| Nov 18, 2014
| 7:44 AM
Do you obediently study your emergency card in the airline seatback pocket when asked? I actually do. But I instantly forgot everything during an emergency safety drill at The Base, Virgin Atlantic's training facility in Crawley, England, south of London....
| Sep 3, 2014
We seem to be hearing the death knell for airline bereavement fares. The long-dwindling practice has nearly bottomed out in 2014, as most major American airlines have essentially done away with breaks for grieving fliers.
American Airlines eliminated...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Passengers have experienced a series of delays and cancellations by People Express after one of its planes was damaged by a vendor's truck -- leaving the company with only one plane.
The accident occurred Sept. 19 in Newport News and has impacted...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The Virgin Galactic rocket plane had just broken the sound barrier and was shooting toward the heavens when it began disintegrating, battered by powerful aerodynamic forces.
The pilots were strapped into their seats as entire pieces were torn from...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Corporate sponsors headed for the stadium exits after the racist rant by former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling. Five months later, domestic violence scandals have rocked the National Football League, but major advertisers have opted merely...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 10:30 AM
As the sun began to set behind the Santa Monica pier, the evening was just getting started at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel and Bungalows Resort where Aussie thesps showed their support at the third annual Australians in Film awards and benefit gala dinner...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 11:09 AM
When David Henderson was 10 years old, he spent a day with his mother at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in northern California, getting a close-up view of her work as an information technology specialist. Twenty years later, the tables have...
| Oct 28, 2014
"Fly to London for $99!" You probably saw those excited press reports about spectacularly low fares WOW Air hyped for its new flights starting next March. By now, those ultra-low fare seats have probably sold out, but the line will still have some...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Nik Wallenda isn't the only person who will have to totter precariously on a tightrope this Sunday.
As the daredevil attempts two different high-wire challenges over Chicago this weekend, his efforts will be televised by Discovery Channel. But the task...
| Oct 7, 2014
Diners Club, the original Travel and Entertainment" (T-and-E) card, is re-opening in the United States. That's the biggest news in the always-turbulent credit card world. For some reason, the pioneering card has been dormant in the U.S. for several years,...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 7:46 PM
Authorities on Wednesday started investigating what caused an unmanned U.S. supply rocket to explode in a fireball moments after liftoff from a Virginia launch pad, destroying cargo and equipment bound for the International Space Station.