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  • Destination: Marriage

    Destination: Marriage
    Some couples fantasize about getting married under a waterfall in Costa Rica, on the pink sands of Bermuda, or in a castle in Spain. They picture the gorgeous backdrops that such a locale provides and don’t want to pose in front of a painted...
  • Travel Q&A: Jabbed in the back at 30,000 feet

    Travel Q&A: Jabbed in the back at 30,000 feet
    Q: I can hardly stand to fly because the person sitting behind me always punches their seat-back entertainment screen so hard I can feel it through the seat into my back. What can I do? Feel Like Screaming A: In-flight entertainment touch screens on thin...
  • FAA seeks $12 million fine against Southwest Airlines for improper aircraft repairs

    The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it wants to fine Southwest Airlines $12 million because the carrier didn't modify its airplanes according to FAA requirements and then kept flying the modified airplanes. Here's how we understand the...
  • Southwest Airlines faces $12-million FAA fine over jet maintenance

    Southwest Airlines is facing a $12-million fine after air safety regulators said the airline didn't comply with maintenance regulations on its Boeing 737 jetliner fleet. The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing the civil penalty against...
  • Virgin America files for U.S. IPO

    Virgin America files for U.S. IPO
    Virgin America Inc., the low-cost airline partly owned by Richard Branson, filed for an initial public offering of shares as it looks to expand in the recovering U.S. airline market. The company, known for mood lighting and wi-fi and comfortable...
  • Airlines to push for independent guidance on airspace safety after Ukraine crash

    Airlines to push for independent guidance on airspace safety after Ukraine crash
    MONTREAL/TORONTO (Reuters) - Global airlines will push to get "neutral information" on whether to use or avoid airspace over conflict zones at Tuesday's meeting of the U.N. aviation agency and other airline bodies, a European-based airline industry source...
  • FAA proposes $12 million fine for Southwest Airlines over repairs

    FAA proposes $12 million fine for Southwest Airlines over repairs
    Southwest Airlines faces a $12 million government fine due to improper repairs on its aircraft, the Federal Aviation Administration announced Monday. The $12 million fine is the second-largest ever proposed by the FAA, according to an FAA spokesman. The...
  • 'Game of Thrones' star sticks it to British Airways after lounge denial

    'Game of Thrones' star sticks it to British Airways after lounge denial
    If only the Hound had been there, this weekend's airline situation would have been very different for "Game of Thrones" star Maisie Williams. The 17-year-old, who plays Arya Stark in the popular HBO series, blasted British Airways on Saturday after...
  • 'Worn-out' harness led to parasailor's 2012 death off Pompano Beach, feds say

    'Worn-out' harness led to parasailor's 2012 death off Pompano Beach, feds say
    During the final moments that Kathleen Miskell lived, she and her husband were excited — riding together hip-to-hip, soaking in the sights while parasailing off the coast of Pompano Beach. But the bird's eye view turned deadly for the...
  • FAA halts all U.S. flights to Tel Aviv airport for 24 hours

    FAA halts all U.S. flights to Tel Aviv airport for 24 hours
    Chicago-based United Airlines is following rivals Delta and U.S. Airways in suspending flights to Tel Aviv until further notice. “We are working with government officials to ensure the safety of our customers and our employees, and will continue...
  • Lufthansa says suspends service to Tel Aviv for 36 hours

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's largest airline Deutsche Lufthansa AG said on Tuesday it would suspend flights to Tel Aviv for 36 hours, citing security concerns. The suspension would also affect its Germanwings, Austrian Airlines and Swiss divisions....