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  • L.A. Times Travel Show: TSA security and what travelers leave behind

    L.A. Times Travel Show: TSA security and what travelers leave behind
    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...
  • Southwest pilots cite bright lights in Missouri airport mixup

    Southwest pilots cite bright lights in Missouri airport mixup
    Southwest Airlines pilots cited "bright runway lights" as part of the reason they landed at the wrong Missouri airport this week, federal officials said. In interviews with National Transportation Safety Board investigators on Thursday, pilots of...
  • L.A. Times Travel Show: In Europe and beyond, river cruises surge

    L.A. Times Travel Show: In Europe and beyond, river cruises surge
    European river-cruising, a rarity among American travelers 20 years ago, continues to grow rapidly on the waterways of the continent, with dozens of vessels on the water, more being built and some companies expanding into Asia and beyond. Along the way,...
  • Travel websites that help save money or make your trip go smoothly

    Travel websites that help save money or make your trip go smoothly
    There is no shortage of travel websites to make your life easier or your travels cheaper. But who has the time to keep track of all of them? Here's a short list of travel websites that are worth bookmarking and using for pre-trip research. All the...
  • FTA pushes for greater rail safety in wake of worker deaths

    FTA pushes for greater rail safety in wake of worker deaths
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Federal Transit Administration on Tuesday directed all rail agencies nationwide to review safety practices of track workers and report back in coming months, with the goal of eliminating those that rely exclusively on workers to steer...
  • Airline delays decline, but there's a catch to those numbers

    Airline delays decline, but there's a catch to those numbers
    Airline delays and cancellations have dropped significantly in the last few years. At least that's what federal statistics show. But the numbers may not be telling us the whole story. That is one of the conclusions in a new report by the office of...
  • Asiana crash: Parents of victim file claim against San Francisco

    Asiana crash: Parents of victim file claim against San Francisco
    The parents of a 16-year-old girl killed after she was run over by two rescue vehicles at the scene of the Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco International Airport took steps this week toward filing a lawsuit against the city. Gan Ye and Xiao Yung...
  • Feds to probe why Southwest flight landed at wrong Missouri airport

    Feds to probe why Southwest flight landed at wrong Missouri airport
    Federal officials will investigate why a Southwest Airlines flight landed at the wrong airport in southwest Missouri, coming safely to a screeching stop on a shorter runway about seven miles from its intended destination in Branson. The landing Sunday...
  • Southwest jet safely leaves after landing at wrong Missouri airport

    Southwest jet safely leaves after landing at wrong Missouri airport
    A Southwest Airlines jet that landed at the wrong Missouri airport successfully took off despite a short runway and was heading to an airport that can accommodate its size. The Boeing jet took off from the Taney County airport in Missouri without...
  • 400,000 gallons of crude oil spilled in North Dakota train crash

    400,000 gallons of crude oil spilled in North Dakota train crash
    About 400,000 gallons of crude oil spilled from 18 rail cars after after a Dec. 30 derailment near Casselton, N.D., the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary investigation report Monday. An ensuing explosion sent a massive...
  • Hawaii health director died of cardiac arrhythmia, police say

    Hawaii health director died of cardiac arrhythmia, police say
    HONOLULU — Cardiac arrhythmia caused the death of Hawaii's health director last month after a plane crash off the island of Molokai, police said Monday.  Loretta Fuddy's condition was the result of stress from the Dec. 11 crash, Maui police...