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Jessica Puckett

Senior Editor, Transportation and Travel News

Jessica Puckett is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who covers transportation and travel news for Condé Nast Traveler. She has previously covered travel news at The Points Guy and domestic and foreign affairs at ABC News.

JetBlue Is Bringing Cheap Flights to Paris
The City of Light will be the airline’s second transatlantic destination.
U.S. Travelers Just Got $600 Million in Airline Refunds, Thanks to the Department of Transportation
Airlines were also fined a collective $7.5 million for “extreme delays” in issuing COVID-related refunds in one of the biggest enforcement actions to date.
A New Electric Air Taxi Route Will Take Travelers From Newark Airport to Manhattan in Minutes
A partnership between United Airlines and Archer Aviation, the service is slated to debut in 2025.
TSA PreCheck Enrollment Is Now Less Expensive—Just in Time for Holiday Travel
The fee for a new TSA PreCheck membership just dropped down to $78 for a five-year membership.
At These Airport Wellness Centers, Travelers Can Get a Flu Shot, Schedule a Workout, or Take a Shower
Treat, an airport medical and wellness brand, wants to make your layovers healthier.
You Can Claim Amtrak Points After Your Train Ride—Here's How to Do It
Points can add up to perks like free rides, complimentary upgrades, and access to lounges in train stations.
2022 Readers’ Choice Awards: Why Traveler Voters Opted for Small Ship Cruises This Year
Unrivaled access, intimate service, and a gentler impact on the environment—all are reasons little ships are having a major moment
Americans Will Be Able to Renew U.S. Passports Online This October
Soon, those difficult-to-get appointments will be a thing of the past.
Amtrak Has Canceled All Long-Haul Train Routes Due to a Looming Freight Rail Strike
While the strike doesn't involve Amtrak, it has serious consequences for its routes.
8 Airports Where You Can Reserve a Fast Lane Through the TSA Checkpoint—for Free
Reserve by Clear is a complimentary program that lets you book an appointment with TSA—and it's expanding to more airports.
Emirates Is Debuting Its New Premium Economy Cabin in the U.S. for the First Time
The airline's double-decker Airbus A380 planes fitted with its brand new premium economy class will fly to U.S. airports from December.
Amtrak Is Restarting One of Its Most Scenic Routes Just in Time for Fall Getaways
The Amtrak Cascades, which winds through the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest, has been paused since 2020.
This New Online Tool Helps Travelers Know Their Rights During Flight Delays and Cancellations
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is launching an online dashboard to show passengers what they're owed from airlines.
From New Cruise Ships to Adventurous Itineraries, There’s More to Come for Cruising in 2022
Expedition ships sailing to Africa's untouched islands and river vessels snaking through East Asia are among the new launches we're excited about.
U.S. Airlines Are Cutting Thousands of Fall Flights—Here’s What to Know
Including how it could impact the cost of airfare. 
A New Federal Rule Could Make It Easier to Get Refunds for Flight Delays and Cancellations
Under a new rule proposed by the Biden administration, travelers will also be refunded when their airport is changed or a layover is added.
My Favorite Airbnb: An Airy Barcelona Apartment With Double Balconies and Lots of Light
Located in central Barcelona, the rental is a perfect launch pad for sightseeing and tapas tasting.
Onboard Obsession: Scouring Local Markets With a Windstar Cruises Chef
Led by the ship's chefs, passengers comb through markets for culinary goodies to add to onboard menus later that day.
Air New Zealand Is Adding Lie-Flat Beds in Economy
Air New Zealand's Skynest will have six sleeping pods in the economy cabin.