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  • Anonymous Threats Against Airliners Prompt Searches; All OK

    Anonymous Threats Against Airliners Prompt Searches; All OK
    NEW YORK (AP) - Anonymous telephone threats against commercial airliners on Monday, possibly from the same source, caused a scare involving at least six international flights at airports in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. Authorities said the...
  • Survey shows satisfaction with airlines at 20-year high

    Survey shows satisfaction with airlines at 20-year high
    Customers are more satisfied with airlines than they've been in 20 years, according to a well-known customer-satisfaction survey that seems to buck other assessments of the industry. Airline passenger satisfaction rose 2.9 percent over last year to...
  • Spending: Insider travel tips

    1. Add a free destination. You may be able to squeeze an extra destination into your itinerary at no cost -- or for a smidge more than what you're already paying for your flight. Some airlines offer a free stopover (a break of more than 24 hours) in their...
  • Airline reward seats more available, study says

     Airline reward seats more available, study says
    Frequent-flier miles don't do much good if there's no chance to use them, but the good news is that airlines are being more generous with offering reward seats, according to a study released Thursday. Of 25 airlines in the U.S. and abroad, the average...
  • United to unveil new website

    United to unveil new website
    United Airlines this week will open to the public a functioning preview of its main website, united.com, which the carrier says will offer customers more information, greater flexibility and robust searching for flight booking. Starting as early as...
  • FAA Green Lights Drone Use For Connecticut Businesses

    FAA Green Lights Drone Use For Connecticut Businesses
    More drones will soon be humming overhead in Connecticut. They will lessen the need to climb ladders for roof inspections or rent helicopters for aerial views of real estate. They will assess storm damage more quickly and safely, and survey crops more...
  • Four killed in plane crash near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport

    Four killed in plane crash near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport
    FORT LAUDERDALE — Four people were killed Sunday when a plane crashed and burst into flames in the woods north of Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport. The twin-engine Piper Navajo was flying into the airport when it crashed into a nature preserve...
  • Avoiding lap-child sticker shock on international flights

    Avoiding lap-child sticker shock on international flights
    While planning a summer trip to Europe for her family, Tara Firenzi of Santa Cruz was thrilled that she would save some money using awards miles for tickets for herself, her husband and 5-year-old daughter Ruby. Ten-month-old Hazel would fly as a lap...
  • More O'Hare runways in the wings, but how will they help?

     More O'Hare runways in the wings, but how will they help?
    The outcry over jet noise from O'Hare International Airport that reached a fever pitch over the last year and a half is likely to intensify further this summer when takeoff and landing simulation data becomes available ahead of a new runway opening this...
  • United Airlines offers fixes to FAA concerns

    United Airlines offers fixes to FAA concerns
    Chicago-based United Airlines has outlined a plan for aviation regulators on how it will deal with concerns involving pilot training and scheduling, and is implementing those changes. The airline in a March 25 letter responded to Federal Aviation...
  • Delta solicita nueva ruta entre Orlando y Sao Paulo, Brasil

    Delta solicita nueva ruta entre Orlando y Sao Paulo, Brasil
    SAO PAULO - Delta Air Lines presentó una solicitud de aprobación regulatoria para ofrecer nuevos vuelos sin escalas entre Orlando, Florida, y Sao Paulo, Brasil, a partir del 19 de diciembre de 2015. Delta espera servir a las dos ciudades con cuatro vuelos...