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Man Dies After Rescuing Dogs From High Surf

January 11, 2019 |

A man who went into rough seas at San Diego’s Ocean Beach to rescue his two dogs managed to save the animals at the cost of his own life. Authorities say Gregg Owens, who was visiting the city from Henderson, Nevada, saved the dogs after they were swept away by…
Newser

Surf Air accuses former partner of scheming to take over airline

July 8, 2018 |

The war of words between a Santa Monica-based membership airline and its former business partner heated up this week, with a new accusation that the ex-partner was scheming to take over the airline.

The feud involves Surf Air, an all-you-can-fly membership airline, and the operator of its airplanes…


L.A. Times – Business

Surf Air faces lawsuit, tax liens

June 23, 2018 |

To hear Sudhin Shahani explain the latest turbulence at Surf Air, you would get the impression that all is well with the all-you-can-fly membership airline.

But the chairman and chief executive of Surf Air, based in Santa Monica, can’t completely dismiss the sense that something is amiss at the…


L.A. Times – Business

Surf Air acquires Texas carrier and plans big expansion

June 7, 2017 |

Surf Air, the membership airline based in Santa Monica, has acquired a Texas rival and announced plans to expand to nearly a dozen new destinations.

Surf Air declined to reveal how much it paid for Dallas-based Rise airline. The deal adds Rise’s 1,000 members to Surf Air’s 3,000 members and brings…


L.A. Times – Business

The Seedy Underside of the ’60s Surf Scene

May 9, 2017 |

Three teens featured in a 1961 Life magazine article thrust California surfing life into the spotlight, a seemingly carefree existence of surf, sand, and sun. But as Sheila Weller explores in Vanity Fair , there were darker undertones floating underneath the Malibu surfing scene, an “underground saga” that often masked the…
Newser

Surf Leash Used in Rescue of Shark Attack Victim

April 30, 2017 |

An unidentified woman was attacked by a shark Saturday while swimming at “Churches,” a popular surf spot in Orange County, California. Two surfers towed the victim in on their board, reports the Orange County Register , traversing slippery rocks before safely pulling her ashore. Several surfers on the scene administered first…
Newser

Surf Air plans to offer commuter flights between Hawthorne and San Diego

February 16, 2017 |

All-you-can-fly membership airline Surf Air plans to begin offering commuter service between Hawthorne Municipal Airport and San Diego’s Montgomery-Gibbs Executive Airport.

Although the Santa Monica-based airline is confident the expanded service will begin sometime in this year’s second quarter,…


L.A. Times – Business

Surf Air shops for planes to expand into Europe

October 30, 2016 |

Surf Air, the Santa Monica-based company that charges a monthly fee for all-you-can-fly services, is shopping for planes to expand its business to Europe.

Surf Air executives said they are negotiating with Kansas-based Textron Aviation, which builds Cessna planes, and Brazilian airplane manufacturer…


L.A. Times – Business

Surf, suds and stock tips: Millennials find place at Stocktoberfest

October 17, 2016 |

Millennial stock blogger and trader Rachel Fox, 20, is asked to take a picture with a fan after speaking to a group of investors, tech nerds and stock traders at StockTwits annual Stocktoberfest in Coronado, CaliforniaThe actress, best known for playing the troubled stepdaughter Kayla Huntington on the hit ABC television show from 2006 to 2008, was one of dozens of millennials who turned up at "Stocktoberfest" at San Diego's landmark Hotel del Coronado this weekend to give and get investment advice. At only 20, however, Fox was too young to be served alcohol. Invited to speak on a panel with portfolio manager and former Yahoo Finance host Jeff Macke, Fox talked about Starbucks, Pokemon and Snapchat.



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Surf Air, the members-only airline, is poised for a growth spurt

April 10, 2015 |

Pay $ 1,750 a month. Fly as much as you want. Arrive a few minutes before takeoff. Park for free. Forget TSA security; you don’t even need an ID to board. And then get comfortable — on this fast-rising California airline, every seat is both a window and an aisle.
L.A. Times – Business