11 Bay Area Flights Canceled After Southwest Grounds 128 Planes Over Maintenance IssueEleven flights have been cancelled out of the Bay Area on Wednesday after Southwest Airlines decided to ground 128 planes when they failed to inspect backup hydraulic systems used to control the rudder if the main system fails.
Recent Bomb Threats To Airlines Via Twitter Prompts Federal InvestigationIf you saw a Twitter conversation-turned-threat between your airline and a user with ISIS referenced in their name hours before your flight, would you reconsider your travel plans?
How To Fit Everything Under The SeatAvoid paying a carry-on fee by following these helpful tips.
Airlines Consider 'Economy Minus' Seats With Less Room, Lower PriceAn un-named major airline is now tinkering with the idea of offering something called Economy Minus, with less legroom and seats that don't recline at a discount price.
Bay Area Southwest Jets To Begin Using Sustainable Fuel From Twigs, Bark, WoodThe idea of your jet fuel coming from sawdust, twigs, bark, and wood biomass might seem odd, but Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) has always done things a bit differently, and Wednesday announced that starting in 2016, jets flying from San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland would begin using a sustainable, low-carbon biofuel in addition to regular fuel.
Two Economists Tackle The Airplane Dilemma--To Recline Or Not To Recline
British Prime Minister Demands Russia End Support For Ukraine Rebels Following Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Tragedy British Prime Minister David Cameron demanded Sunday that Russia end its support for the rebels in Ukraine, arguing that Russia’s policies destabilized the country and created the conditions that appear to have led to the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight 17.
U.S. Blames Ukraine Pro-Russian Rebels For Malaysia Airlines Disaster; World Leaders Urge Access To Crash SiteWorld leaders demanded Friday that pro-Russia rebels who control the eastern Ukraine crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 give immediate, unfettered access to independent investigators to determine who shot down the plane.
Malaysia Airlines Plane With 298 Aboard Shot Down In Ukraine Near Russian BorderAn adviser to Ukraine's Interior Minister says a Malaysian passenger plane carrying 295 people has been shot down over a town in the east of the country.
Feds Probe Claim Of Near-Miss Between Passenger Jets; Could Have Been Worst-Ever Air DisasterThe Federal Aviation Administration is checking the story of a writer who claims his flight from Hawaii to Los Angeles was nearly involved in a mid-air collision with another passenger jet last month.
Family Of Stowaway Teen Breaks Silence About Hawaiian Flight And Miraculous SurvivalThe family of the 15 year old who breached security at Mineta San Jose International Airport and stowed away in the wheel well of a Hawaiian Airlines jet says he's run away before, and was not trying to get to Africa, or see his birth mother, despite international reports.
What's The Best Airline In The US?Plan your next flight with this year's Air Quality Ratings to find the United States’ best airlines.
The Jet Of The Future Only Has Window SeatsThe jet of the future has faster travel times and huge digital screens that feel as if every seat is a window seat.
Uncovered: The Best Time To Buy The Cheapest Plane TicketA recent study pinpoints the best time to buy the cheapest airline tickets. Read on for tips on booking your next vacation on a budget.
United Airlines' Carry-On Crackdown: Biggest SFO Airline Wants Smaller BagsIt's the biggest airline at San Francisco International, but it wants your bags to get smaller, in what may be the start of another baggage restriction trend.