| Dec 2, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Air New Zealand hopes to get some tail winds from the next installment of "The Hobbit."
In a not-so-subtle marketing campaign tied to the movie, the self-described "airline of Middle-earth," has emblazoned a Boeing 777-300 aircraft with a 177 foot-long...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 4:40 PM
With a thunderous roar, a 224-foot rocket carrying a massive satellite launched from Cape Canaveral and blasted into outer space, hurtling over the Atlantic Ocean as it cut across the night sky.
On Tuesday, Hawthorne rocket maker SpaceX lifted the SES-8...
| Dec 5, 2013
It was a reality show all its own. Last Thursday, 30-year-old Elan Gale, a hirsute hipster and television producer whose credits include several seasons of "The Bachelor" franchise, sent a series of tweets to his roughly 35,000 Twitter followers....
| Dec 8, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Air travelers have endured a lot of grief from the airlines the last few years, thanks to ever-shrinking seats and a proliferation of passenger fees, among other changes.
But fliers are finally getting some love in return.
American Airlines passengers...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:00 AM
MILL CREEK, Wash. — Shannon Ryker is a third-generation employee of aerospace giant Boeing Co. She followed her grandfather into the huge plant in nearby Everett. And her father. And her Uncle Bob.
Her youngest sister worked at Boeing until she...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 10:55 AM
'Tis the season when consumer companies fall all over each other trying to show their charitable sides. No one should have anything against that. What's irksome, however, is when they try to enlist us, the customers, in their marketing efforts, as...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:21 AM
"Baggage Claim" may be director David E. Talbert's movie, but the characters and situations, he freely admits — they come from his wife.
"Most of my best ideas come from my eavesdropping on my wife's conversations with her girlfriends," the Prince...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 6:41 PM
It might have seemed that some airlines had gone completely nuts over the last couple of weeks.
Southwest Airlines recently ran television ads that touted $69 fares, followed by promotions from Virgin America for fares starting at $59. Not to be...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Tyler Florence is a chef, restaurateur and cookbook author, but he's probably best known for his on-air work. The 42-year-old television personality is the host of the Food Network's "The Great Food Truck Race," which showcases teams of cooks traveling...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Injuries and ailments from Southern California amusement park rides are rare. But when they do occur, the most common are fainting, nausea and dizziness.
People are more likely to get sick or hurt on older attractions than on newer rides. And about 1 in...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Officials at Los Angeles International Airport -- and the travelers who want to use it as a gateway -- are hoping Friday will bring fewer flight cancellations to and from northeastern airports affected by a severe winter storm.
In a statement released...