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Air Transportation Industry

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  • Spirit posts $65 million second-quarter profit

    Spirit Airlines profit soared in the second quarter, fueled by additional flights and higher passenger demand. Net income rose 54 percent to $64.8 million or 88 cents a share, compared to $42.1 million or 58 cents in the same quarter a year ago, the...
  • Airfares remain flat, down 18% from 1995

    Airfares remain flat, down 18% from 1995
    While consumers might like to complain about airfares, federal data released Tuesday show prices have barely budged during the past year and are down nearly 18 percent since 1995 when adjusted for inflation. The average domestic roundtrip fare in the...
  • U.N. agency to form airline safety task force after Ukraine crash

    MONTREAL (Reuters) - The United Nations' civil aviation body said on Tuesday it would quickly form a task force on airline safety, noting that while this was complex and politically sensitive, urgent action had to be taken after the recent downing of a...
  • Brian Power-Waters, aviator and competitive senior athlete

    Brian Power-Waters, aviator and competitive senior athlete
    Brian Power-Waters, whose boyhood dream of becoming an aviator led to a long career as a military and commercial pilot and, at age 78, took him back to the skies in ultralight planes and hang gliders, died July 21 after surgery at Shore Medical Center...
  • FAA's well-founded caution on flights to Israel

    To the editor: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's statement last week about the Federal Aviation Administration's brief ban on U.S. flights to Israel — that "there's no reason whatsoever for the mistaken FAA decision to instruct American...
  • Virgin America files for U.S. IPO

    Virgin America files for U.S. IPO
    Virgin America Inc., the low-cost airline partly owned by Richard Branson, filed for an initial public offering of shares as it looks to expand in the recovering U.S. airline market. The company, known for mood lighting and wi-fi and comfortable...
  • FAA seeks $12 million fine against Southwest Airlines for improper aircraft repairs

    The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it wants to fine Southwest Airlines $12 million because the carrier didn't modify its airplanes according to FAA requirements and then kept flying the modified airplanes. Here's how we understand the...
  • Southwest Airlines faces $12-million FAA fine over jet maintenance

    Southwest Airlines is facing a $12-million fine after air safety regulators said the airline didn't comply with maintenance regulations on its Boeing 737 jetliner fleet. The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing the civil penalty against...
  • FAA lifts ban on flights to, from Tel Aviv

    FAA lifts ban on flights to, from Tel Aviv
    The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. airlines flying to and from Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport. “The agency will continue to closely monitor the very fluid situation around Ben Gurion Airport and...
  • City to install more jet noise monitors in Chicago

    City to install more jet noise monitors in Chicago
    The Emanuel administration is willing to meet at least one demand of sleepless residents affected by changes in jet noise patterns at O'Hare International Airport by installing more noise monitors in Chicago and several suburbs, officials are expected...
  • 'Game of Thrones' star sticks it to British Airways after lounge denial

    'Game of Thrones' star sticks it to British Airways after lounge denial
    If only the Hound had been there, this weekend's airline situation would have been very different for "Game of Thrones" star Maisie Williams. The 17-year-old, who plays Arya Stark in the popular HBO series, blasted British Airways on Saturday after...