JetBlue and Alaska announce new flights, and Delta boosts frequent-flier benefits.

Scott McMurren
If you have two weeks to plan, you can fly cheap, especially to the West Coast.Scott McMurren
Today's smart traveler can ensure the next layover is time well wasted. Scott McMurren
Twenty-two Alaska Airlines flights -- including seven to or from Alaska -- were delayed Thursday night after the airline experienced an Internet connectivity issue.Megan Edge
The airline's new "Beyond" campaign features Seattle chef Tom Douglas and personal tablets for TV shows and movies.Scott McMurren
The dogfight between Alaska Airlines and Delta is good news for travelers. JetBlue also is contributing to lower fares up and down the West Coast. Scott McMurren
Currency's fall against the dollar means a trip to Europe costs less.Scott McMurren
When the first gray whale breached, it caught many of us off guard. My 10-year-old pointed toward the stern, mouth hanging open, as again and again the gray whale presented us with an impressive display of marine mammal athleticism. The atmosphere was electric after that. Erin Kirkland
Alaska Airlines is beginning nonstop flights from its Seattle hub to three cities in the Southern U.S. beginning in November.Associated Press

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