| Feb 28, 2014
| 8:56 AM
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...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 5:59 AM
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...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 8:28 PM
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...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 9:07 PM
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...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 12:00 PM
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...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 1:52 PM
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....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:10 AM
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...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:21 AM
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...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:27 PM
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...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:42 AM
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...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:20 PM
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...