When typhoon-hit Japanese airport will reopen is uncertain

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TOKYO –  The closure of a major Japanese airport flooded by a typhoon is raising worries about the impact on tourist traffic, mostly from China and Southeast Asia. Kansai International Airport officials said Wednesday they weren’t sure when the airport could reopen. Although a damaged runway had been mostly cleared, other equipment to ensure safe
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Jet2 bans passenger for life after bachelor party’s ‘appalling and aggressive’ behavior forces diversion

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Jet2, a low-cost carrier based in Leeds, England, is now asking for the government to “control the sale and consumption of alcohol and tax free goods at airports.”  (Reuters) A rowdy group of men jetting off to a bachelor party in Ibiza managed to get their entire flight diverted after exhibiting “appalling and aggressive” behavior,
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Florida fisherman catch 800-pound marlin, reel in $450K tournament prize

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Reel Addiction crew member celebrate their competition winning catch, a massive 796-pound blue marlin.  (Meghan Hausmann) One lucky Florida fishing team is celebrating after catching a nearly 800-pound blue marlin and taking home $450,705 in winnings — the largest prize awarded in the 22-year history of a major fishing tournament in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Small plane crash-lands in Dallas parking lot, pilot walks away unharmed

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The pilot had planned to make an unscheduled landing in Addison, Texas, before coming down in the lot.  (Twitter.com/FOX4Terry) The pilot of a Piper PA-28 that crash-landed on Monday night says a shortage of fuel was the reason he took the plane down in a Dallas-area parking lot. WATER PRESSURE RESTORED TO PHILLY AIRPORT AFTER
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Woman who went overboard on P&O cruise jumped, police say: ‘This wasn’t an accident’

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Natasha Schofield went overboard from the Pacific Dawn on Thursday afternoon, prompting a search and rescue mission that lasted until Friday morning.  (Facebook) Shocking new details have emerged concerning the woman who went overboard from a P&O cruise liner off the coast of New Caledonia on Thursday. Police in Queensland, Australia, say the woman, identified
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Some visa applicants may have to fork over social media information to State Dept.

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The State Dept. is proposing that foreign visitors and people planning to immigrate to the US, provide links to various social media accounts in order to obtain visas.  (AP/File Photo) The State Department is expected to publish a set of proposals Friday that would require some tourists and immigrants to provide information on their social media
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Recent airline controversies | Fox News

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From a lawyer who claims United Airlines gave her seat away to a Democratic congresswoman, to a singer allegedly barred from an airline lounge over her footwear, airline controversies are neither few nor far between. The rising prominence of social media, and a near-monopoly of the airline industry, are contributing to the growing news of
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From bans on plastic bags to preventing the sale of foie gras, California towns have enacted plenty of new rules within the past few years in hopes of improving both the environment and quality of life. Despite these efforts, the Golden State has somehow still ranked dead last – behind New Jersey and Indiana – among U.S. states
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