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  • Letter: Expressing frustration with Bob Hope Airport

    My son and I recently planned a short trip to Las Vegas to meet other family members and needed to be there from Monday to Wednesday. I live about five minutes from Bob Hope Airport. The roundtrip fare to leave Burbank on Monday was nearly $400. When my...
  • Emirates calls for airlines summit on 'outrageous' MH17 attack

    PARIS (Reuters) - The head of one of the world's largest airlines has called for an international meeting of carriers to agree a response to the downing of a Malaysian airliner, including a potential rethink of the threats posed by regional conflicts....
  • TSA security fee for airline travel rises today

    TSA security fee for airline travel rises
    Get ready to pay more when you fly. The so-called Sept. 11 security fee that was intended to fund the Transportation Security Administration is about to increase. The TSA, however, says it won’t necessarily benefit from the extra revenue. The...
  • Israel keeps up Gaza assaults as Kerry presses for truce

    Abbas-led Palestinian body backs Hamas truce demands in Gaza
    GAZA/JERUSALEM - The Palestinian decision-making body led by President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday endorsed demands by Hamas for halting Gaza fighting with Israel, a move that may help Egyptian-mediated truce efforts. With Israeli and U.S. encouragement,...
  • Israel pounds Gaza despite international peace efforts

    Gaza bloodshed deepens as airlines shun Israel
    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Gaza fighting raged on Wednesday, displacing thousands more Palestinians in the battered territory as U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said efforts to secure a truce between Israel and Hamas had made some progress. In a blow...
  • PEOPLExpress inaugurates flight with 2 1/2-hour delay

    PEOPLExpress inaugurates flight with 2 1/2-hour delay
    It wasn't exactly the way an airline likes to introduce a new flight. PEOPLExpress' inaugural flight No. 302 from Palm Beach International Airport to Newport News, Va., was delayed about 2 1/2 hours Monday due to the late arrival of the aircraft from...
  • Ukraine separatists may have mistaken Malaysian airliner for military aircraft; 298 aboard die

    KIEV, Ukraine A Malaysia Airlines passenger jet with 298 people on board crashed Thursday after apparently being struck by a missile over an area of eastern Ukraine where government forces have been battling pro-Russia separatists. There were no...
  • Missile downs Malaysia Airlines jet over Ukraine; 298 aboard killed

    A Malaysia Airlines jet was shot down by a surface-to-air missile Thursday over separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine, apparently killing all 298 people on board and dramatically raising stakes in the conflict with the Kremlin-backed forces. U.S....
  • U.S. orders American aircraft to avoid eastern Ukraine airspace

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration issued an order on Thursday night prohibiting American aircraft from flying over eastern Ukraine following the downing of a Malaysia Airlines flight in that region. Citing "recent events...
  • Malaysian PM demands swift justice if flight was shot down

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak demanded swift justice for those responsible if a Malaysian airliner that came down in Ukraine was found to have been shot down. Najib, reading out a statement at a news conference on Friday,...
  • U.S. air carriers to avoid Russia-Ukraine border airspace

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - American air carriers have agreed to avoid flying through airspace near Russia's border with Ukraine after a Malaysia Airlines plane carrying 295 people crashed in the area on Thursday, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said....