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  • Airlines roll out the perks for affluent fliers

    If you are among America’s well-to-do, you may have noticed that the airline industry has been rolling out the red carpet for you lately. For good reason. The number of affluent travelers has risen in the last few years, according to a report by...
  • Storm multiplied day-before-Thanksgiving flight cancellations

    Storm multiplied day-before-Thanksgiving flight cancellations
    The busiest travel day of the year collided with an ugly storm that swept up from the Southeast to the East Coast, drifting into the nation's busiest airspace. The results were 667 canceled flights and 6,435 flights delayed at least 15 minutes on the...
  • Deadly storm disrupts thousands of flights, may snarl holiday travel

    Deadly storm disrupts thousands of flights, may snarl holiday travel
    More than 200 flights were canceled and more than 5,000 were delayed by a deadly storm that is on track to pounce on the East Coast on the busiest travel day of the year. The airports hardest hit by the cancellations and delays so far were Charlotte...
  • France: What's right, what's wrong and what's next at Disneyland Paris

    France: What's right, what's wrong and what's next at Disneyland Paris
    During a recent visit to Paris I made my first pilgrimage to a Disney theme park outside the United States.  For years I have been reading about the majestic beauty of the Magic Kingdom-style park at Disneyland Paris, the dysfunctional violation of...
  • How to improve your chances of getting in TSA's PreCheck lines

    How to improve your chances of getting in TSA's PreCheck lines
    At more than 100 airports across the country, you get a chance to go through a special screening line without having to remove your shoes, belt or coat, and you can keep your computer in its carry-on bag. But being selected to use the Transportation...
  • Is Greyhound leaving passengers out in the cold?

    Is Greyhound leaving passengers out in the cold?
    The temperature outside the Des Moines Greyhound bus terminal on a February morning fell to a dangerously frigid 17 degrees below zero. But the bus driver who dropped off Ankur Singh and 10 other passengers so that they could wait for a connecting...
  • Disney unveils details for 'Ratatouille'-themed ride, area at Disneyland Paris

    Disney unveils details for 'Ratatouille'-themed ride, area at Disneyland Paris
    Walt Disney Co. has released new details and promotional materials for the "Ratatouille" inspired area at Disneyland Paris Resort.  The new area -- which will be located in Walt Disney Studios Park's Toon Studio at Disneyland Paris -- is inspired by the...
  • Boeing families in Seattle area feel spurned over 777X project

    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...
  • After monthlong search, Silicon Valley exec's plane found in Idaho

    More than a month after a plane carrying a Silicon Valley executive and his family in central Idaho went missing, police officials said it has been found with no survivors. The single-engine plane was registered to Dale Smith, a 51-year-old pilot and...
  • Hogwarts Express will link 2 parks

    Hogwarts Express will link 2 parks
    One of the most innovative additions to Central Florida's theme parks this year uses a decidedly old-fashioned form of transportation: the train. Trains have been a theme-park staple since the original Disneyland opened in 1955, with the steam-powered,...
  • Holiday-like crowds may become more common at U.S. airports, study says

    Holiday-like crowds may become more common at U.S. airports, study says
    If air travel demand continues at its current pace, many of the nation's biggest airports — including Los Angeles International Airport — will face holiday-like congestion once or twice a week within the next decade. That is the warning...