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  • John Travolta's dogs killed in airport mishap; airline offers credit for loss of Canadian couple's dog

     
    Sad news: Two small dogs belonging to actor John Travolta and his family were killed in an accident at Maine's Bangor International Airport last week. The Travoltas, dogs in tow, reportedly landed at the airport about 1 a.m. May 13.......
  • Delta and AirTrans fined for breaking price advertising rules

     
    The U.S. Department of Transportation has issued fines against AirTrans Airways and Delta Air Lines for violating federal rules about advertising ticket prices. AirTrans was fined $20,000 and Delta was fined $40,000, according to the agency. AirTrans...
  • Airlines collect 33% more from baggage fees

     
    The nation's 10 largest airlines collected nearly $770 million from baggage fees in the first three months of the year, a 33% increase over the same period last year, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. Despite the increase, the......
  • Mark Sanford's first-class voyages

     
    by Mark Silva Mark Sanford, the roaming governor of South Carolina who campaigned with a pledge to "fix'' the problem of lavish spending of taxpayer dollars, has billed the state $37,600 for one first-class flight and four business-class flight overseas.....
  • New airline fees, but only for popular travel days during the holidays

     
    Several airlines announced a new $10 surcharge this week but the fee will only affect travelers who fly on some of the busiest days of the season. According to FareCompare.com, Delta Air Lines, U.S. Airways, Northwest Airlines and American Airlines......
  • 15 airlines and carriers sign preliminary deals to use synthetic fuels

     
    Trying to wean the air industry off of petroleum jet fuel, 15 airlines and carriers signed preliminary deals to use synthetic fuels instead, the trade group Air Transport Assn. of America said today. Air Canada, American Airlines Corp., Atlas Air......
  • Consumer Confidential: Checked bags, plastic taxes, bad medicine

     
    Here's your tardy Tuesday roundup of consumer news from around the Web: --Here's a surprise: Major airlines are raising fees again. This time it's Delta Air Lines and Continental Airlines saying they'll jack up fees for checked bags to the......
  • Police question Delta baggage handler accused of running from security

     
    A Delta Airlines baggage handler from Minneapolis was detained and later released at Los Angeles International Airport on Saturday after allegedly running from a security screener and later returning barefoot to retrieve his belongings, authorities said....
  • Virgin America announces direct flights to LA, SF

     
    Virgin America announced this morning that it will start direct flights from Orlando International Airport to both Los Angeles and San Francisco starting August 19. The two-year old airline, affiliated with Virgin Atlantic that now brings thousands of...
  • Heat 'may have been a factor' in deaths of puppies following American Airlines flight

     
    FORT WORTH — Heat might have killed seven puppies that died in the cargo hold of an American Airlines jet this month. American Airlines spokeswoman Mary Frances Fagan said Tuesday that necropsies on the puppies were inconclusive but found that......
  • Primary day is Tuesday

     
    After enduring a summer of negative advertising on TV and in their mailboxes, voters who can still stomach the people who want to run local, state and national governments make their choices known on Tuesday. Or maybe they don???t. John......