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  • Flying 'superpremium' on Etihad, Emirates, Air France, more

    Flying 'superpremium' on Etihad, Emirates, Air France, more
    If your in-flight wish list includes designer cutlery and food with Michelin-starred provenance, take note. As airlines eye the success of the private-jet industry and re-invest their profits of the last few years, many have decided to woo celebrities,...
  • For starters: Miami Heat at Phoenix Suns

    For starters: Miami Heat at Phoenix Suns
    A look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Tuesday's 9 p.m. game between the Heat and Suns at US Airways Center (TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM-Spanish), with Chris Andersen out for the...
  • Orlando gives initial approval to rules for Uber, Lyft

    Orlando gives initial approval to rules for Uber, Lyft
    After a marathon debate that stretched into the night, the Orlando City Council granted preliminary approval to new regulations that would allow app-based ride services Uber and Lyft to operate legally in Orlando — for a price. The new rules...
  • American Airlines spending $2B to refresh planes, lobbies

    American Airlines spending $2B to refresh planes, lobbies
    American Airlines will spend $2 billion to spruce up its planes and lobbies after its merger with US Airways. "Now that we have the network to compete globally, we're going to deliver a product that's better than our competitors," said Doug Parker,...
  • Ian Coss' Label Fashion People Records Takes Shape In Amherst

    Ian Coss' Label Fashion People Records Takes Shape In Amherst
    An overactive imagination won't get you far in certain occupations (air traffic controller, say), but it's helpful if you're a musician. Songwriter Ian Coss, 26, lived in East Asia for two years and returned home to Boston full of ideas, which he...
  • FAA should curb its regulatory authority over commercial drone use

    For more than half a century, the Federal Aviation Administration has piloted the development of sensible aviation regulation in the United States. Unfortunately, when Congress enacted legislation in 2012 directing the FAA to craft rules for small...
  • JetBlue will no longer offer first checked bag free

    JetBlue will no longer offer first checked bag free
    Starting next year, passengers will no longer get their first checked bag free as one of the perks of flying JetBlue Airways. On Wednesday, the New York-based carrier announced that it will launch a new fare structure in the first half of the year that...
  • JetBlue cutting legroom, adding checked-bags fee for some fliers

    Free checked bags on airlines are not extinct, but soon they will be harder to find. To boost revenue, JetBlue Airways announced plans Wednesday to eliminate free checked bags for its lowest fares and squeeze the legroom on most of its planes. Those...
  • Southwest takes jab at JetBlue over fee for checked bags

    Southwest takes jab at JetBlue over fee for checked bags
    Southwest Airlines in a blog Wednesday touted its new status as the only domestic carrier not to charge a fee for checked baggage, after JetBlue Airways said it would begin charging. Southwest carries more passengers from Chicago than any other airline....
  • When everyday at the airport feels like Wednesday before Thanksgiving

    When everyday at the airport feels like Wednesday before Thanksgiving
    Crowding at large U.S. airports, including those in Chicago, is reaching dire levels as congestion during peak times on regular weekdays nears that typically seen during the Thanksgiving period, a travel industry group said Tuesday. Annual growth of...
  • Thanksgiving crowds happening year-round at airports, study finds

    Thanksgiving crowds happening year-round at airports, study finds
    By next year, congestion at Los Angeles International Airport one day out of each week could be as bad as it is on the day before Thanksgiving, according to a new study. And, if travel demand continues to grow, by 2018 at least two days of the week will...