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  • Reader Report: Trip to Everest becomes more than Newport Beach trekkers planned

    First of three parts. KATHMANDU, Nepal, May 5, just before sunrise. -- The rooster crows as if it's going to be just another day. Far from it. My trekking partner, April Thompson Egbert, is sleeping in, jet-lagged, no doubt, from having just flown...
  • Letter: Amenities are up to date and accessible

    Re: “Bob Hope Airport isn’t user friendly,” Mailbag, May 16. Writer Claude Soderstrom expresses an opinion that does not agree with the vast majority of Bob Hope Airport patrons, who consistently rate the airport high for convenience and...
  • Study: Consumers benefit from fare-comparison sites

     Study: Consumers benefit from fare-comparison sites
    The value of consumers being able to shop for airfares at comparison websites is $6.7 billion per year, which shows the danger of airlines potentially pulling their fares and schedules from those sites, according to a recent study sponsored by Travel...
  • American Airlines flight returns safely to LAX after reporting issue in cockpit

    American Airlines flight returns safely to LAX after reporting issue in cockpit
    An American Airlines flight headed to Boston has landed safely at Los Angeles International Airport after reporting a problem in the cockpit. Ian Gregor, an FAA spokesman, said the Boeing 737 reported equipment issues after leaving LAX en route to...
  • Uber: 'We cannot operate'' under new Broward law

    Uber: 'We cannot operate'' under new Broward law
    Broward County commissioners on Tuesday passed a sweeping new law regulating app-based ride services such as Uber, despite the company's threat to leave town if they did. The new regulations legalize services including Uber and Lyft, whose drivers use...
  • Lower gas prices fuel busy Memorial Day weekend

    Lower gas prices fuel busy Memorial Day weekend
    For the third-consecutive year, Houston resident Victor Martinez is making the roughly 30-hour drive to see his son in Seattle over Memorial Day weekend. But this year, unlike the first two journeys, Martinez will get some relief at the gas pump. "I'm...
  • Amtrak isn't about profits

    Amtrak isn't about profits
    What's good about being older is you lived the history of certain events. One that I witnessed was the reason Amtrak came to exist. Prior to 1971, passenger trains were operated by the private railroad companies. Over time, it was obvious the train...
  • Bird nerd: Hummingbirds are the jewels of summer

    Ah, to be a true snowbird. Imagine winters in a tropical paradise, lolling under palm trees in balmy temperatures, or in the shade of a tropical jungle canopy in a lush rainforest. Once the chill of winter shakes off, you get to enjoy summers with...
  • Southwest expanding its OIA maintenance hangar

    Southwest expanding its OIA maintenance hangar
    Southwest Airlines announced Wednesday it is spending $9.5 million to expand and renovate its maintenance hangar at Orlando International Airport. The airline intends to add 20,000 square feet to the facility, as well as new paint, administrative offices...
  • JetBlue to add Philly flights from Fort Lauderdale on Nov. 19

    JetBlue to add Philly flights from Fort Lauderdale on Nov. 19
    JetBlue Airways plans to add Philadelphia to its growing roster of destinations from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Beginning Nov. 19, JetBlue will add nonstop service twice a day between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Philadelphia...
  • JetBlue to offer Mexico City flights from Fort Lauderdale and Orlando

    JetBlue Airways is adding another Latin American city to its route map — Mexico City. Starting Oct. 1, travelers will be able to hop aboard new nonstop service from Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to the Mexican metropolis — its 35th destination...