BOULDER, Colo. (AP) - Fourteen University of Colorado-Boulder students studying in Japan have been accounted for and are all right.
University officials said Friday that the students are in three cities - Akita City in northwestern Japan; Osaka in southern Japan; and Tokyo.
None of the three campuses... more »
Forecasters in Iceland say a new ash plume from the volcano that's grounded much air travel in Europe is lower, and less of a threat to aircraft. Austria, meanwhile, has reopened its airspace, and Sweden and Finland are allowing limited operations. Britain is sending Royal Navy warships across the English... more »
Hawaiian Airlines again tops a list of 18 of the nation's busiest carriers for best service. Closely trailing is low-cost carrier AirTran. Hawaiian has been number one for three out of the last four years in an annual rating of airline quality by private researchers. The ratings, released Monday, are... more »
Add American Airlines to the list of carriers that want out of the government's new rule to limit the time passengers can be held on the tarmac. American filed for a temporary exemption with the Department of Transportation on Monday. The carrier, based in Fort Worth, Texas, says delays caused... more »
Continental Airlines is ending free hamburgers, barbecue and sandwich rolls for many of its passengers in favor of a food-for-sale program that mirrors what other carriers are already doing. A spokesman says the airline, based in Houston, expects a $35 million annual benefit, from cost savings and added revenue. Delta... more »
Southwest Airlines is offering a sale geared toward leisure travelers who want to make short trips this spring. Southwest said Tuesday it will sell tickets starting at $39 each way on some routes under 500 miles.
As usual, the airline didn't say how many seats it will offer at... more »
A former CEO of American Airlines is backing imposition of a three-hour time limit on how long airlines can strand passengers on airport tarmacs. Robert Crandall parted company from his former industry colleagues and joined passengers rights advocates Tuesday as they took their case to Congress. Crandall said he supports... more »