Plastic Straw Bans Upsetting People With DisabilitiesPeople with disabilities fear that growing efforts to ban plastic straws will limit accessibility at restaurants, on airplanes and at other service establishments.
California Teen Steps Up To Help Blind, Deaf Man On PlaneA California teen stepped up to help a blind and deaf man who was alone on a flight and needed help communicating.
'I Slapped Him'; Passengers Subdue Naked Man On Flight To AlaskaA passenger on an Alaska Airlines flight from Seattle to Anchorage looked up from his audio book to see a naked man yelling and heading toward the cockpit.
Virgin America Will Be The Latest Airline Brand To DisappearAfter months of teasing, Alaska Airlines has bad news for loyal customers of Virgin America -- their airline's name is being dumped.
Virgin America Airline Brand To DisappearAlaska Airlines has bad news for loyal customers of Virgin America. The airline's name is being dumped. Alaska Airlines said that it will retire the Virgin America brand, probably in 2019.
Family Stranded In North Texas Over Service DogsStranded and stuck for nearly a week at DFW International Airport, family cannot seem to get back home to Germany after making several attempts this week.
Alaska Air Buying Virgin America In More Than $2B DealThis deal gives it a bigger presence in San Francisco and Los Angeles, two coveted gates at Dallas Love Field, and more transcontinental service.
New Seats Squeeze In More FliersThe big U.S. airlines are taking out old, bulky seats in favor of so-called slimline models that take up less space from front to back, allowing for five or six more seats on each plane.
AA Angers Pilots Union As It Implements New TermsAmerican Airlines has just started implementing new work rules, pay, and benefits after getting a bankruptcy judge's OK to toss out the old pilot contracts.
Dallas-Bound Plane Bumped At Sea-Tac AirportPassengers were evacuated from a Dallas-bound Alaska Airlines jet after it bumped another Alaska plane Wednesday while backing from its terminal gate at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.