| Sep 17, 2010
| 4:08 AM
LOS ANGELES -- A telephoned bomb threat forced the nearly 2-hour delay of a Hawaiian Airlines flight out of Los Angeles International Airport Thursday night, according to the FBI.
Flight 9 to Honolulu was scheduled to leave LAX at 6 p.m. Thursday when...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 5:00 AM
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| 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 22, 2008
Swelling airline fees are wiping out traveling surfers' hopes of catching the next big wave.
Some airlines are now charging surfers as much as $300 to take along a surfboard. That's significantly higher than the $15 fee that big carriers began charging...
| Oct 2, 2008
U.S. airlines' on-time performance and baggage handling improved in August, compared to the same month a year ago, the Transportation Department said Thursday.
JetBlue Airways Corp. had the worst on-time performance in August, while Hawaiian...
| May 8, 2008
WASHINGTON -- Nearly 30% of domestic flights were late or canceled in March, more bad news for an industry plagued with safety concerns and buckling under record fuel costs.
More than 28% of commercial flights in the U.S. arrived late, were canceled or...