| Dec 5, 2013
| 5:30 PM
The merger of American Airlines and US Airways is paying off for Southwest Airlines.
To settle an antitrust lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Justice, American and US Airways agreed to give up dozens of landing and takeoff slots to ensure strong...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:55 PM
NEW YORK — Making his debut as host of "Late Night" on Monday, Seth Meyers struck a decidedly low-key note in a broadcast that emphasized finely tuned punch lines over star power and razzle-dazzle.
Meyers opened the NBC show by paying tribute to...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:13 PM
NEW YORK — The bus was standing room only as travelers hauling luggage jostled for space amid the commuters and other local riders. Two men with skis, ski boots and backpacks squeezed into the nook beside the rear exit, blocking the door. A woman...
| Jan 30, 2014
Re "Airport is almost a terminal case," Jan. 28
I was interested to read your story about how unpleasant New York's LaGuardia Airport is, but for LAX users, the article might have been better titled, "Pot calls kettle black."
It is deeply unpleasant...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 2:34 PM
Delta announced Wednesday that they would be adding additional Delta Shuttle flights from New York's LaGuardia Airport to O'Hare International and tweaking the schedule of its nearly two-year old shuttle service. Delta will now operate 13 shuttle flights...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 6:04 PM
Every month, the U.S. Department of Transportation releases a fascinating window into the American aviation system, and it's there for everyone to see.
The Air Travel Consumer Report usually is released at the second week of each month, with a head-...
| Mar 26, 2011
| 4:02 PM
Airports are a place where people reunite with friends, say goodbye to lovers or gear up for a great escape. It’s where people wait, sometimes for many intensely boring hours, for planes that will deliver them to some new adventure. Not...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 11:08 AM
The Walt Disney Co. on Thursday announced plans to donate $2 million to efforts to rebuild in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
The U.S. death toll from the storm rose to 75 overnight Wednesday, and about 2.5 million remained without power in metropolitan New...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 6:56 AM
It's a time-worn holiday tradition: You drag yourself to the airport, stand in the security line for hours, cram yourself onto a crowded plane and pay through the nose for the right to do so.
If recent data is correct, though, holiday travel in general...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 1:40 PM
Savoring the cost-saving benefits of staying in hostels has nothing to do with age. A whirlwind weekend of being a first-time hostel guest at Hostelling International locations in Boston and New York City proved that skills honed decades ago in college...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Charlie Trotter says he first thought of closing his namesake restaurant after his plane sat on the tarmac at LaGuardia Airport on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.
“I realized really how fragile the world is,” he reflects. “I love what I...