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  • Holiday travel at LAX: Santa, stress dogs and the possibility of delays

    Holiday travel at LAX: Santa, stress dogs and the possibility of delays
    Though most of the holiday travel headaches Christmas Eve were reserved for fliers out of New York, Philadelphia and much of New England, crews at Los Angeles International Airport were prepared just the same. All week, Santa Claus has been roaming...
  • Chuck Schumer's silly war on high air fares

    Democratic Sen. Charles Schumer of New York has always been relentless in defending the middle class (or at least in presenting himself that way), but his latest cause doesn't make much sense. Schumer recently called for a Justice Department...
  • American, United offer free flight changes in Midwest on Christmas Eve

    American, United offer free flight changes in Midwest on Christmas Eve
    American and United airlines customers planning to fly in or out of some Midwest cities in the path of bad weather can change their flights for free, the carriers said Wednesday. American Airlines passengers flying Wednesday to or from cities including...
  • Proposed U.S. regulations for drones expected soon amid soaring sales

     Proposed U.S. regulations for drones expected soon amid soaring sales
    Any day now, federal regulators will propose rules for safely operating small commercial drones over the U.S. But the fledgling drone industry — in Los Angeles County and across the nation — has not been waiting to take off. Sales of the...
  • American Airlines says 'strong' profit to allow bigger wage hikes

    American Airlines Group Inc said Tuesday that it plans to pay flight attendants an additional four percentage points on top of raises already averaging 10 percent, thanks to profits that have strengthened as oil prices have collapsed. In a letter to...
  • Full flights make cancellations harder to rebook; new rules sought

    Full flights make cancellations harder to rebook; new rules sought
    A five-day vacation in Florida turned into a travel nightmare for Chris Sullivan and his wife, Bonnie, when the first leg of the flight was canceled. The couple were forced to stay in a cheap hotel in Newark, with no change of clothes and a raucous...
  • Give Thanks To Those Who Don't Get Christmas Off

    Give Thanks To Those Who Don't Get Christmas Off
    Santa Claus isn't the only one who works on Christmas. There are many others, all of whom deserve a tip of the red-tasseled hat for laboring while most of the populace takes a holiday. First responders of all types — police, firefighters,...
  • Steady rain, blustery winds forecast for Christmas Eve

    Steady rain, blustery winds forecast for Christmas Eve
    Soaking rain and blustery winds could cause travel delays across the eastern United States on Christmas Eve, forecasters said, after fog and drizzle snarled air traffic Tuesday. An inch or more of rain was expected to fall with steady showers from late...
  • FAA rules alone won't prevent a drone-jet collision

    FAA rules alone won't prevent a drone-jet collision
    This holiday season, one of the hottest-selling toys has been the quadcopter drone, a tiny remote-controlled helicopter that carries a small video camera anyplace the ground-based operator sends it. While some of these brightly colored quads weigh less...
  • Philadelphia, New York airline hubs cause flight delays to reach 1,500 across the country

    Philadelphia, New York airline hubs cause flight delays to reach 1,500 across the country
    Fog at U.S. airline hubs in New York and Philadelphia slowed travel as the Christmas holiday approached, with about 1,500 flight delays and 260 cancellations spread across the country. Philadelphia International Airport had about 90 inbound and outbound...
  • American Airlines y mexicana Interjet anuncian acuerdo

    American Airlines y mexicana Interjet anuncian acuerdo
    MÉXICO DF - La aerolínea estadounidense American Airlines y la mexicana Interjet firmaron un acuerdo de código compartido que considera conectar inicialmente cinco destinos turísticos en México. En una primera etapa, American compartirá código con...