| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:02 PM
The United Nations agency responsible for coordinating international aviation safety has called a high-level conference in February for its 191 member states to address issues raised by the July 17 downing of a Malaysia Airlines jet flying over strife-...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Chicago-based United Airlines is rolling out a new inflight safety video aimed at getting passengers’ attention back on course.
Because the attention of airline passengers is often diverted to their smartphones, tablet computers and e-readers...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Virgin Mobile FreeFest, arguably the area's most prominent music festival for the past eight years, will not take place this year, organizers said Tuesday.
Virgin Mobile did not explain what brought about the decision to cancel the concert at...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:15 AM
JetBlue Airways came in tops followed by Southwest and Alaska airlines in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 rankings of airline rewards programs released Tuesday. The magazine looked at ticket prices, how easy it is to earn rewards, and the number of...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:30 AM
He may be huge on YouTube, but few in Hollywood know who Shane Dawson is. Not yet, anyway.
The 26-year-old is best known to 12 million-plus subscribers across three different YouTube channels, but he's about to make a name for himself in film and TV,...
| Jul 27, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The nation’s top airlines have focused lots of energy in recent years on padding their bottom lines. But a new survey suggests they should put more effort into padding their seats.
The seats on U.S. carriers were snubbed by the recent World...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 2:05 PM
BURLINGAME, Calif. Virgin America filed for an initial public offering Monday, setting up a Wall Street debut for the Bay Area-based airline carrier and adding yet another big-dollar deal to an already record-breaking year of IPOs.
While still a...
| 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%...
| 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 11, 2014
| 12:39 PM
[This post was updated at 2:25 to reflect additional information filed by GoPro.]
GoPro updated its IPO filing Wednesday, revealing that it plans to sell 17.8-million shares of its stock between $21 and $24 per share. That would make the San Mateo-based...
| Mar 25, 2014
A few of you might actually prefer red-eye schedules on long intercontinental flights -- they avoid the cost of a hotel night and maximize your available time at your destination. And you may tolerate them as the inevitable penalty you have to pay for a...