| Jul 7, 2013
| 11:30 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Federal investigators are trying to determine whether a piece of airport equipment out of service Saturday played any role in the crash of the Asiana Airlines jet at San Francisco International Airport, killing two passengers.
| Jul 7, 2013
| 10:18 AM
The two passengers killed in a fiery plane crash in San Francisco were identified Sunday as two 16-year-old Chinese girls who may have been part of a group coming to the United States for summer camp.
Asiana Airlines identified the victims as Wang...
| Aug 5, 2012
I have finally arrived in London for the second week of the Olympics! I've been watching all of the first week's competition on TV, and so I'm excited to now be in the middle of all the action. I was here in 2005 when London was awarded the 2012 games,...
| Aug 13, 2012
We watched the Closing Ceremonies at both the Switzerland House and a London pub. The locals loved it and the ceremonies became a British music singalong. It was a great atmosphere. Now I am back at Heathrow airport waiting for my flight home. It was...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Kerri Walsh Jennings made her decision to compete in the 2016 Rio Olympics between being dropped off at Heathrow Airport and boarding her flight late last summer.
She had just finished winning an unprecedented third straight Olympic gold medal in...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:33 AM
"In a perfect world, I would be 6-foot-3 and have a perfect head of hair and look like Orlando Bloom," says electronic superstar Moby, who does not. Moby, born Richard Melville Hall, is on the phone to promote this weekend's Spring Awakening electronic...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Layovers don't have to be a pain in the derrière. This app points you to short-term hotel stays, tours and travel deals to help you fill the hours.
Name: Smart Layover
Available for: Android, BlackBerry, iOS
What it does: Shows travelers on long...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Frequent-flier miles have taken me around the world. African safaris, a snorkeling trip on the Great Barrier Reef, a Baltic Sea cruise and treks in the Himalayas have all been possible thanks to airfare paid with miles.
So it was a shock when a group...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 3:07 PM
The day I was born, a snow storm was brewing in Tehran, or at least that's what my mother tells me. I am starting to suspect that my introduction into the world on such a turbulent day has played a part in a lifelong obsession I've had with extremely cold...
| Jan 26, 2013
| 6:50 PM
The day I was born, a snow storm was brewing in Tehran — or at least that's what my mother tells me. I am starting to suspect that my introduction into the world on such a turbulent day has played a part in a lifelong obsession I've had with...
| May 12, 2013
Some answers to readers' airline questions:
Question: I understand that London's Heathrow Airport has a horrendous arrival fee. Is the same true for Stansted and Gatwick, London's two other airports?
Answer: I'm not sure if you're referring to the...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Crew and passengers aboard an American Airlines flight from Chicago that made two unscheduled stops in Canada and Ireland will spend the night at a hotel and depart Wednesday for London, officials said.
Flight 98, a Boeing 777, left Chicago Monday...