SCOTT MAYEROWITZ

Alaska Airlines CEO says he might keep Virgin brand

NEW YORK - Alaska Airlines CEO Brad Tilden said Wednesday that he might keep the Virgin America brand, running it and Alaska as two different products within the same airline group. In April, Alaska announced plans to buy Virgin America for $2. Read more

More Thanksgiving travelers; don't get stuck at airport

NEW YORK - A stronger economy and lower gas prices mean Thanksgiving travelers can expect more congested highways this year. During the long holiday weekend, 46. Read more

Now arriving: airport control towers without humans inside

NEW YORK - Passengers landing at remote Ornskoldsvik Airport in northern Sweden might catch a glimpse of the control tower - likely unaware there is nobody inside. Read more

Fliers get a bit of relief as summer airfares fall

After years of steadily-rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief - $2.01 in savings to be exact. Read more

Panel: Could cramped airline seats be dangerous?

WASHINGTON - The shrinking space on airplanes is surely uncomfortable, but it might also be dangerous for passengers' health and safety. Planes are filled with more passengers than ever before. Fliers are older and heavier. Read more

Cruise bookings fall after Concordia wreck

NEW YORK - The frightful images of a sinking Italian cruise ship have scared off some cruise passengers, at least temporarily, during the industry's peak booking season. Read more

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