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Changing Tribune to tronc Brings Up the Age Old Question 'When and How Should Companies Change Their Names?'

Ira Kalb | Posted 06.12.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

Many have commented on the proposed name change of Tribune Publishing to tronc. Most of the comments have been critical. Rather than just add to the c...

The Awesome Airline Cancellation Policy You Don't Know About

Hopper.com | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel
Hopper.com

Suddenly have buyer's remorse? Think of this as your own personal get-out-of-jail-free card. There's a ticket for $40 cheaper but you just bought your ticket last night. Fortunately, you're in luck.

The Airline With The Most Space For Your Dollar, And More

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel

While cabin space will be vast and peppered with putting greens on the flights of the future, right now we're obligated to work with what we've got. ...

America's Meanest Airlines 2014

U.S. News Travel | Posted 06.07.2014 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

The 2014 Airline Quality Ratings report, released April 7, shows that United Airlines is finally beginning to recover from its merger with Continental Airlines, which took place in 2010. But that wasn't enough to keep United from earning the lowest AQR score of all national airlines for the fourth year in a row.

Best U.S. Airlines: 2013 Edition

Tracy Stewart | Posted 11.07.2013 | Travel
Tracy Stewart

It's that time of year again. The Airfarewatchdog team has been hard at work crunching numbers to determine the best domestic airlines. (In case you m...

The Top 5 Best Airlines for Bringing Sports Gear

The Active Times | Posted 09.07.2013 | Travel
The Active Times

You may be headed to the best biking trails, ski runs, surf breaks or golf courses in the world, but if your trip starts off with a gauntlet of extra fees and restrictions at the airport, your vacation buzz will be killed before you even hit the fresh air.

The Best (And Worst) Customer Service In The US

Posted 03.18.2013 | Travel

A new survey investigating which US airlines offer the best "customer experience" has found that most domestic carriers get lackluster ratings and tha...

Too Fat To Fly?

U.S. News Travel | Posted 01.10.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Should the sizeable be forced to spend more if they can't wiggle into a standard-size coach seat?

JetBlue Schedule Change And Orlando's "Other" Airport

George Hobica | Posted 10.22.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Come on JetBlue, step up.

Airline Employee Charged With Attempted Booze Theft

Posted 01.03.2012 | Travel

A 28-year-old airline employee was charged with theft after trying to pilfer mini-bottles of booze and potato chips from a parked plane at Milwaulkee'...

FBI: Woman Made Bomb Threat To Delay Husband's Flight

Posted 12.22.2011 | Travel

A woman upset with her husband called in a bomb threat in an attempt to ground his flight at Los Angeles International, the FBI has alleged in a new c...

Notorious Company Changes Its Name Again

Posted 12.15.2011 | Business

An infamous company is attempting a complete brand makeover -- again. The private security firm formerly known as Blackwater and most recently kno...

Women Kicked Off AirTranFlight Blame Ornery Flight Attendant

Posted 12.06.2011 | Travel

Three New York-bound women were kicked off their AirTran flight Monday, and they say a disagreeable flight attendant is to blame. Marilyn Miller, C...

WATCH: Couple Sues Airline Over Cockroaches

Posted 11.13.2011 | Travel

A Charlotte, North Carolina couple is suing AirTran Airways for "negligence and recklessness, intentional infliction of emotional distress, nuisance, ...

The Horror Of AirTran

Rahim Kanani | Posted 01.09.2012 | Travel
Rahim Kanani

Cut to five hours later: We approach AirTran again and inquire about the flight. The man behind the desk was wide-eyed and high-strung, with a wrinkled white dress shirt and untucked in the back.

AirTran Adopts 'Too Fat To Fly'

Posted 12.14.2011 | Travel

Southwest Airlines has garnered a lot of attention in the past few years for booting passengers for being "too fat to fly." "Clerks" director Kevin...

Google Offering Free WiFi on Three Airlines Over the Holidays

Sue Frause | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Sue Frause

Google at Frankfurt Book Fair. Sue Frause photo. Flying over the holidays? If so, good news for Wi-Fi in the sky users. Google Chrome has teamed up...

Southwest to Purchase AirTran

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

How much did Southwest Airlines covet access to the traffic-rich airports in Atlanta and New York? Enough to offer AirTran Airways more than $7 a shar...

Muhammed Abu Tahir Caused Emergency Plane Landing By Shaving With Shirt Off Drunk In Bathroom

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Bizarre details are emerging about an emergency plane landing in Colorado Springs on Friday that prompted the deployment of two F-16 fighter jets from...

Flights Diverted and Other Airline Security Concerns

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Christine Negroni

It's usually wise not to let media reports distort your perception of reality, but I'm getting nervous about this apparent uptick in aviation security events.

Slippery Numbers

Simon Sinek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Sinek

I write the most popular blog on the internet* *comparison made to less popular blogs.

Dress Arab -- Make $

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dean Obeidallah

I implored Arabs to shop at stores that can help you dress "white" like Banana Republic -- the Mecca of clothing for white people. But now I'm here to tell everyone to ignore that advice in light of today's news.

Muslims "Off" a Plane

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Wajahat Ali

We in the US are currently engaged in a "war on terror," but this does not give a democratic and free country license to be overwhelmed by fear of its own Muslim and Middle Eastern citizens.

Still With Us: The Politics of Fear

William Fisher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Fisher

The past few weeks have given us yet more evidence that our post-9/11 Islamophobia is still alive and well.

236.com: Tips For Muslims Who Like To Travel By Air

236.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Nine members of an American Muslim family were removed from an AirTran flight on Thursday after comments made by two of the family members were miscon...