Tag: planes

When’s the best time to buy holiday plane tickets?

Image License Photo: Pixabay 14 NOV 17 19:56 ET By Katia Hetter, CNN (CNN) — While travel advice abounds for the best times to buy the most affordable holiday plane tickets, flying during some of the year’s busiest travel periods generally isn’t cheap. In this era of packed airplanes, smaller seats and fees for extra leg room, what airline is going to offer inexpensive fares around Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s? Common business sense dictates that high prices will follow high demand. What are procrastinating travelers to do besides drive or take the train to get to their destinations? CNN checked...

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North Korea: 3 US aircraft carriers creating ‘worst ever’ situation

Image License MGN Image 13 NOV 17 21:43 ET By Brad Lendon, CNN (CNN) — The presence of three US aircraft carriers off the Korean Peninsula is pushing the region closer to nuclear war, according to a North Korean letter to the United Nations secretary-general. The three carriers, the USS Ronald Reagan, USS Theodore Roosevelt and USS Nimitz, and their multi-ship strike groups are finishing up four days of exercises in the waters between South Korea and Japan on Tuesday. It is the first time three of the 100,000-ton behemoths have sailed together in the Western Pacific together in...

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