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UPDATE: Despite high profile crashes, 2014 isn’t deadliest year for flyers

Posted: July 29, 2014 in News

More than 760 people have been killed in air crashes during the first seven months of the year, the highest number since 2010. Yet, despite several high-profile crashes, including three within a week, involving commercial aircraft, 2014 doesn’t look to be the deadliest year on record, the numbers suggest.

Despite high profile crashes, 2014 isn’t deadliest year for fliers

Posted: July 29, 2014 in News

Nearly 1,000 people have been killed in air crashes during the first seven months of the year, according to the Geneva-based Bureau of Aircraft Accidents Archives.

The Travel Trolley celebrates five years of seeing the world

Posted: July 25, 2014 in News

The Travel Trolley is celebrating five years of chronicling interesting places to visit, travel news and great places to eat.

Atlanta Cyclorama moving to Atlanta History Center

Posted: July 23, 2014 in Civil War Trail, News

The historic Atlanta Cyclorama painting and the famous Texas locomotive will move to the Atlanta History Center, which will construct a new building for the painting and artifacts.

Is it better to drive or fly this summer? It depends

Posted: July 21, 2014 in News, Seeing America

With summer travel in full swing, many may be debating that age-old question: Better to fly of drive? An answer to that oft-debated question isn’t so clear-cut.

Latest on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

Posted: July 19, 2014 in News

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 en route to Kuala Lumpur was shot down on Thursday, July 17, over eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board.

Obama: Malaysian Airliner Shot Down, American Killed

Posted: July 18, 2014 in International Terminal, News

At least one American citizen was killed yesterday when Malaysia Airlines Flight MH-17 was shot down over eastern Ukraine, President Barack Obama said today before calling for an immediate cease-fire in the region.

Updates from Twitter on Malaysia Airlines Flight 17

Posted: July 18, 2014 in International Terminal, News

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 en route to Kuala Lumpur was shot down on Thursday, July 17, over eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 people on board.

FAA: No U.S. airlines allowed to fly over eastern Ukraine

Posted: July 18, 2014 in International Terminal, News

The Federal Aviation Administration yesterday said it is prohibiting U.S. airlines to fly over eastern Ukraine.

President Obama’s remarks on Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17

Posted: July 18, 2014 in International Terminal, News

Yesterday, Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 took off from Amsterdam and was shot down over Ukraine near the Russian border. Nearly 300 innocent lives were taken — men, women, children, infants — who had nothing to do with the crisis in Ukraine. Their deaths are an outrage of unspeakable proportions.