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Exclusive: Government Investigating Airlines for Not Disclosing Fees

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 12.18.2011 | Travel
Blake Fleetwood

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is investigating a number of airlines because they are not reporting fees prominently on their Web pages as required by a new rule that took effect on August 23 this year.

WATCH: Disabled Vet Gets Kicked Off Shuttle At Airport

Fox 25 | Posted 12.04.2011 | Impact

Kathleen Wood, a disabled army veteran, says airline staff wouldn’t let her board a shuttle with her walker and made her trek to the next terminal b...

US Airways Passenger Arrested For Disorderly Intoxication

Posted 11.27.2011 | Travel

A 53-year-old US Airways passenger was arrested after his flight to Daytona Beach landed on Monday night for disorderly intoxication. Mubashar Ch...

Rebecca Dolan

Airlines Turn To Biofuels | Rebecca Dolan | Posted 11.21.2011 | Travel

Aviation is responsible for an estimated 2 percent of human-generated carbon dioxide emissions. The industry's rapid growth is doing nothing to decrea...

GOP Congressman Performs CPR, Saves Man's Life At Airport

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.20.2011 | Politics

Rep. Phil Roe (R-Tenn.) used CPR Tuesday morning to save the life of a man who collapsed in the Charlotte, North Carolina airport. The Daily Caller...

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...

How to Fly First Class for Free

TravelSort | Posted 10.21.2011 | Travel

We at TravelSort just flew Lufthansa First Class to Europe, using credit card bonuses and points. Here are our best tips.

Chesley Sullenberger On The FAA, TSA & What Parts Of Flights Are The Most Dangerous

The Huffington Post | Kate Auletta | Posted 09.18.2011 | Travel

Back in May, it was announced that Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, the former pilot who manned the "Miracle on the Hudson" plane, was to become a CBS Ne...

Myths About Frequent Flyer Miles And Points

Brian Kelly | Posted 10.10.2011 | Travel
Brian Kelly

Over the last several years I've used frequent flyer miles to travel the globe and explore incredible new places. In the course of my wanderings I've discovered that there are a lot of misconceptions around frequent flyer and airline points programs.

An Air Travel Nightmare

Alexandra Swafford Das | Posted 10.08.2011 | Travel
Alexandra Swafford Das

Today, I am sharing my story about how a simple trip home from visiting my children literally could have ended my life thanks to the negligence of US Airlines in the hope that this will cause them to change the way they do business so no one else suffers the same indignities.

With FAA Shutdown, Airlines Could Be Saving Customers Some Money -- They're Not

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 09.29.2011 | Business

A partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration is costing the government about $30 million a day -- and instead of passing along savings to...

Third Party Payer Systems: The Most Significant Regulatory Problem in the Online World?

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 08.31.2011 | Technology
Eric K. Clemons

The harm of third party payer businesses is real and may be among the most significant emerging regulatory problems of the online world. Here are steps regulators should take.

Why Is There Still Litigation in Third Party Payer Distribution Systems in Air Travel

Eric K. Clemons | Posted 08.29.2011 | Business
Eric K. Clemons

A spate of lawsuits is emerging between the travel industry's "Global Distribution Systems" and their customers that could have profound implications for the cost and convenience of travel within the United States, especially travel by individual leisure passengers.

WATCH: Man Takes To The Skies In Women's Underwear

AOL Travel News | Posted 08.22.2011 | Travel

A man clad in only women's undergarments flew from Fort Lauderdale to Phoenix on a U.S. Airways flight six days before a college football player was a...

U.S. Airways Bomb Threat Was 'Message From God', Woman Claims

AOL Travel News | Posted 08.20.2011 | Travel

An unidentified woman who caused quite a stir on Sunday by mentioning a bomb threat on a Washington, D.C.-bound flight is now in mental health custody...

Exhibition Spotlight: Celebrating "Human Nature" At LAX

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Annie Buckley and Dane Picard WHAT: Human Nature WHEN: October 2010 - February 2011 WHERE: Los Angeles International Airport Gate One, Termina...

I'll Have the Can, Hold the Cups

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Tell the flight attendants you want just the can, no napkin, next time you need a shot of carbonated caffeine while in the air. Why use so many plastic cups, and what happens to them when the plane lands?

Some Good Election News: Thousand of Airline Workers Vote to Unionize

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Elk

Amid all the bad news for workers last week, what was missed is that 3,000 workers with Piedmont Airlines, a subsidiary of US Airways, voted to become members of the Communication Workers of America.

Disabled Man Barred From Flight Discusses Civil Rights With Airline

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Johnnie Tuitel, a wheelchair-bound motivational speaker and frequent flyer for nearly 20 years, was ordered off a US Airways flight in September becau...

Choosing the Best Frequent Flyer Program

TravelSort | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

I get emails all the time from people asking which frequent flyer program they should be loyal to, but there really is no "one size fits all" answer. Here are a few of the factors to consider.

FBI Investigates Passengers After Comment On Flight From Las Vegas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

(CNN) -- The FBI interviewed two passengers after a reported threat to a plane that landed in Las Vegas, Nevada, but neither of them have been charged...

Apple Bringing iPhone to Verizon

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Apple is currently developing two new iPhones to hit market this summer, and one will be its first non-AT&T smart phone.

Boy Dares To Pray On Airplane! Oh! The Horror! (And the Stupidity!)

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ellen Sterling

This isn't about right or wrong. It's just about some experience and thinking that has led me to a conclusion. It was national news when, on January ...

US Airways vs Southwest Airlines: A Clear Winner

Trish Kinney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Trish Kinney

It was a stormy day in the Phoenix metropolitan area and it had already been raining for a while. The city was bracing for high winds and more rain, ...

'Miracle On Hudson' Jet Being Auctioned

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — For sale: One severely water-damaged jet, hero not included. The banged-up US Airways plane that Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger deft...