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Travel Alert February 2019: Winter Storm Affects the United States From Southwest to Midwest

You may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to a winter storm which will affect numerous areas of the United States from the southwest to the midwest over the weekend. A winter storm brought snow whose accumulation measured in feet and blizzard conditions to... The post Travel Alert February 2019: Winter Storm Affects the United States From Southwest to Midwest appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, United States, Airlines, Midwest, News And Weather


Travel Alert February 2019: Two Winter Storms Affect Midwestern and Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada

If the midwestern and northeastern United States and southeastern Canada are in your travel plans over the next couple of days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to winter storms which have already affected at least... The post Travel Alert February 2019: Two Winter Storms Affect Midwestern and Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Canada, United States, Airlines, News And Weather, Northeastern United States, Southeastern Canada


Reader Question: Can You Recover Lost Money From a Failed Trip Someone Else Planned?

A reader of The Gate — who shall remain anonymous — imparted a story to me pertaining to a recent trip on which he was going to travel but was impacted by inclement weather; and he wanted to know if the money he paid was lost for good. A group of people were scheduled to go away to a conference for the weekend; and one person was handling all of the finances and planning for that trip. The coordinator of the conference collected all of the money from the other participants for lodging costs, mea...
Tags: Travel, Financial, News And Weather


Travel Alert February 2019: Port-au-Prince in Haiti Due to Civil Unrest

If you are traveling to, from or through Port-au-Prince in Haiti over the next week or so, be aware that widespread civil unrest, violent demonstrations and crime which is currently rampantly occurring there may disrupt your travel plans. According to this official travel advisory from the Department of State of the United States... The post Travel Alert February 2019: Port-au-Prince in Haiti Due to Civil Unrest appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, United States, Airlines, Haiti, Port Au Prince, News And Weather, Department of State


Update: Uber Driver Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder Spree While Working

After Jason Brian Dalton plead guilty to killing six people almost three years ago while working as a driver for Uber, he was sentenced to six counts of mandatory life in prison without the possibility of parole by Alexander Lipsey, who is a judge in the Kalamazoo County Circuit Court and presided over the case. Dalton was 45 years old at the time when he picked up riders, took fares, and dropped them off between the shootings of random victims which occurred during a period of nearly five hours...
Tags: Travel, Uber, News And Weather, Dalton, Jason Brian Dalton, Kalamazoo County Circuit Court, Alexander Lipsey


As Low as 10,000 SkyMiles Round Trip To or From the Western United States: Delta Monthly SkyMiles Award Sale February 2019

Redeem as few as 10,000 SkyMiles for round-trip flights on Delta Air Lines — plus $11.20 in taxes and fees — for travel in the economy class cabin to or from the western United States within the 48 contiguous United States between Monday, April 1, 2019 and Saturday, June 8, 2019, when all travel must be completed… …but you must... The post As Low as 10,000 SkyMiles Round Trip To or From the Western United States: Delta Monthly SkyMiles Award Sale February 2019 appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, United States, Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Loyalty Programs, News And Weather, Western United States


Travel Alert February 2019: Another Winter Storm Affects Midwestern and Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada

If the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada are in your travel plans over the next couple of days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to a winter storm which has already affected at least 75 airports in 16 states and six provinces. A winter storm is bringing significant precipitation to the upper midwestern and northeastern United States as well as southern Canada. By Wedne...
Tags: Travel, Canada, United States, Airlines, News And Weather, Northeastern United States, Southeastern Canada


Travel Alert February 13, 2019: Industrial Actions in Belgium

If Belgium is in your travel plans for Wednesday, February 13, 2019, you may want to consider delaying your travel due to labor issues which have already caused hundreds of flights to be canceled, delayed or rerouted — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the industrial actions. Unions which represent many workers in Belgium are demanding increases in wages, improved pensions and a better balance of life between work and leisure. These industrial actions...
Tags: Travel, Strike, Belgium, Airlines, News And Weather


A 59.5 Year Old Mistake Is Finally Corrected

What a difference a lone Z makes. Apparently one of those Zs was dropped from whoever was snoozing at the time the iconic bridge which spans what is known as The Narrows — which is the narrowest part of the New York Bay — was officially named. Known as the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge since... The post A 59.5 Year Old Mistake Is Finally Corrected appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, News And Weather, Verrazano Narrows Bridge, New York Bay


