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  • Delta website error gives ultra-low air fares to some lucky fliers

    Delta website error gives ultra-low air fares to some lucky fliers
    An error on Delta Air Lines' website produced super low fares Thursday morning before the problem was corrected a couple of hours later. The fares were as much as 90% below regular ticket prices. Delta passengers who took advantage of the mistake said...
  • Amazon launches Kindle sale to 'thank' FAA for easing device rules

    Amazon launches Kindle sale to 'thank' FAA for easing device rules
    Online behemoth Amazon.com launched a one-day sale Monday on Kindle readers, taking advantage of new federal rules easing restrictions on using portable electronic devices on planes. The Federal Aviation Administration announced last week that...
  • United Airlines becomes latest carrier to ease rules on electronics

    United Airlines becomes latest carrier to ease rules on electronics
    United Airlines on Wednesday joined three other major carriers in lifting the restrictions on the use of portable electronic devices during takeoffs and landings. Passengers on mainline United flights can now keep their electronic gadgets turned on...
  • For travelers stuck in LAX shooting, getting refunds should be easier

    For travelers stuck in LAX shooting, getting refunds should be easier
    Airlines and hotels don't have the best track record for showing compassion to travelers who face emergency situations. Refunds and fee waivers can be hard to come by. But Manhattan Beach resident Laura Mandracchia experienced a very different level...
  • Merger of American Airlines and US Airways cleared for takeoff

    American Airlines and US Airways moved another step closer to creating the world's biggest carrier but had to make concessions to help ensure the deal wouldn't lead to service cuts and higher fares. The Justice Department said Tuesday the agency would...
  • What's an airline credit really worth?

    What's an airline credit really worth?
    It happened to Louise Andrew twice last month. She made reservations on the United Airlines website, tried to cancel them within 24 hours for a full refund, and was told that the airline would be happy to issue a ticket credit instead. "Both times, I was...
  • United Airlines plans to cut $2 billion in costs, collect more fees

    United Airlines plans to cut $2 billion in costs, collect more fees
    United Airlines announced long-term plans Tuesday to cut costs by $2 billion annually and increase revenue from passenger fees over the next four years. The plans come as the airline continues to improve its on-time performance but struggles to meet...
  • Do you have enough time to make your flight connection?

    Do you have enough time to make your flight connection?
    When Mike Conrad bought an airline ticket from Washington, D.C., to Berlin, the last thing he considered was his connection in Frankfurt, Germany. But the flight, booked through United Airlines and operated by Lufthansa — an arrangement known as...
  • Ex-United Airlines flight attendant sentenced in bomb hoaxes

    Ex-United Airlines flight attendant sentenced in bomb hoaxes
    A 40-year-old man who pleaded guilty to making false bomb threats against his former employer, United Airlines, has been sentenced to prison, federal prosecutors said Monday. United States District Judge Otis D. Wright II sentenced Patrick Cau, who also...
  • Southwest Airlines to raise pet fare by $20 in January

    Southwest Airlines to raise pet fare by $20 in January
    The cost of traveling with your pet on Southwest Airlines is increasing by $20 starting in January. The airline announced that the charge to bring your pet in a carrier onto a plane will be $95 each way starting Jan. 15, up from the current fare of $75....
  • Kiss FM personality pays $865,000 for condo

    Kiss FM personality pays $865,000 for condo
    WKSC-FM morning personality Christopher "Brotha' Fred" Frederick, who in early 2011 replaced Kevin "DreX" Buchar as the voice of the Top 40 station known as Kiss FM, late last month paid $865,000 for a two-bedroom, 53rd-floor unit in a new condominium...
  • 2 killed in jet crash at San Francisco International Airport

    SAN FRANCISCO — An Asiana Airlines jetliner crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing two and injuring more than 180, as screaming passengers slid down rescue chutes before flames filled the cabin. Dozens of...