| Mar 6, 2013
| 5:13 PM
Marking further progress in the modernization of LAX, city officials heralded the opening of three boarding gates at the new Tom Bradley International Terminal, two of which are designed to handle the largest commercial jetliners....
| Feb 25, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Frequent-flier miles have taken me around the world. African safaris, a snorkeling trip on the Great Barrier Reef, a Baltic Sea cruise and treks in the Himalayas have all been possible thanks to airfare paid with miles.
So it was a shock when a group...
| May 30, 2013
| 10:43 AM
Thanks to a rebounding stock market and innovation coming from American companies, the U.S. has regained the top spot as the most competitive economy in the world, according to an annual ranking by Swiss business school IMD.
The report released...
| Dec 30, 2012
THE BEST WAY TO PULAU UBIN, SINGAPORE
From LAX, nonstop service to Singapore is offered on Singapore Airlines, and connecting service (change of planes) is offered on All Nippon, United, Korean, Delta and Cathay Pacific. Restricted round-trip fares...
| May 17, 2013
As travelers start thinking about winging off to summer vacations, many could learn a few things from expert fliers to ensure they get the best value for their money when booking flights.
Price and flight schedules are clearly the primary factors for...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 2:00 PM
A hotel executive recently told me that flying Singapore Airlines is so pleasant, losing a bag became a positive experience. Airline staff apologized profusely, delivered the bag within a few hours and gave him a free flight.
It made him want Singapore...
| Sep 2, 2012
Roundtrip airfare from L.A. to Tokyo on Singapore Airlines
6 days, 5 nights at the Four Seasons Tokyo Hotel
· One of the top luxury hotels in Tokyo, located on a 17-acre garden in the heart of the city
· Rooms are 500-sq.ft. w/...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Nanny state. "Asia Lite." "Disneyland with the death penalty." A "fine" city. It's all about shopping and eating. And you can see anything worth seeing in a 3.9-day visit. Or in 3.9 hours.
Even without the headline, savvy travelers would already have...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 4:23 AM
The European Aviation Safety Agency has ordered checks for cracks in the wings of the Airbus A380, though it has stopped short of grounding the fleet. CNNexamines some key questions about the aircraft and what it means for the passengers, the airlines and...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 7:00 AM
When my friend Mike, a financial analyst based in Newton, Mass., opened the overhead bin during a British Airways flight from Boston to London several years ago, he got a nasty surprise.
No doubt he had listened carefully to the preflight safety...
| Feb 29, 2012
Christine Ballentine is a loyal US Airways customer, and she has been saving up her frequent-flyer miles for a trip to France this summer. But turning them into a ticket hasn't been easy.
"US Airways is telling me that they have flights into Nice but...