Members of Congress, some of the nation’s most frequent flyers, don’t want to allow airline passengers to make cellphone calls in-flight and they’re doing something about it.
On at least 150 flights, U.S. commercial air carriers have either landed at the wrong airport or started to land and realized their mistake in time.
The amount and type of flying experience first officers — also known as co-pilots — must have to qualify to fly for an airline will be significantly increased and expanded under new regulations announced Wednesday by the Federal Aviation Administration.
Airline passengers will be allowed to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment on planes beginning next month.
Low-cost carrier PeoplExpress Airlines Inc. says it aims to start flying by late summer.
For many Americans, the lamentation of rising gas costs is nothing new. It’s an everyday reality to see prices as the pump going up. But now, those looking to get away from it all may encounter further troubles doing so, as gas price hikes could curb car holidays and drive up the cost of plane tickets.