| Nov 9, 2014
| 9:00 AM
American Airlines is the largest carrier at Los Angeles International Airport, and it wants to put a stranglehold on that position.
The Fort Worth-based airline took steps to secure that post last week by moving its operations closer to its merger...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:29 PM
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.
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:01 PM
Frontier Airlines, continuing its blitz on Chicago, is expected Tuesday to announce four more flights from its new base at O'Hare International Airport as the discounter transitions out of Chicago's Midway Airport.
The announcement comes on the heels...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 2:33 PM
The man charged with setting a fire at the Aurora radar facility, wreaking havoc on the nation's air traffic system, was ordered detained today after his lawyer declined to fight for his release.
Federal prosecutors argued that Brian Howard was a danger...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 11:29 AM
The airline industry strategy of packing cabins to record levels, charging fees for bags, food and entertainment and merging to reduce competition continues to pay off.
The nation's airlines posted $3.6 billion in profits in the April-through-June...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:19 PM
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...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 8:15 AM
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...
| Oct 19, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Some people call Maui the world's best island. Yes, it has great beaches, but to me, it also has too many people and too much traffic. And Wailea, Kaanapali and Kapalua? Beautiful but bland.
I admit I enjoy visiting those resorts as much as you do....
| Oct 19, 2014
A Friday night flight from Charlotte, N.C. to Tampa was delayed when a woman boarding the flight complained of symptoms common in Ebola patients, according to television station WCNC in Charlotte.
The woman had flown into Charlotte Douglas Airport;...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Southwest Airlines restarted its daily service from Orange County to hurricane-damaged Los Cabos International Airport (SJD) on Wednesday, and American Airlines plans to return to the resort area starting Saturday.
The airport lost a roof at one...
| Oct 14, 2014
"JetBlue must reduce legroom and add baggage fees." "Virgin America must increase its fees." "Southwest has to start charging baggage fees." Both the financial and the aviation media are full of stories highlighting Wall Street's dicta for these airlines....