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Air Transportation Industry

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  • American Airlines to offer bonus miles for pricey tickets

    American Airlines to offer bonus miles for pricey tickets
    American Airlines said Monday it will begin awarding bonus frequent-flier miles to customers who buy pricey seats in first- and business-class cabins. The airline said the promotion will give AAdvantage and Dividend Miles members more miles based on...
  • 2014 year in review: Gun shop, alderman's death and O'Hare noise

    2014 year in review: Gun shop, alderman's death and O'Hare noise
    In the near northwest suburbs this past year, opposition to a proposed gun shop pitted a community group against a village board, the sudden death of a young alderman left many in mourning and one community continued calls for further study on the effects...
  • Azul now flying from Brazil to Orlando International Airport

    Azul, one of the largest airlines in Brazil, Monday started daily, nonstop flights to Orlando International Airport, making Central Florida its second destination in the United States. The low-cost carrier was founded six years ago by former JetBlue CEO...
  • Air Force: Boeing cost overrun on tanker project jumps to $1.5 billion

    SEATTLE Boeing engineers and mechanics are scrambling to meet an already stretched out schedule and get the 767-based platform for the Air Force's new KC-46 refueling tanker into the air by year end, with an internal flight target of Dec. 27. That's...
  • Fuel prices are down but airfares and surcharges still up

    Fuel prices have fallen pretty low this year, but we haven't seen that dip reflected in the price of airline tickets or in the cost of fuel surcharges to some international destinations. In early December, the price of oil dropped to as low as $66 per...
  • Britain to set up inquiry into air traffic failure

    Britain will set up an inquiry into a technical failure at an air traffic control centre that caused widespread disruption to London flights last week, an investigation that the transport minister said should be completed by March. Hundreds of flights...
  • Uber urges Broward customers to speak out

    Uber urges Broward customers to speak out
    Uber on-demand ride service company is urging its customers to "help keep Uber in Broward.'' The company is emailing customers to let them know Broward County is cracking down on Uber drivers, citing them for failing to follow taxi laws. The county...
  • American and Delta announce upgrades to seats, lounges

    Two of the nation’s largest airlines — Delta and American — are going head-to-head in a battle to offer the most stylish, comfortable and tech-friendly seats in the sky. Almost simultaneously last week, the two carriers announced...
  • Commercial aviation's tragic centenary year highlights new threats

    Airlines need co-operation from governments to address security threats raised by aviation disasters this year, but would like to see a quicker relaxation of economic controls, Tony Tyler, head of the International Air Transport Association, said. The...
  • Special Report: EU funds help Poland build 'ghost' airports

    The European Union has given Poland more than 100 million euros ($125 million) to build at least three "ghost" airports in places where there are not enough passengers to keep them in business. The result is gleaming new airport terminals which, even...
  • Drone downer: Will new FAA rules ground recreational fliers?

    Americans shopping for toy remote-controlled airplanes or helicopters may find, sometime in the near future, that they come with unexpected accessories: A raft of new regulations. The Federal Aviation Administration, by the end of the month, is expected...