| 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...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:23 PM
NEW YORK — First terrapin turtles. Now snowy owls. Humans are not the only species flocking to airports this holiday season.
At least five times in the last two weeks, airliners at John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports have been...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 7:01 PM
After a nasty storm ripped through the East Coast on the busiest travel day of the year, you might think that buying travel insurance for holiday travel would be a no-brainer.
Not so much. The 114-year-old National Consumers League concluded recently...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 6:06 PM
A drunken man gets tackled by a group of off-duty cops in November while trying to storm the cockpit on a flight from Warsaw to Toronto.
An inebriated passenger on a January flight from Iceland to New York tries to grope and choke fellow travelers until...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Got questions about the travel outlook for 2014? Arthur Frommer's got answers.
You can see the guidebook author and budget travel legend at noon Jan. 18 at the Los Angeles Times Travel Show, which continues Jan. 19, both days at the Los Angeles...
| Jan 14, 2014
Well, you could call at least some of the changes "benefits." But the departure of US Airways from the Star Alliance leaves a big gap for some transatlantic travelers that remains at least temporarily unfilled.
First, the actual benefits. Although both...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Just minutes after US Airways Flight 1549 left LaGuardia Airport in Queens five years ago, a flock of geese invaded the craft’s engines, forcing the plane into a watery emergency landing that became known as the Miracle on the Hudson and helped...
| Jan 21, 2014
With United still suffering from residual post-merger indigestion and American-US Airways just entering the assimilation maze, Delta is emerging as the trendsetter among giant domestic airlines. Don't be surprised if the new American and United adopt a...
| Jan 26, 2014
THE BEST WAY TO FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY
From LAX, Lufthansa offers nonstop and connecting service (change of plane) to Munich, Germany, and United, Air France, British and KLM offer connecting service. Restricted round-trip airfares range from $1,224...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 11:25 AM
It's a go. American Airlines and US Airways are set to merge, becoming the largest airline in the nation after a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department.
The Justice Department was against the move, but the two airlines have agreed to its demands --...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:52 PM
As of 4 p.m. Tuesday the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is experiencing some delays and cancellations due to the weather system moving into the Southeast.
“We have a total of 39 canceled flights and 47 delays,” airport...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Los Angeles International Airport will soon be home to a center where travelers can sign up to get access to faster security screening lines.
To qualify to use the Transportation Security Administration's expedited security lines, known as PreCheck,...