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  • Sidecar raises $15 million from investors including Richard Branson

    Sidecar raises $15 million from investors including Richard Branson
    Sidecar, a ride-sharing startup which competes with on-demand car services such as Uber and Lyft, said it raised $15 million from existing and new investors, including Virgin Group founder Richard Branson. Existing investors Avalon Ventures and Union...
  • Unaccompanied minors: What's new?

    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...
  • LAX kicks off $508-million renovation of Southwest Airlines terminal

    LAX kicks off $508-million renovation of Southwest Airlines terminal
    The modernization of outdated terminals at Los Angeles International Airport forged ahead Tuesday as work began on a $508-million renovation of one of the busiest passenger facilities. City leaders and airport officials broke ground at Terminal 1,...
  • Gogo expands internationally with new contracts

    Gogo expands internationally with new contracts
    Itasca-based in-flight Internet company Gogo has secured several new international contracts, expanding its global presence from three airlines to five.   Gogo announced is has won a contract with Britain-based Virgin Atlantic as well as Vietnam...
  • LAX: Sneak peek at $300-million renovation of airport's Terminal 2

    LAX: Sneak peek at $300-million renovation of airport's Terminal 2
    Restaurant Barney's Beanery and shape-wear store Spanx will be two of the newcomers to a renovated Terminal 2 at Los Angeles International Airport. The $300-million makeover will include new eating areas and shops, which are expected to be finished in...
  • Airline spending on food continues to drop

    United Airlines and Virgin America recently announced the addition of new menu items, including turkey and Swiss cheese on a cranberry baguette, chicken and mozzarella on tomato focaccia and a soy-and-ginger-marinated salmon salad. But the nation’...
  • Vadio secures $2 million to mix radio, music videos

    Vadio secures $2 million to mix radio, music videos
    Vadio, a start-up that integrates music videos into online music streaming services, has raised $2 million in seed funding from individual investors including former media and entertainment executives, the company said Thursday. Vadio pulls music...
  • A short drive from Seattle, the hiking is spectacular

    My son, Graeme, took a look at the rock sloping for 50 feet above us and asked, "Can I try it?" We were a quarter of the way through a loop in Washington's Teanaway region, 120 miles east of Seattle, that would take us to spectacular Lake Ingalls,...
  • Action and adventure movies most popular on U.S. flights

    Action and adventure movies most popular on U.S. flights
    Airport security screening can feel like a proctology exam. The passage into the cabin resembles a cattle drive and some economy seats are as comfortable as an electric chair. So it make sense that airline passengers want to escape with an action or...
  • Air passengers may pay 8 times as much as their seatmates, study finds

    On a recent vacation trip to Canada, Gina Kano couldn’t help thinking that she probably paid more for her ticket than other passengers on the plane. “And there is no way to know why,” the marketing executive from Los Angeles said....
  • New Breed of Online Stars Rewrite the Rules of Fame

    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,...