American Airlines raises baggage fees
American Airlines has announced an increase in prices related to checked luggage. The first checked bag is now $40, or $35 if you pay before you get to the airport, while the second bag will cost you $45.
Biden visits Ohio town one year after crash
US President Joe Biden has been visiting the site of a train crash in East Pal-e-steen, Ohio, a year after the accident released toxic chemicals into the air and water.
France rail worker strike disrupts travel plans
Train controllers in France plan to strike on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Only one in two trains are now scheduled to go ahead at the end of this week, disrupting travel plans for many.
More than 100 U.S. airports to get upgrades
The White House has announced its latest round of funding for upgrades to America's airports. In total, over 100 airports in 44 states are impacted and the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law from 2021 is providing the funding.
Uber, Lyft drivers stage nationwide airport strike
Thousands of drivers for ride hailing services and food delivery riders in the United States are due to strike on Valentine’s Day in disputes over pay and working conditions.
Maersk CEO says Red Sea shipping threat will continue
Maersk's ships have been direct targets of missiles launched by Houthi militants and the Danish company, which controls one-sixth of the world's containerized trade by sea, has joined other carriers in sailing the long route south of Afr...
Snow disrupts Lunar New Year travel plans for millions
Heavy snow, ice, and freezing conditions in parts of China have disrupted the busiest travel season in the country. People flocking home for the Lunar New Year have been stranded on trains and cars along snowy highways.
Severe weather disrupts millions over Lunar New Year
Severe weather in central and eastern China is disrupting travel for millions of people attempting to return home for the Lunar New Year on February 10. Freezing rain, snow and ice has brought traffic to a standstill, grounded flights an...
16,000 livestock remain in limbo on Israel-bound ship
Around 16,000 sheep and cattle remain in limbo aboard an export ship at an Australian port, having set sail for Israel exactly four weeks ago only to abandon a passage through the Red Sea and be ordered home by the Australian government.
Air travel disruptions grip Germany as airport workers strike
The staff who perform screening at airports have become the latest German workers to strike. Labor unrest is becoming more frequent in one of Europe’s largest economies. An estimated 200,000 passengers across 11 major airports were affec...
Largest ever cruise ship set for maiden voyage
The world's largest cruise ship is docked in Miami, Florida ahead of its maiden voyage, but environmental groups are concerned that the liquefied natural gas-powered vessel will leak harmful methane into the atmosphere.
Tanker in the Red Sea hit by Houthi missile extinguished
Commodities trader Trafigura says it is assessing the security risks of further Red Sea voyages after firefighters put out a blaze on a tanker attacked by Yemen's Houthi group a day earlier.
How coffee is helping to save the Panama canal
An incentive program for coffee farmers in Panama who have planted trees near the country's namesake canal seeks to benefit the waterway while also allowing farmers to expand their plantings and even access higher prices for the beans th...
Six-day strike paralyses rail transport in Germany
German train drivers have begun their longest-ever strike, piling on travel misery for thousands of passengers. Economic experts warn the dispute over pay and working hours could cost the economy up to a billion euros.
Flying taxis take to the sky in South Korea
South Korea is taking the first steps in developing an aerial public transport system. It’s hoping to begin commercializing flying taxis by the end of next year.
Red Sea Crisis causes global supply chain issues
$200 billion of technology products rerouted from Red Sea shipping lanes amid rising strikes between U.S. and Houthi militaries. Everstream Analytics Chief Industry Officer Koray Köse joins Ed Ludlow to discuss his outlook for the supply...
Arctic weather spreads across the U.S.
Temperatures will plummet across the central and eastern United States as a wave of bitterly cold air descends across the country bringing ice and s
United Nations urges end to Red Sea attacks
The United Nations is urging an end to attacks on ships in the Red Sea after the US and British militaries bombed over a dozen sites used by the Houthi rebels in Yemen.
CES shows future of automobile technology
CES 2024 in Las Vegas features several companies demonstrating the future of automobile technology and transportation, including flying taxis, smart tire technology, electric trucks and more.
Siberian airlines seek to keep flying 50-year-old jets
Two Siberian airlines have asked the Russian government to extend the service life of Soviet-era Antonov aircraft, many of which are over 50 years old, as Russian planemakers scramble to plug the gap left by the exodus of foreign manufac...
German railways grind to near-halt amid strike
Hundreds of thousands of people faced train cancellations across Germany, as a three-day nationwide rail strike added to travel chaos in Europe's largest economy, where farmers' protests have blocked highways and snarled traffic.
Boeing CEO admits 'mistake' in terrifying midair blowout
The head of one of the largest commercial airplane manufacturers in the world is now admitting that his company is to blame for a midair blowout last week that forced a passenger flight to make an emergency landing. Boeing CEO David Calh...
U.S Navy prevents 'complex attack' on Red Sea ships
The US military’s Central Command (CENTCOM) said that it shot down 18 Houthi “one way attack” aerial drones, two anti-ship cruise missiles and one anti-ship ballistic missile over the southern Red Sea, preventing a “complex attack”.
More problems for 737 Max 9 airplanes as probe continues
The NTSB continues to investigate following the blowout of an Alaska Airlines flight last week. Federal authorities grounded dozens of Boeing 737 Max 9 planes and United Airlines also had to cancel flights after finding loose bolts on do...
Missing part of Alaska Airlines jet found in Oregon
A door plug from a Boeing 737 MAX aircraft that blew out midair has been found in backyard of a suburban home in the U.S. state of Oregon. No one was injured in the incident, which left a large hole in the side of the aircraft.
Japan Airlines plane bursts into flames after runway collision
All 379 passengers on board a Japan Airlines (JAL) plane were safely evacuated after a collision with a Coast Guard plane at Tokyo's Haneda airport. Five of the six crew members from the smaller plane – bound for central Japan after Mond...
All aboard Japan Airlines plane escape fire
379 passengers and crew of a Japan Airlines jet managed to get away from a devastating fire that erupted after it collided with a Coast Guard aircraft at Tokyo's Haneda airport on Tuesday. However, five out of six crew on the smaller pla...
Iran confirms deploying warship to Red Sea as tensions rise
Iranian state media confirmed Tehran sent a warship to the Red Sea as the area rapidly militarises. Houthi attacks on tankers passing through the Red Sea are disrupting one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world.
China braces for New Year travel chaos amid fog
Year-end holidaymakers across China were bracing for possible transport disruptions after the weather bureau on Friday warned that heavy fog and haze would shroud areas from Hebei province in the north to southern Shanghai for more than ...