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  • 'Midnight Rider' Fatal Train Accident Triggers Push to Improve On-Set Safety

    The accident on the set of "Midnight Rider" last week that killed 27-year-old camera assistant Sarah Jones has triggered calls for the industry to establish new guidelines for on-set safety. Even as the investigations into the cause of the accident...
  • 3 dead in Maui County-chartered plane crash on island of Lanai

    3 dead in Maui County-chartered plane crash on island of Lanai
    Federal officials will investigate the crash of a twin-engine plane shortly after takeoff from Lanai Airport in Hawaii, killing three people and leaving three injured. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety Board will...
  • Airline delays cost carriers and passengers $5.8 billion, study says

    As another harsh storm delays thousands of flights across the United States, a new study estimates that severe weather has cost airlines and passengers $5.8 billion this winter. More than 2,800 flights were canceled Monday and another 2,900 were...
  • Dealing with Delta's new frequent flyer program

    Dealing with Delta's new frequent flyer program
    Next year, Delta will switch its Skymiles frequent flyer program from a mileage base to a dollar base. You've probably already read about that, so the question becomes one of how to deal with it. Overall, the new rules will be good for business...
  • Bob Hope Airport sees more passenger traffic

    The number of passengers making their way through Bob Hope Airport in January climbed 3% from the same time a year ago, marking the second straight month of increases following a six-month string of declines, according to the latest passenger report. The...
  • For inexpensive car rental, consider FlightCar.com

    The sharing economy speeds past just offering rides, la Uber and Lyft, to give travelers use of your car. Name: FlightCar.com What it does: Travelers looking for an inexpensive car rental can make arrangements through FlightCar, which arranges car...
  • Southwest's big Dallas expansion -- what it means

    Southwest Airlines announced it will start flying between Dallas/Love Field and 15 new destinations this fall, as soon as the law allows: -- On October 13, it will start linking Love Field with Baltimore, Denver, Las Vegas, Orlando and Chicago. -- On...
  • Seniors on the Go: Upgrade bidding update

    Seniors on the Go: Upgrade bidding update
    Say you buy a cheap economy ticket. But also say you're a bit on the large size or old enough that getting in and out of a sardine-can seat isn't as easy as it once was. So you'd really like to escape the cattle-car seat squeeze and lousy cabin service...
  • Web Buzz: Localeur gives travelers locals' advice on what to do

    Do you just live in your neighborhood, or are you a local voyager? This app offers travel tips from locals who discover and rediscover their cities as if they were on a hunt for hidden treasure. Name: Localeur Available for: iPhone, iPad and iPod...
  • Metrolink to roll out collision avoidance system

    Metrolink to roll out collision avoidance system
    The Metrolink passenger railroad Thursday will become the first commuter service in the nation to roll out a sophisticated collision avoidance system designed to overcome human error. Had so-called positive train control been in place five years ago,...
  • NTSB weighs role of fatigue, pilot error in Alabama UPS plane crash

    The pilots of a UPS cargo jet killed in a crash in August had complained about the company's work schedules but also made mistakes shortly before the plane flew into a hillside and burst into flames, a National Transportation Safety Board investigative...