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  • Rincon beckons visitors to Puerto Rico's west coast

    Rincon beckons visitors to Puerto Rico's west coast
    When the World Surfing competition came to Puerto Rico in 1968, Rincon wasn't even a dot on most maps of the island. But that November, competitive surfers from around the world descended on the tiny west coast town, along with film crews for ABC-TV's...
  • At LAX, airlines ease restrictions, travelers hunt for alternatives

    As thousands of travelers dealt with delayed and canceled flights in the wake of Friday morning’s LAX shootings, several airlines loosened their rules for rebooking. But their offers varied. Here’s a round-up of what Alaska, American, Delta,...
  • Southwest jet blows tire at LAX; runway temporarily closed

    Southwest jet blows tire at LAX; runway temporarily closed
    One runway at Los Angeles International Airport was temporarily closed Friday after a Southwest jet blew a tire after landing. None of the 79 people on board Southwest Airlines Flight 1641 were injured when a main landing gear tire was blown when it...
  • Soon, airline loyalty will cost you

    Soon, airline loyalty will cost you
    Like many frequent travelers, Glenn Haussman recently received an email from Delta Air Lines about an "update" to its SkyMiles loyalty program. It was so understated that some passengers didn't bother to read it. But Haussman did. "I was not thrilled,"...
  • FAA to probe what passengers say was scary dive by Southwest plane

    The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate what passengers on a Southwest Airlines flight this week described as a scary dive before the flight leveled off and made a normal landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina....
  • Southwest Airlines pilot reportedly tells passengers 'We're going down'

    Southwest Airlines pilot reportedly tells passengers 'We're going down'
    A Southwest Airlines pilot aboard a flight from Tampa to Raleigh reportedly told passengers that the plane he was flying was "going down" after it made a rapid descent to normalize cabin pressure. Grace Stroud, a passenger on Southwest Airlines Flight...
  • Southwest Airlines goes international

    The nation's biggest domestic carrier is going international. Southwest Airlines announced Monday plans to leave U.S. airspace in July with flights to three Caribbean beach cities in time for the summer travel season. The move by the Dallas-based...
  • TSA chief says no to arming airport screeners

    On Thursday, the head of the Transportation Security Administration visited Los Angeles International Airport, the site of a Nov. 1 shooting, where he rejected the idea of arming TSA security officers. TSA chief John Pistole visited LAX to announce...
  • Southwest and JetBlue get landing slots at Reagan National Airport

    Southwest and JetBlue get landing slots at Reagan National Airport
    Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airlines will soon increase service to and from Washington's Reagan National Airport, thanks to the results of an antitrust lawsuit. To settle an antitrust suit and allow the merger of American Airlines and US Airways, the...
  • Southwest: New Lauderdale-Dallas Love Field nonstop service starting Nov. 2

    Southwest: New Lauderdale-Dallas Love Field nonstop service starting Nov. 2
    Southwest Airlines announced Monday it plans to begin new nonstop service between Dallas Love Field Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Nov. 2. Fort Lauderdale is among 15 new domestic destinations Southwest is launching...
  • LAX: US Airways moves operations to Terminal 3

    LAX: US Airways moves operations to Terminal 3
    Starting Wednesday, US Airways passengers at Los Angeles International Airport will need to go to Terminal 3, not Terminal 1, because the airline is moving its operations.  "All US Airways ticketing and check-in, aircraft gates, baggage services and...