbers of flights for a second straight day on Friday as they tried to recover from storms while accommodating growing crowds of summer vacationers.By early afternoon in the eastern U.S., airlines has scrubbed more than 1,100 flights after canceling more than 1,700 on Thursday, according to... Read more
    Source: ABC - Travel Published on: 2022-06-17