Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Undergoes Quadruple Coronary Bypass Surgery, Will Make Full Recovery

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, 68, underwent a successful quadruple coronary bypass surgery on Thursday. Doctors for the former NBA superstar say he is recovering nicely. Time magazine reports that Abdul-Jabbar entered Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in L.A. last week, suffering from…

Last-Minute Travel Deals Are Easy To Come By

Do you have family suddenly demanding that you visit for Christmas? Worry not, an impromptu trip doesn’t have to break the bank. In fact, they’re pretty easy to come by. For the purpose of this article, we’re going to assume…

Flight 370 Search: Dutch Firm Hired to Investigate

It has been almost exactly five months since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370) crashed somewhere along its route from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Beijing, China. In the frantic search conducted immediately following the plane’s disappearance, scientists and investigators found essentially…

Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner Approved And Ready For Takeoff

Boeing Co. confirmed that U.S. and European regulators have approved the 787-9 Dreamliner model. This is a milestone for the company and they hope that the new model will boost profits for the flagship jetliner program. The European Aviation Safety…

TSA: Checked Luggage Included 81 Lbs Of Marijuana

It is a situation where the jokes truly write themselves. One would be surprised if the Transportation Security Administration officers who checked bags at Oakland International Airport didn’t make every one of them on Friday. That’s when a 26-year-old woman…

Stowaway’s Mom Seeking Sponsor To Reunite With Son

A Somalian stowaway’s mom was shocked and relieved to learn her son had stolen into the wheel well of a U.S. flight Sunday to try and reach her – and survived. 15-year-old Yahya Abdi jumped a barbed-wire fence at San…

Flight Diverted After Man Tries To Open Door

On Monday, authorities revealed that a flight, headed from Chicago to Sacramento, was diverted to Eppley Airfield in Omaha Nebraska after a man tried to open a cabin door mid-flight. The Southwest Airlines flight had been in the air for…

Southwest Flight Diverted After Passenger Attempts to Open Door

A man’s attempt to exit a Southwest plane while in mid-air left passengers in complete panic Sunday. Flight 722-which was transporting 134 passengers and five crew members-was en route to Sacramento from Chicago when it was forced to make an unintended stop in…

“Airplane” Gets A Big Nod In Commercial

A tourism agency in Wisconsin used what is quite possibly the best travel reference ever recently in a new ad: “Airplane”, as done by two of its stars, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Robert Hays. The ad got some help from the…

Telluride Plane Crash: Three Killed, Cause Unknown

A single engine plane went down near a small airport outside of Telluride, Colorado on Sunday, and the three people on board were killed. All three people on the plane were pilots, known as Sherry Anderson, 57, and Sherman Anderson,…