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  • Defiant Uber drivers could face heavy fines

    Defiant Uber drivers could face heavy fines
    Drivers for Uber, Lyft or traditional taxi companies who flout the county's new laws would pay dearly under a proposed slate of jumbo fines commissioners pushed forward Tuesday. By a 6-3 vote, Broward County commissioners decided to consider a more...
  • American, US Airways merging reservations over 90 days

    To avoid the glitches that followed other airline mergers, American Airlines is taking extra time to combine its reservation system with US Airways. Once the 90-day transition is completed as early as October, the US Airways reservation system and...
  • 'Entourage' actor Jeremy Piven: I was 'held hostage' in Philly

    'Entourage' actor Jeremy Piven: I was 'held hostage' in Philly
    A flight carrying "Entourage" star Jeremy Piven was temporarily stranded in Philadelphia early Saturday, and the actor took to Twitter to chronicle the nearly seven-hour ordeal he and his fellow passengers were forced to endure. "Pilot refuses to fly to...
  • What urine reveals about obesity

    What urine reveals about obesity
    Let's face it: Obesity's not hard to diagnose. It's easily done with a scale, a tape measure and (if you don't want to do the math yourself), a body-mass index (BMI) calculator. Or you could go old-school, and use your eyes. So, when scientists set...
  • Airlines don't have to honor 'mistake' fares, U.S. agency rules

    Airlines don't have to honor 'mistake' fares, U.S. agency rules
    Those airfares posted in error that promise an insanely cheap price? U.S. carriers no longer have to honor them, the U.S. Department of Transportation has ruled. Airfare price mistakes aren't uncommon, and consumers snap them up after the word spreads...
  • Seniors on the Go: Avoiding airline voucher gotchas

    Seniors on the Go: Avoiding airline voucher gotchas
    A traveler I know recently had a flight canceled, and the airline not only failed to re-accommodate him on another flight but also had the chutzpah to deduct a cancellation penalty from his refund. That, of course, violated not only general legal...
  • United to unveil new website

    United to unveil new website
    United Airlines this week will open to the public a functioning preview of its main website, united.com, which the carrier says will offer customers more information, greater flexibility and robust searching for flight booking. Starting as early as...
  • Passenger traffic at Bob Hope Airport ascends

    Passenger traffic at Bob Hope Airport ascends
    The number of passengers traveling through Bob Hope Airport increased in February, compared to the same month in 2014, despite a drop in the number of seats available during the period. "They're using aircraft more efficiently," said Dan Feger, the...
  • WOW Air bets on BWI for push into ultra-low-fare trans-Atlantic market

    WOW Air bets on BWI for push into ultra-low-fare trans-Atlantic market
    Serial entrepreneur Skuli Mogensen launched WOW Air three years ago with an eye on entering the emerging market for ultra-low-cost flights between the U.S. and Europe — with his native Iceland as a well-positioned connection in between. Not long...
  • Survey shows satisfaction with airlines at 20-year high

    Survey shows satisfaction with airlines at 20-year high
    Customers are more satisfied with airlines than they've been in 20 years, according to a well-known customer-satisfaction survey that seems to buck other assessments of the industry. Airline passenger satisfaction rose 2.9 percent over last year to...
  • Rental car costs can rival some airfares

    Rental car costs can rival some airfares
    Take a look at hotel parking rates before you book. Some locations offer free parking, some have reasonable charges, but others have highway robbery rates, especially in big cities. If you can't find the rates online, call the hotel and ask to avoid...