| Apr 4, 2012
| 10:58 AM
As it does every year, Consumer Reports subsidiary the Consumerist has crowned “The worst company in America.”
This year, based on more than 250,000 votes, it’s Electronic Arts, or EA, of Redwood City, Calif., a “mega-publisher&...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 1:46 PM
An Elmhurst man was arrested Saturday night at O'Hare International Airport after he ripped an exit sign off an aircraft he had just exited, police said.
David Lipka, 29, of the 300 block of Scott Street in Elmhurst, was charged with theft and criminal...
| Jan 3, 2012
If airfares confuse you as much as they confuse me, then I have some good news: Several new rules are going to make it easier to calculate the total cost of a ticket.
Starting Jan. 26, a new U.S. Transportation Department rule will require...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 1:29 PM
Fly from Albuquerque, N.M., to Tucson, Ariz., on Southwest Airlines for $59. Jet from Asheville, N.C., to Orlando, Fla., on Allegiant Air for $49. Fly from Boston to Chicago on Spirit Airlines for only $9.
If these fares seem too good to be true, that'...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 9:39 AM
If you’re thinking about taking a trip, maybe you’ve seen some offers that sound great. Not so fast. When you try to snag a great airfare online, sometimes it can vanish into thin air. That’s what Consumer Reports’ shopping expert,...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:24 PM
(CONSUMER REPORTS) -- If you're thinking about taking a trip, maybe you've seen some offers that sound great. Not so fast. When you try to snag a great airfare online, sometimes it can vanish into thin air.
That's what Consumer Reports shopping expert,...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 12:52 PM
If you're booking a flight today, airfares may appear higher than yesterday but they're really not.
That's because the Department of Transportation's new rules on advertised airfares goes into effect today. The new rules require that airlines published...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:34 AM
A partir de hoy Spirit Airlines aumentará $2 de cargo a una ruta de los boletos aéreos comprados en su página Web, el cual está destinado a cubrir "las consecuencias no intencionales de las regulaciones del Gobierno" que entraron en efecto hace poco....
| Jun 28, 2011
| 3:05 PM
Rod Blagojevich was found guilty of trying to sell President Barack Obama’s former Senate seat, and now a discount airline hopes to cash in on the former Illinois governor’s sweeping convictions Monday in his federal corruption retrial....
| Jul 10, 2011
If you think flying is tedious, try figuring out what your flight will cost. Fees for bags and optional services, such as seat selection, extra legroom, Internet access, onboard entertainment and other choices can plump up airfares by $100 or more. And...
| Aug 30, 2011
| 7:34 AM
When a major storm is approaching many airline customers naturally wonder whether the bad weather will lead to flight delays or cancellations. And that was the case during Hurricane Irene.
A consumer survey by STELLAService shows how the call centers...