TSA delays knives rule NBC News has learned that the Transportation Security Administration has decided to delay a controversial new rule that would have allowed small knives to be carried on passenger aircraft.The TSA calls this a temporary delay, but have not decided a new implementation date. More
Hacker says app could hijack a plane Could this be the deadliest smartphone app ever? A German security consultant, who's also a commercial pilot, has demonstrated tools he says could be used to hijack an airplane remotely, using just an Android phone. Speaking at the Hack in the Box security summit in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Hugo Teso said Wednesday that he spent three years developing SIMON, a framework of malicious code that could be used to attack and exploit airline security software, and an Android app to run it that he calls PlaneSploit. More
FAA to close 149 air traffic towers under cuts Under orders to trim hundreds of millions of dollars from its budget, the Federal Aviation Administration released a final list Friday of 149 air traffic control towers that it will close at small airports around the country starting early next month. More
Snow ties up European planes, trains, roads Frankfurt's airport closed, trains stopped running under the English Channel, and the French army was ordered to help clear roads — all because of a sudden dump of oddly late snowfall on Western Europe. More
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Can refund replace unusable vouchers?
 the doctor says he will be unable to fly for the rest of his life.
When the Southwest agent rescheduled our flight, she marked some of our payment as vouchers.
 last week, we got a portion back, but we’re still missing $312.
If you cancel them, you can get a ticket credit valid for a year from the date of the initial reservation.
Strictly speaking, your method of payment didn’t matter.
 airlines sometimes bend their own rules when a passenger can show a hardship, in the interest of good customer service.
Southwest appeared willing to offer a refund as a gesture of goodwill.
 as you note, a clerical error caused the airline to believe that you had paid for part of your ticket with a voucher.
Remember, paper trails work better than making phone calls.
In late 2016, then-President Obama designated a 1.35 million acre swath of forest and red rock canyons in southeast Utah as the Bears Ears National Monument. According to a White House statement, the monument was established “to protect some of our country’s most important cultural treasures, including abundant rock art, archaeological sites, and lands considered sacred by Native American tribes.” It was a victory for local tribes and conservationists, but some Utah residents are wary of what they see as government overreach and are encouraging their state officials call on the Trump administration to rescind the monument status.
The driving force behind Colorado’s robust craft distilling scene — now 80-plus strong — is whiskey. Sparked by the mash-recycling moonshiners at Stranahan’s who forged Colorado’s first microdistillery more than 13 years ago, Colorado has become the birthplace of Rocky Mountain Whiskey, a hand-crafted movement injecting youthful vigor into the centuries-old whiskey business.
For fans of whiskey and other spirits seeking a tour, here’s an assemblage of distilleries where inventive whiskey peddlers are tweaking grain profiles to fuel a new era of Colorado distilling.
STEAM AND STASH: While wrinkle-resistant clothing is clearly an asset in travel, I’ve yet to find any that can achieve the crisp tidy look of a freshly ironed garment. For those times when “not rumpled” is not neat enough, the SteamFast SF-717 Home and Away Travel Steam Iron can be a friend indeed.