| Aug 8, 2014
| 3:00 AM
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.
| Aug 5, 2014
| 11:11 AM
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.
| Jul 28, 2014
| 5:33 AM
Virgin America Inc., the low-cost airline partly owned by Richard Branson, filed for an initial public offering of shares as it looks to expand in the recovering U.S. airline market.
The company, known for mood lighting and wi-fi and comfortable...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:33 PM
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...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Office Depot Inc. is moving its stock from the New York Stock Exchange to the Nasdaq exchange at the close of trading Sept. 25, partly to cut costs.
The Boca Raton-based office supply retailer, formed from last year's merger of Office Depot and...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 4:14 PM
American Airlines will save nearly $1 million per year by switching to electronic manuals for flight attendants from paper ones, the first major carrier to do so, the airline said Wednesday.
Flight attendants began accessing the manuals via tablet...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 9:47 AM
The merger of American Airlines and US Airways will be more visible to Chicagoans next week when US Airways customers will begin checking in at the American Airlines lobby in Terminal 3 at Chicago O’Hare airport.
The change will happen on Tuesday,...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 1:52 PM
As of 4 p.m. Tuesday the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is experiencing some delays and cancellations due to the weather system moving into the Southeast.
“We have a total of 39 canceled flights and 47 delays,” airport...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 10:56 AM
Twitter users collectively cringed yesterday as the corporate account for US Airways tweeted an extremely pornographic image in response to a customer complaint.
If you've seen it -- and by now you most likely have -- then you know exactly what I'm...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:28 AM
American Airlines will stick with the red, white and blue stripes on its planes' tails.
That was the outcome of a vote by more than 60,000 employees of the world's largest airline.
The vote came about because the airline adopted a new logo and color...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Got questions about the travel outlook for 2014? Arthur Frommer's got answers.
You can see the guidebook author and budget travel legend at noon Jan. 18 at the Los Angeles Times Travel Show, which continues Jan. 19, both days at the Los Angeles...