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  • A standing-only section on planes could mean lower fares, study says

    Would you buy a bargain-priced airline ticket, but the catch was you had to stand for the entire flight? A new university study says the idea of standing-only sections on planes is no joke. An airline that removes seats can fit about 20% more...
  • LAX to spend $200 million to meet federal runway safety standards

    LAX to spend $200 million to meet federal runway safety standards
    In a project designed to bring Los Angeles International Airport into compliance with federal safety standards, officials will spend about $200 million to expand and refurbish runway-buffer zones. The plan calls for enhancing safety areas at the ends...
  • Saturday's TV highlights and weekend talk: 'Killing Daddy' and more

    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 6 - 12, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- MOVIES The Best Man Holiday Writer-director Malcolm...
  • Parasailing under scrutiny as accidents proliferate

    Parasailing under scrutiny as accidents proliferate
    Perched on the edge of a cruising powerboat, a thrill-seeker in a tethered parachute soon is flying hundreds of feet in the air. Parasailing has grown in popularity in recent years, in places including Ocean City and Havre de Grace. But so has the...
  • Vintage fighter plane crashes in Durango, Colo., killing 2

    A vintage World War II fighter plane built in 1944 crashed Friday morning shortly after taking off in Durango, Colo., killing the two people aboard, authorities said. The victims' identities have not been released. Dan Bender, spokesman for the La...
  • Game of drones: Hobbyists find different uses for unmanned aircraft

    Game of drones: Hobbyists find different uses for unmanned aircraft
    Forget traditional photos. Even cellphone videos are old-school. When tourist Dan Hoffman sought to chronicle his Fort Lauderdale vacation, he unpacked his drone. Hoffman, who works for a software company in Chicago, launched it off the beach on a...
  • Former hub airports find new life after downsizing

    ATLANTA (Reuters) - When an airline cuts back on the number of "hubs" in its system, for an affected city the economic pain can be deep and wide. As Nashville discovered, it can take years of adjustments to come to terms with an airline's decision to...
  • Santa Monica Airport closure in 2015 challenged by tenants

     Santa Monica Airport closure in 2015 challenged by tenants
    Actor Harrison Ford, other Santa Monica Airport tenants and national aviation groups filed a federal complaint Wednesday, challenging the long-held position of the city that the embattled airport can be shut down in July 2015. Santa Monica leaders...
  • Tenants say Santa Monica Airport must operate until at least 2023

    Tenants say Santa Monica Airport must operate until at least 2023
    National aviation groups and Santa Monica Airport tenants, including actor Harrison Ford, filed a federal complaint Wednesday challenging the long-held position of city officials that the embattled airport can be shut down next July. Santa Monica...
  • Qantas flight returns to LAX after aisles flood with water

    Qantas flight returns to LAX after aisles flood with water
    A Qantas Airways flight that took off from Los Angeles International Airport bound for Melbourne, Australia, had to turn back early Wednesday after the plane sprung a leak and its aisles flooded with water. Passengers on the Airbus A380 jet...
  • Fort Lauderdale water park lease needs more scrutiny

    The city needs to approve a lease by July 15 to keep plans for the proposed Schlitterbahn Water Park moving forward, but commissioners on Tuesday said they couldn't approve a 67-page agreement they had received only a day earlier. Commissioners will hold...