| 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...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:30 AM
LONDON -- "50 Shades of Grey" author E.L. James and James Bond producer Barbara Broccoli will be among the guests at a gala event celebrating diversity in the British film and television industry tomorrow.
The evening will include an auction that will be...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 3:24 PM
In-flight Internet provider Gogo Inc. said Tuesday that it has reached agreements with several airlines that will allow it to test new satellite services that should greatly speed up download capacity.
The satellite services, both of which rely on low-...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:15 AM
In mid-August, Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport will begin allowing travelers to identify themselves using the latest biometric screening — for a fee.
McCarran will become the 10th U.S. airport — none so far in Southern...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 2:32 PM
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...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The Los Angeles Clippers, after a long bout of losing and playing in the shadow of the Lakers, have in recent years started picking up star players, wins — and advertisers.
Clippers sponsorship revenue has grown four years straight and jumped 27%...
| Jun 17, 2014
To nobody's surprise, United announced a mostly "me too" makeover of its frequent flyer program in the Delta pattern. And, also to nobody's surprise, the new program is likely to make award travel worse for leisure travelers who use inexpensive tickets:...
| Jun 3, 2014
A new airline, recycling the PEOPLExpress brand name, announced it will start flying June 30. Initial service from its base at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport -- or, if you prefer, Patrick Henry Field -- will be two daily round-trips to...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Virgin Galactic, British billionaire Richard Branson’s commercial space venture, announced an agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration that helps clear the path to send paying customers on a suborbital flight from a spaceport in New...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:32 PM
When a Virgin Galactic plane designed for space tourism eventually launches, a Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory experiment studying magnetic activity will be on board.
The lab's Electronic Field Measurements instrument will be among a dozen...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:13 PM
The nation’s largest airlines improved their on-time rates during April and canceled fewer flights, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Chicago-based United Airlines posted an on-time rate of 81.8...