| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 15, 2014
The overall "quality" score of the 15 biggest U.S. airlines for 2013 increased enough over their 2012 performance to the best level ever recorded. At least that's what the authors of the annual "Airline Quality Rating" (AQR) scores have to say. In 2013,...
| 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:...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Southwest Airlines flight attendant Marty Cobb has gone viral -- just for giving the in-flight safety briefing on a recent flight.
Cobb's one-liners delivered with impeccable comic timing sent a YouTube video of her hilarious instructions into the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 11:10 AM
California-based Virgin America ranked highest among the nation's top 15 carriers in a study that looked at on-time performances, customer complaints and lost bag rates, among other factors.
The study, known as the Airline Quality Rating report, also...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 8:55 AM
Virgin America is the best airline in the country, according to the latest Airline Quality Rating, released Monday.
The study of major airline performance in the U.S. is conducted jointly by Dr. Dean Headly, a professor at Wichita State University, and...
| May 11, 2014
THE BEST WAY TO NEW YORK
From LAX, Delta, United, American, Virgin America and JetBlue offer nonstop service to New York; US Airways offers direct service (stop, no change of planes); and US Airways, American, Delta, United and Virgin America offer...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Question: A reader writes that she and her husband are retired, older than 70 and want to travel. They can leave at a moment's notice, so they want to know whether they can take advantage of last-minute deals and, if so, where. (For security reasons, we...
| May 11, 2014
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THE BEST WAY TO SRINAGAR, KASHMIR
From LAX, British, Turkish, United, Air France, Virgin Atlantic, Air New Zealand, KLM and Lufthansa offer connecting service (change of planes) to Srinagar. Restricted round-trip airfares from $1,718 to $2,...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Lots of people still carry on their bags, but a heavy, big bag more than likely will need to go down below.
And that's going to cost you.
The overweight and oversize fees are in addition to your checked-bag fees. If your bag is overweight and...