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A Southwest Airlines plane. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Higher security fee set to boost travel costs

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The cost of flying is headed higher now that Congress has agreed on a budget deal. The proposed deal, expected to pass in the next several days, would more than double the […]

12/11/2013

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Tracking holiday travel

We’ve told you that if you plan to fly out of LAX this week, you’ll be joined by more than 2 million new friends and that’s a one-and-a-half percent increase over the previous year. Lisa […]

11/25/2013

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More travellers expected at LAX this Thanksgiving season

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – More than two million passengers are forecast to pass through Los Angeles International Airport during the 11-day Thanksgiving holiday period, which begins today. This year’s forecast passenger totals represent a 6.8 […]

11/22/2013

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Holiday travel deals

Learn how you can still get some last-minute Thanksgiving holiday travel deals from Tom Parsons of BestFares.com:

11/18/2013

An Alaska Airlines plane takes off Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

With vacationers not traveling, airlines boost on-time mark

(AP) – Airlines are doing a better job of staying on schedule now that fewer people are flying. The U.S. Department of Transportation said Wednesday that 83.8 percent of domestic flights arrived on time in […]

11/13/2013

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United pilot suffers heart attack during flight

BOISE, Idaho (AP) – A United Airlines pilot died after suffering a major heart attack while flying from Houston to Seattle, forcing crew members to make an emergency landing in Idaho while two doctors on […]

09/27/2013

Stricken United plane captain dies in Boise

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A United Airlines captain suffered an apparent heart attack while piloting a plane from Houston to Seattle and passengers stepped in to help with a doctor performing CPR and an off-duty […]

09/27/2013

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United to let lucky travelers fly on $0 tickets

United Airlines said on Friday that it will honor the tickets it accidentally gave away for free. The decision is good news for people who snapped up the tickets on Thursday after United listed airfares […]

09/13/2013

This Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 file photo shows an Italian firefighter is lowered from a helicopter onto the grounded Costa Concordia cruise ship off the Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy. (AP Photo/Pier Paolo Cito, File)

The Concordia is to be set upright next week

ROME (AP) — Italian authorities say the operation to set the Concordia cruise ship upright is set for next week, 20 months after the ship capsized near a tiny Tuscan island, killing 32 people. National […]

09/11/2013

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Labor Day travel projected to be highest since 2008

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – More Southland residents are taking Labor Day weekend trips this year than in 2012, mirroring a national trend, according to the Automobile Club of Southern California. Rising consumer confidence is credited […]

08/30/2013

The Celebrity cruises ship Millennium is tied up at the Berth 3 dock, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013 in Ketchikan, Alaska. (AP Photo/Ketchikan Daily News, Hall Anderson)

Alaska cruise cancellations disrupt vacations

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Like so many visitors to Alaska, Phyllis McNamara was eager for a seven-day cruise along a majestic stretch of coast that is teeming with whales, bears and glaciers. But the Indianapolis […]

08/22/2013