| Aug 6, 2014
| 7:15 AM
JetBlue Airways came in tops followed by Southwest and Alaska airlines in U.S. News & World Report's 2014-15 rankings of airline rewards programs released Tuesday. The magazine looked at ticket prices, how easy it is to earn rewards, and the number of...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:27 PM
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO RICHMOND, VA.
From LAX, United, American, US Airways, Delta and JetBlue offer connecting service (change of planes) to Richmond. Restricted round-trip fares from $420, including taxes and fees.
WHERE TO STAY
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Airlines continue to ease restrictions on electronic devices in planes, with Delta Air Lines now allowing passengers to switch on their gadgets during takeoffs and landings on international flights.
Delta was one of the first carriers last year to allow...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Fees for everything from checked baggage to a few extra inches of legroom account for a generous portion of airline revenue. But no airline levies fees with the same gusto as Spirit Airlines. In 2013, Spirit collected $276 million in baggage fees, or 17...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Gay males have crowned talkshow personality Ellen DeGeneres their most admired celebrity, and have singled out her recent pitch work with Maybelline as the advertising campaign they liked most in the past year.
DeGeneres closely aligns with the celebrity...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Spirit Airlines profit soared in the second quarter, fueled by additional flights and higher passenger demand.
Net income rose 54 percent to $64.8 million or 88 cents a share, compared to $42.1 million or 58 cents in the same quarter a year ago, the...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:41 AM
A Southwest Airlines jet clipped a stationary JetBlue plane as it was pushing back from the gate at Logan International Airport in Boston on Monday, according to CBS Boston.
The JetBlue plane was empty and although both aircrafts sustained minor...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:14 PM
United Airlines joined several of its competitors by revamping its loyalty points program to base its rewards system on total dollars spent, not on miles traveled.
Other carriers such as Delta, Southwest and JetBlue have announced similar changes...
| Apr 13, 2014
| 4:24 PM
Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air has rolled out a roomier seat dubbed the "Giant Seat."
It represents the latest way the airline industry has created new seating options for travelers willing to pay more for extra elbow room.
In the first row and the...
| Jun 17, 2014
To nobody's surprise, United announced a mostly "me too" makeover of its frequent flyer program in the Delta pattern. And, also to nobody's surprise, the new program is likely to make award travel worse for leisure travelers who use inexpensive tickets:...
| May 20, 2014
Your best chances of scoring a "free" frequent flyer domestic seat are on Southwest and JetBlue, a repeat of last year's performance. That's from the latest Switchfly Reward Seat Availability Survey, produced by IdeaWorks. US Airways replaced perennial...