| Oct 5, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Regarding "6.3 Billion People Flew in 2013" [Need to Know, Sept. 28]: About 6.3 billion people flew last year, a 4.6% increase over the year before. Some saw melting glaciers caused by CO2 emissions from vehicles of all types. Ask anyone who travels if...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:35 PM
WASHINGTON Top executives at American Airlines and British Airways said Friday that any fear over the spread of the Ebola virus in America or Europe have had no impact on bookings at either airline.
Doug Parker, chairman and CEO of Fort Worth, Texas-...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:05 AM
WASHINGTON Harley was the bulldog's name. He was pronounced dead at baggage claim at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport last year despite a passenger's attempt at cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Two months later, a mixed-breed Rottweiler arrived...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 12:49 PM
JetBlue Airways and Alaska Airlines have the most comfortable coach seats, while no major airline ranked near the top in results of a poll released Thursday by Airfarewatchdog.
Asked which domestic airline has the most comfortable economy-class seats,...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:01 PM
Frontier Airlines, continuing its blitz on Chicago, is expected Tuesday to announce four more flights from its new base at O'Hare International Airport as the discounter transitions out of Chicago's Midway Airport.
The announcement comes on the heels...
| Sep 14, 2014
This year, Florida schools canceled online FCAT tests for thousands of students when the private-sector testing company had computer problems. Because of persistent computer problems, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity stiffed people...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 2:15 PM
There is, of course, no autonomy when Pat Riley sits in the double-wide office at the end of the hallway, the one with the water views hard by Biscayne Bay. But there is a bit of equity that can be built after four consecutive trips to the NBA Finals....
| Sep 8, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Question: Frequent traveler Daniel Fink of Beverly Hills recently received an email from American Airlines that said, "We're creating a consistent experience when traveling in first class on American and US Airways. Effective Sept. 1, 2014, we will be...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 7:45 AM
American Airlines and Orbitz appear to have made up. The U.S. carrier's flights returned to the online travel booking site after the two signed a letter of intent to resume business, according to company statements.
American very publicly pulled its...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:39 PM
American Airlines fares are back on Orbitz Worldwide after the two companies said Friday that they intend to come to a new pact.
American on Tuesday took its fares off Orbitz-owned websites, including flagship Orbitz.com, because the airline could not...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 12:21 PM
American Airlines will extend the age at which it charges a fee for children flying alone on the airline.
Starting Sept. 3, the airline will charge $150 each way for unaccompanied minors, ages 5 to 14. Its previous policy was to charge the same fee...