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  • FAA rules alone won't prevent a drone-jet collision

    FAA rules alone won't prevent a drone-jet collision
    This holiday season, one of the hottest-selling toys has been the quadcopter drone, a tiny remote-controlled helicopter that carries a small video camera anyplace the ground-based operator sends it. While some of these brightly colored quads weigh less...
  • Philadelphia, New York airline hubs cause flight delays to reach 1,500 across the country

    Philadelphia, New York airline hubs cause flight delays to reach 1,500 across the country
    Fog at U.S. airline hubs in New York and Philadelphia slowed travel as the Christmas holiday approached, with about 1,500 flight delays and 260 cancellations spread across the country. Philadelphia International Airport had about 90 inbound and outbound...
  • American Airlines y mexicana Interjet anuncian acuerdo

    American Airlines y mexicana Interjet anuncian acuerdo
    MÉXICO DF - La aerolínea estadounidense American Airlines y la mexicana Interjet firmaron un acuerdo de código compartido que considera conectar inicialmente cinco destinos turísticos en México. En una primera etapa, American compartirá código con...
  • American Airlines employees to get 4 percent pay raises; pilot contract goes to binding arbitration

    DALLAS American Airlines Inc. employees will get 4 percent across-the-board pay raises, including unionized employees if their union has a joint contract covering both American and US Airways employees. At the same time, American announced that it is...
  • Love ya, mean it: Qatar Airways' Facebook page tops 8 million 'likes'

    Hard to tell what's the most popular airline in the world, but Qatar Airways on Monday claimed the title "most-liked global airline on Facebook" after 8.2 million (and counting) social media users hit the "like" button on its page. Qatar Airways did...
  • Fees: You hate 'em, but you asked for 'em

    Fees: You hate 'em, but you asked for 'em
    "Ancillary fees" collected by airlines this year, worldwide, amount to some $15 per passenger, says IdeaWorks. Airlines obviously lead the fee parade, but other segments of the travel industry are starting to pick up on the idea. And, for the...
  • Exclusive - U.S. airlines confront cheap oil's flip side: costly hedges

    Some major U.S. airlines including Delta and Southwest are rushing to finance losing bets on oil and revamp fuel hedges as tumbling crude prices leave them with billions of dollars in losses, according to people familiar with the hedging schemes. In...
  • The best hotel deals? Not always at the hotel's website

    Although many consumers book rooms directly on hotel websites — out of loyalty to a brand or because they think they'll find the best prices that way — such sites don't always have the best deals or make the search easier. Here are options...
  • Airfares drop for winter and rise for summer

    Airfares drop for winter and rise for summer
    If you've got plans to travel in the new year, we have been seeing some amazing deals that will have you breaking out the bubbly. These deals are available for travel until early March, when prices increase because of spring break and Easter. We should...
  • Co-founder of India's SpiceJet seeks time to finalize rescue

    The entrepreneur behind a high-profile effort to rescue Indian carrier SpiceJet has asked for more time to finalize funding plans, a government official with direct knowledge of the matter said on Monday. Ajay Singh, who helped set up the low-cost...
  • Exclusive: Southwest's oil swap trade waiver raises CFTC questions

    Last month's move by the U.S. commodities regulator to let Southwest Airlines Co keep its multibillion-dollar oil trades secret for 15 days offered the world's biggest low-cost carrier a break it has been seeking for three years. However, the decision to...