| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 11:14 AM
Despite a harsh winter, a government shutdown and other problems, the nation's largest airlines reported strong earnings for 2013.
The country's largest airlines benefited from a steady growth in demand, stable fuel prices and a continuing rise in...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 5:18 PM
The new head of Homeland Security played down a recent warning that terrorists might try to sneak explosives onto commercial planes in passenger shoes, saying the threat has been around "for years."
In a press conference at Los Angeles International...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Complaints filed by air travelers about commercial airlines dropped by 14% in 2013, compared to the previous year, according to federal statistics released Tuesday.
During last year, airline passengers filed 13,168 complaints with the U.S. Department of...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:59 PM
The first airline fare hike of the year is modest and will primarily affect business travelers who book flights at the last minute.
Delta Air Lines, one of the nation's largest carriers, initiated the hike earlier this week by raising domestic tickets...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Next time you board a commercial flight, don't expect to find an empty seat next to you.
The nation's airlines filled an average of 83.1% of the seats on flights in 2013, a record, according to the U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:04 PM
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., which has been under attack over its treatment of killer whales, reported a slight drop in attendance in 2013 but collected record revenue from higher ticket prices and in-park spending.
For the year, the Orlando, Fla.-based...