Category: Travel

Airline passenger traffic falls 5%

Airline passenger traffic falls 5%

Fewer people are leaving on a jet plane: In 2009, U.S. passenger traffic fell by more than 5%, mostly in response to the recession. The number of domestic and international passengers on U.S. airlines declined...

Airlines duke it out in funny commercials

Airlines duke it out in funny commercials

Forget dreamy clouds and joyful airport reunions. The latest airline commercials have two of the country’s most popular low-cost carriers poking fun at each other with the help of topless men and mooing passengers. First,...

TSA left in holding pattern?

TSA left in holding pattern?

Transportation Security Administration nominee Maj. Gen. Robert Harding told senators last week that he hoped to quickly transform aviation security by having screeners interact more with airline passengers and moving “closer to an Israeli model.”...