In The News: Honors College

Newsweek
January 19, 2023

Ever wonder where pilots sleep on planes, why people clap upon landing, and what happens when a passenger dies mid-flight?

Fodorś
January 12, 2023

The Federal Aviation Administration suffered a major system outage this week that grounded planes from coast to coast. More than 10,000 flights were delayed, and 1,000 were canceled after the FAA stopped all domestic departures nationwide. The system was down for almost 90 minutes—it resumed operations at 9 a.m. E.T. yesterday—but the damage was done: the ripple effect continued through the day.

Travel Radar
January 11, 2023

The FAA has confirmed that US flights can now resume after an error with their NOTAM System caused significant delays on Wednesday morning.

Forbes
December 29, 2022

The bad news for Southwest Airlines is that the company’s meltdown this week because of severe winter storms is not its first crisis. Earlier corporate emergencies included its cancelation of more than 1,800 flights over one weekend in 2021; a passenger who died after being partially sucked out of a window at 30,000 feet when an engine ruptured in 2018; and a technology failure that rendered the company’s computer system inoperable for several hours in 2016.

The Points Guy
December 27, 2022

This summer, as I sat on the tarmac at Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) and prepared to take off on JetBlue’s inaugural flight from New England to London, the pilot came over the intercom with news of a brief delay; but it was good news.

Las Vegas City Wire
December 10, 2022

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ Honors College recently put together a field trip that explored the entire state.

New Jersey Digest
November 21, 2022

When booking a flight to New York City, many travelers fly out of one of the Big Apple’s three major airports: John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia International, and Newark International airports. But on October 3, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) removed Newark Airport’s NYC city code, meaning it is no longer considered one of New York’s local airports. This change will have an impact on travel for EWR flyers.

Newswise
November 16, 2022

With missiles landing over the border of Poland, the ongoing war in Eastern Europe is getting closer to home for NATO-protected countries.

Washington Post
September 29, 2022

Traveling has always come with complications, but the coronavirus pandemic has made it more challenging than ever.

New York Post
September 23, 2022

Newark Liberty International Airport will no longer be considered a New York City destination beginning next month — which may lead to passengers having to pay a penalty if they want to transfer to the Big Apple hubs.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 12, 2022

You’re no doubt familiar with Circus Circus. Amusement park. Inexplicably good steakhouse. Giant neon clown out front. It’s been a family favorite for the past 48 years.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 12, 2022

You’re no doubt familiar with Circus Circus. Amusement park. Inexplicably good steakhouse. Giant neon clown out front. It’s been a family favorite for the past 48 years.