A surge in holiday air travel this weekend comes as airlines are making changes to their policies in the wake of a bad month. Last week, Delta canceled more than 4,000 flights due to storms, stranding customers and costing the airline $125 million. United faced a firestorm of criticism after violently removing a passenger from an overbooked flight. Kris Van Cleave has more.
Jennifer Williamson recorded video when TSA agents began aggressively patting-down her 13-year-old son after he left his laptop inside his backpack on the x-ray belt. The new pat-down procedure was implemented after an audit showed that agents failed to detect weapons at security checkpoints. Omar Villafranca has more.
Britain is joining the U.S. effort to tighten security on commercial airliners from some Middle Eastern and North African countries over a potential terror threat. Passengers on direct flights to the U.S. from eight countries will not be allowed to carry on electronic devices larger than a phone. Jeff Pegues reports.
The annual South by Southwest Festival kicks off this weekend in Austin, Texas, and "CBS This Morning" is teaming up with National Geographic's "Your Shot" photo community to host a photo walk. It's all part of National Geographic's five-day SXSW programming at the "Nat Geo Further Base Camp" in Austin. Use the hashtag #sunrisethismorning to submit your sunrise photos, and they could be featured on our Instagram feed!
If you've been dreaming of international travel, it may be time to pack your bags. Airfares to some foreign destinations haven't been this low in years, and in some U.S. markets, there's actually a serious price war going on, due in part to a number of "disruptor airlines" taking over long-haul routes and injecting some serious competition. CBS News travel editor Peter Greenberg reports on some of the best deals.