Harry Styles superfans flock to his hometown’s walking tour

HOLMES CHAPEL, England — Customers come from around the world to Simon Wakefield’s bakery in this village in northern England — and not just to sample his quality sausage rolls. “We get lots and lots of fans,” he says, referring not only to W. Mandeville’s tasty product but also a notable ex-employee: Holmes Chapel’s most famous son More...

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Paris seeing signs of ‘healthy’ travel demand ahead of Summer Olympics — but plenty of deals remain

The Summary: The 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris are right around the corner, but if you’re looking to travel there, it may not be too late to find a deal. The government in Paris is spending an estimated More...

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Boeing’s CEO is scheduled to field questions about plane safety from U.S. senators

U.S. lawmakers are expected to press Boeing’s chief executive Tuesday about the company’s latest plan to fix its manufacturing problems, and relatives of people who died in two crashes of Boeing 737 Max More...

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Boeing CEO David Calhoun faces new congressional hearing as planemaker flounders

The Summary Outgoing Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun was expected to reassure lawmakers Tuesday that the company is committed to safety. The hearing was called in the wake of a January incident in which a door panel More...

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Campers are demanding decent Wi-Fi wherever they pitch their tents

What makes a happy camper this summer? S’mores, sing-alongs and — lately — streaming. The pandemic nudged millions of people toward outdoorsy trips and experiences, and many are now hooked. But they’re More...

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Boeing and Airbus may have used ‘counterfeit’ titanium in planes, FAA says

Boeing and Airbus, the two biggest commercial airline makers, may have used titanium sold using fake documents, according to evidence from a supplier that has triggered a Federal Aviation Administration investigation. The More...

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Online U.S. passport renewal is rolling out at the State Department: How it works

The State Department has launched an updated online passport renewal service, making it possible for travelers to forgo mailing documents and upload them digitally instead. Right now, the rollout is restricted More...

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FAA chief says Boeing oversight was ‘too hands off’ before 737 MAX 9 incident

The head of the Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday the agency was “too hands off” in oversight of Boeing before a January mid-air emergency in a new Alaska Airlines 737 MAX 9, as it pursued More...

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Activist investor takes $1.9 billion stake in Southwest Airlines, seeks to oust CEO and chair

Activist hedge fund Elliott Management has amassed a $1.9 billion stake in Southwest Airlines and plans to push for leadership changes at the airline that has lagged big rivals. The stake makes Elliott More...

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Flight attendant union rejects American Airlines’ proposed 17% pay raise

The labor union that represents American Airlines flight attendants on Wednesday rejected a company proposal to immediately raise pay by 17%. CEO Robert Isom offered flight attendants immediate 17% wage increases More...