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Air Transportation Industry

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  • JetBlue to charge for checked bags in new airfare class

    JetBlue to charge for checked bags in new airfare class
    (Reuters) - JetBlue Airways Corp announced new checked baggage fees on Wednesday and plans to stuff more seats into its aircraft, prompting praise from Wall Street, but a chorus of criticism from consumers. Analysts said the change was long overdue, as...
  • Family travel tips

    Family travel tips
    Holiday travel can be brutal on families, especially those with small children. Unexpected delays and problems can play havoc with even the best-laid plans. To help your holiday travel run as smoothly as possible, sit down with your family before your...
  • South runway goes into full use this weekend

    South runway goes into full use this weekend
    The new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International will go into full use on Saturday, meaning nearby residents likely will hear more aircraft noise. Because the south runway will be shouldering a heavier load, residents living along the...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY 2 stars. Ed Oxenbould plays the boy who unintentionally jinxes his parents (Steve Carell and Jennifer Garner) and siblings. Comic mayhem ensues ... predictably. An adequate if artificial kids'...
  • JetBlue cutting legroom, doing away with free bags for some fliers

    JetBlue cutting legroom, doing away with free bags for some fliers
    Some major changes are coming to America’s favorite budget airline. JetBlue Airways, which has earned top marks from customers in the low-cost air carrier category, revealed plans Wednesday to eliminate free checked bags for its lowest fares and...
  • Baggage handlers, other workers picket at PHL

    Baggage handlers, other workers picket at PHL
    Several dozen employees of a ground-transportation firm are picketing at Philadelphia International Airport this morning, but the protest does not appear to be affecting any flights. The one-day job action was called to protest what the workers say are...
  • U.S. aviation safety board says FAA can enforce rules on drones

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - The U.S. aviation safety board ruled on Tuesday that the Federal Aviation Administration has the authority to apply to unmanned aircraft its longstanding regulations against "reckless or careless use" of manned aircraft. As a result...
  • JetBlue will no longer offer first checked bag free

    JetBlue will no longer offer first checked bag free
    Starting next year, passengers will no longer get their first checked bag free as one of the perks of flying JetBlue Airways. On Wednesday, the New York-based carrier announced that it will launch a new fare structure in the first half of the year that...
  • JetBlue cutting legroom, adding checked-bags fee for some fliers

    Free checked bags on airlines are not extinct, but soon they will be harder to find. To boost revenue, JetBlue Airways announced plans Wednesday to eliminate free checked bags for its lowest fares and squeeze the legroom on most of its planes. Those...
  • Southwest takes jab at JetBlue over fee for checked bags

    Southwest takes jab at JetBlue over fee for checked bags
    Southwest Airlines in a blog Wednesday touted its new status as the only domestic carrier not to charge a fee for checked baggage, after JetBlue Airways said it would begin charging. Southwest carries more passengers from Chicago than any other airline....
  • Norwegian Air CEO rejects criticism of plan for U.S. budget airline

    NEW YORK/SEATTLE (Reuters) - The chief executive of Norwegian Air Shuttle rejected arguments by U.S. airlines and unions that his efforts to build a low-cost, long-haul airline serving the United States would undermine U.S. wages and working standards....