| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:15 AM
The top American airlines are making more money than ever but don't expect it to mean lower prices for passengers.
On the heels of three major passenger plane crashes in the span of eight days, the airline industry finally got some good news last week...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 6:30 AM
A very nice article about the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Mo. ["Moving Memorial, Piece by Piece" by Cynthia Mines, July 27]. If I could add, Gen. John J. Pershing was born in Laclede, Mo.
The site dedication in 1921 was the only time that the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:03 PM
Southwest Airlines faces a $12 million government fine due to improper repairs on its aircraft, the Federal Aviation Administration announced Monday.
The $12 million fine is the second-largest ever proposed by the FAA, according to an FAA spokesman. The...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Israel won a partial reprieve from the economic pain of its Gaza war on Thursday with the lifting of a U.S. ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv, as fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700.
A truce between the Jewish state and Hamas-led...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 3:18 PM
Gazan authorities said Israeli forces shelled a shelter at a U.N.-run school on Thursday, killing at least 15 people as the Palestinian death toll in the conflict climbed over 760 and attempts at a truce remained elusive.
United Nations Secretary-...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Chicago-based United Airlines is following rivals Delta and U.S. Airways in suspending flights to Tel Aviv until further notice.
“We are working with government officials to ensure the safety of our customers and our employees, and will continue...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:48 PM
The new generation of commercial airplanes is so radically different from how we have flown for the past 20-plus years that stepping onto one can feel like flying for the first time.
The most obvious change is the thinness of the seats; the old-time...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 7:00 AM
You've probably been there: You are in a rush to get home, and your flight is delayed or canceled. What to do? Buy a new ticket? Before you spend the money, here are some things to know.
Before 1978, U.S. airlines that faced a delay or flight...
| Jul 26, 2014
Judith Patrizzi did it. So did Linda Petzler.
They said "yes" when their airline asked whether they were interested in paying extra for a premium seat just before boarding — a kind of offer that's becoming increasingly common in the travel...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:49 AM
Malaysia reeled Friday from its second commercial air disaster this year as family members mourned passengers of a downed jetliner and investors sold off shares of a once-admired national carrier that has become a byword for calamity.
The crash of...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:07 PM
When it comes to marketing, Delray Beach and its new partner Marina del Rey have decided to let mascots send the message.
In a stunt aimed at attracting visitors to both seaside towns, the California city dispatched its celebrity stuffed animal mascot...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 7:30 AM
A 1980s TV dad recently took a trip to Dallas - and a Maryland lawmaker was driving the plane.
This morning, Del. Herb McMillan, R-Annapolis, who is a pilot for American Airlines, was flying from Hartford, Conn. when he noticed Bill Cosby on board....