American Airlines cancels Dallas flights due to storms
American Airlines canceled more than 400 flights in and out of Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on Tuesday after several tornadoes ripped through the surrounding area.
The carrier said it was canceling 230 outbound flights and a similar number of inbound flights at the airport, the company’s largest hub.
American said it also needed to inspect more than 100 planes that were on the ground during the storm for possible damage.
Cancun Still Top Spring Break Travel Choice
They heard about the beheadings in Mexico, and the cartel killings that seem to dominate news coverage of Mexico. They know about the casino fires, the police corruption, the cronyism.
Yet two New Yorkers decided to forget all that and visit the one place that has long been known as the Mecca for spring breakers: Cancún.
Lauren Levy and Jacob Schum, settling onto lounge chairs a few feet from the Caribbean’s lapping waves, relax under the blazing sun and talk about how they are in paradise.
“I’ve never seen turquoise water like this before. It’s a beautiful thing,” Schum says.
Like millions of other Americans craving a break this spring, these workaholics couldn’t resist the low prices, flowing drinks and sunny, 80-degree escape of Mexico – even though the killings in the country seem to be saturating television news.
Cambodia Bets Casinos Can Boost Tourism
Wall Street Journal
Cambodian developers are betting that casinos can make the tiny Southeast Asian country a bigger draw for high-spending tourists.
The nation of 15 million people has more than 25 casinos, but most are small affairs in rough-and-tumble border towns that cater to hard-core Thai, Chinese and Vietnamese gamblers. Now, as the country continues to stabilize after political chaos in the 1970s, ’80s and ’90s, developers are pushing ahead with more-ambitious resorts hoping to attract a broader clientele. But some skeptics say the odds of success are long.
Allegiant Airlines to Charge for Carry-Ons
Move over Spirit Airlines — there’s another low-cost carrier about to make serious money off passengers’ carry-on baggage.
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air confirmed to ABCNews.com it will begin charging as much as $35 for carry-on bags for reservations made starting April 4. Reservations made prior to this date will not be affected.
Allegiant Air will be the second domestic airline to charge for carry-on baggage. The move mimics that of Spirit Airlines 2010 fee charging passengers up to $45 for carry-on bags.