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  • US airlines increase their profits without ballooning their fleets

    Over the next few years, American Airlines Inc. will increase the size of its Boeing 777-200 fleet by 17 percent, or nearly 2,000 seats. It will do so without adding a single airplane. Fort Worth, Texas-based American is removing the first-class cabin,...
  • Should You Accept Last-Minute Flight Upgrade Offer?

    Judith Patrizzi did it. So did Linda Petzler. They said "yes" when their airline asked whether they were interested in paying extra for a premium seat just before boarding — a kind of offer that's becoming increasingly common in the travel...
  • River cruise in Oregon conjures the spirit of Lewis and Clark

    River cruise in Oregon conjures the spirit of Lewis and Clark
    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...
  • FAA halts all U.S. flights to Tel Aviv airport for 24 hours

    FAA halts all U.S. flights to Tel Aviv airport for 24 hours
    Chicago-based United Airlines is following rivals Delta and U.S. Airways in suspending flights to Tel Aviv until further notice. “We are working with government officials to ensure the safety of our customers and our employees, and will continue...
  • 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...
  • Families of Malaysia Airlines victims unlikely to receive compensation

    WASHINGTON The accusations that Russia bears the blame for the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane by a surface-to-air missile over eastern Ukraine two weeks ago leaves a key question still hanging: Will the already-troubled investigation produce any...
  • Brian Power-Waters, aviator and competitive senior athlete

    Brian Power-Waters, aviator and competitive senior athlete
    Brian Power-Waters, whose boyhood dream of becoming an aviator led to a long career as a military and commercial pilot and, at age 78, took him back to the skies in ultralight planes and hang gliders, died July 21 after surgery at Shore Medical Center...
  • Pilots unions get federal clearance to negotiate joint contract at American

    The National Mediation Board has informed the pilots unions that American Airlines and US Airways are operating as a single carrier for the purposes of union representation. The ruling comes in response to the Allied Pilots Association's January...
  • Southwest Airlines poised to increase flights to D.C. area

    Southwest Airlines poised to increase flights to D.C. area
    Southwest Airlines on Sunday will take on mega-carriers in Chicago as it begins its first flights from Midway Airport to Reagan National airport near Washington, D.C., adding pressure to keep fares low on that popular business-travel route. Southwest,...
  • As cash and sales fall, RadioShack needs a reboot

    RadioShack sales keep dropping, cash is going fast and the stock trades for half a buck. Heck, one analyst has a target price of zero. So why doesn't RadioShack declare bankruptcy already? Maybe that won't fix the problem. American Airlines used Chapter...
  • American Airlines ends meal service on short flights

    American Airlines ends meal service on short flights
    Don't get on a short American Airlines flight on an empty stomach. The Texas-based carrier will stop serving free meals to first- and business-class passengers on flights shorter than two hours and 45 minutes, beginning Sept. 1. American Airlines...