Team in Eugene During Hurricane Warning

EUGENE, Ore. — People in Hawaii are bracing for a hurricane. It’s is expected to make landfall Thursday night. While many people around the country are worried about travel plans, a Hawaiian baseball team, visiting Eugene, has their heads in the game. The team is competing in the Northwest Regional Tournament at North Eugene’s Swede … Continue reading »

How to Stay Healthy While Traveling

(CNN) — Ebola, malaria, polio, chikingunya—all of these illnesses are now affecting countries overseas. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns if you’re planning to travel abroad, the best thing to do is to check their website on health conditions of areas you will be visiting. To stay healthy, the CDC cautions that anytime … Continue reading »

Oregon Ranks #1 For Summer Road Trips

Oregon is ranked the best state for summer road trips. The social media network WalletHub looked at 21 different categories to find out which states offer the most enjoyment and the least damage to your wallet. Oregon came in first for its driving laws, third for its scenic byways and seventh for its number of … Continue reading »

United Drops Express Flight to PDX

EUGENE, Ore. — Bad news for frequent flyers in western Oregon. After September 1, you won’t be able to fly directly from Eugene to Portland on the United Express flight. The Eugene airports say that even though this particular flight will stop, there will still be other options to choose from. But passengers we spoke … Continue reading »

Feds Require More Transparency in Fees

(CNN) — The Department of Transportation is proposing new rules to require airlines disclose fees for checked bags, advanced seat assignments and other basic services. Consumers would have to be told of those fees as they are comparing fares. The rules would apply to both airlines and ticket agents, including search sites such as Kayak … Continue reading »

Airlines Gets Billions from Baggage Fees

(CNN) — All the baggage fees we have to pay when we fly are adding up to big bucks. Airliners raked in a whopping $3.3 billion from these fees alone in 2013. That’s according to new numbers from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. The agency reports Delta earned the most money from baggage fees last … Continue reading »

Eugene Airport Remodels Terminal Lobby

EUGENE, Ore. — A year of construction at the Eugene Airport is finally complete, and the public got its first look at all the work Wednesday. There are now brand new ticket counters and monitors, and the lobby space has been opened up. Airport officials say the goal of the project was to move the … Continue reading »

Airport Travel Expected to Increase

EUGENE, Ore. — Across the country, record travel is expected during the next two months, and travelers at the Eugene Airport say they’ve noticed the airport is a little busier. The airport is not sure how many people will fly through Eugene during the next month, but a new national report shows airports across the … Continue reading »

Delta Customers Benefit from Glitch

(CNN) — Thousands of fliers got a late Christmas present Thursday: bargain basement prices on Delta flights. We’re talking less than $30 for some long-haul domestic routes. This glitch reportedly appeared on Delta’s website around 10 a.m. Thursday, and customers didn’t waste any time taking advantage of the rock-bottom prices. Some of the deals: A … Continue reading »

Busy Travel Day at Eugene Airport

EUGENE, Ore. — Tuesday was the last minute mad dash for travelers to get to their holiday destinations. The lines to board at the Eugene Airport weren’t that long, but there were large crowds of people waiting for their friends and family who were delayed coming in from other cities. Grant Jones said he spent … Continue reading »

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