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Senate Democrats' Shameful Cave

The New Republic | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

Try to do something about senseless gun violence and you'll see tumbleweeds blowing across the Senate floor. Try to make life a bit less stressful for...

Jason Linkins

Lawmakers Suddenly Aghast That Sequestration Actually Does Stuff | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

Way back in August of 2011, Congress passed a law called the Budget Control Act, which raised the debt ceiling, enacted a tranche of spending cuts, cr...

K Street: Then and Now

Scott Lilly | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics
Scott Lilly

Airlines for America CEO Nick Calio's recent lawsuit against the Federal Aviation Administration demonstrates that lobbyists today aren't as invested in the details as they used to be.

Elise Foley

John McCain Rips Into Senators For Focusing On Airline Delays | Elise Foley | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) tore into his colleagues on Thursday for their recent focus on delays to air travel caused by sequestration, ...

Amanda Terkel

Cable Networks Finally Find A Sequestration Story Worth Covering | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.24.2013 | Media

WASHINGTON -- Since sequestration's $85 billion in federal spending cuts went into effect last month, food pantries have closed, contractors have been...

Michael McAuliff

Senators: FAA Delays Are Political | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senators moved Tuesday to give President Barack Obama options to ease growing air travel delays sparked by Congress' budget sequestratio...

INFOGRAPHIC: The Country's Most On-Time Airports

Skift | Posted 02.06.2013 | Travel

Flying out of Houston or Charlotte this holiday season? You're in luck.

Cab Driver's Heroic Post-Sandy Move

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 11.02.2012 | Money

With stories of Hurricane Sandy scam artists popping up out of the woodwork, it's always nice to hear that there are some good people out there helpin...

Airline On-Time Records Improve

Posted 10.04.2012 | Travel

North American airlines posted an improved on-time performance for September, gaining more than five points compared to August's numbers. More than...

What To Do When Your Flight Gets Canceled

Money Talks News | Jason Steele | Posted 08.03.2012 | Money

Money Talks News: A United Airlines flight from China was recently delayed by three days. According to ABC News, the situation was so tense that vi...

Severe Thunderstorms Mean Delayed Flights

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2012 | Green

NEW YORK, June 25 (Reuters) - Severe thunderstorms threatened mid-Atlantic states on Monday, forcing airports to delay heavily traveled flights betw...

Delta Blues

Paul Stoller | Posted 08.12.2012 | Business
Paul Stoller

It almost summer and the peak season for travel agony is upon us. Most of us know of a travel horror story -- a tale that usually underscores the institutional insensitivity of the corporations that in large measure shape the quality of our comings and goings.

Flying The Unfriendly Skies

David Fagin | Posted 05.29.2012 | Travel
David Fagin

So, how come everyone you talk to now refers to it as "United F#&*n Airlines?" That's easy. Just pull back the first-class curtain and you will see the "friendly skies" aren't so friendly after all.

How To Miss Your Flight

Sebastian Lindstrom | Posted 05.07.2012 | Travel
Sebastian Lindstrom

A wave of dread washed over me as I scrambled to get dressed, screamed at my friend to call a cab and then prepared myself mentally for an upcoming epic failure.

Airlines Play The Victim After Hefty Delay Fine

Kate Hanni | Posted 01.18.2012 | Travel
Kate Hanni

The fact is that American Eagle was fined for loading 15 aircraft that they knew had no chance of making an on-time departure and for those flights' passengers spending hours on the tarmac.

America's Best and Worst Airports for Flight Delays (PHOTOS)

Travel + Leisure | Posted 01.11.2012 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

Chicago Midway ranked the No. 1 worst airport for delays, but overall, the bad news is that even the best airports slipped a little in performance compared to last year.

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.

Dogs On Runway Delay Airplane Landing

Posted 11.13.2011 | Travel

Two dogs loose on a runway at Juneau International Airport caused an Alaska Airlines jet to delay its landing. The plane, attempting to land in Ala...

Travel This Weekend Will Be A Nightmare

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 10.25.2011 | Travel
Blake Fleetwood

It's about to get ugly for anyone visiting or living on the East Coast because the storm is huge and powerful. It'll bring the big winds, plenty of ra...

15 Dumb Things About Flying The Unfriendly Skies | David Moye | Posted 09.18.2011 | Weird News

Flying used to be among the most cosmopolitan of undertakings. Now air travel is a bloody struggle for resources and sanity from the moment you lo...

United Airlines Computer Problems Affect Flights Nationwide

Posted 08.17.2011 | Travel

By HERBERT G. McCANN, Associated Press CHICAGO - It could take several days for thousands of stranded travelers to get home after a United Airlines...

New Protections Coming For Air Travelers

AOL Travel | David Jones | Posted 06.20.2011 | Travel

The U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced a series of new consumer protection measures that will force airlines to disclose hidden fees, ...

Stranded At The Airport In PHOTOS

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Snowmageddon is so 2010. Since the start of 2011, the United States has seen not one, but two major East Coast snow storms. The South, in particular ...

Sleeping in Airports: Top Hotels and Tips for Terminal Stays

Sue Frause | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Sue Frause

I love nice airport hotels. I mean the hotels where you arrive after a very long flight, and instead of making the long drive home, extend your trip for a night.

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
DK Matai

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