| Jul 17, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Several passengers this weekend chomped into turkey sandwiches served on Delta Air Lines flights – and discovered sewing needles.
The FBI has now launched a criminal investigation into the finds, which occurred on four Delta flights bound to the U....
| Feb 27, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When my friend Mike, a financial analyst based in Newton, Mass., opened the overhead bin during a British Airways flight from Boston to London several years ago, he got a nasty surprise.
No doubt he had listened carefully to the preflight safety...
| Dec 4, 2010
| 10:00 AM
Question: In 2007, my husband, Neil, and I booked two tickets on British Airways to London. Neil was receiving chemotherapy so we could not fly. British Airways advised us to submit our refund request in writing along with a doctor's note, which we did on...
| Dec 25, 2010
| 10:00 AM
Question: On Oct. 16, I bought two tickets from Delta Air Lines through Chase Rewards for $794.80. We paid $599.86 plus 19,494 points. We received a trip confirmation letter from Chase, with a Delta logo, giving our flight numbers, departure times and...
| Dec 12, 2010
Regarding "New Pair Antes Up on Strip," Dec. 5, by Jay Jones: The $3.9-billion Cosmopolitan is about to open its doors on the Vegas Strip in one of the worst economic times Sin City has experienced. The 50- and 52-story towers will have the fanciest rooms...
| Mar 13, 2011
Travelers to Europe this year are discovering unwelcome ride-alongs: new and heftier surcharges for flights and cruises. They may even pay more to get to their U.S. gateway airport. Blame the rising price of oil, driven by widening world demand and...
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 6:01 PM
"Flying Fear Free: 7 Steps to Relieving Air Travel Anxiety"
New Horizon Press, $14.95
Call it the equal-opportunity fear. Fear of flying is the second most common phobia in the United States, according to author Sandra M. Pollino, with public speaking...
| Dec 19, 2010
THE BEST WAY TO LONDON
From LAX, British Airways, American, Virgin Atlantic, United and Air New Zealand offer nonstop service to London. Connecting service (change of planes) is offered on Continental, American, United and Delta. Restricted round-trip...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 10:50 PM
Had Simon Callow arrived in lawless Chicago a century or more ago, like one of those famous traveling British Shakespeareans of yore, proudly proselytizing for the Bard amid the stockyards and the hookers of the Levee, his "Being Shakespeare" would likely...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:13 PM
For the first time in more than a decade, air travelers will be able to board a scheduled commercial jet at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport next summer and fly to continental Europe.
BWI officials and Condor Airlines...