Travel Alert February 2019: Winter Weather to Affect Japan

If the greater Tokyo metropolitan area is in your travel plans over the weekend, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to colder than normal winter weather in the region. Although... The post Travel Alert February 2019: Winter Weather to Affect Japan appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Japan, Tokyo, Airlines, News And Weather


Travel Alert February 2019: Winter Weather to Affect Northwestern United States and Southwestern British Columbia

If the northwestern United States and southwestern British Columbia are in your travel plans over the weekend, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to a storm which will bring winter weather to the region. The greater Seattle metropolitan area — where as much as eight inches of snow already fell earlier this week — will receive its most significant accumulation of snow in two years with up...
Tags: Travel, United States, Airlines, Seattle, Columbia, News And Weather, Southwestern British Columbia


Travel Alert February 2019: Winter Weather Impacts Northern and Eastern United States and Southeastern Canada

If the northern and eastern United States or southeastern Canada are in your travel plans over the next week or so, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to winter weather which is already disrupting travel at a minimum of 70 airports in as many as... The post Travel Alert February 2019: Winter Weather Impacts Northern and Eastern United States and Southeastern Canada appeared first on The ...
Tags: Travel, Canada, United States, Airlines, News And Weather, Eastern United States, Southeastern Canada


Update January 2019: Winter Weather Impacts Eastern United States and Southeastern Canada — and Remembering When Atlanta Was Paralyzed Five Years Ago Today

Additional waivers have been announced by airlines for passengers who are traveling to, from or within the eastern half of the United States or southeastern Canada due to a major winter storm which is disrupting travel at a minimum of 100 airports in as many as 16 states and six provinces and has already resulted in hundreds of flights being delayed or canceled. Up to one foot of snow is expected to accumulate in such cities as... The post Update January 2019: Winter Weather Impacts Eastern Unit...
Tags: Travel, Atlanta, Canada, United States, Airlines, News And Weather, Southeastern Canada


Travel Alert January 2019: Winter Weather to Impact Eastern United States and Southeastern Canada

If the eastern half of the United States or southeastern Canada are in your travel plans over the next week or so, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to a major winter storm which is already disrupting travel at a minimum of 90 airports in as many as 16 states and five provinces... ...and those numbers are expected to increase. Until... The post Travel Alert January 2019: Winter Weather ...
Tags: Travel, Canada, United States, Airlines, News And Weather, Southeastern Canada


United States Government Shutdown Ends — For Now: January 2019 Edition

The majority of members of the United States Senate voted on Friday, January 25, 2019 to end the partial shutdown of the federal government of the United States, which began 35 days ago and became the longest duration of the 21 times the federal government of the United States was shut down since Thursday, September 30, 1976… …but... The post United States Government Shutdown Ends — For Now: January 2019 Edition appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Senate, United States, News And Weather


Travel Alert January 2019: Rain and Possible Ice For Northeastern United States

If the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada are in your travel plans over the next couple of days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to a winter storm which is expected to cause ice and flooding. A flash flood watch was issued for... The post Travel Alert January 2019: Rain and Possible Ice For Northeastern United States appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Canada, United States, Airlines, News And Weather, Northeastern United States


Travel Alert January 2019: Chicago Winter Weather Waivers

If the greater Chicago metropolitan area and parts of the midwestern United States are in your travel plans over the next couple of days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to a winter storm. A winter weather advisory was issued for... The post Travel Alert January 2019: Chicago Winter Weather Waivers appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Chicago, United States, Airlines, News And Weather


View the Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse of 2019

If you are fortunate enough to be at a location in North America or South America with clear skies — or if you are traveling to that location — get ready to view the peak of a super blood wolf moon eclipse, which begins at... The post View the Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse of 2019 appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, South America, North America, News And Weather


Travel Alert Update: Eastern United States and Canada Walloped by Major Winter Storms — January 2019

Hundreds of flights have already been delayed or canceled in the eastern half of the United States and Canada as airlines issue expanded travel waivers and more airlines issue travel alerts — air travel has been disrupted at no fewer than 100 airports in as many as 35 states and five provinces — and the weather from the latest winter storm is not over yet. As much as 40 inches — yes, greater than three feet — of snow is expected to accumulate in... The post Travel Alert Update: Eastern United St...
Tags: Travel, Canada, United States, Airlines, News And Weather, Eastern United States, Major Winter Storms


Travel Alert January 2019: Major Winter Storms to Impact the Eastern United States and Canada

