Travel News Archive

Hotel fire leads to soccer match getting postponed

Soccer fans in England were upset this weekend after a match between Lincoln City & Eastleigh was postponed. While it’s understandable that people who had traveled for the match would be mad about having spent that money for nothing, the postponement was for a legitimate reason. A hotel fire had resulted in one side not […]

Plane crashes into buffalo on runway in India

Travelers are familiar with birds being an issue for airplanes, especially after Sully landed that plane on the Hudson River. In some places in the world, it’s not just airborne wildlife that can cause problems. Earlier this week in India, a SpiceJet plane traveling from Surat to Delhi aborted takeoff after the plane hit a buffalo that […]

Homophobic, racist man attacks passengers, gets taken down at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport – Video

Last week, a man was arrested at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport after going on a homophobic tirade. He yelled anti-gay slurs at a man wearing a pink shirt, then attacked him. Fellow passengers quickly jumped on the attacker, subduing him until police arrived within seconds. Even while he was being handcuffed, the man continued to […]

Virgin America ad campaign takes on BLAH Airlines, complete with 6 hour video ad, fake credit cards

Virgin America released a creative new advertising campaign today. Centered around the fictitious BLAH Airlines, the ad campaign showcases just how boring flying on other airlines can be compared to Virgin America. The craziest part of this campaign is a 5 hour, 46 minute video that simulates what it’s like to fly from Newark to […]

will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas rants to United Airlines on Twitter after not being on time for flight

Black Eyed Peas rapper will.i.am got upset the other day after losing his seat on a United Airlines flight from New York to China because he didn’t show up on time. Make sure when you fly to china via @united you get to the airport 1day before because they’ll give your seats away pic.twitter.com/2xpLEeXlvx — will.i.am (@iamwill) […]

USAirways flight delayed due to crabs

On Thursday, a USAirways flight from New York’s LaGuardia Airport to Charlotte was delayed for 25 minutes due to an issue in the cargo hold. It seems that some live crabs had escaped from their container and were wandering around. According to the Charlotte Observer: The plane, scheduled to leave at 7 p.m., was still […]