image: Alaska Airlines
Since the Michael W Travels family lives in Brooklyn, NY we’re always excited to hear about more flight options coming to the three local airports (JFK, LGA & EWR).
I recently wrote about a couple of airlines coming to the New York area.
Check out the posts:
Now there’s some more great news as USA Today says that
Alaska Airlines“. “targets Newark in transcontinental expansion Continue reading Alaska Airlines Adding New Routes to NYC!
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A woman posted a photo of herself at the Grand Canyon on Instagram with the caption “Those views tho” and then fell to her death just hours later in a tragic accident.
According to USA Today, a friend said that Colleen Burns “
was, like, stepping out of the way for another gentleman to kind of squeeze in, and unfortunately Colleen just kind of got tripped up on her own feet and fell backwards, fell into the canyon“. Continue reading Woman Moves Over For Hiker, Falls To Death At Grand Canyon
image: Aero Shots
A couple of days back a Delta Airlines plane landed at the wrong airport in South Dakota. The mishap is now being investigated by the NTSB.
The plane took off from Minneapolis- St Paul Airport (MSP) and was heading for Rapid City Airport (RAP).
Continue reading Delta Airlines Plane Lands At WRONG Airport
The Mutter Museum
When traveling, I always look to find some things that might be considered odd, quirky and possibly even off the beaten path.
These kind of attractions could be found as a roadside statue, an interesting/ odd museum or in many other ways.
I thought of this topic due to a slideshow that I recently came across from USA Today Travel.
Continue reading Quirkiest American Attractions
When I’m flying on domestic flights around the U.S. I leave my passport at home but this might not be the case in the near future.
According to an article from USA Today’s Road Warrior Voices, “
“. Driver’s Licenses From These States Soon Won’t Suffice As Valid ID For Domestic Flights
Being that I live in Brooklyn and am a New York state resident, it sounds like soon I might have to remember to bring another form of ID when flying within the US.
Continue reading NY Driver’s License + 3 Other States Won’t Be Valid For Domestic Flights
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In my post
, I mentioned that Harrison Ford is the owner of 8 planes. Soon after, in early March it was reported that Private Jets of the Rich & Famous . Ford was seriously injured in a plane crash
In the crash he sustained head injuries while flying a vintage World War II training plane which crashed on a golf course but there were no details as to what caused the crash.
According to USA Today, the crash wasn’t Ford’s fault, a mechanical problem was the cause.
Continue reading Harrison Ford Plane Crash Cause Reported
Almost two weeks back I was happy to see that
from all of their parks. Disney banned the selfie stick
You might wonder why I’d even care?
to visit Disney World earlier in the year I had an issue with a selfie-stick user. It was quite annoying when this visitor with the selfie stick got in the way of my photo-taking at one of the parades. I still can’t imagine why someone in the front row would need to use this device when nothing was obstructing her view… trip to Orlando Continue reading Places That Ban the Selfie Stick
image: AA Newsroom
I’ve heard of flights being diverted due to a sick passenger, a
and even an scorpion attack but this reason could’ve made the plane really stink. Literally… unruly Dad
An American Airlines flight bound for Hawaii had to be diverted due to a bunch of broken toilets.
Continue reading AA Flight Diverted Due To Broken Toilets