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  • Poll: JetBlue, Alaska Air have most comfortable seats

    JetBlue Airways and Alaska Airlines have the most comfortable coach seats, while no major airline ranked near the top in results of a poll released Thursday by Airfarewatchdog. Asked which domestic airline has the most comfortable economy-class seats,...
  • Travel letters: Flying's effects on global climate change

    Travel letters: Flying's effects on global climate change
    Regarding "6.3 Billion People Flew in 2013" [Need to Know, Sept. 28]: About 6.3 billion people flew last year, a 4.6% increase over the year before. Some saw melting glaciers caused by CO2 emissions from vehicles of all types. Ask anyone who travels if...
  • Love ya, mean it: Qatar Airways' Facebook page tops 8 million 'likes'

    Love ya, mean it: Qatar Airways' Facebook page tops 8 million 'likes'
    Hard to tell what's the most popular airline in the world, but Qatar Airways on Monday claimed the title "most-liked global airline on Facebook" after 8.2 million (and counting) social media users hit the "like" button on its page. Qatar Airways did...
  • Amid Ebola scare, airlines approve fare hike

    Amid Ebola scare, airlines approve fare hike
    The nation's largest airlines have approved a $4 round-trip fare hike, despite anxiety over Ebola  and higher travel prices for the upcoming holiday season. The hike may signal that the airline industry believes demand for air travel is so strong that...
  • Travel letters: Missing the Eastern Sierra, especially this time of year

    Travel letters: Missing the Eastern Sierra, especially this time of year
    My usual whine about my part of the world (the Eastern Sierra) and my town — we don't get no respect ["Splendor in Motion" by Mary Forgione, Oct. 5]. Cute little thumbnail map of the area and no sign of Independence or Big Pine on it. Independence...
  • Holiday airfares are rising amid record airline profits

    Holiday airfares are rising amid record airline profits
    The nation's largest airlines are reporting record profits thanks to a stronger economy and declining fuel costs. But don't expect the once-struggling industry to pass its good fortune on to travelers during the upcoming holidays. Instead, airfares...
  • United earnings double in record quarter

    United earnings double in record quarter
    Chicago-based United Continental Holdings, parent of United Airlines, on Thursday said it doubled earnings to book its highest quarterly profit on the strength of higher revenue and lower costs. Meanwhile, American Airlines, now merged with US Airways,...
  • New ad campaign takes flight at Burbank Bob Hope Airport

    Burbank Bob Hope Airport officials are following a marketing playbook that they hope will help raise awareness of the airport by targeting college sports fans throughout the country with bowl season around the corner. The airfield — the official...
  • Retiring flight attendant looks back on nearly 50 years of change

    Retiring flight attendant looks back on nearly 50 years of change
    When Diane Hansen first clipped on her stewardess wings as an 18-year-old, "stews" couldn't be married and had to submit to weigh-ins, girdle checks and hairdo inspections before every flight. Their most important attributes were long legs and pretty...
  • On the Spot: Honor seat reservations? That's up to the airline

    Question: In the Oct. 12 Letters column in the Travel section, a letter headlined "Gloomy Skies" recounted that a US Airways customer service representative said that the airline was not legally obligated to honor seat reservations. Is this fact or...
  • American Airlines folds US Airways into frequent flier program

     American Airlines folds US Airways into frequent flier program
    American Airlines on Tuesday announced a merged frequent-flier program for US Airways customers and its own and will combine loyalty accounts next year, part of its ongoing integration after the December merger to create the world's largest airline. The...