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  • Q&A: How do you open a cockpit door from the outside?

    Q&A: How do you open a cockpit door from the outside?
    First, the man can be heard knocking on the cockpit door, to no response. Then, as the jet plunges lower toward the French Alps, he can be heard trying to break down the door, also without success. The cockpit door of the Germanwings Airbus A320 jet was...
  • Shock in Europe as Germanwings crash is described as intentional

    PARIS Left alone in the cockpit of Germanwings flight 4U9525, 28-year-old co-pilot Andreas Lubitz manually began a descent procedure and did not respond when his pilot and crew pounded on the locked door as the airplane slammed into a mountainside in...
  • Spring travel: Frontier Airlines offers fares from $39

    Spring travel: Frontier Airlines offers fares from $39
    Frontier Airlines is offering spring fares from $39. The two-day sale, which runs through Friday, is good on travel on  Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursday and Saturdays with departures on April 14 thrugh May 20. There are several flight options...
  • Minute by minute, the demise of doomed German flight

    Here is a look at the short journey and violent end of the German budget airline flight that crashed into the French Alps with 150 people aboard, based on information from French accident investigators, government officials and the airline Germanwings,...
  • Alone at controls, co-pilot sought to 'destroy' the plane

    Alone at controls, co-pilot sought to 'destroy' the plane
    The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings jet barricaded himself in the cockpit and "intentionally" sent the plane full speed into a mountain in the French Alps, ignoring the pilot's frantic pounding on the door and the screams of terror from passengers, a...
  • TSA's PreCheck enrolls 1 million travelers; here's how you can apply

    TSA's PreCheck enrolls 1 million travelers; here's how you can apply
    Still disgruntled with long wait times at airport security checkpoints? Apparently thousands of you have done something about it. The Transportation Security Administration reports that more than 1 million travelers have enrolled in PreCheck, which...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ HJ Heinz buys Kraft to build $28 billion food giant Some of the most familiar names in ketchup, pickles, cheese and hot dogs are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced plans Wednesday to buy Kraft and create one of the world'...
  • How investigators will determine why Germanwings jet crashed

    Cockpit voice recordings and, hopefully, flight data will provide the main clues to investigators trying to understand what caused Germanwings Flight 9525 to crash. But that is just the beginning. Drawing on decades of experience with crashes around...
  • American crash victims: US government contractor, daughter

    Three Americans were presumed dead in the plane crash in the southern French Alps, including a U.S. government contractor and her daughter, the State Department said Wednesday. Identified victims were Yvonne Selke of Nokesville, Virginia, an employee for...
  • Virginia woman, daughter among European plane crash victims; 3rd victim confirmed

    Virginia woman, daughter among European plane crash victims; 3rd victim confirmed
    UPDATE: The U.S. State Department says a third American has been identified as a victim of the plane crash in France that killed a total of 150 people. The department said it is in contact with the victim's next of kin but is not releasing the name...
  • Wisconsin lawmakers discuss regulation of drones

    Wisconsin lawmakers hinted Wednesday at the potential for unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, to take off in the state once they decide how to regulate them. Assembly Committee on Jobs and the Economy chairman Rep. Adam Neylon, a Pewaukee Republican,...