Articles Tagged ‘Airlines’

Long Island Mass-transit Braces for Frankenstorm

Long Islanders can expect disruptions to mass-transit as Hurricane Sandy threatens to morph into a so-called “frankenstorm” before hitting the region early next week, with…

Schumer Fights Airline Carry-On Fee

The New York Democrat is making a personal plea to the Treasury Department to rule that carry-on bags are a necessity for travel, which would make them exempt from a separate fee outside the ticket price.

Nothing But Net: For the Week of Aug. 27 – Sept. 2

You know, you’d think that with today’s economy, airlines would try to offer a little more hospitality. I try to light a cigar—the stewardess tells me I can’t smoke on planes. I love smoking in cramped areas full of people. I demand we watch Fievel Goes West as the in-flight movie—the stewardess tells me nobody likes it. It’s my favorite movie!