AirTran Airways was purchased by Southwest Airlines for $1.42 billion. The AirTran Airways deal will move Southwest into 37 new cities.
Shaker Masri, a Chicago man, spent the past three weeks planning a trip to Somalia, where he planned to purchase weapons and train for jihadist fighting, according to an FBI complaint.
Jerry Brown is all about frugality on the California campaign trail except when it comes to his rarely mentioned custom-designed, $1.8 million house in one of the San Francisco Bay area's most prestigious neighborhoods
Airline surcharges, such as baggage fees, are expanding because they bring in big money. But with airfares reasonable, the impact on the cost of airline travel appears to be a wash.
Movie director Kevin Smith fumed on Twitter after he was bounced from a commercial flight because he was deemed to big to fit in the seat. He later got an apology, Twitter-style.
Around 800 homes in the Los Angeles area were issued evacuation orders as the fourth storm to hit the region this week arrived Thursday, causing power outages and chaos for drivers. Heavy rain is unusual in this area.
The snow-covered Pir Panjal mountain range in Kashmir is seen from the window of an airplane.
The airline, which has conspicuously avoided piling fees on its passengers, starts the EarlyBird check-in program Thursday. It needs the money to try to soften a rare money-losing year.
In May, the FAA issued regulations requiring far more detailed inspections of Boeing fuselages like the one that developed a hole Monday.