| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Rep. Raul Ruiz was settling in on another flight home to the Southern California desert when the flight crew put out an urgent call for passengers with medical expertise.
Ruiz hurried down the aisle to find an elderly man collapsed in his seat. The...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 4:26 PM
The Thompson family was sitting in Aspen's airport early Sunday afternoon, waiting for their flight back to Houston, when 13-year-old Will heard shouting outside his earphones.
Outside the window, a small private jet had just crash-landed at the...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 10:28 AM
American Airlines will stick with the red, white and blue stripes on its planes' tails.
That was the outcome of a vote by more than 60,000 employees of the world's largest airline.
The vote came about because the airline adopted a new logo and color...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 6:40 PM
When: 5:30 PST.
Where: American Airlines Center.
On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; Radio: 980.
Records: Clippers 22-12, Mavericks 19-13.
Record vs. Mavericks (2012-13): 2-1.
Update: The Clippers start a back-to-back...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 6:06 PM
A drunken man gets tackled by a group of off-duty cops in November while trying to storm the cockpit on a flight from Warsaw to Toronto.
An inebriated passenger on a January flight from Iceland to New York tries to grope and choke fellow travelers until...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Another mega entertainment company jumped into the theme park business Tuesday when Twentieth Century Fox broke ground on a 25-acre theme park in Malaysia.
The project, to be called Twentieth Century Fox World, was unveiled in July but new details...
| Dec 17, 2013
Peggy Nugent wasn't sure what to make of an offer that arrived recently in the mail.
"Congratulations!" it said in big letters. Nugent, of Manhattan Beach, had been selected to receive a three-day vacation in San Diego, including free hotel...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 2:44 PM
Just over a month after the killing of a Transportation Security Administration officer at Los Angeles International Airport, 59% of those polled by a conservative think tank say TSA agents should be armed.
The telephone survey of 1,011 people,...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:24 AM
The nation's largest airlines recorded a combined net profit of $3.2 billion in the July-through-September period, more than double the profits from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
And the industry's...
| Dec 15, 2013
| 2:31 PM
Santa Ana winds, low humidity and dry conditions prompted authorities to issue a red-flag warning of increased fire danger for much of Los Angeles, Ventura and Riverside counties Sunday.
The alert was expected to remain in effect until 6 p.m., the...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Amid debate over safety, air rage and courtesy in the air, the Federal Communications Commission approved the first step in allowing passengers on airplanes to use cellphones in flight.
The “notice of rule making” approved by a 3-2 vote...