| 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,...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 8:32 PM
The guest-services kiosk at Fashion Outlets Chicago, the gargantuan new high-end outlet mall near O'Hare International Airport, rents strollers, wraps gifts, changes currency and can even get your clothes dry-cleaned within 24 hours. But its unlikeliest...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 7:38 PM
A plane headed from Boston to Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia Sunday evening after smoke was detected in the cabin.
Laura-Chase McGehee, a freelance photographer and...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 5:57 PM
A flight from Burbank to New York City had to be diverted to Denver last week because a passenger who reportedly was drunk became disruptive in mid-flight.
Gregory Meyer, 47, of Studio City was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:45 PM
Bob Hope Airport officials are dealing with a double dose of bad news this week as the number of passengers using the airport slid by more than 8% in July and the airport's largest carrier announced that it will cut more than 40 flights a week at the...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Travelers at Midway Airport will have the option to participate in a speedier and less hassling security screening process by the end of the year, the Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday.
The PreCheck expedited-screening program...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 11:33 AM
The Transportation and Security Administration plans to roll out its PreCheck faster screening program to 60 more airports, including those in Burbank, Ontario and Long Beach, by the end of 2013, according to a TSA statement. Other California airports...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:45 PM
Mary Pope Osborne addressed more than 500 of her biggest fans — elementary schoolchildren — Friday as the Orlando Shakespeare Theater opened a new play based on her phenomenally popular "Magic Treehouse" books.
Osborne has written 52 books...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 7:29 PM
Airline passengers may no longer have to power off and stow their portable electronics when they fly, the Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday, opening the door for airlines to lift most restrictions on how and when customers can use phones,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:19 PM
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...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Passengers at Bob Hope Airport will be able to keep their iPods and Kindles on through takeoff and landing — some starting Saturday, others soon, as airlines react to the Federal Aviation Administration’s decision this week to allow the use of...