| Apr 2, 2012
| 5:28 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Flying is getting better. Honest.
For airline passengers grappling with fare increases, canceled routes and a seemingly endless parade of new fees, "better" may not be the first word that comes to mind. But based on more...
| Apr 3, 2012
Bad news for those of you who might be headed outside the country this spring or summer: You're still not likely to carry one of those "chip and pin" credit cards that most of the rest of the world uses. You'll still be able to use your current card in...
| Apr 3, 2012
If you like sitting in middle seats and having your travel party split up, you'll love Delta Air Lines' new "Basic Economy" class. In exchange for paying Delta's lowest fares -- below its usual baseline economy fares -- you get:
-- A ticket that you...
| Apr 8, 2012
THE BEST WAY TO VERMONT
From LAX, United, US Airways, Delta and JetBlue provide connecting service (change of planes) to Burlington. Restricted round-trip fares, including taxes and fees, begin at $508. Public transportation outside the Burlington area...
| Jan 12, 2012
A few days before my short flight on US Airways from Charlotte to Baltimore last fall, US Airways sent an email asking if I'd like to upgrade to first class for $90 at the airport, if a seat was still available. I didn't take the US Airways offer -- $90...
| Jun 10, 2012
THE BEST WAY TO HORSESHOE CANYON, UTAH
From LAX, American, Delta and Southwest offer nonstop service to Salt Lake City; US Airways, United, Southwest and Frontier offer connecting service (change of plane). Restricted round-trip fares begin at $230....
| Oct 14, 2012
THE BEST WAY TO BENTONVILLE, ARK.
From LAX, American, United, Delta and US Airways offer connecting service (change of plane). Restricted round-trip airfares begin at $574.
WHERE TO STAY
Laughlin House Bed & Breakfast, 102 NW 3rd St., Bentonville;...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 8:38 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Air travel was starting to get back to normal Wednesday in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
More than 19,500 flight have been canceled as a result of the storm, according to flight tracking site FlightAware.com.
Some 7,074 flights...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 8:05 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A shallow marine layer and weak onshore flow covered San Diego County's coastal areas with dense fog early Tuesday, posing a challenge to morning commuters.
Visibility for motorists was at a quarter mile of less at times, according to the...
| May 1, 2012
At United Airlines, they called it the "cutover." It was the final and most difficult piece of the puzzle in the merger with Continental Airlines, and it involved combining two complex passenger reservations systems.
But some United passengers referred...
| May 11, 2012
Holding signs reading, "From 1st to Worst, union employees with American Airlines hit the streets to march and send a message.
"The path we are on is not the path we want to be on," flight attendant Heidi Horan, said.
Several hundred pilots, flight...
| May 14, 2012
| 6:52 AM
Q: Two college roommates and I booked a cruise through Celebrity Cruise Lines. We did everything as suggested — booked through a travel agency, had Celebrity book the airfare and took out insurance. When we arrived in Charlotte for our connecting...