| Aug 6, 2013
| 7:14 AM
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly plunged in June to its lowest level since late 2009 as exports jumped to a record high, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.
A decrease in imports, particularly crude oil, also helped the deficit drop...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Officials from JetBlue Airways and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will celebrate the airline’s inaugural flight between Fort Lauderdale and Port-au-Prince, Haiti Thursday at 11:30 a.m.
The new nonstop route to the Haiti’s...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:02 PM
The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an antitrust suit seeking to block the merger of US Airways and American Airlines, but buried inside the complaint is some internal correspondence by US Airways executives, including Chief Executive Doug Parker,...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 6:09 PM
More than 200 flights were canceled and more than 5,000 were delayed by a deadly storm that is on track to pounce on the East Coast on the busiest travel day of the year.
The airports hardest hit by the cancellations and delays so far were Charlotte...
| Dec 1, 2013
| 10:00 AM
At more than 100 airports across the country, you get a chance to go through a special screening line without having to remove your shoes, belt or coat, and you can keep your computer in its carry-on bag.
But being selected to use the Transportation...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:00 AM
That screaming baby may no longer be the most annoying thing on your flight.
The Federal Communications Commission is considering allowing fliers to make in-flight voice calls on their cellphones once the plane reaches 10,000 feet. The practice has long...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:42 PM
United Airlines on Wednesday joined three other major carriers in lifting the restrictions on the use of portable electronic devices during takeoffs and landings.
Passengers on mainline United flights can now keep their electronic gadgets turned on...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:40 AM
The busiest travel days of the year will be even busier.
The number of travelers flying for the Thanksgiving holiday is expected to reach 25 million for the 12-day period around the fall holiday, a 1.5% increase over last year, according to a projection...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 8:00 AM
U.S. airlines had more flights arriving on time, fewer passengers bumped from flights (or involuntarily denied boarding in airline lingo), fewer lost bags and fewer customer complaints last year, according to an analysis of Department of Transportation...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Greater Fort Lauderdale tourism officials unveiled a new destination marketing plan Thursday during an event at the Broward County Convention Center as part of on-going efforts to attract more overnight visitors in 2014.
Using the theme, “SPF...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 11:46 PM
Several airlines are reporting delays at Los Angeles International Airport and elsewhere late Monday after a worldwide online reservation system developed glitches.
"At approximately 9:25 p.m. tonight, LAX Airport Operations received a report of a...