Archive for April, 2017

Storm’s Breanna Stewart had an unusual offseason — it involved rest

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017:

For the first time in — she doesn’t know when — Breanna Stewart enters a basketball season rested and relaxed. It took a knee injury to finally slow down the Seattle Storm star and halt what she described as a “crazy whirlwind.” For the first time in — she doesn’t know when — Breanna Stewart enters a basketball season rested and relaxed. It took a knee injury to finally slow down the Seattle Storm star and halt what she described as a “crazy whirlwind,” in which she has been on the go since the start of her senior season (2015-16) […] Read More →

Death of giant, 3-foot rabbit adds to United Airlines woes

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017:

LONDON — United Airlines is investigating the death of a giant rabbit on one its trans-Atlantic flights, adding to a growing list of customer complaints for the U.S. carrier. Distraught breeder Annette Edwards told The Associated Press by phone Wednesday that a veterinarian checked Simon, a 10-month-old, 3-foot-long continental rabbit, shortly before the animal was put on a flight from London’s Heathrow airport to Chicago’s O’Hare. Simon had been purchased by a celebrity whom Edwards did not identify. “Simon had his vet check just before getting on the plane,” she said. “He was fit as a fiddle.” The airline said […] Read More →

Small airports get — and get ready for — international service

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017:

To accommodate the new international customers, Bradley International Airport added a branch of the pay-per-use Escape Lounge(Photo: Bradley International Airport) In the past, the biggest and busiest U.S. airports had the market for international air service all to themselves. Now smaller airports, such as Bradley International, near Hartford, Conn.; T.F. Green Airport, near Providence, R.I.; and Stewart International Airport, in New York’s Hudson Valley; have snagged some direct flights to Europe and a potentially profitable slice of the trans-Atlantic air service pie. Getting — and keeping — new international service has spurred improvements at these small airports, as they invest cash […] Read More →

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