Passengers arrive sick and vomiting at LAX from Fiji, southbound I-15 planned closure will cause LA headaches, Carnival Cruise Lines plans to use natural gas as fuel for ships in port
State rules on personalized license plates California and many other states have very strict rules about what can be put on vanity license plates. Some of the denied plates are surprising. Others are easy to understand. Some plates requested read differently when turned upside down and others have cryptic meanings to police and gangs. Who […]
The suit by the Department of Justice and various states to block the merger of US Airways and American Airlines has been settled. It’s highly unlikely the merger can be derailed. Ned Levi examines the potential future of the new American Airlines’ hubs and their chances of survival as hubs.
After encountering an aborted take-off recently, requiring a rebooked fight and a long delay, Ned Levi talked with fellow frequent fliers about what essentials they take into the cabin in their carry-ons for in-flight comfort and to counter delays and problems. Ned discusses those six essentials in this week’s column.
Often when we travel to cities, there are wonderful locations and sights to visit not on the “top attraction” lists. Ned Levi has a recommendation for one of those sights in Los Angeles, the Watts Towers, an often overlooked location despite it being on the US National Register of Historic Places, and a National Historic Landmark.
United starts 787 international service, BA flight diverted by drunk women, Avis to buy Zipcar
New apps for Las Vegas visitors, AA and pilots to continue mediated talks, Vegas to LA train in works for new high-speed rail line
100 ton typo blamed on Emirates’ botched takeoff, where germs lurk on planes, TSA choir sings at LAX
Figures show thousands of security breaches at U.S. airports Citing information it received from the TSA, a House committee said that the nation’s airports “have suffered more than 25,000 security breaches since November 2001.” The breaches — amounting to about seven a day, or about five per year at every airport — include everything from […]
It’s the call no travel agent wants to get, and no traveler wants to make — “I’m going to miss my flight, what’s the next one.” Sometimes agents get the happy task of informing travelers that the flight is also late; more often, it’s a scramble for alternatives.