| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:51 AM
Gasoline prices may be on the rise but that is not going to keep Southern Californians homebound for spring break.
Fifty-six percent of Southern California residents who were polled said they plan to take a least one leisure trip this spring, an...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 11:10 AM
California-based Virgin America ranked highest among the nation's top 15 carriers in a study that looked at on-time performances, customer complaints and lost bag rates, among other factors.
The study, known as the Airline Quality Rating report, also...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:01 AM
Less than two months after Delta Airlines revamped its loyalty rewards program, American Airlines has announced loyalty program changes that offer breaks for some travelers but cut out some freebies for others.
Unlike the overhaul made at Delta,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 12:27 PM
The pirate ship that submerged in Big Bear Lake during a heavy winter storm will soon rise from its watery grave.
The Big Bear Pirate Ship--a popular tourist draw in the mountain lake community about 100 miles east of downtown Los Angeles--sank...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Amid ongoing controversy over its killer whale shows, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. reported a 13% drop in attendance for the first three months of the year.
The attendance numbers were included in a notice to the Securities and Exchange Commission that...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Tourism officials plan to go big to promote the United States to foreign visitors. IMAX big.
Brand USA, the public-private partnership to promote the United States abroad, announced plans Monday to film an IMAX movie about the country's national parks...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 11:06 AM
If you're thinking of renting a house when you attend the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival next month, be prepared to pay a hefty rate.
Vacation properties in the area around the festival are renting for an average of $650 a night, 260% more...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:38 AM
Computer systems for United Airlines shut down briefly Tuesday, delaying takeoffs and frustrating passengers.
The system problems that began Tuesday morning represented the latest malfunction for the nation's third largest carrier since United...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:16 AM
The Federal Aviation Administration ordered inspections Monday of Boeing 767 jets to check for problems that could result in a "possible loss of control of the airplane," according to a notice published in the Federal Register.
Monday's order is the...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Hundreds of airline pilots are set to retire soon and new federal rules require existing pilots to get more rest between flights.
Does that signal a pilot shortage for the airline industry?
It depends on who you talk to.
The effect of a pilot...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:05 AM
American Airlines has eliminated its so-called bereavement fares for people who need to book a last-minute flight because of the death of a loved one.
The airline, which is merging with US Airways, said it discontinued the fare as of Feb. 18 to be...