| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:03 AM
A Bay Area teenager who survived stowing away in the wheel well of a jetliner on its flight from San Jose International Airport to Hawaii said this week that anyone thinking of running away shouldn’t follow his lead because they’d be risking...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Sun, sand and cinema. What better recipe for an island film fest -- and no event lives up to that formula as well as the Maui Film Festival, which celebrates its 15th anniversary this year.
Marking the occasion, the fest is introducing another venue, the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:13 PM
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...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:25 AM
If you were flying out of a Chicago airport in June, your chances of leaving on time and getting to your destination on-time weren’t great, as Chicago airports and its largest airlines again posted poor on-time rates, according to a Department of...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 11:55 AM
As Hawaii braced Thursday for two hurricanes - which would be the first to hit the state in 22 years - a magnitude 4.5 earthquake shook Waimea on the eastern shore of the Big Island, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The Pacific Tsunami Warning...
| 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...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Travelers at Midway Airport will have the option to participate in a speedier and less hassling security screening process by the end of the year, the Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday.
The PreCheck expedited-screening program...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:45 AM
More security lines will be opened under the TSA PreCheck program at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport starting Tuesday, giving trusted travelers another option for expedited screening.
Travelers who sign-up and qualify for the program are allowed to move...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Southwest Airlines has joined the Transportation Security Administration's PreCheck program, giving trusted fliers access to a quicker and less invasive path through security at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport.
The airline, which is BWI's largest carrier,...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
U.S. airlines had more flights arriving on time, fewer passengers bumped from flights (or involuntarily denied boarding in airline lingo), fewer lost bags and fewer customer complaints last year, according to an analysis of Department of Transportation...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Hawaiian Airlines will debut nonstop daily service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Maui's Kahului Airport (OGG) on May 2, a month earlier than scheduled, because of "robust demand," the airline said in a statement Wednesday. It also...