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  • Airlines lower fares to offset bag fees, but still make a profit

    Airlines lower fares to offset bag fees, but still make a profit
    Travelers protested when airlines began charging bag fees in 2008, saying the extra charge was a blatant money grab. But a new study concludes that the nation's airlines quietly lowered airfares slightly to make the bag fees more palatable to those...
  • Cold rain, wintry mix possible for Thanksgiving travelers

    Cold rain, wintry mix possible for Thanksgiving travelers
    Early forecasts for the busy pre-Thanksgiving travel days call for cold rain or a wintry mix of precipitation possible to further disrupt the chaos. The Weather Channel is calling for a 90 percent chance of rain Tuesday and a 100 percent chance of rain,...
  • State Department warns travelers about dangers of visiting Honduras

    State Department warns travelers about dangers of visiting Honduras
    WASHINGTON -- The State Department on Tuesday cautioned travelers about the risks of visiting Honduras, known as the “murder capital of the world,” saying that killings of Americans are frequent and almost never solved. In a travel warning,...
  • At LAX, airlines ease restrictions, travelers hunt for alternatives

    As thousands of travelers dealt with delayed and canceled flights in the wake of Friday morning’s LAX shootings, several airlines loosened their rules for rebooking. But their offers varied. Here’s a round-up of what Alaska, American, Delta,...
  • Learjet pilots may have been overwhelmed before fatal crash

    Learjet pilots may have been overwhelmed before fatal crash
    The Learjet 35 that crashed after takeoff from Fort Lauderdale last month, killing all four onboard, had a good chance of returning safely to the airport if it had made an immediate U-turn, aviation experts say. Now, investigators are trying to figure...
  • Florida Express plans Lauderdale-Orlando-Tally service March 20

    Florida Express plans Lauderdale-Orlando-Tally service March 20
    South Florida travelers frustrated by the limited and often expensive flight options to Orlando and Tallahassee could soon have another option for getting there. Florida Express Jet Travel announced Monday that it plans to launch daily nonstop flights...
  • Galapagos cruises offer beautiful paradise in the 'middle of nowhere'

    Galapagos cruises offer beautiful paradise in the 'middle of nowhere'
    For nature lovers it is paradise: Ecuador's Archipiélago de Colón, islands better known as the Galapagos. Located in the proverbial "middle of nowhere" in the Pacific Ocean, 600 miles from the coast of Ecuador, these remote islands of volcanic origin...
  • Here's the fast lane of airport screening

    Here's the fast lane of airport screening
    More than 25 million people have left their coats and shoes on their bodies, their laptops and 3-ounce liquids packed away and walked through a metal detector rather than a body scanner since the 2011 launch of the Transportation Security Administration's...
  • NTSB chief criticizes federal regulators for lax tour bus oversight

    NTSB chief criticizes federal regulators for lax tour bus oversight
    The head of the National Transportation Safety Board chastised federal regulators Thursday for lax oversight of the tour bus and commercial trucking industry, citing in particular a deadly San Bernardino County bus crash in which the driver lost control,...
  • Nationwide cruise sales event runs through Oct. 27

    Thinking of taking a cruise soon? If so, you're in luck, as many cruise operators are now offering discounts and incentives to woo travelers into cabins for holiday cruises or early 2014 sailings. Starting Sunday, consumers will find bargains aplenty...
  • World cruises still a popular option for affluent travelers

    World cruises still a popular option for affluent travelers
    Industry specialists say world cruises are gaining in popularity among well-heeled travelers who no longer want to hold off on bucket list trips and once-in-a-lifetime vacations until the economy fully recovers. These extended cruises, which typically...