| Nov 4, 2013
| 9:47 AM
Online behemoth Amazon.com launched a one-day sale Monday on Kindle readers, taking advantage of new federal rules easing restrictions on using portable electronic devices on planes.
The Federal Aviation Administration announced last week that...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:42 PM
United Airlines on Wednesday joined three other major carriers in lifting the restrictions on the use of portable electronic devices during takeoffs and landings.
Passengers on mainline United flights can now keep their electronic gadgets turned on...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 7:00 PM
Airlines and hotels don't have the best track record for showing compassion to travelers who face emergency situations. Refunds and fee waivers can be hard to come by.
But Manhattan Beach resident Laura Mandracchia experienced a very different level...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:36 PM
American Airlines and US Airways moved another step closer to creating the world's biggest carrier but had to make concessions to help ensure the deal wouldn't lead to service cuts and higher fares.
The Justice Department said Tuesday the agency would...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:14 AM
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...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:16 PM
A 40-year-old man who pleaded guilty to making false bomb threats against his former employer, United Airlines, has been sentenced to prison, federal prosecutors said Monday.
United States District Judge Otis D. Wright II sentenced Patrick Cau, who also...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 1:52 PM
The cost of traveling with your pet on Southwest Airlines is increasing by $20 starting in January.
The airline announced that the charge to bring your pet in a carrier onto a plane will be $95 each way starting Jan. 15, up from the current fare of $75....
| Nov 18, 2013
| 11:11 AM
United Airlines has long been the drunk uncle of American carriers -- tolerated at the table when there's no alternative, avoided whenever possible. In the latest airline quality rating survey released in April by researchers at Purdue, United came in...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 7:56 PM
American Airlines officially emerged from bankruptcy, closing a blockbuster deal with US Airways to become the world's largest airline.
The parent companies of the two airlines, AMR Corp. and US Airways Group Inc., formally became American Airlines...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 9:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — An Asiana Airlines jetliner crash-landed at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, killing two and injuring more than 180, as screaming passengers slid down rescue chutes before flames filled the cabin.
| Jul 28, 2013
| 10:12 PM
Jennifer Dalhausser likes to call her husband, Phil, the Tim Duncan of beach volleyball. Tall, bald and emotionless on the court.
Back when they started dating in 2010, Jennifer remembers while Phil was away competing, she would check out highlights...