| 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...
| Oct 20, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Here's the most amazing thing that happened the first time I used Global Entry for getting back into the country and speeding through security: nothing. In these days of governmental shutdowns and bipartisan squabbling, this Trusted Traveler program...
| Oct 29, 2013
Even though he couldn't use his airline ticket, Eric Smith refused to cancel his reservation on a United Airlines flight from Omaha to Baltimore.
The reason? Smith, a technician at an aerospace company in Montgomery Village, Md., ran a few numbers,...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 12:32 PM
JetBlue Airways is giving a little lift to the federal government shutdown with a plan to "Keep Bills Moving" in Washington.
The airline is offering to give fliers with the name "Bill" a faster trip through security at airports in Baltimore,...
| Dec 3, 2013
Although the big Thanksgiving storm didn't disrupt air travel as much as many expected, a lot of travelers were still inconvenienced -- some seriously, some only slightly. And although that storm is history, winter is just beginning, and you may well face...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:30 AM
In the March 9 On the Spot, reader Kurt Sipolski of Palm Desert asked whether it was legal for airlines to charge a maintenance fee for frequent-flier miles. (It is.) Sipolski's question raised several issues that affect leisure travelers, who are price-...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Virgin America, the California-based airline backed by billionaire Sir Richard Branson, is planning to go public this year now that the air carrier has two consecutive profitable quarters behind it.
Investment banks Barclays and Deutsche Bank have...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 10:00 PM
There's a disarming glow along the walls of the Atlantis resort casino, and it might mystify even the most veteran gamblers as they weigh the merits of splitting those sixes against the dealer's five.
Yes, windows. Amid the dingdingding of...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 5:20 AM
A passenger aboard a JetBlue flight from Los Angeles to Ft. Lauderdale caused a disturbance in the air after she was cut off from having another drink, reports WBFS-TV in Miami.
Trisha Sen, 39, was arrested by an officer on the JetBlue flight shortly...