| Dec 22, 2014
| 8:00 AM
If the notion of almost 3 million fliers expected at Los Angeles International Airport has you in a panic, here are six ways to help you cope.
Passenger levels are forecast to spike to 200,000 on some days, particularly in the run-up to Christmas and...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 2:21 AM
Frederick Rentschler and Igor Sikorsky, visionaries of aviation, came to Connecticut just a few years apart, each with a new idea that would revolutionize flying — Rentschler's air-cooled, radial airplane engine and Sikorsky's helicopter.
| Dec 29, 2014
| 10:56 AM
AirTran Airways has ceased to exist in an industry that has reshaped itself into something that would not be easily recognized when the Dallas carrier took its first flight about two decades ago.
AirTran, which was acquired by Southwest in 2011, joins...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 9:00 AM
A 45-minute flight from San Diego to Los Angeles can get pretty pricey—about $350 for one-way economy seats on American Airlines.
But an unusual travel site can get you there for about $200 less. The catch is you must book a flight from San...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Chicago-based United Airlines will add a nonstop flight from Chicago to Dublin for next summer.
The Chicago-Dublin service will operate seasonally from June 4 through Aug. 17.
Flight 152 will depart O'Hare International Airport daily at 6:05 p.m.,...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:13 AM
United Airlines flight attendants will be getting iPhone 6 Plus smartphones to use as onboard cash registers and eventually to store their safety manuals, replacing paper ones, the airline said Wednesday.
The airline said it will begin distributing...
| Nov 20, 2014
United Airlines-Western Air Express DC-3 aircraft over Hoover Dam....
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:09 PM
American Airlines on Tuesday announced a merged frequent-flier program for US Airways customers and its own and will combine loyalty accounts next year, part of its ongoing integration after the December merger to create the world's largest airline.
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:01 PM
A published report said United Airlines is redesigning its airplane seats with a holder for passengers' tablet computers to be used as a seatback screen for video entertainment, but an airline spokeswoman told the Tribune that the report overstates a plan...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 12:43 PM
A new poll finds that while air travelers aren't canceling plans from fear of contracting Ebola, 40 percent said they are taking extra precautions while flying, such as washing hands more frequently and using hand sanitizer.
Previous polls suggested...
| Nov 2, 2014
| 10:00 AM
United Airlines launched a new concept 15 years ago called Economy Plus, an airline seat that gives fliers a few more inches of legroom for a higher price.
It has been so popular that other airlines have copied the idea. America Airlines offers “...