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More than 800 flights canceled as winter weather moves in

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — More than 800 Monday flights have been canceled in the US as winter weather bears down […]

Israel clears a hurdle for visa-free U.S. travel — but there are strings attache : NPR

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken walks by U.S. and Israeli flags upon arrival to Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv. Jacquelyn Martin/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Jacquelyn Martin/AFP via Getty Images U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken walks by U.S. and Israeli flags upon arrival to Ben Gurion airport near Tel […]

American Swapped Apartments With a Friend in the UK: Photos

In the 2006 film “The Holiday,” a writer from England and a movie-trailer editor from Los Angeles switch homes for the holidays. Kate Winslet and Jack Black in “The Holiday.” Columbia Pictures In “The Holiday,” Iris (Kate Winslet), a heartbroken writer who works in London, and Amanda (Cameron Diaz), a workaholic movie executive in Los […]

More than 600 flights canceled as winter weather moves in

Editor’s Note — Sign up for Unlocking the World, CNN Travel’s weekly newsletter. Get news about destinations opening, inspiration for future adventures, plus the latest in aviation, food and drink, where to stay and other travel developments. (CNN) — More than 600 US flights have been canceled on Monday as winter weather bears down on […]

Airport Worker Dealt With Crying Passengers Every Day During Holidays

A baggage handler said she faced distraught passengers and piles of lost bags over the holidays. Jamecia Vaughn, who works at Dallas Fort Worth Airport, said passengers were her biggest challenge. She said she wasn’t expecting the mass cancellations, delays, and tearful people she faced daily. Loading Something is loading. Thanks for signing up! Access […]

The family of five flying around the world in a tiny plane

(CNN) — Spending over a year flying around the world with your family in a tiny single-engine aircraft is something most people could only imagine. But it’s very much the reality for the Porters, from Canada, who are currently around halfway through a 14-month circumnavigation of the world. Ian Porter, who has been a private […]

Skipping a connecting flight to get off in CLT? It’s risky

It may be tempting to use “hidden city ticketing” and book a flight to a different city when your final destination is actually your connecting airport. But airlines prohibit the practice. Rogelio Aranda raranda@charlotteobserver.com Just about everything is more expensive these days, and air travel is no exception: in fact, the price of a plane […]

How long is the perfect holiday? Ideal duration revealed in study

We all know the feeling. You’ve had a fantastic holiday and now the dreaded return-to-work blues set in. Was it all worth it if you can’t face Monday morning? Don’t despair. You’ve just got to find the holiday sweet spot, and we’re here to help. What’s the perfect amount of time to have away from […]

The family of five flying around the world in a tiny plane

CNN  —  Spending over a year flying around the world with your family in a tiny single-engine aircraft is something most people could only imagine. But it’s very much the reality for the Porters, from Canada, who are currently around halfway through a 14-month circumnavigation of the world. Ian Porter, who has been a private […]

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