| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Question: US Airways informed me I have to pay $9 to keep my miles or they will disappear. I question the legality of this in California. Gift cards aren't allowed to expire (at least, in California). Aren't these the same thing? It really is just a...
| Feb 9, 2014
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THE BEST WAY TO INDIANAPOLIS
From LAX, American and Delta offer nonstop service to Indianapolis; Southwest offers direct service (stop, no change of plane) and American, Southwest, Delta, Frontier, United and US Airways offer connecting...
| Feb 2, 2014
THE BEST WAY TO LONDON
For information on Patricia Voyages, go to http://www.trinityhouse.co.uk. Strand Voyages, http://www.strandtravelltd.co.uk, is the booking agent. Cabins come in three grades; the top will cost about $5,750 for two. The least...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Thomas Horton, who was American Airlines' chief executive when its parent company filed for bankruptcy, will get his severance package valued at about $17 million.
That was among the first decisions made by the new American Airlines after it emerged...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Members of selected loyalty programs at Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways will receive free entry to JetBlue's premium TrueBlue Mosaic club for the rest of 2014 just by signing up....
| Nov 19, 2013
Last week, the U.S. Department of Justice essentially caved on its attempt to block the merger between American Airlines and US Airways. It extracted a few face-saving concessions, declared victory and then folded its tent. The merger will now almost...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Amid debate over safety, air rage and courtesy in the air, the Federal Communications Commission approved the first step in allowing passengers on airplanes to use cellphones in flight.
The “notice of rule making” approved by a 3-2 vote...
| Nov 19, 2013
When Mike Conrad bought an airline ticket from Washington, D.C., to Berlin, the last thing he considered was his connection in Frankfurt, Germany.
But the flight, booked through United Airlines and operated by Lufthansa — an arrangement known as...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:42 AM
To beat the competition, the management of American Airlines and US Airways is putting up some reward money.
Under a recently announced incentive program, the company that now operates the two airlines has offered each employee a $50 bonus for each...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:18 PM
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THE BEST WAY TO THE VAL D'ORCIA, ITALY
From LAX, Alitalia, Lufthansa, Air France, British, US Airways, United, Swiss, Delta and KLM offer connecting service (change of planes) to Rome. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $767, including all...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:16 PM
As thousands of travelers dealt with delayed and canceled flights in the wake of Friday morning’s LAX shootings, several airlines loosened their rules for rebooking. But their offers varied.
Here’s a round-up of what Alaska, American, Delta,...