| Dec 18, 2013
The chief executive of one of America's largest airlines vowed to keep phones silent on flights, despite some rumblings in Washington about lifting the ban on cellphone calls.
Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson told his employees Wednesday that the...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 11:34 AM
A week after a federal agency began the process of lifting the ban on cellphone calls on planes, the chief executive of one of the nation's largest airlines vowed to keep phones silent on his company's flights.
The chief executive of Delta Air Lines,...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Don’t book airfare this afternoon if you don’t have to.
An attempt this week to hike airfares by $4 to $10 roundtrip apparently has failed, and carriers will be rolling back their increases, according to FareCompare.com.
| Dec 10, 2013
Ask travelers what the federal government did for them this year, and you'll probably get a shrug, at best -- or a rant about sequestration, national park closings and the Transportation Security Administration, at worst.
But there's actually a...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:56 PM
American Airlines officially emerged from bankruptcy, closing a blockbuster deal with US Airways to become the world's largest airline.
The parent companies of the two airlines, AMR Corp. and US Airways Group Inc., formally became American Airlines...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 4:03 PM
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 --...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 8:15 PM
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...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 7:34 AM
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...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 12:30 PM
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"...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 1:05 AM
MEDINA, N.D. - John Jack Rutledge, 69, grew up in a Chicago suburb. After a stint as a Navy corpsman in the Vietnam war, he spent about 20 years in the Champaign-Urbana area of central Illinois. He worked in aviation-related fire and medical training...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 1:52 PM
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....