| Nov 17, 2013
Seventeen Opportunity International employees in the Philippines were unaccounted for as of Thursday afternoon, CEO Vicki Escarra said.
Earlier in the week the number was 40. There have been no confirmed deaths of employees at the Oak Brook-based...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Southwest Airlines has joined the Transportation Security Administration's PreCheck program, giving trusted fliers access to a quicker and less invasive path through security at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport.
The airline, which is BWI's largest carrier,...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 6:58 PM
Are you tired of having airport security screeners toss away your bottles of water, shampoo or lotion? Change is on the way in some parts of the world.
Battelle, a nonprofit research and development organization in Ohio, has built a screening device...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:12 AM
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, 2013
| 3:45 AM
More security lines will be opened under the TSA PreCheck program at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport starting Tuesday, giving trusted travelers another option for expedited screening.
Travelers who sign-up and qualify for the program are allowed to move...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 5:16 PM
The airline industry has been packing more passengers into smaller seats over the last few years, and now one of the world's largest jet manufacturers is calling for an end to the crush.
Airline seats with less legroom and thinner seat back cushions...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:12 PM
American Airlines became the latest carrier to get federal clearance to lift restrictions on the use of portable electronic devices during takeoffs and landings.
The Forth Worth-based airline will begin Monday afternoon to allow passengers to use...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:40 PM
MINNEAPOLIS — A 9-year-old boy who eluded airport security and stowed away on a flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas should live away from his parents for now while he and his family get therapy and other services, a judge ruled Wednesday....
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
A reader recently recounted his experience traveling from Cincinnati to Rome with his wife, including missed connections and delayed baggage. His experiences raise issues that could happen to anyone.
Their tickets were with Delta Airlines from Cincinnati...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:40 PM
If you're flying out of Aberdeen, you have direct control over things that will greatly increase your chances of a happy departure. Here are 13 tips that might help produce satisfying air travel:
Be on time
That's the first bit of advice from Gary...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:19 PM
It didn't take long for airlines to adopt the new policy that lets passengers use portable electronic devices during takeoffs and landings.
A day after the Federal Aviation Administration announced it would lift the restrictions, Delta Airlines and...