FAA Could Change Electronic Device Rules

(CNN) — You may soon be able to use your iPad or Kindle during takeoff and landing. According to the New York Times, an FAA advisory panel will meet to complete its recommendations on restrictions for electronic devices while flying. According to the New York Times, the guidelines are expected to allow reading e-books or … Continue reading »

Plan Next Summer’s Vacation Now

(CNN) — The kids are back to school, the days are getting shorter, and the long Labor Day weekend is behind us. September may be the perfect time to start planning next summer’s vacation. It’s not just something to look forward to. Planning ahead can actually save you money. First, set aside a bit of … Continue reading »

Local Health Officials Hold MERS Meeting

EUGENE, Ore. — Lane County public officials want you to know about a potentially deadly respiratory virus that’s being detected in multiple countries. The virus is called Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS). The first case was reported in Saudi Arabia last year but has now spread to European countries. There have been no reports of … Continue reading »

Wineries Team Up for Wine Tour

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Wine tasting season is here. And with the warmer weather, some Willamette Valley wineries are teaming up for a wine tour in the Corvallis area. For $20, you can get a passport from the Visit Corvallis center downtown. That passport will get you free wine tasting at 15 different wineries in the … Continue reading »

Eugene Airport Adds American Airlines

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Airport added its sixth airline under its wings Wednesday afternoon with American Airlines’ inaugural flight. City leaders and airport officials say it will bring passengers from farther places and add more diversity to the city of Eugene. “We’re really excited. It’s a great thing. American was here 20 years ago … Continue reading »

How to Avoid Travel Scams

EUGENE, Ore. – As vacation season begins, travelers are advised to be cautious about possible scams. The Oregon Department of Justice says there are six warning signs to look out for to prevent becoming a victim of a scam. Winning a free vacation, but having to pay fees first. A real company won’t ask for … Continue reading »

Cutting Costs as a Wedding Guest

(CNN) — When wedding guests receive an invitation, they’re excited for the happy couple but might be concerned about the costs. The latest American Express Spending and Saving Tracker Survey found 30 percent of adults will be attending one or more weddings this year. That means one or more occasions for celebrating and spending. Wedding … Continue reading »

Biking Brings Big Business to Oregon

EUGENE, Ore. — Biking isn’t just for fun anymore. It’s actually big business for Oregon. A survey from Travel Oregon says recreational bike travel accounts for $400 million of Oregon’s annual $9 billion tourism industry. Residents told KEZI 9 News they think a lot of people choose Oregon for their bike rides because of its … Continue reading »

Travelers Notice Increased Security

EUGENE, Ore. — Runners flying back home across the country are experiencing a lot more airport security. Travelers who landed in Eugene Tuesday told KEZI 9 News that security in some airports was more attentive than usual. They say TSA agents seemed like they were on edge and there were long delays getting through security. … Continue reading »

Allegiant Stops Hawaii Flights to Eugene

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene travelers will soon say aloha to non-stop flights from Eugene to Honolulu. That’s aloha as in goodbye. Allegiant Airlines is already cutting that service from Eugene. Allegiant airlines announced in November that it would be adding the non-stop flights from Eugene to Hawaii, but just a few months later they’re stopping … Continue reading »

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