| Nov 12, 2013
It happened to Louise Andrew twice last month. She made reservations on the United Airlines website, tried to cancel them within 24 hours for a full refund, and was told that the airline would be happy to issue a ticket credit instead.
"Both times, I was...
| Nov 17, 2013
Seventeen Opportunity International employees in the Philippines were unaccounted for as of Thursday afternoon, CEO Vicki Escarra said.
Earlier in the week the number was 40. There have been no confirmed deaths of employees at the Oak Brook-based...
| Nov 27, 2013
"Hearst Ranch: Family, Land and Legacy"
You can see it perched high on a hill, palm trees swaying over its red-tiled roof. Hearst Castle has been a favorite tourist spot since newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst's Hearst Corp....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:12 AM
The Fanchon and Marco chorus girls dance atop a new Fokker F-32 aircraft during dedication ceremonies of Western Air Express's new terminal at Alhambra Field....
| Nov 10, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Are you tired of having airport security screeners toss away your bottles of water, shampoo or lotion? Change is on the way in some parts of the world.
Battelle, a nonprofit research and development organization in Ohio, has built a screening device...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 1:16 PM
A former baggage handler for Delta Air Lines at Los Angeles International Airport was sentenced Thursday to one year in prison for his part in a cross-country drug ring that used an employee entrance to sneak heroin and cocaine into checked luggage. ...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:40 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — A 9-year-old boy who eluded airport security and stowed away on a flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas should live away from his parents for now while he and his family get therapy and other services, a judge ruled Wednesday....
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:12 PM
American Airlines became the latest carrier to get federal clearance to lift restrictions on the use of portable electronic devices during takeoffs and landings.
The Forth Worth-based airline will begin Monday afternoon to allow passengers to use...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
My teeth were clenched, my blood pressure was soaring, and I saw jets of steam blasting from my wife's ears as we spent 2-1/2 hours crawling 4.42 miles from Cape Cod's Sagamore Bridge to Route 25 last week.
Despite leaving more than four hours to make...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The airline industry has been packing more passengers into smaller seats over the last few years, and now one of the world's largest jet manufacturers is calling for an end to the crush.
Airline seats with less legroom and thinner seat back cushions...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:40 PM
If you're flying out of Aberdeen, you have direct control over things that will greatly increase your chances of a happy departure. Here are 13 tips that might help produce satisfying air travel:
Be on time
That's the first bit of advice from Gary...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:19 PM
It didn't take long for airlines to adopt the new policy that lets passengers use portable electronic devices during takeoffs and landings.
A day after the Federal Aviation Administration announced it would lift the restrictions, Delta Airlines and...