| 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.
| Feb 28, 2011
With an app and a smart phone, you'll find it easy to plan your family vacation. You can book a flight, reserve a hotel room, find a mall, scout an adventure or rent a car while lounging at your favorite diner or waiting for that foursome to play through....
| Feb 28, 2011
| 7:03 AM
Airline passengers are definitely going to feel sticker shock this year.
As carriers have tried to keep up with rapidly rising oil prices, they have already increased their fares four times since the start of the year, compared with only three...
| Mar 11, 2011
| 8:51 AM
Airlines, responding to the massive earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan, were diverting flights from affected airports Friday and waiving change fees for travelers headed to or through the Asian nation.
As of early Friday Pacific time, all airport...
| Mar 21, 2011
| 12:27 PM
DESTIN, Fla. — The dolphins, silvery and serene, skimmed through the translucent Gulf of Mexico in rhythm with the fluttering sails of the catamaran. The catamaran's passengers peered at the dolphins with nothing less than absolute awe, pointing and...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 5:25 AM
Southwest Airlines is grounding dozens of flights Monday, as the airline examines its planes looking for metal fatigue and cracks.
Widespread cracking was found on the skin of the Boeing 737 that made an emergency landing on Friday in Arizona,...
| Apr 24, 2011
| 11:46 AM
Flights began landing at St. Louis' tornado-battered airport on Saturday night, a spokesman said, after an all-out effort to repair the damage from a storm that also wrecked houses, tossed cars and knocked out power.
A preliminary count showed at least...
| May 9, 2011
| 8:01 AM
One passenger was wrestled down on a flight headed for Chicago on Sunday afternoon as he tried to open the plane's door in flight, and a second unruly passenger who rushed the cockpit on a flight out of Chicago was subdued as the plane approached San...
| May 20, 2011
Each week we're telling viewers about events, activities and items that are free. That's right! No money required.
On this week's free list: 1. Delta Dugout: Delta Airlines is giving fans a three-day experience at Madison Square Park to enjoy...
| May 31, 2011
| 12:32 PM
Please help a mom who is an inexperienced traveler. I recently booked three tickets to fly from Chicago to Panama City, Fla., for my two sons and me, through Bookit.com, an online travel agency. Somehow my name has been listed twice instead of my 16-year-...
| Jun 1, 2011
As baby boomers begin to approach traditional retirement age, the workforce is aging rapidly. But not all industries are aging at the same rate. Some companies employ significantly more older workers than others.
Just over a quarter (26 percent) of...