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  • Airlines' profits rise and expected to take off next year

    Airlines' profits rise and expected to take off next year
    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...
  • Survey finds 59% support arming of TSA agents

    Survey finds 59% support arming of TSA agents
    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,...
  • The sneaky ways of DirectBuy

    The sneaky ways of DirectBuy
    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...
  • Twentieth Century Fox breaks ground on theme park in Malaysia

    Twentieth Century Fox breaks ground on theme park in Malaysia
    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...
  • Airline industry is rolling out perks for affluent fliers

    Airline industry is rolling out perks for affluent fliers
    If you are among America's well-to-do, you may have noticed that the airline industry has been rolling out the red carpet for you lately. For good reason. The number of affluent travelers has risen in the last few years, according to a report by the...
  • Airlines call for better laws to deal with unruly passengers

    Airlines call for better laws to deal with unruly passengers
    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...
  • Santa Ana winds, dry conditions prompt fire-risk alert

    Santa Ana winds, dry conditions prompt fire-risk alert
    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...
  • Settlement OKs merger of American Airlines, US Airways

    Settlement OKs merger of American Airlines, US Airways
    The Justice Department announced Tuesday that it has reached a settlement agreement to allow the merger of American Airlines and US Airways to form the nation's largest air carrier. The department, which sued in August to stop the merger, said that as...
  • INFOGRAPHIC: What the US Airways-American Airlines merger means

    INFOGRAPHIC: What the US Airways-American Airlines merger means
    It's a go. American Airlines and US Airways are set to merge, becoming the largest airline in the nation after a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department. The Justice Department was against the move, but the two airlines have agreed to its demands --...
  • Fewer workers participating in company retirement plans, report says

    Fewer workers participating in company retirement plans, report says
    The percentage of U.S. workers who participate in their employers’ retirement plans slipped to 39% in 2012, according to a report by the Employee Benefit Research Institute. Despite the tax savings and long-term benefits of stashing pre-tax...
  • United Airlines plans to cut $2 billion in costs, collect more fees

    United Airlines plans to cut $2 billion in costs, collect more fees
    United Airlines announced long-term plans Tuesday to cut costs by $2 billion annually and increase revenue from passenger fees over the next four years. The plans come as the airline continues to improve its on-time performance but struggles to meet...