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Money & CompanyLong airline delays have dropped dramatically since federal officials adopted fines against air carriers that strand passengers on grounded planes, according to a study released Tuesday. The monthly analysis of the nation's largest airlines by the...
Special to The Los Angeles TimesSioux City, Iowa THE good people of Sioux City, Iowa, just don't get any respect. For more than a century, the city was best known for an omnipresent smell, an unpleasant byproduct of the massive stockyards that drove the local economy. Meat packers...
If there has been one common theme in the Bush administration's handling of the myriad legal challenges to its conduct of the "war on terrorism," it has been the government's tendency to change the playing field just when defeat seemed imminent. No case...
Tags: National Government, Lawyers, Laws, Saudi Arabia, White House
Special to the Chicago TribuneSlowly, ever so slowly, hotels are recognizing that travelers who suffer from severe asthma and allergies triggered by dust mites, mold, smoke, pollen, chemicals and animal dander might like to stay in hypoallergenic rooms -- for a price. With as many as...
Tags: Wheezing, Science and Technology, NASA, Pets, Death
Chicago Tribune ReporterDid you hear the one about the passenger who was charged an extra $15 by the airline to lose his first checked bag? And another $25 for a second bag mistakenly loaded onto an airliner to Calcutta instead of Cincinnati? That might sound like a Jay Leno...
IN BRIEF: American Airlines will cut back flying this year at many airports, including hubs in Dallas and Chicago, as it attempts to cope with record high fuel prices. The airline said it would reduce departures at its Chicago O'Hare Airport hub by 28...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersAmerican Airlines canceled more than 1,000 flights today -- almost half of its schedule -- stranding an estimated 100,000 passengers at airports around the country as it grounded planes for another round of maintenance checks. It was the biggest schedule...
Chicago TribuneFor $100 and a copy of your fingerprints, U.S. citizens flying from abroad into O'Hare International Airport can skip passport-checking lines and proceed almost directly to baggage claim. The Global Entry program, unveiled at O'Hare last month by U.S....
Special to the Chicago TribuneIn case you haven't noticed, hotels are going green, doing their part to be ecologically friendly. You might call it the Al Gore effect, although the movement began before "An Inconvenient Truth" won an Academy Award this year. The green efforts go...
I cannot agree more with the argument in The Times' Nov. 22 editorial, "What LAX really needs,” that improving safety should be the highest priority at Los Angeles International Airport. However, improving safety at LAX cannot simply be achieved, as...
Chicago Tribune Staff ReporterFor the first time since oil prices began their meteoric rise this year, airlines are slashing fuel surcharges on a major international route: most flights between the U.S. and Europe. It's the first roll-back of the largest of the bewildering new fees...
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