| Sep 2, 2011
| 12:57 PM
I am no longer a Virgin virgin.
And I'm rapidly becoming a Virgin fan.
I'll admit I was excited when Virgin America began nonstop service from Chicago to San Francisco. It wasn't out of any eagerness to try a new airline, but because an additional...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 8:23 AM
Gold Coast resident Yanina Beccaria and her partner Ken Barrington won season 2 of the Jenny McCarthy-hosted NBC reality show “Love in the Wild” Tuesday -- just as many had expected.
The couple clicked from the beginning, unlike other...
| Aug 1, 2012
As shipments go, it was routine — about half a ton of supplies — except it was delivered by the first commercial flight to the International Space Station. SpaceX partnered with NASA in this new model, the brainchild of Elon Musk, who's behind...
| Mar 26, 2013
Because their movie “The Host” comes from “Twilight” author Stephenie Meyer, Max Irons and Jake Abel have received plenty of questions about Team Edward and Team Jacob.
The new film’s story, however, isn’t as basic as,...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 5:31 PM
Every time two airlines merge, the same questions arise: Who wins? Who loses?
And what will it mean for consumers?
Because no two mergers are the same — each involves a unique set of routes, cultures and equipment — there are no...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Airlines and hotels don't have the best track record for showing compassion to travelers who face emergency situations. Refunds and fee waivers can be hard to come by.
But Manhattan Beach resident Laura Mandracchia experienced a very different level...
| Jul 8, 2014
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...
| Jul 22, 2014
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...
| Sep 16, 2014
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...
| Dec 7, 2011
Commercial space venture Armadillo Aerospace announced a successful launch of a sleek sounding rocket from the nation's first commercial spaceport in New Mexico....
| Dec 8, 2011
Samsung Galaxy Nexus: Android fans in Canada were able to buy Samsung's new Galaxy Nexus smartphone as it launched on carriers Bell for $159.95 and Virgin Mobile for $159.99, along with each company's respective data plans....