| 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:...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:15 AM
In mid-August, Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport will begin allowing travelers to identify themselves using the latest biometric screening — for a fee.
McCarran will become the 10th U.S. airport — none so far in Southern...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Travelers from Palm Beach County will soon have another option for flying to Washington, D.C.
JetBlue Airways announced Thursday it plans to begin new seasonal service between Palm Beach International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 10:51 AM
Out with the old, in with the new. Three banks of pay phones at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport have been converted to charging stations for electronic devices, a small upgrade big on symbolism and commentary on our changing...
| Jun 22, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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| Jun 8, 2014
| 8:00 AM
A battle is brewing over the lucrative trans-Atlantic routes that have been dominated by major U.S. and European airlines.
Upstart Norwegian Air Shuttle is ruffling rivals’ feathers with its plans to bring the kind of low-fare service offered by...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:15 PM
United Airlines is upending its frequent-flier program, basing MileagePlus awards on dollars spent rather than miles flown in a shift that rewards big-spending corporate travelers, its most profitable customers.
The decision, announced Tuesday,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Beginning next year, United frequent fliers will accumulate awards miles based on the cost of a ticket, not on the number of miles flown.
United's change is good news for those who buy expensive tickets (read: wealthy fliers and business travelers,...
| Aug 8, 2014
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently.
Beijing and Shanghai — including airfare — for just $999 per person double occupancy is a heck of a deal. China Spree is...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 11:43 AM
As Labor Day nears, South Floridians planning to jet away for the holiday weekend who haven't purchased plane tickets yet could be facing a dramatic jump in airfares soon, according to travel website Fly.com.
Data from last year show that for Fort...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 5:11 AM
NBCnews.com reported that an engine fire forced evacuation of a New York-bound JetBlue flight before it could take off on Saturday, Puerto Rico airport officials said.
Puerto Rico airport authority official Rolando Padua said in a statement that the 186...