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  • Airline official: Germanwings probe shouldn't set precedent

    The Germanwings air crash investigation shouldn't set a precedent for future investigations because it sought to assign blame before the probe was complete, which could jeopardize airline cooperation if it became the practice, the head of a trade...
  • Passenger traffic at Bob Hope Airport ascends

    Passenger traffic at Bob Hope Airport ascends
    The number of passengers traveling through Bob Hope Airport increased in February, compared to the same month in 2014, despite a drop in the number of seats available during the period. "They're using aircraft more efficiently," said Dan Feger, the...
  • American Airlines and US Airways take big step in merger

    The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a single operating certificate for American Airlines and US Airways, a key step in completing the airline merger to create the world's largest carrier. A year and a half after announcing the merger, the...
  • 40 percent of flights canceled in France amid strike

    French air traffic controllers went on strike Wednesday to demand better working and retirement conditions, prompting the cancellation of nearly half of flights across France. The powerful SNCTA union called the two-day strike, saying the government...
  • American Airlines, US Airways get FAA approval to fly as one carrier

    American Airlines, the world's largest airline and the second-largest carrier at O'Hare International Airport, received its single operating certificate Wednesday from the FAA, an important behind-the-scenes milestone in its integration with US Airways....
  • Allegiant Air eyes more growth in South Florida

    Allegiant Air eyes more growth in South Florida
    Allegiant Air will add its ninth route from Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday, part of a broader attempt to increase profits with service to underserved cities. The new nonstop to Indianapolis will be one of five new routes from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood...
  • FAA approves step toward combining American, US Airways

    American Airlines is marking a merger milestone and US Airways is one step closer toward extinction. The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday granted the two airlines the authority to operate as a single carrier. The FAA decision means that...
  • Visa statements to detail airline fees separately

    Visa statements to detail airline fees separately
    Credit card company Visa recently said it will break out on its statements airline fees for such purchases as checked bags, in-flight meals and seat upgrades from basic ticket prices to adapt to the airline industry's changing business model, which...
  • Slim lead divides Franco, Solarz in Aurora 5th Ward City Council race

    It appears the face of the Aurora City Council will not change much due to Tuesday's election. With six City Council seats up, three incumbents faced no opposition, one incumbent held a prohibitive lead and another was leading, according to unofficial...
  • Southwest frequent-flier program voted best

    Southwest frequent-flier program voted best
    Southwest Airlines has the best frequent-flier program by a mile, at least according to a poll released Tuesday. In a poll containing 10 U.S. airlines, Southwest's Rapid Rewards program garnered nearly a third of all votes, 32 percent, according to a...
  • Small plane crashes after NCAA title game, killing ISU coach

    A private plane returning from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis crashed in a central Illinois field on Tuesday, killing all seven people on board, including Illinois State University's associate head basketball coach and a deputy athletics...