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  • FAA outlines strategy to recover from air-traffic control outages

    FAA outlines strategy to recover from air-traffic control outages
    Tighter security has been implemented to "detect and counter insider threats" against the nation's radar facilities that direct airplanes, following the arson attack two months ago by a worker at an air-traffic control center west of Chicago, the...
  • 7 things you need to know to survive Thanksgiving travel

    7 things you need to know to survive Thanksgiving travel
    If you're traveling during the Thanksgiving weekend, you expect crowds on the roads and at airports. Here's are 7 things you need to know to survive the madness. Survive? Well, yes. That's because you'll be one of 3.5 million Southern Californians...
  • Rude air passengers fuel holiday frustrations

    Rude air passengers fuel holiday frustrations
    As millions of travelers take to the sky this week during the year's busiest travel period, hassles and frustration stem not only from airport crowds and inefficient airlines but from rude passengers, who are uninformed — or unconcerned — with...
  • Get frequent-flier miles while holiday shopping: Here's how

    Get frequent-flier miles while holiday shopping: Here's how
    Here's an idea for gift-buying time that could add value to your frequent-flier account: If you would like to rack up airline miles, consider doing at least some of your holiday shopping online through airline frequent-flier malls. To earn these miles...
  • Beware: Merged, code-sharing airlines don't always have prices in sync

    Beware: Merged, code-sharing airlines don't always have prices in sync
    Question: Here is something I cannot figure out: On a US Airways flight my parents want to take from Chicago's O'Hare to San Francisco on Dec. 23, a first-class nonrefundable ticket is not available, but a first-class flexible ticket costs $1,222. The...
  • United and Orbitz sue to halt 'hidden city' booking

    United and Orbitz sue to halt 'hidden city' booking
    A 45-minute flight from San Diego to Los Angeles can get pretty pricey—about $350 for one-way economy seats on American Airlines. But an unusual travel site can get you there for about $200 less. The catch is you must book a flight from San...
  • Terrified of flying? Long-running course helps travelers

    Terrified of flying? Long-running course helps travelers
    There was no way Lori Schulpius was ever going to get in a metal tube, take a seat and fly. Never. She gets claustrophobic in elevators and fears the unknown. She had never been on a plane. Yet she hated spending hours on the road when she knew she...
  • Orlando International may pick food concessionaire offering $2 million less than competitor

    Orlando International may pick food concessionaire offering $2 million less than competitor
    The company that now feeds passengers at one of the four airsides of Orlando International Airport may lose a bid for another food concession contract, even though it is offering $2 million more than the firm that was picked for the job. Areas USA, which...
  • Voters speak loudly on O'Hare noise

    Voters speak loudly on O'Hare noise
    Chicago and suburban voters sent a clear message to federal aviation officials and Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Tuesday that a combination of strict controls and remedies including more residential soundproofing is needed to address increasing noise over many...
  • BART opens new train line to Oakland airport

    BART opens new train line to Oakland airport
    San Francisco’s BART commuter rail system opened up a direct train line to Oakland International Airport on Saturday, completing a direct connection that some have been waiting for nearly 50 years. The trains started running on time at 6 a.m....
  • Economy airline seat morphs into business suite

    Economy airline seat morphs into business suite
    For the last few years, airline interior designers have been inventing new ways to cram more passengers into an airline cabin. But the winner of an airline industry award for innovation broke from that tradition with an economy seat that converts to a...