| Mar 14, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Amid the chaos of the US Airways jet that crashed in Philadelphia Thursday evening -- one passenger saw an opportune time to take an epic selfie, along with some compelling video.
"So my plane just crashed...," @han_horan tweeted at 6:35 p.m....
| Mar 13, 2014
| 6:30 PM
A US Airways jet carrying 149 passengers and five crew members crashed in Philadelphia on Thursday evening after a tire blew out during takeoff and the plane's nose gear collapsed when the pilot decided to abort the flight, officials told the Los...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 1:15 PM
The bereavement fare deserves a bereavement column after American Airlines recently dropped special discounts for last-minute bookings because of an immediate-family member's death.
The bereavement fare, if not dead, is certainly dying. United...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Question: US Airways informed me I have to pay $9 to keep my miles or they will disappear. I question the legality of this in California. Gift cards aren't allowed to expire (at least, in California). Aren't these the same thing? It really is just a...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 2:27 PM
JetBlue Airways is adding nonstop service to Washington, D.C., from Bradley International Airport beginning June 19, the company announced Thursday.
The new flights to Reagan National Airport will depart Windsor Locks at 6:35 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Return...
| Jan 21, 2014
With United still suffering from residual post-merger indigestion and American-US Airways just entering the assimilation maze, Delta is emerging as the trendsetter among giant domestic airlines. Don't be surprised if the new American and United adopt a...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 4:21 PM
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO BLUFF, UTAH
From LAX, Delta, American, Southwest and United offer nonstop service to Salt Lake City, and Southwest, Delta, United, Frontier and US Airways offer connecting service (change of planes). Restricted round-trip...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 9:00 AM
The nation’s airline industry has undergone so many mergers in the last decade that just four airlines and their regional carriers control more than 80% of all domestic air traffic.
And despite warnings from consumer advocates, the merger mania is...
| Jan 26, 2014
THE BEST WAY TO FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, GERMANY
From LAX, Lufthansa offers nonstop and connecting service (change of plane) to Munich, Germany, and United, Air France, British and KLM offer connecting service. Restricted round-trip airfares range from $1,224...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Virgin America, the California-based airline backed by billionaire Sir Richard Branson, is planning to go public this year now that the air carrier has two consecutive profitable quarters behind it.
Investment banks Barclays and Deutsche Bank have...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 10:42 AM
To beat the competition, the management of American Airlines and US Airways is putting up some reward money.
Under a recently announced incentive program, the company that now operates the two airlines has offered each employee a $50 bonus for each...