If the eastern half of the United States and Canada are in your travel plans over the next couple of days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to the effects resulting from two major winter storms, which is expected to affect at least 85 airports in as many as 34 states and five provinces. One winter weather system follows another; and when all is said and done, as much as 36 inches — yes...
Tags: Travel, Canada, United States, Airlines, News And Weather, Eastern United States


Travel Alert January 2019: Industrial Actions in Germany

Calls for labor strikes by Verdi — which is the union that represents members of the security staff — at eight airports in Germany for tomorrow, Tuesday, January 15, 2019 have been issued; and air travel will be affected. If you are traveling to or from Germany on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, expect... The post Travel Alert January 2019: Industrial Actions in Germany appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Germany, Airlines, Verdi, News And Weather


Travel Alert January 2019: Winter Weather Impacts the Eastern United States

As predicted, the winter weather which affected much of the state of Colorado within the past couple of days has spread eastward: if the eastern half of the United States is in your travel plans over the next couple of days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to the effects resulting from winter weather. The winter weather system which... The post Travel Alert January 2019: Winter Weathe...
Tags: Travel, Colorado, United States, Airlines, News And Weather, Eastern United States


Travel Alerts January 2019: Industrial Actions in Germany and Italy

Calls for labor strikes by some of the airline unions in Germany and Italy for several days this month — most notably, Frankfurt on Tuesday, January 15, 2019 — have been issued; and air travel has been affected. If you are traveling to... The post Travel Alerts January 2019: Industrial Actions in Germany and Italy appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Germany, Frankfurt, Italy, Airlines, News And Weather


Travel Alert January 2019: Winter Weather to Impact Colorado

If much of the state of Colorado is in your travel plans over the next couple of days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to the effects resulting from winter weather. Temperatures have been... The post Travel Alert January 2019: Winter Weather to Impact Colorado appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Colorado, Airlines, News And Weather


Travel Alerts January 2019: Winter Weather Affects Munich and Sapporo

What do Munich in Germany and Sapporo in Japan have in common right now? Well, if you are traveling to, from or through those two locations over the next couple of days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to the effects resulting from winter weather which is affecting both locations. 90 flights have already been canceled at... The post Travel Alerts January 2019: Winter Weather Affects M...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Germany, Munich, Airlines, Sapporo, News And Weather


Travel Alert January 2019: Inclement Weather to Affect Dallas and Fort Worth Areas

If Dallas, Fort Worth and surrounding areas are in your travel plans over the next couple of days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to the effects resulting from inclement weather. Because high temperatures will be cooler by as much as... The post Travel Alert January 2019: Inclement Weather to Affect Dallas and Fort Worth Areas appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, Dallas, Airlines, News And Weather, Dallas Fort Worth, Fort Worth Areas


Travel Alert December 2018: Winter Weather to Affect Northern Plains of the United States

If the northern plains of the United States are in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to the effects resulting from a winter storm. This winter storm will drop as much as... The post Travel Alert December 2018: Winter Weather to Affect Northern Plains of the United States appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, United States, Airlines, News And Weather, Northern Plains


Travel Alert December 2018: Inclement Weather to Affect New York Metropolitan Area

If the greater metropolitan area of New York is in your travel plans over the next day or two, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to the effects of significant precipitation resulting from a storm. As much as... The post Travel Alert December 2018: Inclement Weather to Affect New York Metropolitan Area appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, New York, Airlines, News And Weather, New York Metropolitan Area, Affect New York Metropolitan Area


Earthquake 2018: Epicenter in…Tennessee?!?

Yes, you read that correctly: an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 on the Richter scale occurred yesterday in the state of Tennessee, with the epicenter located approximately 11 kilometers — or slightly greater than 6.835 miles — north northeast of Decatur in the state of Tennessee. Tremors were reported in at least six states, in cities as far away as Atlanta, Huntsville, Nashville, Knoxville and Bowling Green. As I was in Georgia at the time the earthquake occurred... The post Earthquake 2018...
Tags: Travel, Georgia, Tennessee, News And Weather, Richter, Decatur, Atlanta Huntsville Nashville Knoxville


Travel Alert December 2018: Winter Weather to Affect Southern United States

If the southern United States is in your travel plans over the next few days, you may want to consider delaying your travel — or, at least, keep yourself updated as to the latest information pertaining to the weather — due to the effects resulting from a winter storm which has already affected the southern plains of the United States. This winter storm will drop as much as... The post Travel Alert December 2018: Winter Weather to Affect Southern United States appeared first on The Gate.
Tags: Travel, United States, Airlines, News And Weather



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