| Mar 17, 2015
| 1:18 PM
Shares of American Airlines Group rose 6.9 percent Tuesday to $53.69 after Standard & Poor's announced the world's largest airline would be added to the popular S&P 500 Index.
American, with a large presence at O'Hare airport and an employer of about 8,...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 8:53 AM
Sometimes when you're traveling, it would be nice to get away from the frantic atmosphere of the airport. If you're in Finland's Helsinki Airport, you can get a respite in the 19 GoSleep sleeping pods available at Gates 18 and 38. Each pod is an ergonomic...
| Mar 21, 2015
| 8:30 AM
Tower cranes have become a common sight in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, where the ever-changing skyline reflects the resort's increasing popularity and subsequent building boom as hotels expand, renovate and create new lodgings.
Vallarta has long been a...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 1:31 PM
Federal regulators ignored many local competitors in its claim that the proposed merger of Sysco and Rosemont-based US Foods would significantly reduce competition and raise prices, lawyers for Sysco argued Friday.
Sysco's lengthy attempt to buy US Foods...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 7:00 AM
You want free checked bags and extra legroom. Priority boarding sounds nice too.
But those perks are reserved for road warriors, the elite fliers among us, right? Not necessarily.
Fliers in the Southland can reach elite status with as few as six...
| Mar 11, 2015
With airfares dropping early in 2015, some officials are optimistic that customers will continue to pay less compared to last year.
The International Air Transport Association, which represents more than 250 airlines globally, estimated airfare could...
| Mar 7, 2015
| 10:00 AM
Texas Hill Country is known for its giant oak trees, spring-fed creeks and scenic two-lane highways. This time of year, it's also known for wildflowers, especially bluebonnets, which line the highways with blooms that stretch for miles.
| Feb 15, 2015
| 10:31 AM
Numerous flights at Los Angeles International Airport have either been delayed or canceled because of extreme weather conditions in the Northeast, officials said Sunday.
Three arriving flights have been delayed and 15 canceled because of snowstorms in...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 10:35 PM
A Delta jetliner landing at LaGuardia Airport in a driving snowstorm Thursday skidded off a runway and crashed through a chain-link fence, its nose coming to rest just feet from the roiling waters of an icy bay.
Six people were hurt in the midday...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 5:47 AM
"Vacation" is one of the most happiness-inducing words in the English language. It's also one whose definition changes with age.
When you're younger it often means a trip with your family, most likely tucked somewhere into the months-long break that's...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 7:06 AM
HOUSTON (AP) — Officials say a U.S. Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing at a Houston airport after a problem with its nose gear.
Local media outlets report the plane landed Monday night without its nose gear being deployed at the...