The Skybus website has a map showing that it’s offering flights to Hartford, which it isn’t. But it’s getting a little closer. Starting July 16, the new airline will offer flights between Columbus, Ohio, and Westover Metropolitan Airport in Chicopee, Mass., and you can buy tickets now for as little as $10.
The bad airline passenger competition is on, and I believe we have a winner. That would be the guy who flew back to the United States from Europe, possibly exposing dozens of people to a rare and extremely dangerous form of tuberculosis, after learning he was infected and being told to turn himself over to authorities for treatment. (Associated Press)
We also have some runners-up.
Remember the guy who jumped off the balcony of his cruise ship cabin and bobbed around in the Atlantic for eight hours before he was rescued? He just got arrested. If you remember the case, you may be able to guess why.
Allowing travelers to share their photos of distant places is one of the many wonderful things the Web has done for travel. Instead of forcing your photos on bored friends and family, you can share them with much smarter and more appreciative people.
Odd things are always happening in the world of travel. The latest round includes bee attacks, naked tourists, squalid amusement parks and boozy tour bus rides.