Richard Branson prepares to take his daredevil act to space with Virgin Galactic ... and beat Jeff Bezos
Over the years, the brash, British billionaire has embarked on all sorts of wild adventures, from the dangerously ill-conceived to the merely zany. Sunday's planned flight to the edge of space may be the most audacious.washingtonpost.com
Itching to get away? Book summer, fall flights now, travel expert says
SAN ANTONIO – With hope on the horizon, Sammy Munoz and his wife already have a summer vacation on the calendar. “I think 2021, and especially this summer and onward, could be one of the biggest travel times we’ve seen in years,” said Scott Keyes, who runs Scott’s Cheap Flights. For basic economy flights, however, Keyes says that flexibility may end at the close of March unless the airlines extend it. “We’ve seen fares from San Antonio to Belize for $286 round trip and from San Antonio to Hawaii, $316 round trip,” he said. RELATED: Tips for traveling through the San Antonio airport during the pandemic
United and other US airlines get more serious on face mask requirements
(CNN) -- US airline passengers who figured face mask enforcements had more bark than bite could end up getting bit later this week. If you refuse to wear a face mask starting June 18, you could find yourself on a restricted travel list. If you don't have a face covering, United flight attendants will offer you one. But a major union representing flight attendants said last week the current approach was not working. United Airlines began doing that last week.
Flights canceled, highways clogged due to winter storm
Flights canceled, highways clogged due to winter storm Airlines have canceled over 200 flights and delayed more than 200 others. Most of the major airports in the Northeast are affected by a winter storm. Vicente Arenas reports from New York's LaGuardia Airport.cbsnews.com
Should flights be restricted from countries with Ebola outbreaks?
Should flights be restricted from countries with Ebola outbreaks? CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the calls for flight restrictions and how to calm travel fears during the Ebola crisis.cbsnews.com