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  • Southwest Airlines' on-time performance still lags

    The on-time performance of Southwest Airlines, the nation's largest domestic carrier, improved slightly in August but continues to lag behind nearly every other major carrier, according to data released Thursday. The Dallas-based carrier acknowledged in...
  • A Lost Trip: Why Did Southwest Change Their AirTran Voucher?

    A Lost Trip: Why Did Southwest Change Their AirTran Voucher?
    An airline has no federally mandated obligation to compensate a passenger whose flight is canceled because of mechanical problems. In that respect, Michael and Ida Schnipper of Unionville were fortunate last September when they received two travel...
  • O'Hare among five U.S. airports to beef up screening for Ebola

    O'Hare among five U.S. airports to beef up screening for Ebola
    Chicago is expected to intensify the screening of airline passengers for public health risks, specifically Ebola, in the next few days with measures that would include taking the temperatures of individuals arriving at O’Hare International Airport,...
  • What's behind Wall Street's roller-coaster ride?

    WASHINGTON Financial volatility returned with a vengeance Wednesday as U.S. stock prices plunged precipitously before recovering somewhat in a late rally. Absent most of the year, market anxiety returned across the financial spectrum and virtually no...
  • FAA: Monday reopening of Aurora air traffic control center on schedule

    FAA: Monday reopening of Aurora air traffic control center on schedule
    Work to reopen a vital air traffic center in Aurora next Monday is proceeding on schedule, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The plan calls for transferring air traffic services from other facilities in the Midwest to the Chicago...
  • Southwest offers up $99 one-way fares from Florida airports

    Southwest offers up $99 one-way fares from Florida airports
    Southwest Airlines is offering up cheap one-way fares during a three-day sale on many of its routes. Most flights involving Florida will cost you $99 each way. So from Orlando International Airport, for instance, you could book flights to Baltimore,...
  • United Airlines to close fight-attendant base in Seattle

    United Airlines is closing its flight attendant base in Seattle at the end of January, the airline informed the flight attendant union Tuesday. About 265 flight attendants based in Seattle are affected, according to the union. "We recognize that closing...
  • United Airlines adding Wi-Fi to regional jets

    United Airlines adding Wi-Fi to regional jets
    United Airlines said Wednesday it will add Wi-Fi Internet access and personal-device entertainment to more than 200 of its larger United Express regional jets by next summer, allowing passengers to stream video to their own computers, tablets and...
  • Virgin America drops SeaWorld from program

    Virgin America this week dropped SeaWorld from its frequent-flier program. The airline wouldn't say why it has removed SeaWorld from its Elevate Fly online store, which allowed customers to earn points toward purchases at hundreds of companies. But an...
  • Southwest Airlines lowers fares for winter travel

    Southwest Airlines lowers fares for winter travel
    Southwest Airlines is offering special one-way fares, as low as $49 to $129, from Fort Lauderdale during a winter travel sale. From West Palm Beach, sale fares from $99 one-way are available to Atlanta. Travelers departing Orlando will find sale fares...
  • JetBlue launches limited-run fare sale

    JetBlue launches limited-run fare sale
    JetBlue Airways launched a one-day sale Tuesday with fares starting from $54-$264 one way from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The special Web fares must be purchased before 11:59 p.m. Wednesday and are valid for travel Nov. 10-Dec. 18,...