Travel

Chris Miller
December 20, 2018 - 7:07 am
A record number of people will be traveling for Christmas 2018 and New Year's according to AAA. About one third of the U.S. population is planning a trip. "Over 112 million people will be traveling for the holidays, on the roadways, in the airways, on cruise boats, trains, buses," said AAA...
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December 16, 2018 - 9:26 am
(WWL.com) - The holidays can be a dangerous time on the roadways so law enforcement is stepping up patrols as part of the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign. Deputy Director of the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission Dortha Cummins says in the last five years, 139 people have died during the...
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Chris Miller
October 12, 2018 - 2:34 pm
Condor Airlines will continue flights between Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport and Frankfurt, Germany in 2019. It would be the third year of seasonal service between the two cities. Condor first began its seasonal schedule in 2017. Airport officials say more than 30,000 passengers...
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September 27, 2018 - 8:41 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For the first time, Disney Cruise Lines will set sail from New Orleans. The company announced Thursday that it will embark from the Big Easy to Caribbean and Bahamian destinations starting in 2020. The first voyage is set for Feb. 14, 2020 — a seven-night Western Caribbean cruise...
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August 31, 2018 - 4:11 pm
Trade concerns continued to weigh on the stock market Friday, and the major indexes closed mixed to end the week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 22 points to close at 25,964. The Nasdaq Composite gained 21 points. The S&P 500 rose just a fraction. Crude oil futures fell 45 cents to...
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Jim Hanzo
July 03, 2018 - 8:05 am
It is going to be a record for Independence holiday travel. According to AAA the numbers will be way up for people traveling 50 miles or more away from home this Independence Day holiday. Don Redman says AAA has been tracking the 4th of July holiday travel for 18 years and this is the largest...
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Jim Hanzo
June 29, 2018 - 11:02 am
Are gas prices beginning to stabilize as we head into the long Independence holiday? Since the 4th of July falls on a Wednesday, many will be taking the whole week off and that means leaving for the beaches or other destinations as early as this weekend. Gas prices will be much higher this year...
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Jim Hanzo
June 11, 2018 - 8:56 am
We're knee deep in the month of June now, but how are prices at the pump? AAA's Don Redman says we've seen prices not only stabilize but actually drop a couple of pennies since Memorial Day and barring anything major like a hurricane prices could at least hold steady. "We could definitely later...
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Don Ames
April 16, 2018 - 8:48 am
New Orleans will put out a pretty fancy welcome mat next year for folks flying into the city. Construction on New Orleans’ new airport terminal is proceeding as planned. The billion dollar project is about 60 percent complete, and on track to open in February of 2019. Airport officials recently...
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