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Air Transportation Industry

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  • Glitch in iPad app delays dozens of American Airlines flights

    Glitch in iPad app delays dozens of American Airlines flights
    More than 50 American Airlines flights across the country have been delayed as of Wednesday morning because of a glitch in an iPad app that allows pilots to view flight plans. American Airlines, based in Fort Worth, said the problem was caused by an...
  • Congressman Bill Shuster hasn't considered recusal after dating aviation lobbyist

    WASHINGTON — The chairman of the House Transportation Committee on Tuesday said he never considered recusing himself from the panel's work on aviation legislation after he began dating a top airline industry lobbyist. GOP Rep. Bill Shuster of...
  • Average domestic air fare -- $391 -- is the highest since 1995

    Average domestic air fare -- $391 -- is the highest since 1995
    The nation's airline industry continued to enjoy strong financial data with fresh government statistics showing that the average domestic air fare for 2014 was $391, the highest fare since the federal government began tracking the data in 1995. But...
  • Rate parity: The battle to determine how you buy hotel rooms

    Rate parity: The battle to determine how you buy hotel rooms
    Did you ever wonder why a hotel room search returns identical or near-identical results from all the online travel agencies (OTAs) and metasearch engines? One major reason is that hotels and hotel chains typically have "rate parity" agreements with OTAs:...
  • When's the best time to buy an airline ticket to Europe this summer?

    When's the best time to buy an airline ticket to Europe this summer?
    Americans thinking about going to Europe to cash in on the weak euro should fly at the beginning of May or the end of August to get the best prices on airfares. That's the word from travel booking website Hopper, which also says June is the most popular...
  • Report: Carriers from Middle East, China pose competitive threat

    Report: Carriers from Middle East, China pose competitive threat
    The recent high-profile fight about whether three Persian Gulf airlines get unfair government subsidies highlights the next stage of competition in the global airline business, with head-spinning growth not only by Gulf carriers but Chinese ones too,...
  • Naperville North's Jon Klaiber best in 3,200 at Red Grange invite

    Naperville North senior Jon Klaiber was a solitary figure Friday night in the opening event of the Red Grange Invitational in Wheaton. The Marquette recruit, in his only event of the 14-team meet, ran virtually unopposed in the 3,200 to win going away...
  • Planes often hit birds at Orlando International

    Planes often hit birds at Orlando International
    Airplanes hit birds and other animals more than 150 times a year at Orlando International Airport, and while most strikes result in no more damage than when bugs hit car windshields, more serious problems can occur. From November 2009 to October 2014,...
  • For Dodgers fans, the TV shutout continues

    For Dodgers fans, the TV shutout continues
    For Dodgers fans, the long wait to see games televised again may be headed into extra innings. An estimated 70% of Los Angeles-area households don't get the SportsNet LA channel that carries Dodgers games. That situation was expected to be corrected...
  • American Airlines' profit surges on lower fuel costs but revenue slips

    American Airlines' profit surges on lower fuel costs but revenue slips
    American Airlines' parent said Friday that the steep drop in fuel costs helped its first-quarter profit nearly double from a year earlier. But American Airlines Group Inc. said its revenue slipped 1.7% to $9.83 billion due to increasing competition, the...
  • Three SkyWest passengers lost consciousness, not just one, airline says

    Three SkyWest passengers lost consciousness, not just one, airline says
    Three passengers on a SkyWest Airlines flight lost consciousness before the plane made an emergency landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, the airline said Thursday. Initially, it had said just one passenger passed out. It is unclear why...