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  • Driverless cars still a long way off

    Two years ago, the annual MIT/New England Motor Press Association Technology Conference focused on autonomous vehicles. These are cars and trucks that can drive themselves. The conclusion: Autonomous vehicles will impact every aspect of vehicle and road...
  • American, US Airways to merge terminals at O'Hare Tuesday

    American, US Airways to merge terminals at O'Hare Tuesday
    Another noticeable sign for Chicagoans of the integration of American Airlines and US Airways will come Tuesday when the airlines combine their flight departures into a single terminal at Chicago O’Hare International Airport. Currently, US Airways...
  • Dispute with airline has musicians fiddling on the tarmac

    Dispute with airline has musicians fiddling on the tarmac
    A dispute over two violins on a US Airways flight ended with a musician fiddling away his time on the tarmac at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The feud resulted in a YouTube video that already has more than 200,000 views. The musicians, Zach...
  • Airline on-time rates fall

    Airline on-time rates fall
    U.S. airlines posted worse on-time rates in May and Chicago airports ranked dead last for on-time departures. U.S. airlines were on time 76.9 percent of the time, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. That’...
  • Airlines on-time rates improve in April

    Airlines on-time rates improve in April
    The nation’s largest airlines improved their on-time rates during April and canceled fewer flights, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Chicago-based United Airlines posted an on-time rate of 81.8...
  • Can Dave Davis Help Hollywood's In-flight Entertainment Biz Soar at Global Eagle?

    Global Eagle, a provider of satellite-based in-flight entertainment systems for airlines, has tapped Dave Davis as CEO. A former veteran of the airline industry who was instrumental in the merger of Northwest and Delta airlines, Davis had served as chief...
  • Value of frequent-flier miles currency up in the air

    Value of frequent-flier miles currency up in the air
    When the central bank announced the big change, those of us who had squirreled away what we had earned over the years naturally were concerned about the effect on our savings plans. Maybe we view our account as an emergency fund. Or it figures in our...
  • Visiting Anchorage

    Visiting Anchorage
    If you go THE BEST WAY TO ANCHORAGE From LAX, Alaska offers nonstop service to Anchorage, and Delta, Alaska, United, US Airways and Frontier offer connecting service (change of planes). Restricted round-trip fares from $585. WHAT TO RIDE Motoquest...
  • United Airlines overhauls frequent flier program

    United Airlines overhauls frequent flier program
    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,...
  • With new seats, Allegiant Air is making room for comfort

    With new seats, Allegiant Air is making room for comfort
    Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air has rolled out a roomier seat dubbed the "Giant Seat." It represents the latest way the airline industry has created new seating options for travelers willing to pay more for extra elbow room. In the first row and the...
  • Frequent flyer status changes

    Frequent flyer status changes
    In recent months, giant airlines have made some big changes to their frequent flyer programs, affecting earning and award schedules. Over the years, most changes have had a negative impact on ordinary travelers, and the recent ones are no different....