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  • Amazon launches Kindle sale to 'thank' FAA for easing device rules

    Amazon launches Kindle sale to 'thank' FAA for easing device rules
    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...
  • United Airlines becomes latest carrier to ease rules on electronics

    United Airlines becomes latest carrier to ease rules on electronics
    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...
  • For travelers stuck in LAX shooting, getting refunds should be easier

    For travelers stuck in LAX shooting, getting refunds should be easier
    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...
  • Merger of American Airlines and US Airways cleared for takeoff

    Merger of American Airlines and US Airways cleared for takeoff
    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...
  • 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...
  • Ex-United Airlines flight attendant sentenced in bomb hoaxes

    Ex-United Airlines flight attendant sentenced in bomb hoaxes
    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...
  • Southwest Airlines to raise pet fare by $20 in January

    Southwest Airlines to raise pet fare by $20 in January
    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....
  • Another reason to avoid United Airlines: Its dopey boarding procedure

    Another reason to avoid United Airlines: Its dopey boarding procedure
    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...
  • American Airlines and US Airways complete merger

    American Airlines and US Airways complete merger
    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...
  • 2 killed in jet crash at San Francisco International Airport

    2 killed in jet crash at San Francisco International Airport
    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. Dozens of...
  • Beach volleyballer Phil Dalhausser finds fun again in days in the sun

    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...