| May 13, 2011
| 11:45 AM
A Fort Lauderdale air charter company on Friday cancelled plans to fly a shipment of monkeys into the United States for scientific research after a campaign by animal rights groups in Florida and Great Britain.
IBC Airways had planned to bring African...
| Dec 14, 2011
The giant airlines, concerned about the huge backlog of frequent flyer miles and their own stinginess with awards, are pushing non-flying uses for miles. As with everything else they do to these programs, the airlines will benefit. But for you, as a...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 11:29 AM
SAN DIEGO – If you live on Point Loma or Bankers Hill, you’re familiar with the whirring sound of a jet engine. Lindbergh Field’s proximity to downtown is at once a blessing and a curse, providing convenience of access with...
| Jan 29, 2012
Think of what follows as a travel tapas buffet — tidbits that just might whet your appetite for more. Here are a dozen pieces of information for the 2012 traveler.
1. You will know how much you'll pay to check your bags when you're flying. The...
| May 24, 2011
| 11:07 AM
LONDON -- A cloud of ash from Iceland's Grimsvotn volcano spread toward central Europe on Tuesday, forcing airlines in Britain to cancel hundreds of flights for the second time in little more than a year.
The ash cloud began to reach London's Heathrow...
| Jan 12, 2012
A few days before my short flight on US Airways from Charlotte to Baltimore last fall, US Airways sent an email asking if I'd like to upgrade to first class for $90 at the airport, if a seat was still available. I didn't take the US Airways offer -- $90...
| Jul 21, 2011
"Tengo el orgullo de ser peruana y soy feliz…", como reza el popular canto Mi Perú.
Y mi principal orgullo como peruana al vivir aquí en el sur de Florida es la gastronomía de mi país.
En los últimos años la cocina peruana ha ganado...
| Jul 31, 2011
THE BEST WAY TO WINDHOEK, NAMIBIA
From LAX, Lufthansa and British Airways offer connecting service (change of plane) on Air Namibia; Delta, Virgin America and American offer connecting service on South African Airways. Restricted round-trip fares begin...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 8:15 PM
Passengers on a British Airways flight flying over the Atlantic were terrified when it was announced twice that their plane was about to land in the ocean.
The British Airways flight was at 35,000 feet and about halfway from Miami to London’s...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:59 PM
What’s your worst flightmare? Passengers on a British Airways flight from Miami to London experienced theirs... courtesy of British Airways.
In the wee hours of the morning while cruising at 35,000 feet, passengers were startled by an alarm. As...
| Jan 20, 2012
Q: I'm an Indian national residing in the United States. I was scheduled to fly from Houston to Mumbai on British Airways recently. My itinerary involved a short stopover in London.
In Houston, while checking in with British Airways, I was denied...