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The World's Most On-Time Airlines Are...

Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel

Only one U.S. carrier cracked the top 10 on this list.

Drop in Oil Consumption Signals Power of Free Market

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 04.08.2013 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

The large bulk of oil consumption is from transportation, and as laid out in painful detail on SmartPlanet, the drop is not due to greater vehicle efficiency. So what is driving this drop?

Paul Brady

1,000+ Flights Impacted | Paul Brady | Posted 01.24.2013 | Travel

More than 1,000 flights around the world have been impacted by the continued grounding of all Boeing 787s, according to new data from

787 Cancellations Persist

Posted 01.22.2013 | Travel

The Dreamliner drama continues. Airlines that have grounded the Boeing 787 continue to cancel flights as safety officials continue to investigate t...

The Scariest Experience I Had Post-Split

Denise Albert | Posted 03.11.2013 | Divorce
Denise Albert

When you're three hours into a six-hour flight and the flight attendant randomly announces, "Everyone please put your seats to the upright position and your tray tables up", that can only mean one thing; you are landing.

7 Great Reasons To Be A Flight Attendant

Sara Keagle | Posted 03.09.2013 | Travel
Sara Keagle

Delta posted that they were hiring flight attendants and the applications started coming in two per minute! Why is a flight attendant career so desirable? Isn't it low pay and long hours away from home?

Today Is the Day

Will Wilkinson | Posted 02.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Will Wilkinson

Today is the day for immediate action, but it starts inside me, inside you. Like Gandhi said, we must be the change we wish to see in the world.

WATCH: United Airlines' 787 Dreamliner Assembled In Time-Lapse

Posted 09.25.2012 | Travel

A new, enchanting time-lapse video shows the process of assembling and painting a United 787. The carrier is the first to fly the composite aircraft i...

UPDATE: United Computer Glitch Grounds Flights

Posted 08.30.2012 | Travel

UPDATE 8/30/12, 7:45 a.m.: United Airlines blamed a piece of hardware for Tuesday's network outage that grounded flights across the country, reports ...

A Lifesaver Goes Back to School

Eli Beer | Posted 10.14.2012 | Impact
Eli Beer

For the first time, not only did I want to study academically, I couldn't get enough of it. Here I was in one of the best universities in the world listening to the highest level professors and learning so much.

United Offers Free Airfare To Grieving Family Of Aurora Victim

Posted 07.26.2012 | Travel

United Airlines is stepping up in a big way to assist the grieving family members of one victim of the Aurora Shootings. The airline is offering to...

The Passenger Aircraft Caste System

Dane Steele Green | Posted 01.28.2012 | Travel
Dane Steele Green

As the lines to the back of the jet get backed up with people, the commoners get a glimpse of what is offered in front of them. They are teased as the upper class fidgets with their electronic massage seats while sipping on cold red wine and munching on salted nuts.

Hurricane Irene: Airlines Offering Refunds, Flight Changes To Travelers (VIDEO)

Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel

UPDATE 8/25/11: Airlines are expanding the scope of their Hurricane Irene wavers, now offering assistance to passengers traveling to or from Caribbean...

Department Of Transportation Expands Airline Passenger Protections

Kate Hanni | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel
Kate Hanni

For decades, the commercial airlines have successfully managed to convince the DOT that they should police themselves when it comes to how they treat passengers--essentially preventing any meaningful reforms.

Andrew Burmon

More Rights For Airline Passengers... | Andrew Burmon | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel

A series of pro-passenger Department of Transportation airline regulations aimed at decreasing the number and length of tarmac delays, making extra ti...


AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 06.02.2011 | Sports

LONDON -- Wayne Rooney's hat trick kept Manchester United on track to win the English Premier League with a 4-2 comeback victory over West Ham on Satu...

United Nations Foundation Launches 'Girl Up' Initiative

Tina Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Tina Wells

The Girl Up initiative encourages American girls to raise awareness and funds for the 600 million adolescent girls living in developing countries.

The Insufferable Terror of Economy Air Travel, Featuring Delta Airlines

Ed Zitron | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Zitron

Economy travelers pay to be treated at best like idiots, and at worse like prisoners, and it's only getting worse.

Why Did Health Insurance Stocks Go Up After The President's Speech?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The president singled out insurance companies for special criticism in his speech on Wednesday. So why did health insurance stock prices go up the next day?

Sale: Exit Row Seats $8.70 per Hour

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Blake Fleetwood

The airlines are getting very desperate ... charging more and more for things that used to be free.

Barack -- Our Transformational CEO

Chip Conley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chip Conley

As a transformational leader, Barack needs to remember that his greatest gift is in helping us see the sense of "oneness" that we have at our core that can unite us.

Election Results Will Devastate Half the Country

Judy Muller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Judy Muller

On November 5th, one of these two candidates is going to have to take the devastated, bruised, outraged feelings of millions of Americans and make them believe that they still have a vital voice in this democracy.

PUMA -- Endangered Species

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Hillary made the case she needed to make to her supporters who were still sitting on the fence, and she did it perfectly, in a speech for the ages.

United Shakeup: CFO Jake Brace To Retire

Crain's Chicago Business | John Pletz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Changes in United Airlines' top management team continued Friday, with the announced departure of Jake Brace, its longtime chief financial officer. M...

Airlines Dump Planes, Routes, And Workers

Chicago Tribune | Julie Johnsson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Airline mergers may be off the table, for now, but a major industry reordering is still under way as United, Delta and Northwest Airlines contemplate ...