Airport Chaos: European Travel Runs Into Pandemic Cutbacks | Business News

By KELVIN CHAN and MIKE CORDER, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Got European travel plans this summer? Don’t forget to pack your passport, sunscreen and plenty of patience. Liz Morgan arrived at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport 4 1/2 hours before her flight to Athens, finding the line for security snaking out of the terminal and into … Read more

Electric vehicle charging station network planned for Texas highways

Sign up for The Brief, our daily newsletter that keeps readers up to speed on the most essential Texas news. Texas is planning to add enough electric vehicle charging stations throughout the state to support 1 million electric vehicles with dozens of new stations to allow for easier long-distance travel. In a draft plan released … Read more

US drops Covid testing requirement for international travelers

A man checks in at a Covid-19 testing site in the international arrivals area of ​​Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California on December 22, 2021. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images The Biden administration will drop the Covid-19 testing requirement for inbound air travelers from abroad on Sunday, ending one of … Read more

Travel industry calls on White House to end Covid-19 testing requirement for overseas visitors

A man checks in at a Covid-19 testing site in the international arrivals area of ​​Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California on December 22, 2021. Frederic J. Brown | AFP | Getty Images Travel and hospitality CEOs are stepping up pressure on the Biden administration to scrap a requirement that anyone flying into … Read more

Canceled Flights Mar First Weekend of Summer for Travelers | Business News

By DAVID KOENIG, AP Airlines Writer The unofficial start of summer over the Memorial Day weekend offers a troubling glimpse of what lies ahead for travelers during the peak vacation season. US airlines canceled more than 2,800 flights from Thursday through Monday, or about 2% of their schedules, according to tracking service FlightAware. Delta Air … Read more

Holland America Line’s Holds Naming Ceremony for Rotterdam with Godmother Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands

Holland America Line’s Flagship Rotterdam Named in Rotterdam, Netherlands, by Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet. Tweet this On arrival, Princess Margriet was welcomed at the gangway with a traditional floral bouquet presented by seven-year-old Nora van Dijkdaughter of Nathalie van Dijkwho has been with Holland America Line for 15 years, most recently as a business … Read more

Air travelers face heavy cancellations over Memorial Day weekend

A Southwest Airlines aircraft taxis as a Delta Air Lines aircraft lands at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, US, January 24, 2022. Joshua Roberts | Reuters Airline travelers are not only facing sticker shock this Memorial Day weekend, the kickoff to the summer travel season. They’re also dealing with a pileup of flight cancellations. … Read more

Travel is booming ahead of summer, but it’s more expensive

As the calendar moves toward Memorial Day — the unofficial start of summer — AAA is predicting a 25% increase in air travel this year compared to last. Manuela Mocan, a travel advisor at World Wide Travel of Cornwall, knows how travelers can save some money on their next family trip. While many people stopped … Read more

Save Our Skies LA

PASADENA, Calif. — Chanting “stop the noise” and “save our families,” dozens of LA residents from neighborhoods across the San Fernando Valley gathered in front of a Pasadena courthouse to support a federal lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration Friday. The group known as Save Our Skies LA is asking the court to end the … Read more