| Jun 14, 2012
Henry Hill, the infamous mob informant whose life of crime was chronicled in the film classic "GoodFellas," was the first to admit that he did "a lot of bad things back then."
"I shot at people. I busted a lot of heads, and I buried a lot of bodies,"...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 8:34 PM
Henry Hill, the infamous mob informant whose life of crime was chronicled in the film classic "GoodFellas," has died. He and his family lived for a while in Redmond and Seattle under the U.S. Marshals Witness Protection Program.
He was 69 and had lived...
| Jun 24, 2012
THE BEST WAY TO ATHENS
From LAX, Air France, KLM, British, Lufthansa, Alitalia, Turkish, US Airways, Delta and Swiss offer connecting service (change of plane) to Athens. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $984, including fees and taxes.
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:21 AM
Fancy flying from London to Sydney in four hours? The trip, which usually takes upwards of 23 hours, is one step closer to becoming reality.
A prototype of the "Son of Concorde," a supersonic jet being designed in a collaborative effort between Boeing,...
| Jul 2, 2012
THE BEST WAY TO ISRAEL
From LAX, nonstop service to Tel Aviv (starting point for this stay) is offered on El Al; direct service (stop, no change of planes) is offered on US Airways and connecting service (change of planes) is offered on United, Delta,...
| Jan 20, 2012
Despite Department of Transportation rules, some travel sellers still feature phony -- and ridiculously low -- airfares with "plus fuel surcharges" in a fine print footnote. As far as I know, airlines have stopped this pernicious practice, but I still see...
| Jan 24, 2012
A reader recently asked about where and how to buy the discounted business-class tickets to Europe or Asia I sometimes mention. Although most of you are clearly interested in finding the cheapest airline ticket available, no matter what, some of you are...
| Jan 29, 2012
Here is a list of selected national and international airlines that offer flights out of major U.S. cities. In some cases, an airline may not have its own mileage-reward program but may partner with another airline. Note: "FF" denotes "frequent flier."...
| Jul 22, 2012
THE BEST WAY TO BARCELONA, SPAIN
From LAX, KLM, British, Air France, Lufthansa, Alitalia, American, US Airways, Delta, Swiss and United offer connecting service (change of plane) to Barcelona. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $896, including taxes...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 4:23 AM
The European Aviation Safety Agency has ordered checks for cracks in the wings of the Airbus A380, though it has stopped short of grounding the fleet. CNNexamines some key questions about the aircraft and what it means for the passengers, the airlines and...
| Feb 29, 2012
Christine Ballentine is a loyal US Airways customer, and she has been saving up her frequent-flyer miles for a trip to France this summer. But turning them into a ticket hasn't been easy.
"US Airways is telling me that they have flights into Nice but...
| Mar 6, 2012
Premium economy air service of some sort — better than regular economy but not as lush as business class — is becoming the norm for big airlines around the world. Recent announcements by American Airlines and Cathay Pacific highlight the...