| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Chicago-based United Airlines is following rivals Delta and U.S. Airways in suspending flights to Tel Aviv until further notice.
“We are working with government officials to ensure the safety of our customers and our employees, and will continue...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Colonial poverty, then civil war, and now, a deadly plague.
Among the world's poorest states at the bottom of global development indexes, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea had shown signs of leaving behind brutal wars and leaping into Africa's economic...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Dubai-based Emirates Airlines has suspended service to Conakry, Guinea, citing the outbreak of the Ebola virus in the West African country.
Emirates is the first major international carrier to halt service in response to the outbreak. Several carriers...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:06 PM
Health workers in West Africa appealed for urgent help in controlling the world's worst Ebola outbreak as the death toll climbed to 932 and Liberia shut a hospital where several staff were infected, including a Spanish priest.
Liberian President Ellen...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Would former Lakers coach Phil Jackson fit in JetBlue's new Mint class seats?
That was one of the questions posed last week to JetBlue President Robin Hayes at the Grove. Hayes and his team spent Thursday and Friday in L.A. with an open-air set up of...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 1:55 PM
A Maryland man is suing British Airways over an intended flight to Spain that ended up taking him to the West Indies.
In court documents, Edward Gamson said he booked a first-class flight from Washington Dulles International Airport to Granada, Spain,...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:26 AM
With beach balls, snorkels and other vacation-themed decorations festooning a section of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, six top Southwest Airlines executives will split off in pairs to a steel drum beat and board three flights to the Caribbean.
| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Several international airlines said Thursday that they were rerouting flights around eastern Ukrainian airspace after a Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 298 people crashed near the city of Donetsk.
Russian and Ukrainian media reported the plane may have...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:33 PM
Forget all the screaming babies and baritone snores -- the crew of a British Airways flight headed for Los Angeles International Airport this month may have truly found the passenger from hell.
A 20-year-old Hawaii man suspected of threatening to kill...
| Mar 25, 2014
A few of you might actually prefer red-eye schedules on long intercontinental flights -- they avoid the cost of a hotel night and maximize your available time at your destination. And you may tolerate them as the inevitable penalty you have to pay for a...
| Mar 11, 2014
We've seen a flurry of airline announcements over the last few weeks. And in this industry, when one big line announces some new initiative -- especially when it's a bad idea -- the other giants are very likely to follow. Among the more important...