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  • Big American-US merger announces first 'customer benefits'

    Big American-US merger announces first 'customer benefits'
    Well, you could call at least some of the changes "benefits." But the departure of US Airways from the Star Alliance leaves a big gap for some transatlantic travelers that remains at least temporarily unfilled. First, the actual benefits. Although both...
  • Travel websites that help save money or make your trip go smoothly

    Travel websites that help save money or make your trip go smoothly
    There is no shortage of travel websites to make your life easier or your travels cheaper. But who has the time to keep track of all of them? Here's a short list of travel websites that are worth bookmarking and using for pre-trip research. All the...
  • Hartford's Trademark Industry Developed Into Protection Against Severe Weather

     Hartford's Trademark Industry Developed Into Protection Against Severe Weather
    Hartford's signature industry — insurance — started by offering financial protection against fire damage, but as the property-casualty business evolved the biggest threat to property became weather in all its extreme variations: tornadoes,...
  • Southwest pilots cite bright lights in Missouri airport mixup

    Southwest Airlines pilots cited "bright runway lights" as part of the reason they landed at the wrong Missouri airport this week, federal officials said. In interviews with National Transportation Safety Board investigators on Thursday, pilots of...
  • L.A. Times Travel Show: In Europe and beyond, river cruises surge

    L.A. Times Travel Show: In Europe and beyond, river cruises surge
    European river-cruising, a rarity among American travelers 20 years ago, continues to grow rapidly on the waterways of the continent, with dozens of vessels on the water, more being built and some companies expanding into Asia and beyond. Along the way,...
  • L.A. Times Travel Show: TSA security and what travelers leave behind

    L.A. Times Travel Show: TSA security and what travelers leave behind
    With the Transportation Security Administration, there is almost always a method to the madness. For instance, fliers who found themselves standing out on the runway after the LAX shooting last November should have been relieved that they were out of...
  • L.A. Times Travel Show: Adam Richman dishes on eating like a local

    L.A. Times Travel Show: Adam Richman dishes on eating like a local
    Ask locals, and "the keys to the culinary kingdom can be yours." That’s the best strategy for linking cuisine and culture when traveling, TV travel host Adam Richman said at the L.A. Times Travel Show on Sunday. Richman, host of “Adam...
  • Many passengers dislike airlines' 'slim-line' seats

    "Slim-line" seats, with thinner seat-back cushions, are increasingly popular with airlines because they weigh less and help squeeze more passengers into a plane. But the seats may not be so popular with passengers. A new survey by the travel website...
  • Emanuel calls for fee on rail cars carrying dangerous materials

    Emanuel calls for fee on rail cars carrying dangerous materials
    WASHINGTON — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, addressing the nation’s mayors, today proposed a national hazardous-freight fee be assessed on rail cars carrying dangerous substances.¬† He said he was motivated by rail disasters including the one...
  • Cloudy Forecasting Gradually Clears: Weather Has Always Been Big News

    Forecasting the weather -- or trying to -- is as old as civilization. Around 340 B.C., the Greek philosopher Aristotle wrote a four-volume text exploring the origins and dynamics of different weather events. Still, for many hundreds of years,...
  • Crude oil train accidents prompt NTSB safety recommendations

    After four major crashes involving North American trains transporting crude oil, the National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday issued three recommendations intended to protect the public in the event of future derailments, fires and spills. The...