4 new rules travelers should know for 2009

. By Christopher Elliott Tribune Media Services It’s not too soon to start thinking about traveling next year. In 2009, a series of new rules and regulations kick in that could affect your vacation. Ignore them, and you might find yourself delayed or denied...

Two on plane killed in crash near Estacada OR

. By Adam Ghassemi and KATU.com Web Staff ESTACADA, Ore. – Two men were killed Tuesday evening when a small plane they were in crashed while heading toward Valley View Airport in Estacada, authorities said. The pilot was identified Wednesday as 54-year-old Mark...

Strap in – it can get bumpy

Expert says seat belts keep air travellers safe during turbulence By Nicholas Yong ONE reason there were not more Singaporeans hurt on the troubled Qantas flight to Perth recently: Most had their seat belts fastened. Those who did not found themselves tossed around...

Fatal Plane Crash In Oregon

    NTSB: Non-Instrument-Rated Lancair Pilot Filed IFR In Fatal Accident Plane Encountered Icing Conditions, Three Lost The National Transportation Safety Board said several factors contributed to the downing of a plane near Albany, OR last February, claiming the...

Ever Felt Sick During Or After A Flight?

    Sometimes passengers and crew on airplanes are exposed to contaminated bleed air which is circulated through the cabin and cockpit. The contaminated air contains many different chemicals and can make you very sick. If you have ever experienced any of these...