| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:28 PM
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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:19 AM
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...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:06 AM
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...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 12:07 PM
If you pay for wireless Internet access on a United Airlines flight, you are owed a refund if the service doesn't work.
But internal records obtained by a longtime United critic shows United flight attendants are instructed not to make an announcement...
| May 18, 2014
| 7:39 PM
If you fly in the economy section, it may seem lately that you're sharing the cabin with more passengers than ever.
In fact, a new analysis suggests that some airlines are carrying slightly fewer passengers per plane, but it may seem crowded because...
| May 19, 2014
| 10:06 AM
United Airlines on Monday introduced a new type of regional aircraft into its United Express fleet that will fly to and from Chicago and is touted as saving on fuel and providing a more comfortable flight.
The new Embraer 175 aircraft, operated by...
| May 10, 2014
| 1:22 PM
A United Airlines Boeing 757 bound for Hawaii had to turn back and make an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport just before noon Saturday after smoke was detected in the cabin.
None of the 143 passengers and crew on board United Flight...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
A missing University of Illinois student has been reunited with his family after he disappeared at O'Hare International Airport last weekend, police said.
Chicago police said Hye Min Choi, 19, was located and is back with his family. They gave no...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Gasoline prices may be on the rise but that is not going to keep Southern Californians homebound for spring break.
Fifty-six percent of Southern California residents who were polled said they plan to take a least one leisure trip this spring, an...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Less than two months after Delta Airlines revamped its loyalty rewards program, American Airlines has announced loyalty program changes that offer breaks for some travelers but cut out some freebies for others.
Unlike the overhaul made at Delta,...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:15 AM
On-time rates in March for airlines dominant in the Chicago region recovered from weather-induced tardiness of January and February, but they were still not stellar.
For example, Chicago-based United Airlines was on time nationwide 79.4 percent of the...
| May 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Davis "Pat" Patterson McNamee, a former Navy and commercial airline pilot and 52-year resident of Corona del Mar, California, died in his home with family by his side on April 28th, 2014. He was 87 years old.
Pat was born in Seattle, WA on December 4th,...