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  • E.L. James, Barbara Broccoli Among Guests at Gala Celebrating Diversity in London

    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...
  • Gogo to test faster in-flight Wi-Fi

    Gogo to test faster in-flight Wi-Fi
    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-...
  • Vegas' McCarran airport to add fee-based biometric security screening

    Vegas' McCarran airport to add fee-based biometric security screening
    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...
  • Seniors on the Go: PEOPLExpress flies again -- but will it fly?

    Seniors on the Go: PEOPLExpress flies again -- but will it fly?
    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...
  • Hopkins APL magnetic field research picked for Virgin Galactic flight

    Hopkins APL magnetic field research picked for Virgin Galactic flight
    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...
  • Study: Price tag of autism in the U.S. exceeds $236 billion per year

    Study: Price tag of autism in the U.S. exceeds $236 billion per year
    Good health is priceless, but autism spectrum disorders can be very expensive. A new study estimates that the lifetime cost of being diagnosed with autism in the United States is somewhere between $1.43 million and $2.44 million. Either of those...
  • Airlines on-time rates improve in April

    Airlines on-time rates improve in April
    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...
  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe has high hopes - not for Oval Office, but for outer space

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe has high hopes - not for Oval Office, but for outer space
    Gov. Terry McAuliffe has high hopes — not for the Oval Office, but for outer space. According to news reports, when McAuliffe appeared at NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Monday, he let slip he has a yen to board a rocket and become the first U.S....
  • GoPro hopes IPO will fuel expanded media strategy

    GoPro hopes IPO will fuel expanded media strategy
    [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...
  • Airlines make first class ultra-luxurious; any hope for coach?

    Question: Frequent traveler Daniel Fink of Beverly Hills recently received an email from American Airlines that said, "We're creating a consistent experience when traveling in first class on American and US Airways. Effective Sept. 1, 2014, we will be...
  • Recline rage: Why airline seating is provoking mid-flight fights

    Recline rage: Why airline seating is provoking mid-flight fights
    For the third time in about a week, aisle rage erupted on Monday after a dispute over a reclined seat led a Delta flight to make an unscheduled stop. One passenger was taken off of the plane in Jacksonville, Fla., and the aircraft then completed its New...