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Travel Solutions: Who should pay for airline's mistake?

Travel Solutions: Who should pay for airline's mistake?

Does a United Airlines agent's booking error entitle passenger to a refund?

July 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Mom died, but US Airways won't refund my fee

Q: I recently flew from Washington to Chattanooga, Tenn., on US Airways, because my mother was ill. I planned to stay three days, but her condition worsened, and we put her in hospice care. She died five days after my original return date.

June 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tucson International Airport compiling a case for more nonstops

Tucson Airport Authority officials are seeking help from Pima County, as well as local businesses, to determine how many travelers use Tucson International Airport.

March 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Mayor: Tucson-Hermosillo flights might return by summer

An independent Mexican airline hopes to restore international service to Tucson as soon as this summer.

February 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Tuberculosis scare delays flight to Phoenix

PHOENIX — About 70 passengers on a US Airways Express flight from Texas to Arizona were briefly kept on the plane after it landed, and some say they were told to get tuberculosis tests and vaccinations. Responders on Saturday boarded the plane in Phoenix and removed a man who was asked to p…

December 02, 2013 8:35 amLoading…
Alaska Airlines to launch Tucson-Portland nonstop

Alaska Airlines to launch Tucson-Portland nonstop

Alaska Airlines announced today it will begin new nonstop service between Tucson and Portland, Ore., starting Nov. 1.

June 27, 2013 4:00 pmLoading…

Feds delay policy to allow small knives on planes

WASHINGTON — Airline passengers will have to leave their knives at home after all. And their bats and golf clubs.

April 22, 2013 9:02 pmLoading…
American Airlines flights grounded because of computer glitch

American Airlines flights grounded because of computer glitch

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines grounded flights across the country Tuesday because of an outage of its main reservations system. Thousands of passengers were stranded at airports and on airplanes.

April 16, 2013 12:32 pmLoading…

Storm causes some flight diversions from Tucson International

Several flights to Tucson International Airport were diverted and at least two departures were canceled today because of stormy conditions, but most afternoon flights were unaffected or simply delayed.

February 20, 2013 2:50 pmLoading…

FAA grounds Boeing's troubled 787s

The federal government grounded Boeing's newest and most technologically advanced jetliner Wednesday, declaring that the 787 cannot fly again until the risk of battery fires is addressed.

January 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

New non-stop Phoenix-London flight planned

PHOENIX  —Travelers will soon be able to fly to London from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport any day of the week.

June 21, 2012 11:02 amLoading…

Frontier dropping Tucson-Denver flights

Frontier Airlines is dropping its nonstop service to Denver for the summer and plans to return with seasonal fall and winter service.

May 14, 2012 1:05 pmLoading…
American Airlines to close Tucson call center

American Airlines to close Tucson call center

American Airlines will close its regional reservations center in Tucson as part of a bankruptcy restructuring plan announced today, shedding about 700 local workers.

April 18, 2012 2:23 pm Related Loading…
Airline plans layoffs, bigger focus on hubs

Airline plans layoffs, bigger focus on hubs

US Airways says it is reorganizing its operations to focus on a few hub cities, including Phoenix, to cut costs amid a sharp airline-industry slump, The Associated Press reported. As part of the reorganization, the airline said it will lay off about 1,000 employees.

October 30, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

2 wayward pilots tell investigators their laptops occupied them

WASHINGTON — Not sleeping, the pilots say. They were engrossed in a complicated new crew-scheduling program on their laptop computers as their plane flew past its Minneapolis landing by 150 miles — a cockpit violation of airline policy that could cost them their licenses.

October 27, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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Travel Solutions : Expect big bargains ahead

Travel Solutions : Expect big bargains ahead

If you thought the travel bargains were unbelievable this year, just wait until 2010. I'm fully aware that this prediction flies in the face of conventional wisdom. I mean, how many travel experts have you seen on TV lately, warning that the deals are going, going, gone?

October 25, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Saudi female journalist to get 60 lashes for TV talk about sex

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — A Saudi court on Saturday sentenced a female journalist to 60 lashes after she had been charged with involvement in a TV show in which a Saudi man publicly talked about sex.

October 25, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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