| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Do you want to apply for the federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA) TSA Pre-check program, depicted with Pre and a checkmark, that speeds up the screening process at airports? TSA announced on Thursday that Hampton Roads residents can...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Just minutes after US Airways Flight 1549 left LaGuardia Airport in Queens five years ago, a flock of geese invaded the craft’s engines, forcing the plane into a watery emergency landing that became known as the Miracle on the Hudson and helped...
| Jan 14, 2014
Well, you could call at least some of the changes "benefits." But the departure of US Airways from the Star Alliance leaves a big gap for some transatlantic travelers that remains at least temporarily unfilled.
First, the actual benefits. Although both...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Got questions about the travel outlook for 2014? Arthur Frommer's got answers.
You can see the guidebook author and budget travel legend at noon Jan. 18 at the Los Angeles Times Travel Show, which continues Jan. 19, both days at the Los Angeles...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:39 AM
A month after the merger of American Airlines and US Airways became official, the new carrier took steps Tuesday to give passengers access to the loyalty rewards programs and airport lounges for the two airlines.
Airline officials said the merger that...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:28 AM
American Airlines will stick with the red, white and blue stripes on its planes' tails.
That was the outcome of a vote by more than 60,000 employees of the world's largest airline.
The vote came about because the airline adopted a new logo and color...
| Jan 4, 2014
Wendy Wallner of Windsor had hoped to start last year vacationing in Cancun with her husband, but now acknowledges that neither of them is likely to travel again.
Wallner has been in and out of the hospital the past year with chronic obstructive...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 11:53 AM
Don’t book airfare this afternoon if you don’t have to.
An attempt this week to hike airfares by $4 to $10 roundtrip apparently has failed, and carriers will be rolling back their increases, according to FareCompare.com.
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:36 AM
After the coffee. Before checking out how all the new shows did.
The Skinny: All caught up on "Breaking Bad." Wish AMC put the finale on video on demand so I could watch it now. Throw in more commercials, I don't care! Tuesday's headlines include an...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Mariah Carey, Enrique Iglesias, David Bowie and Bonnie Tyler are among many performers who've sung the praise of heroes in their songs. Carey's ballad, "Hero" (1993), written by Walter Afanasieff, includes the lyrics:
"Lord knows dreams are hard to...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 8:23 PM
NEW YORK — First terrapin turtles. Now snowy owls. Humans are not the only species flocking to airports this holiday season.
At least five times in the last two weeks, airliners at John F. Kennedy, LaGuardia and Newark Liberty airports have been...