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  • Probe blames Boeing and FAA for 787 Dreamliner battery fire

    Missteps by Boeing Co. and the Federal Aviation Administration led to a fire aboard a 787 Dreamliner nearly two years ago that was parked at a gate at Boston's Logan International Airport, national safety officials concluded in a report Monday. No...
  • How airline seating reflects income inequality

    How airline seating reflects income inequality
    When I flew on Aeroflot back in the mid-1990s, everyone flew what we would think of today as Economy; they were still serious about a classless society in those post-Gorbachev years, or perhaps they hadn't quite gotten their arms around the idea of...
  • Mexico's low-cost airline Volaris debuts in Fort Lauderdale

    Mexico's low-cost airline Volaris debuts in Fort Lauderdale
    Mexico's low-cost carrier Volaris launched flights to Fort Lauderdale on Monday and offered a welcome ceremony complete with a mariachi band. Volaris now offers service three times a week from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Mexico...
  • Safety board finds pilot error in 2012 Polk County crash that killed family

    Safety board finds pilot error in 2012 Polk County crash that killed family
    A plane crash two years ago in Polk County that killed a Kansas family flying home from the Bahamas likely was caused by pilot error, according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Ronald Bramlage, 45, was at the controls of his recently...
  • New satellite technology promises smoother, quieter descents into BWI airport

    New satellite technology promises smoother, quieter descents into BWI airport
    Fliers arriving in the Baltimore region this holiday season may notice smoother descents into BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, while residents in Towson and other area suburbs might hear a bit less noise overhead. Thanks to new state-of-the-art...
  • Collection of wreckage of Malaysia plane begins, air inspectors say

    Local emergency services in eastern Ukraine have begun collecting parts of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 from its crash site in the middle of the conflict zone, Dutch air accident investigators said on Sunday. Dutch inspectors had hoped...
  • Free checked bags are flying away; factor in bag fees when shopping for airfares

    Free checked bags are flying away; factor in bag fees when shopping for airfares
    With JetBlue's recent announcement that it will begin offering bundled fares, the airline will soon end its policy of allowing one free checked bag for all passengers. JetBlue will start this new policy sometime in the first half of 2015, and at that...
  • American Airlines drops idea of squeezing more seats on regional jets

    If you thought that the recent financial success enjoyed by the nation’s airlines would stop them from trying to squeeze more passengers onto planes, think again. The good news for passengers is that the latest effort to increase passenger...
  • Pooping Pig And Its Owner Booted From Bradley Flight

    Pooping Pig And Its Owner Booted From Bradley Flight
    WINDSOR LOCKS — Passengers on a US Airways aircraft waiting to depart Bradley International Airport Wednesday morning were puzzled when they saw a pig board their flight. Puzzlement turned to concern for one of those passengers, University of...
  • Thankful to arrive on snowy U.S. holiday with power out, travel delays

    Thankful to arrive on snowy U.S. holiday with power out, travel delays
    Millions of Americans were thankful just to arrive at their Thanksgiving feasts on Thursday after a snowstorm dumped up to 20 inches of snow on Eastern states, causing flight delays and power outages. Snow flurries drifted over Thomas the Tank Engine,...
  • Flights disrupted by winter storm in Northeast

    Flights disrupted by winter storm in Northeast
    Thanksgiving travel is tough sledding this year in South Florida. A major snowstorm in the Northeast caused an estimated 249 flights to be canceled or delayed Wednesday at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. As of 5:30 p.m. 81 arrivals...