travel

Thanksgiving Travel Tip-Off

Analysts expect the next five days to be the busiest Thanksgiving travel period in more than ten years.

  AAA expects more than 50 million Americans to travel this Thanksgiving, the highest volume since 2005 a jump of more than three percent over this time last year. Overall, the period between Wednesday and Sunday is expected to be the busiest in a dozen years. Gas prices may be higher than usual this Thanksgiving, but airfare is the lowest…

Raleigh airport claims flight had to be evacuated after passenger ‘passed gas’

RALEIGH, N.C. (WFXB) – If you think flying stinks, you’re not alone. One airline is clearing the air after reports say that a flight had to make an emergency evacuation in North Carolina, due to a passenger passing gas. An American Airlines flight traveled from Charlotte to Raleigh Sunday. Local news outlets reported that passengers had to be evacuated from…

Travel Ban Begins

President Trump's relaxed travel ban takes effect today.

  This morning refugees and people from six Muslim countries are now facing tougher entry into the U.S. as President Trump’s travel ban that bars travelers from six muslim-majority nations from entering the u.S takes effect. Those with close family or business tie are still allowed entry, but critics say the exemptions are defined too narrowly, as almost all non-immediate…

Travel Ban Allowed

The Supreme Court has decided to allow much of the President's travel ban to take effect.

  A Supreme Court ruling yesterday was celebrated by the President online, what he called a victory for the United States – after the high court’s decision to allows parts of his travel ban to take effect. The ban will still have exceptions, mainly it cannot restrict foreign nationals who have a credible relationship with someone or entity in the…

Study reveals the best time to book a cheap flight

If you’re looking for the best time to book a cheap flight, you’re in luck. According a study by CheapAir.com, the best time to book domestic flights in the US can range from 3 weeks to 3.5 months in advance. International flights are less expensive at least 2 months before travel dates. The study found that US travelers book flights to Europe…

Pilot removed from flight following rant about Trump, divorce

AUSTIN, TX (WFXB) – California-bound passengers were scared to fly after their pilot goes on a rant before take-off over the weekend. An airline flight out of Texas was delayed Sunday because passengers thought their pilot may be mentally unstable. United Airlines says the pilot boarded her plane in Austin in street clothes. Passengers say she then went on a…

Elderly woman’s cane concealed sword at MYR

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WFXB) – Authorities believe an elderly woman had no idea she was attempting to bring a deadly weapon on board a flight at Myrtle Beach International Airport. TSA officials say the 80-year old woman was clueless that the walking cane she was attempting to take on an airplane Thursday concealed a hidden sword, until she went through…