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  • Trek through options to find suitable travel rewards cards

    Travel rewards cards can help you earn free plane tickets and hotel stays — perks that would appeal to any young traveler on a shoestring budget. And today, big bonuses for people who sign up for a card for the first time are making the rewards even...
  • United: 22,500 canceled flights will hurt revenue

    United Continental Holdings Inc. said winter storms that forced the cancellation of more than 22,500 flights will erode a benchmark revenue gauge this quarter at the world’s second-largest airline. Revenue for each seat flown a mile will drop by...
  • Southwest flight from BWI to Indianapolis diverted due to cracked cockpit window

    Southwest flight from BWI to Indianapolis diverted due to cracked cockpit window
    A Southwest Airlines flight from Baltimore to Indianapolis was diverted to Pittsburgh Saturday morning after the pilot announced that a pane of glass in the cockpit had developed a crack, an airline spokesman confirmed. Southwest flight 849 left BWI...
  • L.A. Fire Department dramatically overhauls response to shootings

    L.A. Fire Department dramatically overhauls response to shootings
    Los Angeles fire officials are dramatically changing how rescuers respond to mass shootings after a gunman with a high-powered rifle mortally wounded a federal security officer in a shooting rampage last month at LAX. The new goal is to have Los Angeles...
  • Frustration grows about airports' immigration lines

    Frustration grows about airports' immigration lines
    As lines grow at airport customs and immigration checkpoints, the frustration among international travelers continues to swell. A trade group for the nation’s travel industry is hoping to exploit that frustration to pressure the federal government...
  • Southwest Airlines to raise pet fare by $20 in January

    Southwest Airlines to raise pet fare by $20 in January
    The cost of traveling with your pet on Southwest Airlines is increasing by $20 starting in January. The airline announced that the charge to bring your pet in a carrier onto a plane will be $95 each way starting Jan. 15, up from the current fare of $75....
  • Southwest Airlines joins TSA PreCheck screening process

    If you fly Southwest Airlines, the airport screening process could get a lot easier for you. Southwest, the nation's largest domestic carrier, has joined seven other airlines in participating in the Transportation Security Administration's so-called...
  • Southern Californians to travel and spend less for Thanksgiving

    Southern Californians to travel and spend less for Thanksgiving
    The Thanksgiving holiday could be a real turkey for Southern California's travel industry. The number of Southern Californians traveling for the holiday is expected to drop 4% compared to last year, according to the annual estimate by the Auto Club of...
  • Southwest Airline faces $325,000 fine over modification error

    Southwest Airline faces $325,000 fine over modification error
    The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $325,000 fine against Southwest Airlines, claiming it improperly modified equipment on a small jet that has since flown more than 1,000 flights. The fine involved an anti-icing warning system on the...
  • US Airways faces labor strife ahead of airline merger

    US Airways faces labor strife ahead of airline merger
    Only days before US Airways is set to officially merge with American Airlines, a labor dispute threatens to complicate the plan to create the world's largest airline. A machinists union for US Airways has asked members of Congress to help settle a...
  • Southwest Airlines offers Wi-Fi from takeoff to landing

    Southwest Airlines offers Wi-Fi from takeoff to landing
    Most major airlines already allow passengers to use their portable devices from takeoff to landings, under a new policy from the Federal Aviation Administration. Now Southwest Airlines is going a step further by letting them connect to the plane's...