Travel

Jacquie Cadorette
July 15, 2019 - 10:27 am
Plenty of first-time fliers make silly mistakes when navigating the maze that is an airport. There are so many hoops to jump through before actually boarding the plane, it’s a miracle anyone makes it to their destination without hitting any snags at all. But one woman has gone viral for trying to...
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Thomas Perumean
July 15, 2019 - 8:42 am
Hurricane, tropical storm, tropical depression, rainy mess Barry closed the MIssissippi River and the Port of New Orleans just temporarily. Cruise ships at sea arrived home in time for the port to reopen and the vessels to berth. Carnival Glory returned to New Orleans on Sunday and Carnival Valor...
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Don Ames
July 14, 2019 - 2:30 pm
New Orleans has an operational airport once again, as forecasters foresee no further weather threats in our immediate future. There were some fairly long lines at ticket counters early Sunday morning. But the airport hasn't really seen the anticipated flood of folks looking to flee the city after...
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Chris Miller
June 08, 2019 - 4:25 pm
A passenger on a Spirit Airlines flight bound for New Orleans this week earned himself a lifetime ban for vaping and getting drunk, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office. The passenger, a St. Petersburg, Florida resident, was vaping in the cabin, according to officials. When told that...
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Don Ames
May 25, 2019 - 1:52 pm
Louisiana is boosting its seatbelt enforcement efforts during the Memorial Day weekend. The Louisiana Highway Safety Commission says a "Click It or Ticket" campaign is being enforced now through June 3rd. Officers will be on the lookout for drivers and passengers who aren't buckled up, issuing $50...
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Jim Hanzo
May 24, 2019 - 8:01 am
The next few weeks will be extremely busy at Armstrong International Airport beginning this Memorial Day weekend. Busiest travel days are today with many returning on Sunday and Monday. Erin Burns communications director at the airport says you're going to need to be prepared and be patient. "Plan...
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Chris Miller
May 24, 2019 - 7:29 am
Lots of people are hitting the road for the long holiday weekend. It's the most travelers in 14 years -- and for people going by car, the most ever, according to AAA. "It looks like it's going to be a very busy time," said AAA spokesman Don Redman. "We're talking about 43 million Americans...
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David Blake
May 23, 2019 - 7:32 pm
Drivers headed southbound on the Causeway might be noticing areas where the guardrails are missing. But there's nothing to fear. It's just work in progress. Causeway General Manager Carlton Dufrechou explained. "The southbound Causeway bridge got the new rails, they're being erected and we've got...
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Jim Hanzo
April 03, 2019 - 8:48 am
AAA reports nearly 100 million Americans will take a family vacation this year. 4 in 10 adults say they plan on taking a trip. While that means 60 percent are not taking any vacation, AAA's Don Redman said it's even more than last year planning on hitting the road. "More so than any other indicator...
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Don Ames
March 16, 2019 - 9:28 am
A limo bus headed from New Orleans to Harrah's Casino in Biloxi, crashed on I-10 eastbound near the Louisiana-Mississippi state line Friday afternoon. The crash happened on the interstate, just before Mississippi 607, near Waveland. All eastbound lanes of I-10 were closed from about 1:30 p.m. to 6:...
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