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  • What did federal agencies do for travelers in 2013?

    What did federal agencies do for travelers in 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...
  • 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...
  • Southwest joins TSA pre-check program, opens new security lane at BWI

    Southwest joins TSA pre-check program, opens new security lane at BWI
    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,...
  • 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....
  • Inside the minds of America's presidential assassins

     Inside the minds of America's presidential assassins
    On the evening of April 14, 1865, by some accounts, John Wilkes Booth stopped in at a tavern on his way to Ford's Theatre in Washington. A man at the bar, recognizing the actor, noted that Booth wasn't as fine a thespian as his father had been. "When I...
  • Delta passengers questioned by FBI at Denver airport after threat

    In response to a security threat, the FBI was questioning passengers of a Delta Air Lines flight from Detroit after it landed in Denver on Friday afternoon, airport officials said. The plane, a 737, landed without incident in Denver and was moved to a...
  • Passengers on Denver flight cleared after no threat found

    Passengers on a Delta Air Lines flight questioned by the FBI after a possible security threat were allowed to continue their journeys Friday night after authorities determined there was no real danger to the aircraft. “We currently do not...