Airline passengers will be allowed to carry small knives, souvenir baseball bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment on planes beginning next month.
‘Passing gas’ is disgusting, and to do it while flying is something you reserve strictly for traveling with an enemy. But hold your nose, dropping bombs on the plane may actually save your life.
For airline passengers grappling with fare increases, canceled routes and a seemingly endless parade of new fees, “better” may not be the first word that comes to mind. But based on more traditional yardsticks — lost bags, delayed flights, lousy service and bumpings from full planes — airlines are doing a better job, say private researchers who have analyzed federal data on airline performance.
Low-cost carrier PeoplExpress Airlines Inc. says it aims to start flying by late summer.
Suffolk Mayor Linda Johnson’s husband and the pilot escaped injury when landing gear problems forced a small plane to make an emergency landing at Suffolk Executive Airport.