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  • Destination: Marriage

    Destination: Marriage
    Some couples fantasize about getting married under a waterfall in Costa Rica, on the pink sands of Bermuda, or in a castle in Spain. They picture the gorgeous backdrops that such a locale provides and don’t want to pose in front of a painted...
  • Economy airline seat morphs into business suite

    Economy airline seat morphs into business suite
    For the last few years, airline interior designers have been inventing new ways to cram more passengers into an airline cabin. But the winner of an airline industry award for innovation broke from that tradition with an economy seat that converts to a...
  • United and Orbitz sue to halt 'hidden city' booking

    United and Orbitz sue to halt 'hidden city' booking
    A 45-minute flight from San Diego to Los Angeles can get pretty pricey—about $350 for one-way economy seats on American Airlines. But an unusual travel site can get you there for about $200 less. The catch is you must book a flight from San...
  • BART opens new train line to Oakland airport

    BART opens new train line to Oakland airport
    San Francisco’s BART commuter rail system opened up a direct train line to Oakland International Airport on Saturday, completing a direct connection that some have been waiting for nearly 50 years. The trains started running on time at 6 a.m....
  • Pent-up travel demand could make Thanksgiving busy in Orlando area

    Pent-up travel demand could make Thanksgiving busy in Orlando area
    Thanksgiving is a time for traditions: watching big football games, eating homemade pumpkin pie and, of course, enduring travel headaches and traffic snarls. Some 2.3 million Floridians are expected to travel between Wednesday and Sunday, according to a...
  • Línea Aérea Azul de Brasil recibe autorización para volar a Fort Lauderdale

    Línea Aérea Azul de Brasil recibe autorización para volar a Fort Lauderdale
    Low-cost Azul Brazilian Airlines has received federal approval to sell tickets for flights between Fort Lauderdale and the Sao Paulo/Campinas area of Brazil. Approval by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration...
  • Letter: Flight prices largely depend on timing

    Re: letter from Jim Jansen, “Flight prices are too sky high,” Nov. 15. Mr. Jansen cites higher fares out of Burbank as his reason for choosing LAX. The airlines set the fare price, not the airport, but the airlines do offer lower tier...
  • Will lower fuel prices cut airfares? Don't count on it

    With tens of billions of dollars spent each year on aviation fuel, the recent drop in energy prices would seem to be a boon for airlines. So why is at least one industry analyst worried? It's not because it's thought that airlines will cut fares to...
  • Airlines eye tech partners to tap customer data

    Airlines eye tech partners to tap customer data
    Airlines are seeking to work more closely with travel technology companies to mine customer data for ways to generate more revenue beyond ticket sales, emulating other industries already using such methods. While retailers have implemented ever more...
  • Feds investigating drones spotted flying near JFK runways

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three commercial pilots reported seeing drones, some flying as high as 3,000 feet, near their landing approaches at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and federal authorities on Thursday were investigating. Both the FBI...
  • JetBlue to charge for checked bags in new airfare class

    JetBlue to charge for checked bags in new airfare class
    (Reuters) - JetBlue Airways Corp announced new checked baggage fees on Wednesday and plans to stuff more seats into its aircraft, prompting praise from Wall Street, but a chorus of criticism from consumers. Analysts said the change was long overdue, as...