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  • Recline rage: Why airline seating is provoking mid-flight fights

    Recline rage: Why airline seating is provoking mid-flight fights
    For the third time in about a week, aisle rage erupted on Monday after a dispute over a reclined seat led a Delta flight to make an unscheduled stop. One passenger was taken off of the plane in Jacksonville, Fla., and the aircraft then completed its New...
  • 'Best' airlines? Really?

    'Best' airlines? Really?
    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...
  • Reaching out, one interview at a time

    Reaching out, one interview at a time
    The couple on the bench in front of the basketball courts looked approachable enough — more ready for a conversation than the shirtless men who hustled behind them under the net. The woman busied herself with a Mitch Albom book, while her partner...
  • Norwegian flies to London -- for now

    Norwegian flies to London -- for now
    Despite some opposition, Norwegian launched its new low-fare nonstops to London/Gatwick from three U.S. airports last week: twice a week from Ft. Lauderdale, twice a week from Los Angeles and three times a week from New York/JFK. Schedules are the...
  • Suspected LAX gunman had his targets clearly in mind

    Suspected LAX gunman had his targets clearly in mind
    The gunman ignored the travelers shuffling in and out of Los Angeles International Airport. He ignored the airline employees printing tickets and checking bags. Instead, he scanned Terminal 3 for an airport security official, authorities said. Only...
  • 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,...
  • Lady Gaga plans to be first recording artist to sing in space

    Lady Gaga plans to be first recording artist to sing in space
    Lady Gaga says she has a ticket on a Virgin Galactic ship bound for space in 2015 and will be the first recording artist to sing in outer space. Us Weekly first reported her aerospace venture, and Vanity Fair confirmed that she's not paying for her...
  • Kate Winslet swoons over improbable relationship in 'Labor Day'

    — Kate Winslet will be the first to admit that the backdrop and framing of her upcoming movie, "Labor Day," is "utterly insane." The film finds Winslet playing Adele, an emotionally fragile single mother of a 13-year-old son. She meets and then...
  • Why Thursday may have been the strangest bitcoin news day ever

    Why Thursday may have been the strangest bitcoin news day ever
    The purported unmasking of Satoshi Nakamoto by Newsweek on Thursday trumped any other bitcoin news. Whatever else was going on in the world of the world's favorite virtual currency pretty much got ignored. Makes sense.  But to show just how strange...
  • Boo (world's cutest dog) to New Yorkers: Adopt airlifted Chihuahuas!

    Boo (world's cutest dog) to New Yorkers: Adopt airlifted Chihuahuas!
    Boo, the self-proclaimed "Cutest Dog in the World," walked a doggie red carpet Wednesday to wish bon (or is that bone?) voyage to nine Chihuahua pups flying from San Francisco to Newark, N.J. It's all part of Operation Chihuahua run by Virgin America...
  • 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,...