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  • Pair gets jail for stealing luggage amid chaos of Asiana jet crash

    Pair gets jail for stealing luggage amid chaos of Asiana jet crash
    A couple who stole stranded luggage from passengers diverted away from San Francisco International Airport last year because of the Asiana Airlines crash have been sentenced to jail. Sean Sharif Crudup, 44, and Raychas Elizabeth Thomas, 32 -- both...
  • Couches, soothing music mark revamped TSA checkpoint at O'Hare

    Couches, soothing music mark revamped TSA checkpoint at O'Hare
    The TSA bench, a ubiquitous piece of metal airport furniture designed to make sitting intolerable for any longer than it takes to tie your shoes, is gone from one security checkpoint in the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport. In...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • United flight turbulence tosses passengers around cabin; 5 injured

    United flight turbulence tosses passengers around cabin; 5 injured
    A flight attendant remained hospitalized Tuesday after a United Airlines flight experienced turbulence so severe that passengers, including a baby, were tossed about the cabin. Flight 1676 from Denver dropped suddenly and "hard" as it began its...
  • Internet outage on United? Crew told not to announce refunds available

    Internet outage on United? Crew told not to announce refunds available
    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...
  • Airline won't refund after medical emergency

    Airline won't refund after medical emergency
    When Patricia McConkey's sister ends up in the intensive care unit, she has to cancel her cruise. Royal Caribbean offers a full refund, but her airline pockets all of her money. Can it do that? Q: My husband and I booked a Royal Caribbean cruise for last...
  • United Airlines to offer free movies on Apple iOS devices, laptops

    United Airlines to offer free movies on Apple iOS devices, laptops
    Starting next month, United Airlines will let users watch hundreds of movies and TV shows free on their laptops and Apple iOS mobile devices. The airline said customers with compatible devices will be able to watch more than 150 movies and nearly 200 TV...
  • United Airlines says carry-on bag crackdown is response to flyer complaints

    United Airlines says carry-on bag crackdown is response to flyer complaints
    United Airlines, the nation’s third largest carrier, has begun a crackdown on passengers who drag oversized bags into the cabin. And the airline is doing this to win points with passengers. After all, the Chicago-based carrier was recently...
  • 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...
  • JetBlue woos other airline loyalty club members with free membership

    JetBlue woos other airline loyalty club members with free membership
    Members of selected loyalty programs at Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways will receive free entry to JetBlue's premium TrueBlue Mosaic club for the rest of 2014 just by signing up....
  • Airlines lower fares to offset bag fees, but still make a profit

    Airlines lower fares to offset bag fees, but still make a profit
    Travelers protested when airlines began charging bag fees in 2008, saying the extra charge was a blatant money grab. But a new study concludes that the nation's airlines quietly lowered airfares slightly to make the bag fees more palatable to those...