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An airplane lands at nightfall. (CBS)

Larry Magid: Gogo Expanding In-Flight Cell Phone Services

Gogo, an in-flight internet is a company that provides Wi-Fi service to airlines, is enhancing its services to soon allow people to text and even talk on their smartphones in the air.

11/08/2013

An airplane lands at nightfall. (CBS)

Larry Magid: First Flight With New FAA Rules

I just arrived in Washington D.C. after my first flight since the FAA changed their rules that allow passengers to keep using their electronic devices during takeoff and landing.

11/04/2013

Virgin America (credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Virgin America Posts 2Q Profit As Traffic Rises

Virgin America posted a rare quarterly profit Wednesday, reflecting more people flying and falling fuel prices…

08/07/2013

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Oracle’s Larry Ellison Buys Small Hawaiian Airline

Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison bought a small Hawaii airline Tuesday, less than a year after he bought most of the Hawaiian island of Lanai.

02/26/2013

Travelers At SFO

GPS Technology Could Ease Future Weather Delays At SFO

Bad weather delays could be a thing of the past with new air traffic control software which is more accurate in tracking planes.

03/14/2012

Virgin America

ConsumerWatch: Customer Service Headaches Continue At Virgin America

Customer service problems at Virgin America started several months ago when it installed a new reservation system in October. But more than two months after CBS 5 ConsumerWatch reported on the issue, the problems still persist.

02/24/2012

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Hurry For Delays: The Best Of SFO

  Hours: Sun to Fri – 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Price: Free For millions of air travelers, the airport experience can be a stressful game of hurry up and wait. Not at the San […]

02/06/2012

Travelers At SFO

ConsumerWatch: New Protections Rolled Out For Air Travelers

This week, new rules issued by the Department of Transportation will go into effect that will further protect passenger rights.

01/24/2012

Mineta San Jose International Airport

Mineta San Jose Airport To Expand Overseas Flights

Last month, the airport announced it had landed its first overseas flight in five years – nonstop service to Japan. Now, the airport is hoping to build on that momentum with even more overseas flights, especially to Asia.

01/23/2012

Virgin America

ConsumerWatch: Virgin America Customers Complain About Reservation Issues

A new reservation system at Virgin America has created monumental headaches for the airline and its passengers.

12/20/2011

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