| Feb 10, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Two wrong-way crashes, at opposite ends of the nation, have left 11 people dead in Florida and California, officials said. In Florida, the fiery head-on collision was caught on dramatic video, capturing the violence of the crash.
In the Florida...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Flights canceled in January's "polar vortex" inflicted $2.5 billion in costs on stranded travelers, according to a new analysis.
The 49,000 flights canceled last month more than doubled the number halted by Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Snow, sleet and...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:40 PM
A teenage passenger who was killed in the July crash landing of an Asiana Airlines jetliner was already dead when she was struck by two rescue vehicles, a report released by San Francisco airport and fire officials claims.
Ye Meng Yuan — a 16-...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 3:50 PM
Los Angeles International Airport will soon be home to a center where travelers can sign up to get access to faster security screening lines.
To qualify to use the Transportation Security Administration's expedited security lines, known as PreCheck,...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 8:13 PM
NEW YORK — The bus was standing room only as travelers hauling luggage jostled for space amid the commuters and other local riders. Two men with skis, ski boots and backpacks squeezed into the nook beside the rear exit, blocking the door. A woman...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Federal safety experts are recommending that owners of Robinson Helicopter Co.’s four-seat R44 choppers replace the aircraft’s fuel tanks after crash investigators found accidents resulted in deaths that could have been avoided.
| Jan 23, 2014
| 2:30 PM
After four major crashes involving North American trains transporting crude oil, the National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday issued three recommendations intended to protect the public in the event of future derailments, fires and spills.
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:03 PM
Federal safety officials will hold an investigative hearing starting Tuesday to explore the Asiana Airlines crash in San Francisco that killed three passengers and injured more than 180 in July.
On Tuesday and Wednesday in Washington, the National...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 7:57 PM
"Slim-line" seats, with thinner seat-back cushions, are increasingly popular with airlines because they weigh less and help squeeze more passengers into a plane.
But the seats may not be so popular with passengers.
A new survey by the travel website...
| Jan 19, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Ask locals, and "the keys to the culinary kingdom can be yours." That’s the best strategy for linking cuisine and culture when traveling, TV travel host Adam Richman said at the L.A. Times Travel Show on Sunday.
Richman, host of “Adam...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 12:47 PM
With the Transportation Security Administration, there is almost always a method to the madness. For instance, fliers who found themselves standing out on the runway after the LAX shooting last November should have been relieved that they were out of...