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Air Transportation Industry

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  • Southwest takes jab at JetBlue over fee for checked bags

    Southwest takes jab at JetBlue over fee for checked bags
    Southwest Airlines in a blog Wednesday touted its new status as the only domestic carrier not to charge a fee for checked baggage, after JetBlue Airways said it would begin charging. Southwest carries more passengers from Chicago than any other airline....
  • Flying 'superpremium' on Etihad, Emirates, Air France, more

    Flying 'superpremium' on Etihad, Emirates, Air France, more
    If your in-flight wish list includes designer cutlery and food with Michelin-starred provenance, take note. As airlines eye the success of the private-jet industry and re-invest their profits of the last few years, many have decided to woo celebrities,...
  • Mythbuster: Thanksgiving Eve not busiest for air travel

    Mythbuster: Thanksgiving Eve not busiest for air travel
    Wednesday was not the busiest air travel day of the year, no matter how many times it's repeated on TV news. In fact, the busiest travel day for flying this year in America will be Sunday, as Thanksgiving travelers return home after the holiday. At...
  • When everyday at the airport feels like Wednesday before Thanksgiving

    When everyday at the airport feels like Wednesday before Thanksgiving
    Crowding at large U.S. airports, including those in Chicago, is reaching dire levels as congestion during peak times on regular weekdays nears that typically seen during the Thanksgiving period, a travel industry group said Tuesday. Annual growth of...
  • Thanksgiving crowds happening year-round at airports, study finds

    Thanksgiving crowds happening year-round at airports, study finds
    By next year, congestion at Los Angeles International Airport one day out of each week could be as bad as it is on the day before Thanksgiving, according to a new study. And, if travel demand continues to grow, by 2018 at least two days of the week will...
  • Broward cracks down on Uber, Lyft

    Making good on a promise made last month, Broward County officials have issued an ultimatum against ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft: Get off the road or we'll arrest your drivers and impound your cars. The county has warned the services, which...
  • International air passenger demand up 5.7 pct in October: IATA

    Demand for international air travel rose by 5.7 percent in October, building on an increase of 5.2 percent recorded for September, the International Air Transport Association (IATA)said on Thursday. Capacity, measured by available seat kilometers, rose...
  • Cyber attacks, drones increase threats to plane safety: insurer

    Cyber attacks, drones increase threats to plane safety: insurer
    Cyber attacks and commercial drones pose a growing risk of commercial aeroplane crashes, a major insurer said, running counter to a long-term decline in fatal accidents and insurance premiums. Technical advances in aircraft design and navigation...
  • Boeing conducts first flight using green diesel

    Boeing conducts first flight using green diesel
    Chicago-based Boeing said Wednesday it completed the first test flight using green diesel, a fuel blend of oils and fats already used in trucks and other ground transportation. Boeing officials have said the use of green diesel for jets is a "major...
  • LAX increases market share as that of Ontario airport, others shrink

    LAX increases market share as that of Ontario airport, others shrink
    Most airports in the area are growing again, but figures released Monday underscore just how much Los Angeles International Airport dominates the market and continues to frustrate the goals of a lawsuit settlement to spread airline traffic across the...
  • Legality of real estate drone use still up in the air

    Legality of real estate drone use still up in the air
    Q: We have just started selling our house and our real estate agent wants to take aerial pictures using a drone. It sounds interesting but we don't want to get involved in anything that is not legal. Can you give us some guidance? A: For the time being,...