KPRC 2 Investigates new proposed rules to make it easier for airline passengers to get refunds
If you have travel plans for this Labor Day weekend and it involves flying, you’re probably already checking for potential delays. It’s been a bumpy ride coming back from the pandemic - with frequent flight delays and cancellations. And if you do run into an issue, getting a refund is not easy. But help may be on the way. There are new proposed rules to help passengers.
Richard Branson prepares to take his daredevil act to space with Virgin Galactic ... and beat Jeff Bezos
Over the years, the brash, British billionaire has embarked on all sorts of wild adventures, from the dangerously ill-conceived to the merely zany. Sunday's planned flight to the edge of space may be the most audacious.washingtonpost.com
Elected officials respond to foreign nationals traveling into Houston for COVID-19 vaccine
HOUSTON – Texas Senator Borris Miles, who is the highest-ranking Democratic member of the State Senate’s Health and Human Services committee, responded to a KPRC investigation into foreign nationals traveling to Houston to get vaccinated. The vaccines should go to the people of the State of Texas,” Miles said. Governor Dan Patrick told KPRC 2 Thursday the system isn’t perfect. Florida is already shutting down what’s been called “vaccine tourism.”“It’s not for people that are just visiting,” said Gov. An approach State Senator Miles is in agreement with.
Spring Branch mother struggling to get United refund for $2,300 after coronavirus ruined plans
HOUSTON – One Spring Branch woman said it has been a nightmare trying to get a refund from United Airlines. With coronavirus death toll was rising, Gardner, her children, and several family members opted out of the trip. Another week went by; she said she called Wednesday. About 40 minutes later, she said she spoke with a United representative, who told her the request was denied because she voluntarily canceled the flight. Gardner said the representative said the best offer was to submit her refund request.
Flights canceled, highways clogged due to winter storm
Flights canceled, highways clogged due to winter storm Airlines have canceled over 200 flights and delayed more than 200 others. Most of the major airports in the Northeast are affected by a winter storm. Vicente Arenas reports from New York's LaGuardia Airport.cbsnews.com
Should flights be restricted from countries with Ebola outbreaks?
Should flights be restricted from countries with Ebola outbreaks? CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the calls for flight restrictions and how to calm travel fears during the Ebola crisis.cbsnews.com