| Apr 2, 2015
| 3:46 PM
Delta Air Lines became the first major carrier Thursday to make same-sex domestic partners whole for additional income taxes they owe for health care plans.
Atlanta-based Delta will pay those taxes for employees retroactive to Jan. 1. The tax is only a...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 4:57 AM
Passengers from Norfolk International Airport have more nonstop flight options for Chicago, Detroit, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., in late March and early April.
The airport added eight more flights because of increased...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 9:51 AM
Delta Air Lines will be allowed to keep a route between the U.S. and Japan that was sought by American Airlines Group Inc., which is prepared to step in should the current carrier not provide daily service.
The U.S. Department of Transportation said...
| Mar 28, 2015
| 1:04 PM
A decision by Kentucky lawmakers to restructure the board that oversees Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport has drawn praise from Delta Air Lines officials.
The measure gives more elected officials the power to appoint executive board...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 7:15 AM
What travel companies best use social media? American Airlines is tops among airlines on Facebook and Twitter. For hotels, top spots go to Ritz-Carlton on Facebook and Hyatt Hotels on Twitter.
The data come from Engagement Labs, which bases its findings...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 12:27 PM
Airlines in the U.S. posted far better on-time rates in January compared with a year earlier, but O'Hare International Airport was particularly tardy for departures during the month, according to government data released Monday.
O'Hare often posts poor...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 11:06 AM
Delta Air Lines Inc. says it will let frequent fliers book some one-way flights for as few as 10,000 miles this year.
That's a break from the usual cheapest one-way price of 12,500 miles. Trips must be booked at least 21 days in advance, meaning they...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 3:07 PM
A New York man was arrested Sunday after Transportation Security Administration agents at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport found nearly 200 credit cards in his duffel bag.
David M. Ricketts, 25, faces one count each of trafficking in...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 7:00 AM
You want free checked bags and extra legroom. Priority boarding sounds nice too.
But those perks are reserved for road warriors, the elite fliers among us, right? Not necessarily.
Fliers in the Southland can reach elite status with as few as six...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The spate of airline mergers over the past decade raised fear among consumer advocates that the consolidation would kill competition and hike fares.
In fact, the results have been a bit more mixed, according to a study released last week.
| Jun 29, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The value of loyalty is on the decline if you are an airline passenger.
When United and Delta Air Lines announced plans recently to overhaul their loyalty rewards programs, industry experts assumed the changes would benefit airlines at the expense of...