Airlines

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

Mineta San Jose International Airport

Mineta San Jose Airport Courts Flights To Shed ‘Lonely’ Status

Mineta San Jose International, which just last week was named the loneliest airport for Thanksgiving travel, is pulling out all the stops to attract more flights and passengers.

11/22/2011

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