| Jan 31, 2012
| 1:37 PM
"Who would go to Hawaii in June?" a friend asked when I talked about a trip I took to Maui last year.
A travel writer on a budget, for one.
I, too, was skeptical about the timing, but the weather was a perfect 70-80 degrees, with low humidity and...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:55 AM
I'll state right away that Hawaii is one of my favorite places. I'm pretty much over the Caribbean, and although the Maldives and Fiji have beautiful beaches, getting there is expensive and time-consuming. So when it comes time for balmy weather, surf,...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:00 PM
POIPU, Hawaii — The problem with loving a laid-back place so much is that you want to tell everybody about it, yet you don't want to tell anybody about it, lest it be spoiled.
So it is with Kauai, Hawaii's fourth-largest island and a vibrant, green...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When my friend Mike, a financial analyst based in Newton, Mass., opened the overhead bin during a British Airways flight from Boston to London several years ago, he got a nasty surprise.
No doubt he had listened carefully to the preflight safety...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 5:00 AM
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| Jan 3, 2012
On "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills," Taylor announces that she and Russell are over....
| Apr 3, 2011
With help from Matt Daimler, founder of SeatGuru, a website designed to help passengers find comfortable airplane seats, and Randy Petersen, creator of the Frequent Flyer Network, which includes the SeatExpert guide to airplane seating, here are some pros...
| Jan 16, 2011
Question: I recently flew first class with my wife and two kids on Alaska from Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, to Los Angeles. We paid more than $1,000 for each ticket. During the flight, the attendant announced a variety of entrees over the loudspeaker. When...
| Jan 11, 2011
| 5:27 PM
Planes departing Midway Airport in November were once again late more often than flights leaving any of the 28 other busiest U.S. airports, according to airline and airport performance data released Tuesday.
Three out of every 10 flights left Midway...
| Sep 27, 2009
– Hawaiian Airlines is giving away $50 “eCertificates” for use on future travels. Here's the skinny: Book a flight between the mainland U.S. and Hawaii for travel between now and Dec. 11, and you'll receive a $50 credit to your...
| Dec 15, 2009
Trying to wean the air industry off of petroleum jet fuel, 15 airlines and carriers signed preliminary deals to use synthetic fuels instead, the trade group Air Transport Assn. of America said today. Air Canada, American Airlines Corp., Atlas Air......