| Dec 29, 2009
| 4:22 PM
Bra1nchild just sent me a report on airline food. I'll be thinking about this when I'm eating my Southwest peanuts on the way to Florida in a couple of weeks. ELThe question of airplane food was raised some time ago.......
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Airline passengers have spoken and selected Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways as 2014's best airline and Singapore Airlines as the best first-class cabins, according to Skytrax Awards handed out Tuesday.
The awards, presented at the Farnborough...
| May 25, 2014
| 4:00 PM
By charging five Chinese military officers with hacking into U.S. corporations on behalf of Chinese industry, the Obama administration claims it is taking a tough step to protect the intellectual property of American companies. In fact, the move isn't...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 10:00 PM
A long winter's nap, for many, has become as luxurious as a Caribbean holiday. And it's a cheaper way to escape the relentless arctic blasts of 2014.
But sleep can be even more elusive than a vacation. At least 40 million Americans suffer from chronic,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 4:26 PM
One of the perks of the Los Angeles mayor’s job is the chance to take credit for the openings of big public buildings — the higher the profile, the better.
So in the waning days of his mayoralty, Antonio Villaraigosa staged a lavish...
| Dec 30, 2012
THE BEST WAY TO PULAU UBIN, SINGAPORE
From LAX, nonstop service to Singapore is offered on Singapore Airlines, and connecting service (change of planes) is offered on All Nippon, United, Korean, Delta and Cathay Pacific. Restricted round-trip fares...
| 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...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Emirates Airlines, named this week as the world's best airline in ratings published by SkyTrax, will begin A380 service from Dubai to Los Angeles on Dec. 2.
“Demand has steadily grown since we commenced operation to L.A. in 2008," said Orhan...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 4:09 PM
The food and drink website The Daily Meal has issued its list of top airlines for food in first class. As for the rest of you sitting in economy and grabbing overpriced crackers when the flight attendants pass by, look at what's happening on the other...
| May 30, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Thanks to a rebounding stock market and innovation coming from American companies, the U.S. has regained the top spot as the most competitive economy in the world, according to an annual ranking by Swiss business school IMD.
The report released...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 8:51 AM
Seven out of 10 workers have "checked out" at work or are "actively disengaged," according to a recent Gallup survey.
In its ongoing survey of the American workplace, Gallup found that only 30% of workers are "were engaged, or involved in, enthusiastic...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 9:12 AM
June is typically a slow month for homebuilders, but a key confidence level reading jumped by eight points this month, the largest monthly jump in more than a decade, according to the National Assn. of Homebuilders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index. ...