| Mar 17, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO LONDON
From LAX, Air New Zealand, American, United, British and Virgin Atlantic offer nonstop service to London, and United, American, KLM, Air France and Delta offer connecting service (change of plane). Restricted round-trip airfares...
| May 27, 2013
If you buy an airline ticket and need to change or cancel your itinerary, you could be in for an even more unpleasant surprise.
Most travelers buy nonrefundable tickets because they cost considerably less than refundable tickets. But a couple of...
| May 23, 2013
| 4:35 PM
A guest at a charity auction at Cannes has paid 1.2 million euros ($1.5 million) for a trip into space with Leonardo DiCaprio.
AmFAR, a nonprofit devoted to AIDS research, held the auction Thursday night at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc as part of its...
| May 26, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO BYRON BAY, AUSTRALIA
From LAX, connecting service (change of plane) to Gold Coast, about 60 minutes north of Byron Bay, is offered on Qantas, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand and Delta. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $910,...
| Jan 20, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO THE NORTHERN TERRITORY, AUSTRALIA
From LAX, Qantas and Virgin Australia offer connecting service (change of plane) to Darwin, the jumping-off point for this trip. Restricted-round-trip fares begin at $2,008, including all taxes and fees....
| May 8, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Art is imitating life again.
CNN personality and former tabloid editor Piers Morgan is going to try his hand at producing a drama about the British tabloid business in the 1970s.
Morgan has signed on as an executive producer of "Fleet Street," a drama...
| May 13, 2013
The best way to Springdale, Utah
From LAX, American, Delta, Southwest, United, US Airways, Virgin America and Spirit offer nonstop service to Las Vegas, about a 160-mile drive from Springdale, Utah. Restricted round-trip fares begin at $118. You also...
| May 12, 2013
Some answers to readers' airline questions:
Question: I understand that London's Heathrow Airport has a horrendous arrival fee. Is the same true for Stansted and Gatwick, London's two other airports?
Answer: I'm not sure if you're referring to the...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:45 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Eurozone's unemployment rate hit a record high of 12.1% in March as the region continued to struggle with recession, government officials said Tuesday.
The seasonally adjusted jobless rate for the 17-nation group topped the previous...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 8:19 AM
WASHINGTON -- Consumer confidence rebounded in April as Americans felt better about the economy's short-term prospects and their own incomes, the Conference Board said Tuesday.
The group's Consumer Confidence Index rose to 68.1 this month after dropping...
| Feb 10, 2013
THE BEST WAY TO PORTLAND, ORE.
From LAX, Alaska, Southwest, Virgin America and United offer nonstop service to Portland. Southwest also offers direct service (stop, no change of plane);connecting service (change of plane) is offered on Southwest,...