| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Airlines continue to ease restrictions on electronic devices in planes, with Delta Air Lines now allowing passengers to switch on their gadgets during takeoffs and landings on international flights.
Delta was one of the first carriers last year to allow...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Jeffrey Low, the father of a Baltimore-born Israeli soldier who was wounded in Gaza over the weekend, was flying to Tel Aviv on Tuesday to see his son when the news came: Ben Gurion Airport was under attack, and his flight was diverting to Paris.
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:48 PM
On the heels of a new State Department warning on travel to Israel, a rocket that landed near the Tel Aviv airport on Tuesday prompted the Federal Aviation Administration to cancel U.S. flights to the country.
Tourists may be able to rebook their...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 10:10 AM
U.S. airlines posted worse on-time rates in May and Chicago airports ranked dead last for on-time departures.
U.S. airlines were on time 76.9 percent of the time, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. That’...
| Jun 25, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Republican lawmakers who want to save the Export-Import Bank pushed for changes to its operations as they tried to balance strong conservative opposition to the agency with vocal support from business executives worried its disappearance would harm the...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Two brothers from Utah were arrested after one of them made "lewd and offensive" remarks to the flight crew aboard a plane at O'Hare International Airport, sparking a drunken fracas that continued after police arrived.
Randy F. Lindsey, 48, of Salt Lake...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:15 AM
It was wheels up Tuesday on the renovated Delta Flight Museum in Atlanta, an attraction dedicated to telling the story of how a rural crop-dusting operation in the South became the modern-day Delta Air Lines.
The carrier operated its first passenger...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Delta Air Lines may be ready to adopt a new slogan.
Delta has filed for trademark protection with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for what sounds like the airline’s newest motto: “The World’s Most Trusted Airline.”
| Jun 4, 2014
| 1:38 PM
I know it was more than a week ago now, but I really liked the Fiesta Days family dinner and fireworks show that took place in Memorial Park. I love to ooh and ahh as the dark night lights up in colors of the rainbow that sparkle. It's not my fault, you...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:15 PM
United Airlines is upending its frequent-flier program, basing MileagePlus awards on dollars spent rather than miles flown in a shift that rewards big-spending corporate travelers, its most profitable customers.
The decision, announced Tuesday,...
| 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...