Tagged: united airlines

Both the FAA and the DOT are after the airlines

Listen Now On the Sunday, July 10th edition of The Travel Guys…  In The Travel News, both the FAA (Federal Aviation Authority) and the DOT (Department of Transportation) are after the airlines. The FAA says the airlines blaming them for the recent spike in delays and cancellations is a bunch of BS. “There are more flights scheduled than the system can handle…” said a United Airlines spokesperson. The FAA says on July 4th, the FAA...

Summer travel to Venice, Italy is going cost a little extra

Listen Now On the Sunday, April 24th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, United says the FAA is causing huge delays in Newark by ignoring flight limits, and if you are going to Venice, Italy this summer, it’s going to cost you a little extra. We make you a Smarter Traveler by sharing information from our friends at Wallet Hub. Which US airline was the best overall last year? Which is the...

United Airlines sets record by using 100% sustainable fuel on flight

Listen Now On the Sunday, December 5th edition of The Travel Guys…  Mark checks in from Gettysburg and Hershey, Pennsylvania, where he has 30 travelers in tow on a Christmas Mystery Tour. In the Travel News, United Airlines set an aviation record this week, using 100% sustainable aviation fuel to fly a scheduled flight. The fuel emits 75% less carbon dioxide. Adele is setting up residence in Las Vegas, weekends through April, and Sacramento may...

Vaccinated international travelers soon to be welcome in the US

Listen Now On the Sunday, October 17th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, vaccinated international travelers will soon be welcome in the US, an international airline (SAS) is ditching the mask requirement for some flights, and Captain Kirk soars into space. Our Smarter Traveler segment talks about United Airlines extension of many travel credits/vouchers, and an update on the Southwest meltdown from last week. Ed Perkins, travel journalist and advocate for travelers,...