| Apr 23, 2014
| 11:36 AM
The teen stowaway who survived a flight from San Jose to Hawaii in a wheel well of a jet is recovering and could be reunited with his family soon.
The boy spent Tuesday "resting comfortably" in a Hawaii hospital, said Kayla Rosenfeld of the state's...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:27 AM
The average air traveler might not have felt it, but the quality of U.S. airlines last year improved to the highest level in the 24-year history of a widely reported ratings system.
"All in all, it's a good time to fly," said Dean Headley, one of the...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 5:09 PM
California-based Virgin America ranked highest among the nation's top 15 carriers in a study that looked at on-time performance, customer complaints and lost bag rates, among other factors.
The study, known as the Airline Quality Rating report, also...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 7, 2014
| 6:41 AM
The same day new video was released of a teen stowaway emerging from the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jetliner after a perilous transpacific flight, San Jose police announced Tuesday they are launching a second investigation into the incident....
| Mar 31, 2013
| 6:30 AM
This online service gives travelers an easy way to earn airline mileage while booking a hotel stay.
What it does: It's a global hotel booking website that entices you with airline mileage points in exchange for your business....
| 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 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,...