| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:13 PM
The nation’s largest airlines improved their on-time rates during April and canceled fewer flights, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Chicago-based United Airlines posted an on-time rate of 81.8...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:00 AM
By his own self-deprecating account, Richard Dunn realizes he’s already at “minute 13 of my 15 minutes of fame.” But what a heck of a cyber ride, one that has taught him a valuable lesson about the planet’s runaway Internet...
| 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....
| Nov 4, 2011
| 7:50 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Traveling with pets can be a nerve-racking adventure for first-time fliers - and even more so for their owners. But preparing ahead, from organized feeding schedules to vet visits, is a strategic way to guarantee you and your furry...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Frequent-flier miles have taken me around the world. African safaris, a snorkeling trip on the Great Barrier Reef, a Baltic Sea cruise and treks in the Himalayas have all been possible thanks to airfare paid with miles.
So it was a shock when a group...
| Dec 8, 2011
| 9:08 AM
After Universal Orlando revealed that it would be closing its iconic Jaws ride at Universal Studios forever as of Jan. 2, there was social-media outcry last week. Among my favorite outbursts on Twitter: "You've ruined Orlando."
OK, that's a bit extreme,...
| May 29, 2012
| 8:33 AM
Dear Travel Diva: I'm going to hold my baby on my lap on a flight between Detroit and New York. Do I need to tell the airline ahead of time?
—Mommy and Me
Dear Mommy: No, but I would call and let them know anyway. Here's the reason: A traveler...
| 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...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Before year's end, Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport will be part of a passenger prescreening program that allows low-risk travelers to keep their belts and shoes on and their laptops in their bags as they go through security...
| Jul 10, 2011
If you think flying is tedious, try figuring out what your flight will cost. Fees for bags and optional services, such as seat selection, extra legroom, Internet access, onboard entertainment and other choices can plump up airfares by $100 or more. And...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 4:25 AM
A Minnesota woman who caused a health scare aboard a Delta Airlines flight from Detroit -- causing the plane to be kept on the tarmac at Midway International Airport Thursday for three hours -- says it was all a misunderstanding over bug bites.