| Nov 4, 2013
| 3:12 PM
American Airlines became the latest carrier to get federal clearance to lift restrictions on the use of portable electronic devices during takeoffs and landings.
The Forth Worth-based airline will begin Monday afternoon to allow passengers to use...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 3:30 PM
It was getting late, that point in the night at Sushi Roku when the bussers are discreetly cleaning around you and servers are stapling receipts to sales reports.
My date and I were taking our last sips of sake and final bites of green tea mochi. In...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 6:17 PM
It never ceases to amaze me when large companies, which claim to put customers first, demonstrate their complete heartlessness.
The behavior of airlines when a passenger faces a family emergency is a continuing source of such insensitivity.
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:28 PM
You booked the flight, you reserved the hotel room and the rental car and maybe you even figured out your meal. You're set. No surprises, right? Maybe not.
As we too often find out when traveling these days, the cost of the trip is not necessarily the...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:56 PM
Jennifer Frankenberg recently learned that she had been approved to receive much-needed health insurance from Anthem Blue Cross.
She also learned that she'd been denied coverage because of preexisting conditions.
All in the same day.
On one level,...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 9:18 AM
American Airlines and US Airways want to get the show on the road in their fight with the U.S. Justice Department, which last week sued to block an $11 billion merger of the two airlines.
On Thursday, the airlines' lawyers filed a motion requesting a...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 12:22 AM
March 1937: American Airline Douglas DST fuselage is towed down Wilshire Blvd. right past a Union Pacific billboard....
| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:21 AM
It looked a sweet deal: Citibank would give Ole 50,000 American Airlines miles if he took out a new credit card.
The only catch was that he'd have to spend at least $3,000 over three months.
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Ole had no...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 7:00 AM
What, Alec Baldwin host a talk show? The former "30 Rock" star is far too shy and retiring, right?
MSNBC confirmed on Thursday that the 55-year-old actor and espouser of liberal causes will get his own weekly talk show, which some experts say is a trial...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 1:02 PM
The Justice Department on Tuesday filed an antitrust suit seeking to block the merger of US Airways and American Airlines, but buried inside the complaint is some internal correspondence by US Airways executives, including Chief Executive Doug Parker,...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 10:01 AM
The proposed merger between US Airways and American Airlines would undoubtedly lead to higher fares and fewer services and remaining airlines would cooperate on other prices, Assistant U.S. Atty. Gen. William Baer said.
Baer, who heads the Justice...