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  • BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge

    BWI traffic dips for first time in years, despite international travel surge
    Fewer fliers passed through Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in 2013 than in the previous year, ending a three-year streak of record-setting travel at the state's largest airport. The decline of 0.8 percent, announced by...
  • Chinese visitors turning San Gabriel into a boomtown

     Chinese visitors turning San Gabriel into a boomtown
    Chen Si, 35, and her husband visited Los Angeles from Shanghai for the first time in December, excited about local attractions like Disneyland and Hollywood. They were less enthused about the idea of American food. They booked a room in San Gabriel,...
  • Profit Doubles at Hong Kong Disneyland

    HONG KONG - Theme park, Hong Kong Disneyland achieved a doubling of its net profits last year and unveiled plans to open a third hotel. For the financial year to end-Sept 2013 the eight year old park saw profits climb to HK$242 million (US$31.2 million),...
  • United Continental swings to 4Q profit as fares rise

    United Continental swings to 4Q profit as fares rise
    United Continental Holdings, the Chicago-based parent of United Airlines, on Thursday said it turned a profit of $1.1 billion in 2013, an 84 percent increase over the previous year, helped by strong fourth-quarter earnings that exceeded Wall Street...
  • Finding winter's refuge on Chincoteague

    Finding winter's refuge on Chincoteague
    This would be the one where we stayed home, my husband and I agreed before the recent holidays. No Christmas flight to Texas to visit his family. No four-hour drive through the mountains to Pittsburgh for Thanksgiving dinner with my dad. With two busy...
  • Supreme Court backs airlines in defamation case

    Supreme Court backs airlines in defamation case
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday shielded airlines from being sued when they alert the government to threatening or suspicious behavior by their pilots or passengers, even if the reports later turn out to be exaggerated or misleading. In a...
  • Supreme Court shields airlines in defamation case

    Supreme Court shields airlines in defamation case
    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday shielded airlines from being sued when they alert the government to threatening or suspicious behavior by their pilots or passengers, even if the reports turn out to be exaggerated or misleading. In a 6-3...
  • Disneyland amps up Christmas with Jingle Cruises, ‘Winter Dreams’

     
    The scattered nature of L.A.'s expansive urban grid is never more noticeable than during the winter holidays. While certain centers […]...
  • 10 reasons O'Hare Airport is better than Midway

    10 reasons O'Hare Airport is better than Midway
    Some of the busiest travel days of the year are here, Chicago, and our city's two airports will play a prominent role as people fly in and out of the city to visit relatives for Thanksgiving. Chicagoans who fly often enough have learned to love their...
  • Ending the squeeze for airline seats

    If indulging in Thanksgiving's excesses of food and drink has ever made you fret about fitting into the plane seat for the return trip home, a British company wants to put you at ease. Design company Seymourpowell believes it has solved the common...
  • Storm brings winter to Southwest

    A wintry storm dumped heavy snow and rain across the Southwest on Sunday and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights in what could be a preview of nasty traveling weather for Thanksgiving. Some parts of northern New Mexico were buried under...