FAA announces plan to avoid flight delays in NYC and DC this summer

United Airlines seen at LaGuardia International Airport in New York. Adam Jeffery | CNBC The Federal Aviation Administration Wednesday announced measures The airport serving New York City and Washington, D.C., is trying to avoid another disruption this summer as it grapples with a shortage of air traffic controllers at key facilities in the region. The … Read more

Finland is giving free trips to travelers who want to learn about happiness

Finland has once again been named the happiest country in the world. Nordic countries top the list World Happiness Report 2023released this week by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network, which measures factors such as income, physical and mental health and social generosity. “Finland holds the top spot for the sixth year in a … Read more

Hong Kong continues to be Asia’s most expensive business destination

For the second year in a row, Hong Kong has been named the most expensive place to live for business travelers in Asia, according to a new report. ECA International’s latest daily interest rate research Countries are ranked based on excursion costs: 4-star hotel rooms, meals, laundry, alcohol and soft drinks, taxi travel and incidentals. … Read more

The pair cycled from Finland to Singapore

Valtteri Heinila was working at a startup when he realized he needed a break. “I started to notice that time was really speeding up,” said Valtteri, 26. The days started to blur, and so did the months, he said. He didn’t settle for regular vacations. Instead, he followed a route for 15,400 kilometers (9,600 miles) … Read more

Best airport in the world? Skytrax says Singapore Changi Airport

Singapore’s Changi Airport has been named World’s Best Airport for a record 12th time. The city-state’s airport is in the “World Airport Awards 2023’ announced air transport research firm Skytrax yesterday. Changi Airport previously topped Skytrax’s annual rankings for seven consecutive years from 2013 to 2020, but has trailed Doha’s Hamad International Airport and Tokyo’s … Read more

Chinese tourists travel again, choosing domestic and foreign travel

Chinese tourists are eager to travel again. But this time around, the usual suspects – such as Venice, Paris and Madrid – were not their first choice. China’s travel-hungry citizens are changing a lot as the country gains momentum in reopening after three years of Covid-19 restrictions, according to the China Outbound Tourism Research Institute, … Read more

Boeing sells 78 Dreamliners to Saudia

An employee works on the tail of Boeing Co.’s Dreamliner 787 aircraft on the production line at Boeing’s North Charleston, South Carolina, final assembly plant. Travisdorf | Bloomberg | Getty Images Boeing It said on Tuesday it had reached a deal to sell 78 of its 787 Dreamliners to two Saudi Arabian airlines, the latest … Read more