| Nov 1, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Aviation pioneer Richard Branson's dream for space tourism was dealt a serious blow Friday as Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo plummeted into a desolate stretch of the Mojave Desert during a test flight. One pilot was killed, and his co-pilot seriously...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 8:58 AM
Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson says the company’s space travel program will press on following last week’s crash of one of its spaceships, which killed one pilot and injured another.
In his first live interviews since the crash,...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 9:46 AM
Airline travelers now have more dining options at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
On Wednesday, the airport officially welcomed a Shula Burger joint and Starbucks Coffee to Tterminal 1’s lineup of food offerings to cater to...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 4:32 PM
To the editor: In assessing the damage caused by the crash of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, Richard Branson quoted another famous British citizen, Sir Isaac Newton, saying that his team is "standing on the shoulders of giants." ("Virgin Galactic fatal...
| Oct 14, 2014
"JetBlue must reduce legroom and add baggage fees." "Virgin America must increase its fees." "Southwest has to start charging baggage fees." Both the financial and the aviation media are full of stories highlighting Wall Street's dicta for these airlines....
| Sep 3, 2014
We seem to be hearing the death knell for airline bereavement fares. The long-dwindling practice has nearly bottomed out in 2014, as most major American airlines have essentially done away with breaks for grieving fliers.
American Airlines eliminated...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson vowed on Saturday to find out what caused his space tourism company's passenger spaceship to crash during a test flight in California, killing one pilot and injuring the other, but expressed a desire to press on...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 8:07 PM
The fatal crash last week of an experimental rocket ship designed to shoot wealthy tourists into space raises serious safety issues, including questions over pilot error, the escape system for its crew, and the ship's exotic rocket motor.
| Nov 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The National Transportation Safety Board appears to be taking a much closer look at the potential for pilot error as the cause of the fatal crash of a Virgin Galactic spacecraft.
The agency's acting chairman, Christopher Hart, said Monday night that a...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 6:17 AM
In-flight internet services provider Gogo Inc posted a bigger quarterly loss as it spent more on expanding its services, sending its shares down 7 percent in premarket trading.
Gogo has been spending more on international expansions, connectivity fees...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 12:01 PM
The surviving pilot of Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo was thrown from the rocket-powered vehicle when it broke apart last month, and he was able to unbuckle from his seat before his parachute deployed automatically, officials said on Wednesday.