The coronavirus pandemic has derailed many upcoming family trips — everything from shipboard reunions to destination weddings to spring breaks. What to do?
The ship was to leave port at 5 p.m. PST. We were supposed to arrive in San Diego on our morning flight at 10 a.m. PST. But we ended up getting re-routed to Sacramento
Flight cancellations still occur on a regular basis because of the weather, but these days there are more options for passengers, especially if they are proactive, starting with carefully monitoring weather, road and airport closures
In expected the usual indifference of US carriers at JFK. Instead, the British Airways staff couldn’t have been nicer and I breezed through security. The gods must have been smiling on me because I got upgraded!
New law will require airlines to seat any children aged 13 and younger “adjacent to the seat of an accompanying family member over the age of 13,
This week there was news of more incidents in which air turbulence injured passengers -- and one case sent a baby flying through the cabin (very luckily uninjured). The FAA and the airlines need to act -- and parents need to ask themselves again: Is your small child's safety worth not paying for the extra seat?
Eileen is interviewed by ABC News' Good Morning America on the recent announcement by an international airline to add nanny service to its flights.
UPDATE (Wednesday, Oct 31) -- It's Halloween, but the really scary thing is now bad the damage from SuperStorm Sandy is all over the Northeast. We still have power at our house so we are one of the few lucky ones. But we lost cable, which means almost all forms of communication for us these days. I'm updating this blog from our Town Hall where they have electricity and free public wi-fi. It's impressive the way people are pulling together and helping each other out. Just this morning my husband helped a neighbor jump-start his car. His battery had run down after he and his son tried to recharge too many electronic devices. Meanwhile... if you trying to travel, or get home, during the storm's aftermath, check out www.johnnyjet.com for some great tips!