| 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 “...
| 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...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Mexico's low-cost carrier Volaris launched flights to Fort Lauderdale on Monday and offered a welcome ceremony complete with a mariachi band.
Volaris now offers service three times a week from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Mexico...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Complaints against airlines skyrocketed during the first nine months of this year, according to a report released Thursday, with gripes about cancellations, delays and missed connections making up one-third of the total.
Meanwhile, O'Hare and Midway...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 1:45 PM
United Airlines intends to supersize its rides at O'Hare and create multiple rush hours during the day — moves it says will benefit passengers and make the airline more money at the same time.
The transition to flying fewer but larger aircraft...
| 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...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 6:43 AM
When I flew on Aeroflot back in the mid-1990s, everyone flew what we would think of today as Economy; they were still serious about a classless society in those post-Gorbachev years, or perhaps they hadn't quite gotten their arms around the idea of...
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 1:53 PM
An argument over legroom on a weekend flight led United Airlines to divert a plane to Chicago and call authorities, the airline said Tuesday.
United Airlines Flight 1462 was en route from Newark, N.J., to Denver Sunday afternoon when there was a...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 10:23 AM
United Airlines said Wednesday it will add Wi-Fi Internet access and personal-device entertainment to more than 200 of its larger United Express regional jets by next summer, allowing passengers to stream video to their own computers, tablets and...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:42 PM
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