There Are No Shortcuts to Feeling Good at Altitude

November 23, 2018

You’ve got an awesome mountain adventure planned. Maybe it’s a trail race, or a backpacking trip, or a ski tour. There’s just one problem. If you knock off work on a Friday afternoon then fly directly to Denver or Calgary (or La Paz!) and head uphill, you’re going to run into trouble with altitude. The risks of altitude illness are well known, but even if you dodge that bullet there’s…


AUTOMOBiLE’s Dog Days of Summer

September 1, 2018

Every dog has its day and guess what? Today is that day—National Dog Day that is. To celebrate we put together a photo gallery of our favorite furry copilots here at Automobile. BONNIE Naturally, as I type this, my dog Bonnie, an 11-year old American Staffordshire Terrier, plants herself at my side so that I may pet her, which is a regular occurrence, especially while I’m on deadline. This of…


These are the most on-time airlines in the US

July 15, 2018

Louis Nastro/Reuters OAG, a provider of air travel data, released its latest list of On-Time Performance Star Ratings.  They ranked airlines with a minimum of 600 operations per month based on their on-time arrivals. Out of 15 airlines to receive five stars, only one US carrier earned a top rating — Hawaiian Airlines.  Alaska Airlines, Delta, and United earned four stars.   JetBlue, surprisingly, came in last for the U.S. airlines, likely…