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  • US Airways flight from Philadelphia makes emergency landing in Houston

    HOUSTON (AP) — Officials say a U.S. Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing at a Houston airport after a problem with its nose gear. Local media outlets report the plane landed Monday night without its nose gear being deployed at the...
  • United Airlines preparing new website

    United Airlines preparing new website
    Chicago-based United Airlines this week plans to begin testing a major redesign of its website that the carrier says will offer customers more information and flexibility while helping United sell more optional services. The new United.com, however,...
  • Togetherness has a price when flying with family

    Question: I recently booked flights from LAX to Washington's Reagan National for my husband, two daughters and me. An American Airlines reservation supervisor told me I would have to pay an additional $81 per seat to be guaranteed that my husband and I...
  • Sharp decline in gas prices boosting budgets large and small

    Sharp decline in gas prices boosting budgets large and small
    When Orkun Ayrac first started working downtown delivery routes for HomeSlyce Pizza Bar about a year and a half ago, he was filling his gas tank three times a week at nearly $60 a pop. Today he fills up for less than $40 as he crisscrosses Baltimore's...
  • Orlando dice "Obrigado" a turistas brasileños

    Orlando dice "Obrigado" a turistas brasileños
    Perfumes, maletas y los cada vez más populares selfie sticks son algunos de los productos que no se quedan por fuera de las listas de compras de turistas brasileños en el Brazil Center en International Drive. El lugar, a menos de dos millas del...
  • American Airlines scores big as new official airline of Cubs

    American Airlines scores big as new official airline of Cubs
    American Airlines has signed on as the official airline of the Chicago Cubs and Wrigley Field, stealing the designation from hometown carrier United Airlines and starting a major marketing push to boost its name at its Chicago hub. United, based in...
  • Quirky in-flight catalog SkyMall files for bankruptcy as passengers find new distractions

    Quirky in-flight catalog SkyMall files for bankruptcy as passengers find new distractions
    Apparently, airline passengers aren't buying enough garden gnomes, superhero pajamas and heated cat shelters. SkyMall has filed for bankruptcy. The quirky in-flight shopping catalog has been a mainstay on airlines for more than three decades....
  • United's quarterly profit misses estimate in otherwise strong 2014

    United's quarterly profit misses estimate in otherwise strong 2014
    Chicago-based United Continental Holdings said Thursday it earned $28 million in the fourth quarter, falling short of Wall Street estimates. Chicago-based United Continental Holdings, parent of United Airlines, on Thursday said it earned $28 million in...
  • European plane maker ATR in focus again after 2nd Taiwan air disaster since July

    European aircraft maker ATR is in the spotlight again after the dramatic crash Wednesday of a TransAsia Airways turboprop into a river in Taiwan. It's the second time in seven months that a TransAsia ATR has been involved in a fatal accident. THE...
  • Flash sales for travelers: L.A.-Atlanta airfares and New York City hotels

    Flash sales for travelers: L.A.-Atlanta airfares and New York City hotels
    Flash sales are great but often they're over before you've heard about them. Here's advance notice on two that will work for bargain-hunters flying from L.A. to Atlanta or seeking a New York City hotel deal. Southwest Airlines: The sale launched...
  • Why cheaper jet fuel won't mean lower airfares anytime soon

    Why cheaper jet fuel won't mean lower airfares anytime soon
    Airlines will save billions this year thanks to cheaper jet fuel, but they aren't likely to share the bounty with passengers — not while so many flights are already full. Instead, the airlines will use their windfall to pay down debt and reward...