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Step Aside, Uber — United Airlines' 'Leggings-Gate' Just Made You Look Good

Tom Lowery | Posted 03.27.2017 | Women
Tom Lowery

It appears that few if any companies have learned much from Uber’s most recent PR disaster. This time, United Airlines—specifically a gate agent a...

'I Cannot Remember A Time When America Was More Divided'

Teresa Kindred | Posted 07.12.2016 | Fifty
Teresa Kindred

Now when I look around our country I can't help but wonder what my parents and grandparents would say if they could come back from the dead. Every morning when I get up I get my coffee and turn on the news and every morning I try and brace myself for whatever disaster has happened.

Stars in the Alley Brings Broadway to People For Free

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.07.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

In 2001, back when I was fairly new to being a theater reporter, Clive Barnes reviewed Rosie O'Donnell in Seussical. I was shocked to read this senten...

Flying While Muslim or Arab: Know Your Rights As An Airline Passenger

Zainab Chaudry | Posted 04.21.2016 | Travel
Zainab Chaudry

It's no secret that now is not a popular time to be Muslim or Arab in America. Unfortunately, that doesn't only matter if we place stock in popularity contests. The repercussions are impacting these communities in different ways -- including our ability to travel and move about freely without fear of being profiled or subjected to excessive scrutiny.

Airlines Quietly Changed Pricing For Certain Plane Tickets. Here's What You Need To Know.

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 04.07.2016 | Travel

Heads up, travelers. Major airlines including Delta, American Airlines and United quietly changed how they price certain airline tickets, which means...

Length or Duration? The Fight for the World's Longest Flight

Map Happy | Posted 03.10.2017 | Travel
Map Happy

If you have 17 + hours to spare and want to travel on the longest commercial flight, here's the ticket. This post originally appeared on Map Happy. ...

United Airlines Changes Boarding Policy To Help Parents Traveling With Kids

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 02.03.2016 | Parents

For parents with young kids, traveling as a family feel like a Herculean endeavor. Now, United Airlines wants to ease the burden a bit. The airline an...

That One Time You Forgot Headphones for the Plane Ride

Map Happy | Posted 01.20.2017 | Travel
Map Happy

There are a couple of options here for in-flight headphones, one that includes being at the mercy of screaming children. Hmmm. This post originally a...

We the People

Carolyn Lukensmeyer | Posted 01.13.2017 | Politics
Carolyn Lukensmeyer

Let's make 2016 the year the American people take back our democracy. Let's commit to participate, engage and demand change. Let's vote, go to public meetings, talk with our legislators, write to our members of congress, and attend town halls

United Airlines General Counsel Takes Over As Acting CEO

Reuters | Kelly Chen | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business

Oct 19 (Reuters) - United Continental Holdings Inc said late Monday that its general counsel Brett Hart would take over as acting chief executive offi...

Work Stress Is A Major Health Problem, Even For CEOs

The Huffington Post | Shane Ferro | Posted 10.19.2015 | Business

United Airlines has remained silent since its newly named CEO, Oscar Munoz, was hospitalized last week in Chicago. The 56-year-old reportedly suffered...

Asylum: What You Should Know Before Applying

Umar Akbar Ahmed | Posted 10.01.2016 | Politics
Umar Akbar Ahmed

The United States offers protections to individuals who have suffered persecution, or fear that they will suffer persecution, due to their race, religion, national origin, political opinion, or membership in a particular social group.

What Oscar Munoz Must Do in His First 100-Days as CEO of Scandal-ridden United Airlines

George Bradt | Posted 09.16.2016 | Business
George Bradt

Oscar Munoz' onboarding into the CEO role at United is a prototypical hot landing. He's under fire from the press about the scandal that forced his predecessor to resign, from shareholders unhappy about investment lagging rivals' and from passengers upset about service outages.

Ricky Martin Urges Latinos To Unite Against Donald Trump In Op-Ed

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 08.28.2015 | Latino Voices

Ricky Martin has had enough of Donald Trump’s “xenophobic” rhetoric against Latinos. And the singer wants Latinos to do something about it. Afte...

Administration Investigates 5 Airlines For Price-Gouging After Amtrak Crash

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The government has launched a price-gouging investigation into five airlines that allegedly increased airfare after an Amtrak crash in P...

United Will Reward Hackers With Up To A Million Frequent Flyer Miles

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.16.2015 | Technology

You don't have to be a frequent flier to become a million-miler these days, at least on United Airlines. The aviation giant announced a new "bug bo...

My Place in the World: Thoughts and Feelings - SCOTUS and Marriage Equality

Stephanie Mott | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Stephanie Mott

Today, the Supreme Court of the United States is hearing arguments about whether or not I have the right to marry a person of my choosing irrespective of whether or not they are "male" or "female."

Behind the Scenes: Michelle Mackey

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 06.24.2015 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

I first met Michelle Mackey about a year ago while working on the set of Manhattan Love Story, a short-lived ABC romantic comedy. It was immediately apparent that Mackey was most pleased when we were creating a series of abstract paintings for the show's primary loft set.

Do You Believe in Miracles? Here's Living Proof!

Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW | Posted 03.14.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Bloom LCSW and Charlie Bloom MSW

More than any other couple we've ever interviewed, Ron and Mariah embody the principle that when two hearts are separated, all difficulties can seem insurmountable, but when they are united as one, nothing is impossible.

Cattle to Coddle Class; Tips from JetBlue, Turkish and Others

Christine Negroni | Posted 01.28.2015 | Travel
Christine Negroni

I don't often sit outside of the economy cabin when I fly and neither do most of my friends. So when I or someone I know gets an upgraded experience it is fun to compare what the various airlines consider a lux experience.

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. ...

Why People Complain Less About Budget Airlines

www.businessweek.com | Posted 02.07.2014 | Travel

Airline passengers complain dramatically more about large airlines than they do about discounters, even when the actual quality of the carriers’ per...

Southwest Keeps It Simple

Posted 10.24.2013 | Travel

Southwest Airlines is one of the top 10 simplest US companies, according to an index Tuesday yesterday by Siegel+Gale, a brand strategy firm in New Yo...

Computer Outage Causes Worldwide Flight Delays

Posted 08.06.2013 | Travel

A computer outage is being blamed for causing major delays at airports worldwide, KTLA reported. Sabre, a reservation system used by many carriers,...

Etihad Makes Big Promise in Global TV Ad Campaign

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.29.2013 | Travel
Christine Negroni

I have learned elsewhere in the world there are airlines that people love, Love, LOVE. Both Emirates and Etihad Airways based in nearby Abu Dhabi are two such carriers. That's what makes Etihad's new television commercial so interesting.