| Oct 10, 2014
| 8:55 AM
"I have Ebola. You're all screwed."
Those were the words allegedly said by a passenger aboard a US Airways flight from Philadelphia to the Dominican Republic this week, CNN reports.
The man caused a scare aboard US Airways Flight 845 Wednesday after...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 6:20 AM
A passenger on a US Airways flight Wednesday from Philadelphia to the Dominican Republic was greeted by agents in hazmat suits after he allegedly made a joke about Ebola.
A video uploaded on YouTube by a passenger shows at least four people in blue...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Southwest Airlines will begin its first-ever nonstop flights between Chicago and its home base at Love Field in Dallas on Monday when a decades-old governmental restriction that limited flights from that airport officially lifts.
The move to add nonstop...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 12:41 PM
Domestic airlines in August were tardier than last year, and carriers with a big presence in the Chicago region ranked below average, according to new numbers released Thursday from the U.S. Department of Transportation.
And, as usual in recent months,...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 2:30 AM
A lot of parents and grandparents who'll be shuffling kids back and forth on airplanes during the holidays may be in for a shock when booking the flight.
That's because of a hefty fee most airlines charge for any minors flying alone. The fee, of course,...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 7:02 PM
The ink was barely dry on my driver's license in the early '70s when I set off on my first road trip from home in North Vancouver, Canada. Back then Highway 99 — or the Squamish Highway — was a dangerous, zigzagging, two-lane route chopped...
| 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 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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 7:00 AM
US Airways Express passengers flying out of Los Angeles International Airport need to check in at Terminal 4 starting Friday, an airport announcement says.
Flights used to operate out of Terminal 3 where US Airways' other operations remain.
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:27 PM
If you go
THE BEST WAY TO RICHMOND, VA.
From LAX, United, American, US Airways, Delta and JetBlue offer connecting service (change of planes) to Richmond. Restricted round-trip fares from $420, including taxes and fees.
WHERE TO STAY