| Dec 18, 2013
The chief executive of one of America's largest airlines vowed to keep phones silent on flights, despite some rumblings in Washington about lifting the ban on cellphone calls.
Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson told his employees Wednesday that the...
| May 30, 2013
Pilot C.N. "Jimmie" James climbs into plane for first east-bound transcontinental night airmail flight from Vail Field in Montebello....
| Nov 6, 2013
The Fanchon and Marco chorus girls dance atop a new Fokker F-32 aircraft during dedication ceremonies of Western Air Express's new terminal at Alhambra Field....
| Mar 19, 2012
| 7:45 AM
AUGUSTA, Ga. — If you're going to Augusta in early April to follow the master golfers around the Masters golf course, then you'll want to check out some of the master chefs at the city's restaurants.
From true Southern cooking to true soul food...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 8:54 AM
Howie Rappaport is a frequent flier who blogs for the Frugal Travel Guy, and Daraius Dubash runs the blog Million Mile Secrets. Both have great tips for scoring freebies. Here are few:
Make the most of mileage: Adding extra legs to a planned trip is...
| Aug 9, 2011
When, exactly, did flight attendants stop caring about us?
I ask for two reasons: First, because of the luscious new trailers for the upcoming TV show "Pan Am," which depicts svelte young stewardesses -- yes, that's what they were called back then --...
| Jul 27, 2011
I might owe the Transportation Security Administration an apology.
But first, the background: in June, the International Air Transport Association unveiled its security "checkpoint of the future." In this space I wrote about its alluring, virtually...
| May 1, 2011
Travel expert Pauline Frommer hopscotches around the world for a living, which means countless plane flights and a heaping helping of airline food.
"I never eat airline food, if I can help it," said Frommer, founder of Pauline Frommer's Travel Guides and...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 11:27 AM
A key figure in the ongoing corruption scandal at the Los Angeles County assessor's office said he gave cash and perks worth thousands of dollars to two USC athletes while they were still in school, actions that could violate college sports rules.
| Feb 17, 2011
| 9:31 AM
Virgin America will begin service to O’Hare May 25 with daily nonstop flights from Los Angeles International Airport and San Francisco International Airport, the airline said in a press release.
Virgin is kicking off the service with a special $99...
| Feb 17, 2011
Now we can find out if the hype is justified.
Virgin America, which enjoys a cultlike status as one of the nation's hippest, friendliest and most convenient airlines, announced Thursday that it will be joining the scrum at O'Hare as of May 25.