| Sep 2, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Legendary football coach Vince Lombardi once uttered the phrase, "The best defense is a good offense." I plan to turn those words into action the next time I fly coach class.
By now everybody is familiar with the brouhaha over personal space aboard...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:14 PM
airplane was climbing in the direction of thunderstorms vaulting across northeast Indiana when an air traffic controller radioed the pilots to recommend a course change toward smoother air.
Normally such advice would be heeded, but the purpose of the...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Airlines that ask passengers to bring their own laptop computers, tablets or smartphones to watch in-flight movies and television should pass on the airline’s savings to fliers.
That is the sentiment of an overwhelming percentage of passengers...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:59 AM
Nearly three-quarters of a million Marylanders are expected to hit the roads and airways this Labor Day weekend even as the state struggles with congestion at its largest airport, on its most-traveled highway and around some of its largest tourist...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:14 PM
American Airlines said Tuesday it has withdrawn its fares and schedules from Orbitz-owned websites, including flagship Orbitz.com, because the airline could not come to an agreement with the Chicago-based online travel agency on a new contract.
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Top carriers at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport say the newly-opened 8,000-foot-long south runway will help in their South Florida growth plans.
With just days since opening to aircraft traffic Thursday, jetliners are already putting...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The check-in queue for Southwest Airlines at Terminal 1 at San Francisco International Airport snaked beyond the restrooms and the elevator leading to baggage claim, clear past the entrance to the Air Train, before making a dogleg that stretched almost to...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 4:50 PM
The modernization of outdated terminals at Los Angeles International Airport forged ahead Tuesday as work began on a $508-million renovation of one of the busiest passenger facilities.
City leaders and airport officials broke ground at Terminal 1,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:14 PM
American Airlines will save nearly $1 million per year by switching to electronic manuals for flight attendants from paper ones, the first major carrier to do so, the airline said Wednesday.
Flight attendants began accessing the manuals via tablet...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Southwest Airlines hopes to add Central America to its list of destinations with daily round trip service from Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to Costa Rica starting in early March, the airline announced Friday.
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:27 PM
Work is scheduled to begin next week on a $500-million remodel of the busy Southwest Airlines terminal at Los Angeles International Airport.
City leaders, airport officials and airline representatives are set to break ground Tuesday at Terminal 1, which...