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  • American Airlines pilots approve new contract, with nearly two thirds in favor

    DALLAS American Airlines pilots have approved a new five-year contract that gives them 24 percent pay raises this year and small pay raises in future years. The Allied Pilots Association said 65.68 percent voted in favor of the deal, with 34.32 percent...
  • Kissinger urges US military restraint in Mideast and Ukraine

    WASHINGTON Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger cautioned against deeper U.S. military engagement in the Middle East and Ukraine without a better understanding of the potential consequences. In a rare appearance on Capitol Hill, the former top...
  • Airport food workers protest against United Airlines

    Airport food workers protest against United Airlines
    O'Hare International Airport food workers who supply onboard meals demonstrated outside United Airlines headquarters in Chicago on Thursday, demanding that the carrier pay its food vendors more so they, in turn, could provide affordable health insurance...
  • Pilot not 'signed off' for solo flight before fatal crash in New Smyrna Beach, NTSB says

    Pilot not 'signed off' for solo flight before fatal crash in New Smyrna Beach, NTSB says
    The pilot killed in a New Smyrna Beach plane crash earlier this month was not "signed off" for a solo flight, crash investigators said in a new report. Mihoko Tabata, 38, a Japanese citizen, somehow obtained the keys for the plane and was flying it...
  • A huge Northeastern snowstorm shuts down some businesses but pumps up sales at others

    Businesses large and small are feeling the effects of a huge snowstorm sweeping into the Northeast Monday. For some, wintry weather is derailing activity: Airlines canceled thousands of flights. Car dealers expect to lose a couple sales days. Others are...
  • Winter storm cancels 64 flights at Orlando International Airport

    Winter storm cancels 64 flights at Orlando International Airport
    Nearly 4,000 flights have been delayed or cancelled today nationwide because of a growing winter storm in the Northeast, according to the FlightAware.com website. Orlando International Airport officials say 21 arriving flights and 43 departing ones have...
  • Northeast storm's impact on Fort Lauderdale airport: 112 flights canceled, at least 20 delayed

    Northeast storm's impact on Fort Lauderdale airport: 112 flights canceled, at least 20 delayed
    Because of the massive storm in the Northeast, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was continuing to experience "major impacts" to flight operations, officials said on Tuesday morning. As of 7:30 a.m., there were 112 cancelled flights with...
  • Consumer issues coming up in 2015

    Consumer issues coming up in 2015
    You can expect some resolution of five big consumer issues in travel this year. You may not like the results, but at least you'll get results. Last week I joined a group of consumer advocate colleagues in Washington, where we covered a list of some two...
  • Seniors On The Go: Skiplagged "unethical," or just 'gaming the system'?

    Seniors On The Go: Skiplagged "unethical," or just 'gaming the system'?
    United Airlines and Orbitz have sued a small startup website, Skiplagged.com, for displaying opportunities for travelers to cut costs by using "hidden city" or "point beyond" ticketing. This ploy violates almost all airlines' contracts of carriage, the...
  • Facebook: Internal glitch for global outage

    Facebook: Internal glitch for global outage
    No storm selfies, hookups, status updates. With Facebook and Instagram down for nearly an hour overnight, what were legions of users to do? Turn to Twitter, of course. To talk about Facebook. The hashtag "#facebookdown" generated a cascade of tweets,...
  • Schlitterbahn plans Lauderdale water park, but has money problems in Texas

    Schlitterbahn plans Lauderdale water park, but has money problems in Texas
    A stream of unpaid bills for a Schlitterbahn water park being built in Texas has Fort Lauderdale officials wondering if the company's plans for a complex here could evaporate. Schlitterbahn faces $765,000 in liens for not paying bills related to the...