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  • US probes possible collusion among airlines to keep fares up

    The U.S. government is investigating possible collusion among major airlines to limit available seats, which keeps airfares high, according to a document obtained by The Associated Press. The civil antitrust investigation by the Justice Department...
  • It can pay to change your ticket

    Of the many fees the airlines charge these days, change fees are among the worst. Years ago, you could make ticket changes at no cost, and if your fare went down you'd get the difference back in a voucher. Today, the legacy airlines typically charge $200...
  • American finished repainting about half of its fleet

    American Airlines has updated about half of its old American and US Airways airplanes with a new paint job and livery but a busy summer schedule will delay some work. The Fort Worth-based company's "Arrivals" employee newsletter said American expects the...
  • Reviving a faded resort past with art, amusements in Margate, England

    Reviving a faded resort past with art, amusements in Margate, England
    When I grew up in 1970s England, almost everyone vacationed at the seaside in bustling resort towns such as Blackpool, Torquay, Southend and Weston-super-Mare. The B&Bs were full, the arcades were clanging and the beaches were jampacked with sunburned...
  • Porto, Portugal, turns on the charm, pours forth history

    Porto, Portugal, turns on the charm, pours forth history
    Second cities tend to be like people with an inferiority complex, carrying with them a real or perceived belief that they cannot compare with their older, more intriguing and sophisticated siblings: Chicago versus New York. Liverpool versus London. In...
  • Fly up front for first-class savings

    Fly up front for first-class savings
    Earlier this year, we saw some great fares for domestic first-class travel, and after a hiatus, we are starting to see them again. Most of these sale fares are available for travel starting July 1, and many are available for travel through Feb. 28....
  • Blackberry Farm guests grow healthy with fresh food and exercise

    Blackberry Farm guests grow healthy with fresh food and exercise
    Blackberry Farm sits on the border of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most visited in the national park system. Outside the park's boundaries you'll find towns with the attendant attractions — the Ripley's Believe It or Not museum in...
  • Upscale Blackberry Farm has animals to match

    Upscale Blackberry Farm has animals to match
    Not only can you be pampered at Blackberry Farm, but you can experience a dog breeding center. You can go home with a $3,000 Italian truffle-hunting dog ($6,000 if you have Blackberry Farm train it). In February I visited its Lagotto Romagnolo dog...
  • Rates remain steady at Bob Hope Airport as officials focus on facility improvements in budget

    Rates remain steady at Bob Hope Airport as officials focus on facility improvements in budget
    The Bob Hope Airport will undergo $14.5 million in capital improvements as part of a $67-million budget for fiscal year 2015-16 that was unanimously approved on Monday by the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority board. The budget does not...
  • Spirited debate

    Spirited debate
     On Saturday, June 6, 2015, I moderated a discussion between Ben Baldanza, the president and CEO of Spirit Airlines, and John Paul Rollert, adjunct assistant professor who teaches ethics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. It took place...
  • Dallas sues US as fight over local airport escalates

    The city of Dallas has asked a federal court to settle a long-running fight over which airlines can operate at its airport. Under a federal law that stood for more than 30 years, airlines at Love Field could only fly to other places in Texas or a few...