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  • Sunken pirate ship to sail again in Big Bear Lake

    Sunken pirate ship to sail again in Big Bear Lake
    Avast! The pirate ship that submerged in Big Bear Lake during a heavy winter storm will soon rise from its watery grave. The Big Bear Pirate Ship--a popular tourist draw in the mountain lake community about 100 miles east of downtown Los Angeles--sank...
  • SeaWorld reports latest drop in attendance amid Blackfish controversy

    Amid ongoing controversy over its killer whale shows, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. reported a 13% drop in attendance for the first three months of the year. The attendance numbers were included in a notice to the Securities and Exchange Commission that...
  • IMAX movie to promote U.S. national parks to begin filming

    Tourism officials plan to go big to promote the United States to foreign visitors. IMAX big. Brand USA, the public-private partnership to promote the United States abroad, announced plans Monday to film an IMAX movie about the country's national parks...
  • Coachella: Home rentals near music festival are averaging $650 a night

    Coachella: Home rentals near music festival are averaging $650 a night
    If you're thinking of renting a house when you attend the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival next month, be prepared to pay a hefty rate. Vacation properties in the area around the festival are renting for an average of $650 a night, 260% more...
  • United Airlines' computers go on the fritz -- again

    Computer systems for United Airlines shut down briefly Tuesday, delaying takeoffs and frustrating passengers. The system problems that began Tuesday morning represented the latest malfunction for the nation's third largest carrier since United...
  • American Airlines ends bereavement fares

    American Airlines ends bereavement fares
    American Airlines has eliminated its so-called bereavement fares for people who need to book a last-minute flight because of the death of a loved one. The airline, which is merging with US Airways, said it discontinued the fare as of Feb. 18 to be...
  • Do airlines face a pilot shortage or a salary problem?

    Hundreds of airline pilots are set to retire soon and new federal rules require existing pilots to get more rest between flights. Does that signal a pilot shortage for the airline industry? It depends on who you talk to. The effect of a pilot...
  • Homeland Security chief plays down latest shoe bomb warning

    Homeland Security chief plays down latest shoe bomb warning
    The new head of Homeland Security played down a recent warning that terrorists might try to sneak explosives onto commercial planes in passenger shoes, saying the threat has been around "for years." In a press conference at Los Angeles International...
  • Complaints against airlines reported to U.S. fell 14% in 2013

    Complaints filed by air travelers about commercial airlines dropped by 14% in 2013, compared to the previous year, according to federal statistics released Tuesday. During last year, airline passengers filed 13,168 complaints with the U.S. Department of...
  • Government shutdown blamed for 3% drop in national park visitors in 2013

    The government shutdown in October was largely to blame for a 3% drop in visitors to America's national parks in 2013, according to a report released Monday by the National Park Service. The country's 401 parks, historic sites and recreation areas...
  • Airlines approve first fare hike of 2014

    The first airline fare hike of the year is modest and will primarily affect business travelers who book flights at the last minute. Delta Air Lines, one of the nation's largest carriers, initiated the hike earlier this week by raising domestic tickets...
  • Airlines fill planes to record capacity as demand continues to grow

    Airlines fill planes to record capacity as demand continues to grow
    Next time you board a commercial flight, don't expect to find an empty seat next to you. The nation's airlines filled an average of 83.1% of the seats on flights in 2013, a record, according to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. The high...