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  • Sidecar raises $15 million from investors including Richard Branson

    Sidecar raises $15 million from investors including Richard Branson
    Sidecar, a ride-sharing startup which competes with on-demand car services such as Uber and Lyft, said it raised $15 million from existing and new investors, including Virgin Group founder Richard Branson. Existing investors Avalon Ventures and Union...
  • Unaccompanied minors: What's new?

    Children traveling alone: That's an uncomfortable consequence of today's split families, remote retirement centers and extended offsite job assignments. And that means you sometimes need to arrange flights for kids traveling by themselves. Most airlines...
  • LAX kicks off $508-million renovation of Southwest Airlines terminal

    LAX kicks off $508-million renovation of Southwest Airlines terminal
    The modernization of outdated terminals at Los Angeles International Airport forged ahead Tuesday as work began on a $508-million renovation of one of the busiest passenger facilities. City leaders and airport officials broke ground at Terminal 1,...
  • Gogo expands internationally with new contracts

    Gogo expands internationally with new contracts
    Itasca-based in-flight Internet company Gogo has secured several new international contracts, expanding its global presence from three airlines to five.   Gogo announced is has won a contract with Britain-based Virgin Atlantic as well as Vietnam...
  • LAX: Sneak peek at $300-million renovation of airport's Terminal 2

    LAX: Sneak peek at $300-million renovation of airport's Terminal 2
    Restaurant Barney's Beanery and shape-wear store Spanx will be two of the newcomers to a renovated Terminal 2 at Los Angeles International Airport. The $300-million makeover will include new eating areas and shops, which are expected to be finished in...
  • Airline spending on food continues to drop

    Airline spending on food continues to drop
    United Airlines and Virgin America recently announced the addition of new menu items, including turkey and Swiss cheese on a cranberry baguette, chicken and mozzarella on tomato focaccia and a soy-and-ginger-marinated salmon salad. But the nation’...
  • Getting away without going broke

     Getting away without going broke
    In our annual budget travel survey, experts offer tips on how to get away on a budget, including what to eat, where to stay and, most important, where to go. Laura Begley Bloom Deputy editor, Travel + Leisure Getting there: Follow the airlines'...
  • FLL adds Southwest to TSA PreCheck program

    Southwest Airlines is the latest carrier at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to join the Transportation Security Administration's expedited screening program called TSA PreCheck, the federal agency announced Thursday. Through the program,...
  • Planning your trip to Byron Bay, Australia

    Planning your trip to Byron Bay, Australia
    THE BEST WAY TO BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Gold Coast, about 60 minutes north of Byron Bay, is offered on Qantas, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand and Delta. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $910,...
  • Changing an airline ticket? There's a fee for that, and it's gone up

    Changing an airline ticket? There's a fee for that, and it's gone up
    If you buy an airline ticket and need to change or cancel your itinerary, you could be in for an even more unpleasant surprise. Most travelers buy nonrefundable tickets because they cost considerably less than refundable tickets. But a couple of...
  • Break from U.S. carriers lifts passenger spirits

     Break from U.S. carriers lifts passenger spirits
    Flying foreign airlines can be so much more pleasant than our domestic options. On a recent KLM flight to Amsterdam, the Dutch airline behaved as if it was in the customer-service industry, not merely transporting a bunch of people from one point to...