| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:04 AM
This is the same river route Lewis and Clark took 200 years ago, a 1,000-mile journey along the Columbia and Snake rivers and right up the musket of the American West.
In the milky calm of a Snake River canyon, summer raindrops smooch the mirrored...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:15 AM
On-time rates in March for airlines dominant in the Chicago region recovered from weather-induced tardiness of January and February, but they were still not stellar.
For example, Chicago-based United Airlines was on time nationwide 79.4 percent of the...
| May 12, 2014
| 7:45 AM
Lots of people still carry on their bags, but a heavy, big bag more than likely will need to go down below.
And that's going to cost you.
The overweight and oversize fees are in addition to your checked-bag fees. If your bag is overweight and...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 6:39 PM
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO ARIZONA
From LAX, US Airways, Southwest and United offer nonstop service to Phoenix, and United, American and US Airways offer connecting service (change of planes). Restricted round-trip fares begin at $208, including...
| Jun 1, 2014
| 10:03 AM
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...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:13 PM
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...
| May 14, 2014
| 3:05 AM
The forecast for Alaska for Wednesday: mostly sunny with a chance of satisfied customers. That’s what a J.D. Power & Associates study, released Wednesday shows: Alaska ranked first in customer satisfaction for its airline and first in satisfaction...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 2:54 PM
US Airways apologized Monday for sending out a Twitter message that included a pornographic image.
The airline acknowledged that the image came from its Twitter account but said it was sent by mistake. US Airways said the image was originally sent to...
| Jun 15, 2014
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...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:56 AM
With fares remaining stable, customer satisfaction with the airline industry is at a record high, according to an annual study released Wednesday.
On a 1,000-point scale, customer satisfaction reached 712, a 17-point increase from the same study last...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:47 PM
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO CHARLESTON, S.C.
From LAX, American, Delta, JetBlue, United, US Airways and Southwest offer connecting service (change of planes) to Charleston. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $327, including all taxes and fees.