What to do if your flight is canceled or delayed

What to do if your flight is canceled or delayed

Virojt Changyencham/Getty Images This winter, the twin disasters of bad weather and the COVID-19 omicron boom have caused hundreds or even thousands of flights to be canceled nearly every day. Flight Aware, the airline tracking service, reports a daily average of more than 800 US flight cancellations midweek in January, plus at least 3,000 additional … Read more

Opinion: 9 Tips to Make Air Travel Less Stressful—From a Retired Airline Pilot

I was an airline pilot for 42 years before retiring about a year ago. Traveling was the job, and of course, the opportunity to travel for free on holidays was a big deal. This means more travel. Now retired with children and grandchildren scattered across the country, my beautiful bride and I still fly regularly. … Read more

Christmas Vacation Trips from a Travel Industry Insider

Even without a pandemic, vacation travel is not for the faint of heart. Millions are expected to travel this month, with threats of volatile weather and the omicron variable adding pressure to people eager to shut down the second year of the pandemic. To help travelers prepare, CNBC Travel asked industry insiders this question: What’s … Read more

Is it safe to travel now? Do I have to cancel? Follow these four steps

Flights have been booked. Bags packed. Canceling Christmas travel plans seems unfathomable at this point. But for many, so is the speed with which the omicron variable propagates. The highly contagious variant of Covid-19 – which was first detected in late November but has since been detected in nearly 90 countries – is causing travel … Read more