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  • Frequent flyer seats: Big differences among lines

    Your best chances of scoring a "free" frequent flyer domestic seat are on Southwest and JetBlue, concludes the latest Switchfly Reward Seat Availability Survey; you'll have the toughest time on Delta and US Airways. IdeaWorks just released its fourth...
  • Routehappy Seating Report: The good stuff

    Routehappy Seating Report: The good stuff
    More than 50 percent of the long-haul international flights to/from the United States now offer flat seats in business class and about 47 percent offer semi-premium or true premium economy. That's according to a new seating study by Routehappy, the...
  • American-US Airways merger: Why worry?

    American-US Airways merger: Why worry?
    Although some potential barriers remain -- mainly getting the necessary financial and legal barriers -- nobody seriously expects that American Airlines and US Airways will not complete their merger. Although the hard part of actually combining the two...
  • Airbus pushes for 18-inch minimum seat width on jetliners

    Airbus pushes for 18-inch minimum seat width on jetliners
    The airline industry has been packing more passengers into smaller seats over the last few years, and now one of the world's largest jet manufacturers is calling for an end to the crush. Airline seats with less legroom and thinner seat back cushions...
  • MIA passport kiosks to speed along passengers

    MIA passport kiosks to speed along passengers
    U.S. and Canadian citizens can now fly through Passport Control in less than two minutes at Miami International Airport, thanks to new automated kiosks. The airport has installed 36 self-serve kiosks in its north terminal, which replace Customs and...
  • Seniors on the Go: The senior travel outlook for 2014

    Seniors on the Go: The senior travel outlook for 2014
    Like nostalgia, senior status in travel isn't what it used to be. Gone are those golden days of airline senior coupons and senior clubs; of 30 percent hotel discounts, and such. As the bookend to my earlier column on how seniors fared in 2013, my view...
  • LAX flights affected by deep freeze in Midwest and on East Coast

    LAX flights affected by deep freeze in Midwest and on East Coast
    More than a dozen flights at Los Angeles International Airport were canceled and many others were delayed Monday because of a deep freeze that settled over the Midwest and East Coast. About eight flights scheduled to depart from LAX were canceled Monday...
  • UPDATE: Missing soldier found safe in Texas

    UPDATE: Missing soldier found safe in Texas
    An active-duty member of the U.S. Army who went missing after a weather-related delay at O'Hare International Airport this week has been located, 'safe and unharmed,' in Texas, Chicago Police said today. Matthew Segur, 39, flew into the airport Monday...
  • Southwest to make first international flights as it takes over AirTran routes

    Southwest to make first international flights as it takes over AirTran routes
    Southwest Airlines will make its first international flights July 1, including flights between Baltimore and Aruba, the Bahamas and Jamaica, as the carrier takes over routes flown by subsidiary AirTran Airways. Daily flights will operate between...
  • I had an aneurism, but British Airways is keeping my money

    I had an aneurism, but British Airways is keeping my money
    After Gavin King suffers an aneurism and misses his flight to England, British Airways decides to keep his money. Requests for a refund or credit go unanswered. Looks like a case for the Travel Troubleshooter. Q: I was recently diagnosed with an...
  • Seniors on the Go: American's "Modernization" -- Hype and Reality

    Seniors on the Go: American's "Modernization" -- Hype and Reality
    Last week's announcement by American Airlines, touting its modernization, is typical of the message the airlines send us these days. The announcement was pure hype: a video clip, by the line's CEO no less, keyed to the new paint job the line is adopting...