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Winter Storm Hammers Midwest, Northeast on Busiest Travel Day of the Year

Winter Storm Hammers Midwest, Northeast on Busiest Travel Day of the Year

As more than three million people attempted to fly home Sunday as the Thanksgiving holidays drew to a close, Mother Nature had different plans for some.
The start of the month brought severe weather to many parts of the country, with over a foot of snow expected in parts of update New York and New England and blizzard-like conditions in the Midwest.
On Sunday, as of 9:15 p.m. EST, over 8,400 flights …

Coast-to-Coast Storm Promises Major Flight Disruptions on Busiest Travel Day of the Year

Coast-to-Coast Storm Promises Major Flight Disruptions on Busiest Travel Day of the Year

Just in time for the busiest travel day of the year, a coast-to-coast storm is promising to make getting home from grandmother’s house difficult to impossible in many instances.
Blizzard-like conditions in the Grand Canyon, where over one foot (30.5 centimeters) of the white stuff was measured, as well as in New Mexico and Colorado. Tusayan, a town near the Grand Canyon, declared a state of emergency due to the heavy …

‘Bomb Cyclone’ Storm Promises to Trip Up Travel Home This Weekend

‘Bomb Cyclone’ Storm Promises to Trip Up Travel Home This Weekend

A bomb cyclone will travel across much of the country starting with snow, rain, and high winds in the West.  As the storm tracks east, it will bring blizzard conditions to the Northern Plains mid week and snow and wind in the Plains and upper Midwest on Friday.
The storm became a bomb cyclone Tuesday thanks to its incredibly fast rate of intensification.
From there, the storm is forecast to continue moving …

Numerous People Stabbed in ‘Major Incident’ at London Bridge

Numerous People Stabbed in ‘Major Incident’ at London Bridge

At least five people were stabbed near to London Bridge, British police said, during a Friday afternoon rampage.
Metropolitan Poilce said responded “to a stabbing at premises near to London Bridge,” in a statement.  The assailant was taken into custody.
“A man has been detained police. We believe a number of people have been injured.”
The London Ambulance Service called it a “major incident” in a statement on Twitter.
“We have now declared a …

Amtrak to Offer ‘Track Friday’ Sale on Black Friday

Amtrak to Offer ‘Track Friday’ Sale on Black Friday

Starting on Black Friday, Amtrak is offering a Track Friday Sale, with fares as low as $19.
The Track Friday sale will run from November 29 through December 2.  The Track Friday discount will be available on many routes including the Acela and Northeast Regional trains for trips from January 6, 2020 through April 30.  Other discounted fares are available for travel between December 9, 2019 and April 30, 2020.
“Venture aboard …

Thanksgiving Travel ‘Very Difficult’ as Winter Weather Strikes Much of the U.S

Thanksgiving Travel ‘Very Difficult’ as Winter Weather Strikes Much of the U.S

Two major storms have made it impossible for some to travel over the river and through the woods on Thursday, which is a holiday in the United States.
More than 55 million people are expected to – or at least had hoped to –  travel in the course of the holiday weekend.
“Widespread winter weather, flash flood and wind watches, warnings and advisories are currently in effect from the National Weather Service …

Norwegian Air to Drop Key Routes from Copenhagen and Stockholm to the U.S.

Norwegian Air to Drop Key Routes from Copenhagen and Stockholm to the U.S.

Scandinavian low-cost carrier Norwegian Air said plans to discontinue multiple long-haul routes to the United States and Thailand next spring.
Seasonal flights linking both New York and Los Angeles to Copenhagen and Stockholm won’t return as originally scheduled.  It will also discontinue service from those two Scandinavian cities to Bangkok and Krabi, Thailand.  It has no plans to discontinue current routes from Oslo to the United States, however, nor is it …