Texas, three more states on California’s banned travel list – Sacramento Bee

California is restricting publicly funded travel to four more states because of recent laws that leaders here view as discriminatory against gay and transgender people. All totaled, California now bans most state-funded travel to eight states. The new additions to California’s restricted travel list are Texas, Alabama, Kentucky and South Dakota. They join Kansas, Mississippi, […]

More people to travel this July 4th, AAA says – USA TODAY

More people to travel this July 4th, AAA says – USA TODAY

A record number of people in the USA will travel for Independence Day weekend, according to AAA. (Photo: Julio Cortez, AP) A record number of U.S. travelers will venture beyond their homes by 50 miles or more this Fourth of July, according to a forecast released Thursday from auto club AAA. A total of 44.2 million […]

Five myths about air travel – Washington Post

Airlines don’t just defy gravity; they also defy business norms. From the way they treat customers to the way ticket prices are determined to the blistering pace of change (the way we fly today is vastly different than even 10 years ago), the industry is shrouded in misunderstandings. As the summer travel season begins, here […]

Trump vetting review could lead to ‘backdoor’ travel ban – USA TODAY

Los Angeles police officers monitor protesters during a demonstration against the immigration travel ban imposed by President Trump at Los Angeles International Airport on January 29, 2017.(Photo: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images) The Trump administration has started a global review of vetting procedures used to screen foreign travelers that critics believe could result in a “backdoor […]

Too Hot to Fly? Climate Change May Take a Toll on Air Travel – New York Times

Too Hot to Fly? Climate Change May Take a Toll on Air Travel – New York Times

Bigger jets like Boeing 737s and Airbus A320s have higher operating thresholds (126 and 127 degrees, respectively), he said. All three of those maximum temperatures are specific to the Phoenix airport; aircraft have different maximum operating temperatures depending on a variety of factors, including airport elevation. Advertisement Continue reading the main story But even though […]

US weighs travel ban on North Korea: report – The Hill

The Trump administration is allegedly considering banning U.S. travel to North Korea after the death of Otto Warmbier, 22, who was held in the country for 17 months after allegedly trying to steal a political poster. The Associated Press reported Tuesday that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been considering the move since March, when an American teacher, Tony […]

Corker open to North Korea travel ban – Politico

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) talks to reporters while heading to a vote on June 20, 2017. | John Shinkle/POLITICO By Austin Wright 06/20/2017 02:09 PM EDT Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker says Congress should consider legislation making it illegal for Americans to travel to North Korea, a day after the death of a U.S. […]

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