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Obama Saying So Long to Green Biofuels?

Paul Alexander | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics
Paul Alexander

In the seventh year of his presidency, Barack Obama is being forced to defend himself against the unusual charge that he's not progressive -- or at least not progressive enough. Forget that in the past critics have called him a socialist.

Delta Flight Crews Organize Pizza Parties For Stranded Passengers

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.28.2015 | Good News

Pie in the sky? Luckily for these grateful passengers, it was more of a "pie on the tarmac" situation. After heavy rains delayed a number of Delta ...

This Is The Weirdest Airline Safety Video Ever

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.20.2015 | Travel

Airline safety videos are a big chance for companies to express some major personality. On Virgin Airlines, people sing and dance their way through fi...

JFK Runway Run: Cleared for Takeoff!

Lee-En Chung | Posted 05.07.2015 | New York
Lee-En Chung

Yes, it's fun to fly. Perhaps next year, I will register for JFK Runway Run in advance and fly in again from Florida. Maybe Yan Wang will fly back from Bing's Bellevue headquarters, so we can share the runner's high on the runway cleared for only runners!

Where in the World Are My Bags?

Lois Alter Mark | Posted 04.21.2015 | Travel
Lois Alter Mark

We paid for our bag as we were boarding the plane (if we could do this, why couldn't we have just paid at the Air France counter?) and noticed that half of the overhead bins were empty.

This Airline Is Giving You The Ultimate Gift (And It's More Than Free Flights)

Posted 04.08.2015 | Travel

Delta Air Lines announced last month The Gift Back Project, in which travelers can nominate ANY selfless "giver" they know to receive ANY "gift" in return for their loving deeds. Those gifts will likely include free flights... and more.

Preying on Anti-Arab Bias

James Zogby | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
James Zogby

Delta Airlines is leading an effort to petition the U.S. government to sanction Etihad Airlines, Emirates Airlines, and Qatar Air. What is troubling is that precisely because their case is weak, the U.S. coalition has shamefully stooped to subtle and not so subtle "Arab-baiting" in their efforts to demonize the Arab carriers.

Airlines Squabble Over "Open Skies" Treaties

Richard Finger | Posted 04.03.2015 | Business
Richard Finger

A rift has occurred between the big three United States airlines -- United, American and Delta -- and the heavyweights from the Middle East -- Emirates, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways.

Airlines Infuse Planes With Smells To Calm You Down (And Make You Love Them)

Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel

"Mmm, is that the sweet smell of... airplane?" Airlines are indeed trying to make you catch their scent. Delta and Singapore Airlines already use fragrances on their planes, and now United is making waves (or is that whiffs?) with a smell of its own.

The Sneaky New Way Airlines Are Raising Fares

SmarterTravel | Posted 05.23.2015 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Fare bundling is the increasingly common airline practice of offering different levels of economy fares that provide different combinations of features at different prices. And like so many changes to the airline industry, bundling will help airlines more than consumers.

Delta Apologizes For Facebook Post About Oral Sex (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business

Delta Airlines is investigating how a link to a lewd article got posted on its official Facebook page.

Muslim Mom To Woman Who Harassed Her On A Delta Flight: I Forgive You

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 02.05.2015 | Religion

A Muslim mom says she was harassed onboard a Delta Air Lines flight for wearing a hijab, and that Delta staff failed to come to her defense. Darlen...

Here Is A Photo Of Half The Passengers On A Delta Flight To New York

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.13.2015 | Travel

Most travelers would be thrilled just to have an empty seat next to them. But one flier got something even better: An empty plane. On Monday, Chri...

Why Credit Card Points Aren't the New Miles

Map Happy | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

Since United and Delta changed the way miles are earned, everyone has been advocating the nearest credit card as the best way to get points. The math still shows flying is cheaper.

What Delta Airlines' New Pricing Scheme Means for You

Seriously Skewed | Posted 02.16.2015 | Comedy
Seriously Skewed

Delta Airlines has introduced a 5-tier pricing plan for their flights. At first glance the scheme seems to offer passengers more choice but in reality it's going to confuse them even more. So, to help you understand what's going on, here's a guide that cuts through all the bullshit.

Why I Left Delta and Took My Diamonds Elsewhere

John Nicholson | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
John Nicholson

In this traveler's eyes, American air carriers generally, and Delta specifically, have slipped from atop the quality and service rankings. They have gone from diamonds to diamonds in the rough. And with a good bit of polishing, we may both one day be Diamonds again.

More Labor Troubles at American Airlines

Richard Finger | Posted 01.31.2015 | Business
Richard Finger

American Airlines has done it wrong. Unlike the other three big carriers that have profit-sharing plans with their employees, AA management has taken an us-versus-you approach that has alienated workers.

Delta Airlines Passenger Devastated After Dog Disappears From Flight

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.12.2014 | Travel

Delta Airlines passenger Frank Romano was waiting for his flight to take off from Los Angeles to Tampa, Florida, when he was informed that his dog had...

'Free' Still Flys! - Domestic Flights With Free Amenities

Bobby Laurie | Posted 01.06.2015 | Travel
Bobby Laurie

The airline industry has seen many changes over the past few years, what used to be included in the cost of an airline ticket is now "a-la-carte" and sometimes there seems to be a fee for everything.

How To Check A Bag For Free

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 11.05.2014 | Travel

These days, it seems like airlines are doing everything in their power to add more fees onto a simple plane ticket. In 2013 alone, U.S. airlines earne...

The 10 Cheapest Flights Out Of New York's JFK

Hopper.com | Posted 12.27.2014 | Travel
Hopper.com

If you find yourself pining for a little holiday this year, or are feeling desperate to break out from the urban fray of Manhattan, then be sure to check out this list of the 10 cheapest flights out of JFK.

Delta's Newest Nonstop Flight Will Make West Coasters Happy

AP | Posted 11.17.2014 | Travel

DALLAS (AP) — Delta Air Lines has announced plans for twice-daily nonstop flights between Los Angeles and San Antonio starting next spring. ...

Here Is Really Why Airlines Are Shrinking Your Leg Room

Seriously Skewed | Posted 11.05.2014 | Comedy
Seriously Skewed

In the past couple of weeks, no less than three physical fights have broken out between passengers on commercial planes over the right to recline thei...

Vicki Escarra – Opening Windows of Opportunity

Renata M. Black | Posted 10.28.2014 | Impact
Renata M. Black

Knowing what it feels like to be really poor and not fit in drives me to try and help other people. I'm not arrogant enough to think that I know everything women in the developing world are dealing with, but some of the psychological things we go through are exactly the same.

Food & Wine Rule at the 2014 Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 08.26.2014 | Los Angeles
Kathy Leonardo

Food and wine...my favorite combination...or is that wine and food? Whatever the case, the Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival (August 21-24) offered ...