| Jan 2, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Gov.-elect Terry McAuliffe is making calls in an effort to restore flight service from New York to the Peninsula, he said Thursday afternoon.
The new governor said it's a priority for businesses, so it's a priority for him. He didn't want to talk...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Southwest Airlines introduced its first international destinations Monday, with flights that will start July 1.
The Dallas-based airline will fly once a week from Orlando International Airport to Aruba and daily from OIA to Montego Bay, Jamaica. The...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:55 PM
The U.S. Department of Justice and several states, including Virginia, announced a settlement agreement Tuesday allowing the merger of U.S. Airways and American Airlines, creating the largest commercial airline in the country.
As a result of the...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 6:23 PM
A study whose results were announced this week found that John Wayne Airport's service to Mexico injected about $131 million into the local economy, including revenue from the added airport operations and visitor spending.
"This study shows the...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Frequent-flier miles have taken me around the world. African safaris, a snorkeling trip on the Great Barrier Reef, a Baltic Sea cruise and treks in the Himalayas have all been possible thanks to airfare paid with miles.
So it was a shock when a group...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:41 PM
After years of airline mergers that have dramatically reduced choices for travelers, the U.S. Justice Department has sued to halt what would be the largest airline marriage in U.S. history.
The Justice Department joined six states and the District of...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Q: A few years ago, I used Yapta, which tracks airfares and alerts you when the price of your flight has gone down after purchase so that you can apply for a "fare drop" flight credit on a future flight. It worked very well. But like many things I...
| Nov 4, 2012
THE BEST WAY TO BOSTON
From LAX, American, JetBlue, Virgin America and United offer nonstop flights to Boston, and Southwest, Delta, US Aireways, United, AirTran and Jet Blue offer connecting flights (change of plane). Restricted round-trip fares begin...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Every time two airlines merge, the same questions arise: Who wins? Who loses?
And what will it mean for consumers?
Because no two mergers are the same — each involves a unique set of routes, cultures and equipment — there are no...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 9:01 PM
At least 12 flights between John Wayne Airport and San Francisco were canceled Saturday after a jetliner crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport earlier in the day, according to JWA's website.
Seven departures from and five arrivals...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Bob Hope Airport officials announced this week that Southwest Airlines will be making major cuts to its fall schedule, but the airfield and the company have different explanations for the change.
Starting on Sept. 29, Southwest will eliminate 42 round-...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Over the course of last year, John Wayne Airport saw more than 8.85 million passengers pass through its gates — a 2.9% increase over the 8.6 million passengers in 2011, an airport traffic report said.
The number of travelers passing through JWA's...