Atlanta airport security lines getting longer as more passengers travel

The rapid return of hundreds of thousands of travelers, spurred by vaccinations and the relaxation of coronavirus restrictions, has overwhelmed some parts of the air travel industry.

At Hartsfield-Jackson, in addition to wearing masks and being in the terminal two hours early, travelers should allow extra time if they are parking. Some parking lots remain closed due to the pandemic and other lots have been reaching capacity during busy periods.

The parking lots start to fill up at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Sunday, May 9, 2021. STEVE SCHAEFER FOR THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION

Credit: Steve Schaefer

Credit: Steve Schaefer


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Kansas City boy with autism missing after leaving Indiana hotel

HAMMOND, Ind. — Authorities in Northwest Indiana are searching for a missing Kansas City boy with autism who walked away from a hotel on Saturday.

The Hammond Police Department said 12-year-old Kyrin Carter, from Kansas City, was last seen near the Best Western at 3830 179th Street around 12:30 p.m.

He is described as being 5 feet 4 inches tall, 130 pounds, brown hair with brown eyes.

Kyrin was wearing dark blue shorts with light blue stripe and a blue short sleeve shirt. He was not wearing shoes.

Family said Kyrin

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Singapore, Hong Kong postpone launch of travel bubble as Covid cases rise

Singapore Airlines crew members and travelers at the transit hall of Changi Airport in Singapore on Jan. 14, 2021.

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SINGAPORE — Singapore and Hong Kong have once again pushed back the start date of a long-anticipated air travel bubble arrangement, the two cities announced Monday.

The travel bubble, which would have allowed travelers to skip quarantine, had been planned to begin on May 26. The scheme has faced multiple rounds of delays from its initial launch date in November 2020.

Singapore’s transport ministry said in a statement that “in light of the recent

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UAE is in talks with UK about ‘red list’ travel ban: Emirates CEO

The chairman of Dubai’s flagship airline is optimistic about a return to travel between the United Arab Emirates and the U.K. — one of its top tourism and investment partners — even as a new Covid-19 variant threatens to complicate reopening plans.

The mostly-expatriate desert sheikhdom of roughly 10 million has been on the U.K.’s “red list” for travel since mid-January, requiring a mandatory hotel quarantine for anyone arriving from the UAE, which runs up a hefty price tag of £1,750 ($2,428) per person. 

The UAE’s removal from the U.K.’s “safe travel” corridor early this year was triggered by an

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BREAKING: Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel Opening June 21st at Disneyland Paris

After closing in 2018 for a lengthy renovation period, the highly-anticipated Disney’s Hotel New York – The Art of Marvel will open to Guests on June 21st at Disneyland Paris!

Disneyland Paris shared a look at the hotel’s exterior to celebrate the opening. The hotel was originally scheduled to make its grand debut on June 15th last year, then again on March 8th this year, but was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Additionally, Disneyland Paris provided us with a load of new imformation surrounding the hotel!

Just a short walk – or free shuttle – away from

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This rescheduled yoga vacation is a real stretch

DEAR TRAVEL TROUBLESHOOTER: In late 2019, I put a $500 deposit on a yoga retreat in Costa Rica. I paid the balance of $2,550 a few weeks later. These payments were made to International Yoga, a tour operator that specializes in yoga retreats.

Christopher Elliott, the Travel Troubleshooter 

In March 2020, I received an email from International Yoga explaining that the retreat was being canceled and rescheduled to April 10 to 17, 2021.

I’m a public school teacher and can only take vacation time during scheduled school breaks. The company did not schedule the retreat for the same week as

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