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  • Seniors on the Go: Airlines schlep your bags -- for a price

    Seniors on the Go: Airlines schlep your bags -- for a price
    United Airlines is emulating rival American in featuring a baggage-delivery service at your arrival airport. Although you have to get your bags to the departure airport and check them by yourself, when you arrive at your destination airport, you hand your...
  • American-US Airways merger: Why worry?

    American-US Airways merger: Why worry?
    Although some potential barriers remain -- mainly getting the necessary financial and legal barriers -- nobody seriously expects that American Airlines and US Airways will not complete their merger. Although the hard part of actually combining the two...
  • In-flight Internet update

    In-flight Internet update
    In-flight Internet presents an interesting paradox: When it's available, only about 5 percent to 10 percent of travelers actually use it, but it's becoming a virtual necessity for the world's airlines. Acceptance by U.S. domestic lines varies...
  • Airline 'quality' down -- but just a little

    Airline 'quality' down -- but just a little
    The overall "quality" of the 15 biggest U.S. airlines dropped slightly below the performance in 2012, but only from -1.08 to -1.11. So says the latest release of the annual "Airline Quality Rating" (AQR), scores. (Don't be put off by the negative scores:...
  • Wi-Fi: 'Must have' or 'may not want'?

    Wi-Fi: 'Must have' or 'may not want'?
    Just about every travel survey these days confirms that travelers say they rate Wi-Fi as one of their biggest requirements, both in airplanes and in hotels. Although a majority of flyers say they want it, however, Bloomberg Businessweek reports that...
  • Family finances: Top airline rewards cards

    If you're loyal to a single airline, using a card affiliated with that carrier can make sense. BRITISH AIRWAYS VISA SIGNATURE http://www.britishairways.com Annual fee: $95 Interest rate: 15.24 percent Miles per dollar: 2.5 for British Airways...
  • San Francisco crash delays flights in and out of JWA

    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...
  • Airport says 'bienvenidos' to more Mexico flights

    InterJet plans to offer daily nonstop flights from Orange County to Mexico City and Guadalajara starting in mid-October, the airline announced in a press release last week. The announcement came after the Orange County Board of Supervisors approved...
  • Getting to Mexico just got easier

    Company and airport officials this week lauded Mexico City-based Interjet's recent announcement that it will begin offering nonstop daily service from John Wayne Airport to Guadalajara and Mexico City starting in October. Interjet — which company...
  • Passenger, revenue figures continue to slide at Burbank Bob Hope Airport

    Passenger, revenue figures continue to slide at Burbank Bob Hope Airport
    Passenger traffic and parking revenues at Burbank Bob Hope Airport in June each tumbled by more than 7% compared to the same period last year, according to figures released this week, even as other regional airfields experienced growth. In June 2012,...
  • Magic reach 3-year deal with draft pick Kyle O'Quinn

    Magic reach 3-year deal with draft pick Kyle O'Quinn
    Many of the scouts, coaches and agents who attended last month's AirTran Airways Pro Summer League at Amway Center raved about the Orlando Magic's second-round pick, 6-foot-10 big man Kyle O'Quinn. On Wednesday, the Magic showed they were impressed, too....
  • Another merger mystery

    Another merger mystery
    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...