| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Last Thursday afternoon, Michael Quattlebaum Jr. waited to board a flight from New York's LaGuardia Airport to Raleigh, N.C., where the 27-year-old would spend Christmas with his mother.
It was a familiar feeling, as Quattlebaum found himself sitting in...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Parent companies of merging carriers American Airlines and US Airways have agreed to divest several slots and gates at key U.S. airports to settle litigation challenging their combination from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and several state...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 2:43 PM
This post was corrected with updated information.
The effect of the shooting at Los Angeles International Airport continued to grow Friday, with more delays caused by severe weather at East Coast airports.
The fatal shooting that took place at...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:51 AM
The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it has reached a settlement agreement to allow the merger of American Airlines and US Airways to form the nation's largest air carrier.
The department, which sued in August to stop the merger, said that as...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:36 PM
American Airlines and US Airways moved another step closer to creating the world's biggest carrier but had to make concessions to help ensure the deal wouldn't lead to service cuts and higher fares.
The Justice Department said Tuesday the agency would...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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-...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Maryland State Police said they arrested Grammy-nominated rapper 2 Chainz on a drug citationfollowing a Thursday traffic stop on his way to perform at a homecoming event at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
The rapper, whose real name is...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 9:36 AM
A Fort Lauderdale-bound flight was delayed at LaGuardia Airport Monday, after a passenger made a threatening statement, authorities said.
According to Port Authority police, the Spirit Airlines flight was scheduled to depart at 10:45 a.m. but when a...
| Apr 23, 2013
Sequestration is starting to frustrate air travelers.
About 400 flights were delayed Sunday because of air traffic controller furloughs, the Federal Aviation Administration said, and a few more interruptions were reported Monday, though the nation's air...