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  • LAX baggage handler gets prison for drug-smuggling operation

    LAX baggage handler gets prison for drug-smuggling operation
    A former baggage handler for Delta Air Lines at Los Angeles International Airport was sentenced Thursday to one year in prison for his part in a cross-country drug ring that used an employee entrance to sneak heroin and cocaine into checked luggage. ...
  • Travel books: Hearst had more than a castle

    Travel books: Hearst had more than a castle
    "Hearst Ranch: Family, Land and Legacy" Abrams, $50 You can see it perched high on a hill, palm trees swaying over its red-tiled roof. Hearst Castle has been a favorite tourist spot since newspaper magnate William Randolph Hearst's Hearst Corp....
  • Southwest Airlines to raise pet fare by $20 in January

    Southwest Airlines to raise pet fare by $20 in January
    The cost of traveling with your pet on Southwest Airlines is increasing by $20 starting in January. The airline announced that the charge to bring your pet in a carrier onto a plane will be $95 each way starting Jan. 15, up from the current fare of $75....
  • Sony, 20th Century Fox Push Ads Into Tumblr's Mobile Feed

    Sony Pictures and 20th Century Fox are testing sponsored posts in Yahoo's Tumblr mobile apps, as the studios look to drive buzz for upcoming releases with ads placed in a listing of the site's most-popular blogs. The ads will appear in the "Explore"...
  • Delta delays travelers to accommodate Gators basketball team

    Delta Airlines left a group of irritated travelers in the wake of the Gators basektball team on Sunday after mechanical problems grounded the team charter to Connecticut. The Gainesville Sun reported that dozens of people missed their connections...
  • Supreme Court seems unlikely to uphold frequent-flier's suit

    WASHINGTON — Rabbi S. Binyomin Ginsberg of Minneapolis admits being both a frequent flier and a frequent complainer. He flew on Northwest Airlines about 75 times a year, domestically and internationally, earning enough miles to qualify for "Platinum...
  • Delta and JetBlue allow electronics during takeoffs and landings

    Delta and JetBlue allow electronics during takeoffs and landings
    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...
  • Airbus pushes for 18-inch minimum seat width on jetliners

    Airbus pushes for 18-inch minimum seat width on jetliners
    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...
  • TSA to add more pre-check security lines at BWI

    TSA to add more pre-check security lines at BWI
    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...
  • American Airlines allows expanded use of electronic devices

    American Airlines allows expanded use of electronic devices
    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...
  • 16-year-old boy dies aboard plane from Seattle; flight diverted

    A 16-year-old boy died Saturday morning while aboard a Delta Air Lines flight headed from Seattle to Atlanta. Shortly after taking off from Seattle at 8:25 a.m., Delta flight 128 made an unplanned stop in Spokane -- about 300 miles east of Seattle --...