| Mar 17, 2014
| 7:30 AM
In the March 9 On the Spot, reader Kurt Sipolski of Palm Desert asked whether it was legal for airlines to charge a maintenance fee for frequent-flier miles. (It is.) Sipolski's question raised several issues that affect leisure travelers, who are price-...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Prince Harry and girlfriend Cressida Bonas prominently displayed their relationshop by appearing together at various high-profile events over the last week. Naturally, they've provided ample fodder for the royal rumor mill.
Last week, Prince William's...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:33 AM
The purported unmasking of Satoshi Nakamoto by Newsweek on Thursday trumped any other bitcoin news. Whatever else was going on in the world of the world's favorite virtual currency pretty much got ignored. Makes sense.
But to show just how strange...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Hundreds of airline pilots are set to retire soon and new federal rules require existing pilots to get more rest between flights.
Does that signal a pilot shortage for the airline industry?
It depends on who you talk to.
The impact of a pilot...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 1:13 PM
American carriers do a solid job providing coverage with their LTE networks, but when it comes to speed, AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile have a hard time keeping up with the rest of the world.
U.S. carriers average the second-slowest speed among...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Virgin America, the California-based airline backed by billionaire Sir Richard Branson, is planning to go public this year now that the air carrier has two consecutive profitable quarters behind it.
Investment banks Barclays and Deutsche Bank have...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Starting Wednesday, US Airways passengers at Los Angeles International Airport will need to go to Terminal 3, not Terminal 1, because the airline is moving its operations.
"All US Airways ticketing and check-in, aircraft gates, baggage services and...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 10:31 PM
"Performing in space is such an honor."
Who else but Lady Gaga could utter such a phrase and still be taken seriously?
"I want to challenge myself to come up with something that will not only bring everyone together but will also have a message of...
| Feb 2, 2014
THE BEST WAY TO LONDON
For information on Patricia Voyages, go to http://www.trinityhouse.co.uk. Strand Voyages, http://www.strandtravelltd.co.uk, is the booking agent. Cabins come in three grades; the top will cost about $5,750 for two. The least...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:36 PM
If bad scheduling puts you on a flight during Sunday's Super Bowl, you might still be able to catch the big game.
Travelers on Southwest Airlines, JetBlue Airlines and Virgin America will all be able to see the game live free of charge while in the air....
| Jan 24, 2014
| 12:16 PM
The Galaxy opened its preseason training camp at StubHub Center on Friday with a considerable number of changes to its roster.
Of the 31 players on the Galaxy's roster at the end of the 2013 Major League Soccer season, 23 were scheduled to return for...