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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. ...

Free In-Flight Entertainment For All!

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 07.31.2014 | Travel

In an age of airlines piling on the fees, it's rare to encounter an airline announcing something that will be free. But this week Delta Air Lines ...

This Airline Is Saying Goodbye To Reclining Seats

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.02.2014 | Travel

If you hate sitting behind a reclined airplane seat, we have some excellent news for you. Monarch Airlines announced Thursday that their fleet's n...

Luxury Travel Is Reaching New Heights

AP | ADAM SCHRECK | Posted 07.04.2014 | Travel

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Talk about some serious legroom. Etihad Airways, a fast-growing Mideast carrier, laid out plan...

Will These Ads Change Your Mind About Ryanair?

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 04.10.2014 | Travel

Ryanair has been doing a lot lately to try and improve their image... including rolling out a series of commercials to entice travelers. The three...

World's Longest Flights

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Though Singapore Air's 18-hour nonstop flight from Newark to Singapore was suspended last year, there are still plenty of ultra-long flights to choose...

Who Was The Best In 2013?

Wall Street Journal | Scott McCartney | Posted 01.09.2014 | Travel

Travel is an ice-jammed nightmare now, but travelers have been getting used to more problems: Last year was one of the worst for airline reliability o...

This Iconic Plane May Soon Be Gone

AP | JOSHUA FREED and SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 10.24.2013 | Travel

-- For decades, the Boeing 747 was the Queen of the Skies. But the glamorous double-decker jumbo jet that revolutionized air travel and shrunk the gl...

Change Is Coming To Ryanair

Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel

Ryanair is making changes, hoping to improve its controversial image as one of the world's most hated airlines. On Monday, Ryanair CEO Michael O'L...

WATCH: Change Your Name, Get A Free Life In Germany

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.16.2013 | Travel

Want to say auf Wiedersehen to your old life and start anew in Germany for free? As the video above explains, Lufthansa is giving away an apartment...

Atlanta International Airport Back To Normal Following Lockdown

AP | Posted 11.24.2013 | Travel

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta airport officials say operations are back to normal after an unknown mechanical issue led to a lockdown. Harts...

In Flight Entertainment Sees Major Upgrade

The Huffington Post | Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 09.03.2013 | Travel

If the idea of touching down in Hawaii isn't comforting enough, Hawaiian airlines has gone one step further to ensure that their customers are complet...

JetBlue Makes A Pivotal Change

AP | SCOTT MAYEROWITZ | Posted 10.05.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK — JetBlue, known for shuttling vacationers from Northeast cities to the warmth of Florida and the Caribbean, is making a play for corpo...

Hawaiian Airlines Increases Flights

AP | Posted 08.02.2013 | Travel

HONOLULU -- Hawaiian Airlines is adding flights between Oakland and Hawaii to give San Francisco Bay Area travelers more options. Starting next year,...

Hawaiian Airlines Is Making It Easier To Get To Tahiti

AP | Posted 09.30.2013 | Travel

HONOLULU — Hawaiian Airlines is adding more seats to its weekly flights to Tahiti. The airline says it is responding to increased demand for it...

A Pilot's Views On Flight Safety

travel.nytimes.com | Posted 09.17.2013 | Travel

As details emerge from the investigation into what went wrong aboard Asiana Flight 214, which crashed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6...

FAA To Increase Flight Time Needed For Co-Pilots

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 09.09.2013 | Travel

WASHINGTON -- The amount and type of flying experience first officers – also known as co-pilots – must have to qualify to fly for an airli...

FAA Investigating Spirit Airlines Near-Collision

AP | Posted 09.01.2013 | Travel

DETROIT (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is investigating a close call between a Texas-bound Spirit Airlines flight and a s...

Fiji's National Airline Gets A Facelift

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.28.2013 | Travel

Fiji's new-and-improved national airline was unveiled Thursday -- and all facets of the airline once known as Air Pacific have been given a makeover. ...

Delta Flight Gets Stuck In The Mud

AP | Posted 08.25.2013 | Travel

WASHINGTON -- Officials say a plane leaving Reagan National Airport veered off the runaway and its wheels got stuck in the mud. Delta spokeswoman Sar...

Court Date Scheduled For Airline Passenger Claiming There Was A Bomb On Board

AP | Posted 08.19.2013 | Travel

DENVER — A preliminary hearing is scheduled Thursday for a Colorado man accused of telling a flight attendant there was a bomb in his backpack o...

Airlines Struggle To Stay On Time: One In Four Flights Arrive Late

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 08.13.2013 | Travel

The nation's airlines struggled to stay on schedule in April, with nearly one in four flights arriving late, according to new government figures. The...

Boeing 787 Flights Set To Resume, According To FAA

AP | JOAN LOWY and JOSHUA FREED | Posted 06.19.2013 | Travel

WASHINGTON — Boeing's beleaguered 787 could be flying again within a week after federal officials approved a fix for its batteries, even though ...

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Widow Of 9/11 Pilot Calls Airline Security Plan An 'Insult'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ellen Saracini became an airline security advocate in the hardest way possible. She lost her husband, Victor, on Sept. 11, 2001, when hi...

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...