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Te Urewera National Park

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Hikers plunge 28 feet in bridge collapse

New Zealand is known as a land of adventure, but four French hikers got more excitement than they might have wanted on the Lake Waikaremoana Great Walk in the country's Te Urewera National Park.

As a dramatic, recently released video shows, when a cab...


From Qantas

The best inflight experiences money can buy

Sorry, U.S. airlines, when it comes to inflight services, you're still not making the grade.

So says aviation website, which has ranked international carriers on the quality of their first, business, premium and economy offerings an...



JetBlue opens farm at JFK airport

JetBlue wants to bring farm to table. Tray table that is.

The airline announced Thursday that it would be opening a blue potato farm and a garden at New York City's John F. Kennedy airport.

The "T5 Farm" will be located outdoors at JetBlue's Terminal 5...

North Carolina coast

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Surrounded by ocean, unique hotel a true escape

Leaning back in his hammock, Garry Bickett looks over at his brother, Bill. He reflects on the day and the beauty of the sun setting across the North Atlantic Ocean.

"This is it, right here," Garry says. Bill smiles back in agreement.

The Bickett famil...

KLM plane


Best time to buy holiday plane tickets

Although rumors abound about the best times to buy the most affordable holiday plane tickets, flying during some of the year's busiest travel periods won't be cheap.

American Airlines flight diverted

American Airlines

Woman using breast pump scolded on plane, she says

A Phoenix woman said she was reprimanded by a flight attendant on an American Airlines flight for pumping breast milk in an airplane bathroom, ABC News reported.

United Airlines

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Flight diverts after co-pilot passes out

A United Airlines flight made an emergency landing in New Mexico on Tuesday morning after the co-pilot passed out, an airport spokesman said.

Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines loses its CEO's bags

Alaska Airlines has a good record when it comes to handling bags. But recently it lost its CEO's bags.

American Airlines

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Pilot dies during American Airlines flight

Medical emergencies are rare, but hardly unprecedented in commercial flights.

It's far less common when they involve the plane's pilot -- and that pilot dies.

That's what happened Monday on an American Airlines flight between Phoenix and Boston.


Amtrak Vermont derailment scene


Amtrak passenger train derails; 6 riders injured

An Amtrak passenger train derailed Monday near Northfield, Vermont, injuring six people, officials said. There were no fatalities.

Dana Huoppi, a spokeswoman with the Montpelier Fire Department, said at least two cars went off the track and over an e...