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A giant rabbit died on a United flight to O’Hare

CHICAGO, I.L. (WFXB) – Yet another blow for United Airline after an enormous, valuable rabbit died on one of its planes. Three-foot long, 10-month old Simon, who was expected to become the world’s largest bunny, died in the cargo hold of a Boeing 767 between London Heathrow and Chicago O’Hare. United Airlines say its investigating the death. The incident comes…

Airline employee locked in with luggage on flight from Charlotte

A sky high surprise for airport authorities at Washington-Dulles International, once they discovered a man trapped inside the cargo hold. United Airlines confirmed that one of their Charlotte-based baggage handlers was found locked in with the luggage of Flight 6060 Sunday afternoon. United says the employee was found unharmed – which is incredible since the flight reached 27,000 feet –…

The most-traveled city this Thanksgiving is…

Sin City is ranked as the number one destination for travelers this holiday weekend. According to the  AAA Thanksgiving Holiday Forecast, West Coast cities take up the majority of the top 10 spots this year, including San Diego, San Francisco, Anaheim and Seattle. An estimated 48.7 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more this Thanksgiving – an increase of 1…

Thanksgiving travel expected to be at 9-year high

(CNN) –  AAA is calling it the biggest Thanksgiving rush in years, as more than 48.7 million Americans are expected to take to the highways, skies and seas this holiday. It’s all thanks to the economy and consumer confidence. AAA says this year’s increase in travel would mark the eighth year of growth, boosting totals to the highest volume since 2007. Driving…

Allegiant Air investigation

Allegiant jets 4 times more likely to fail in flight

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WFXB) – An investigation found that Allegiant Air’s aircrafts are four times more likely to fail during flight compared to those operated by other US airlines, according to a report from The Tampa Bay Times in 2015, Allegiant jets were forced to make unexpected landings at least 77 times for serious mechanical failures, Federal Aviation records show. The…

Airline Introduces New Design With Seats For ‘Larger’ Passengers

Airline Introduces New Design With Seats For 'Larger' Passengers

A Canadian airline is getting lots of travelers excited.  The airline has just unveiled its new plane that is complete with larger seats.  The new seats are aimed at overweight passengers who have had trouble traveling in the past.  There is 19-inches of legroom in this new design, compared to the 17.3-inches you’d find on a Boeing 737.  Greg and…