HARTFORD, CT — An estimated 3.3 percent more Americans will be hitting the road this year for Thanksgiving than last year, according to AAA’s Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Forecast. AAA expects the 2017 holiday weekend to see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005, with 2.25 million New Englanders set to get away — an increase of 3.5 percent over last year.
November 20, 2017
February 24, 2017
WINDSOR LOCKS, CT — Another low-cost airline is beginning nonstop service to Europe from Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks. Promotional fares for Norwegian Air International flights to Edinburgh, Scotland will start at $65, one-way, and regular fares will be $99 one-way.
May 16, 2016
To reduce sometimes lengthy lines at airport security checkpoints, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday that America’s airlines need to drop their baggage fees this summer.
May 6, 2016
Four Connecticut residents, including one pregnant woman, have been infected by the Zika virus after traveling to Zika-affected countries.
January 20, 2016
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and airport officials announced Wednesday that American Airlines will once again start offering nonstop service from Bradley International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport later this year.
January 6, 2016
Last month the Federal Aviation Administration announced new requirements for drone registration and made a bold statement about its authority, but it’s unclear if Connecticut lawmakers will challenge the federal government when it comes to regulating unmanned flight.
October 21, 2015
(UPDATED 12:13 p.m. Thursday) It won’t be available until September 2016, but once the new daily flights from Hartford to Dublin get started they are expected to be popular with college students, business executives, and leisure travelers.
December 18, 2014
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has said that his big focus for 2015 is going to be transportation infrastructure. This is excellent news; our state has lagged behind in transportation for too long. We don’t yet know where he’ll focus transportation spending, so here’s a list of suggestions:
August 27, 2013
When Chuck and Diane Dantico said they were flying direct back to Los Angeles, their family and friends didn’t believe them.