| Apr 15, 2014
The overall "quality" score of the 15 biggest U.S. airlines for 2013 increased enough over their 2012 performance to the best level ever recorded. At least that's what the authors of the annual "Airline Quality Rating" (AQR) scores have to say. In 2013,...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:16 AM
For South Floridians with ties to Brazil, a new avenue for traveling to the country known for its samba dance, Rio Carnival showcase and strong U.S. trade relations could soon open up.
Azul Brazilian Airlines announced Wednesday it plans to launch...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:29 AM
JetBlue is tops in customer service among the six largest U.S. airlines. Marriott earns top marks among the eight largest multi-brand hotel chains. Among the online travel agencies (OTA), the little guys -- lumped into the "all others" group -- slightly...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:00 AM
I used the Bags VIP delivery service to pick up my checked luggage at the airport on a recent trip to New York. Although the clerk at JetBlue said he knew nothing about how to affix the green Bags VIP sticker, his supervisor did. The scene in New York...
| Mar 4, 2014
Next year, Delta will switch its Skymiles frequent flyer program from a mileage base to a dollar base. You've probably already read about that, so the question becomes one of how to deal with it. Overall, the new rules will be good for business...
| Mar 27, 2014
Copa Airlines doesn't have the name recognition of JetBlue or Southwest for South Florida travelers, but the Latin American carrier is aiming to change that with new service to Panama that launches July 11.
Officials of the Panamanian carrier were at...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Members of selected loyalty programs at Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways will receive free entry to JetBlue's premium TrueBlue Mosaic club for the rest of 2014 just by signing up....
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:47 PM
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO CHARLESTON, S.C.
From LAX, American, Delta, JetBlue, United, US Airways and Southwest offer connecting service (change of planes) to Charleston. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $327, including all taxes and fees.
| May 9, 2014
| 8:40 PM
Chris Hopkins threw a one-hitter Friday night, and Nick Fortes’ first-inning triple knocked in the only run DeLand needed in a 6-0 victory against visiting Apopka in a Class 8A region final at Stetson’s Conrad Park.
DeLand (20-10) will play...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 4:18 AM
JetBlue is offering 15 percent off a base fare for Tax Day.
Book travel for a Monday through Thursday departure from April 29 through June 18 to some hot destinations.
Fly one way from Fort Lauderdale to Nassau for $94, Washington for $99, New York...
| Mar 25, 2014
A few of you might actually prefer red-eye schedules on long intercontinental flights -- they avoid the cost of a hotel night and maximize your available time at your destination. And you may tolerate them as the inevitable penalty you have to pay for a...