| Jul 22, 2014
To nobody's surprise, Cathay Pacific came in as the number one "airline of the year" on the latest Skytrax ratings of the world's major airlines. This survey, which Skytrax modestly claims to be "a most respected global airline passenger study," always...
| 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 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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:27 PM
If only the Hound had been there, this weekend's airline situation would have been very different for "Game of Thrones" star Maisie Williams.
The 17-year-old, who plays Arya Stark in the popular HBO series, blasted British Airways on Saturday after...
| 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 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 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.
| May 6, 2014
| 10:30 AM
AARP recently mounted a complete website do-over -- not just travel; everything. But travel did get some updates that you might find useful.
The biggest addition is a "Trip Finder" application that makes destination suggestions based on parameters you...
| 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...
| Feb 20, 2014
A cotton swab to the cheek. That's how the destination for this journey to Africa, nearly a decade in the making, was chosen.
It would be the first trip to the continent for our family, and we wanted to have a connection to our location, beyond a...