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  • Airline and cruise line executives join 'Ice Bucket' challenge

    Fundraisers On Monday, Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza participated in an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness of the illness, also called Lou Gehrig's Disease. Baldanza lost his mother to ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which is a...
  • Small-plane pilot killed in crash miles from Bay Area airport

    Small-plane pilot killed in crash miles from Bay Area airport
    A pilot was killed after his small plane crashed near the Bay Area city of Novato, officials said Tuesday. The wreckage of a single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza was discovered early Tuesday after it sparked a small brush fire seven miles west of Gnoss...
  • Deutsche Bahn sues airlines in U.S. over 1999-2006 price fixing

    BERLIN (Reuters) - Deutsche Bahn [DBN.UL] is suing airlines in the United States for operating a price-fixing cartel affecting its freight business between 1999-2006, the German transport company told Reuters. The airlines' price fixing was first exposed...
  • New train to DFW Airport

    New train to DFW Airport
    You can now travel to/from Dallas-Ft. Worth International Airport (DFW) by train. Last week, DART, the Dallas area rapid transit system, opened the long-awaited extension of the Orange light rail line directly to Terminal A. From the airport, it runs to...
  • Robert B. Reich: The disease of American democracy

    Americans are sick of politics. Only 13 percent approve of the job Congress is doing, a near-record low. The president's approval ratings are also in the basement. A large portion of the public doesn't even bother voting. Only 57.5 percent of eligible...
  • Seniors on the Go: Traveling by bus a viable option ... yes, really!

    Take a Bus. Really? Yes, Really A month or so back, I was in Vancouver BC for a press showing, and on my return home I wanted to visit some cousins who live on Whidbey Island, north of Seattle. My plan was to rent a car, but a one-way car from Canada...
  • The disease of American democracy [Commentary]

    The disease of American democracy [Commentary]
    Americans are sick of politics. Only 13 percent approve of the job Congress is doing, a near-record low. The president's approval ratings are also in the basement. A large portion of the public doesn't even bother voting. Only 57.5 percent of eligible...
  • China Eastern plane aborts landing as traffic controllers take a nap

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A China Eastern Airlines Corp passenger plane that had started its night-time descent into a Wuhan airport was forced to abort its landing after air traffic controllers had dozed off, an investigation report found. The incident, which...
  • EEUU prohíbe que sus aerolíneas vuelen sobre Siria

    (Reuters) - La Administración Federal de Aviación de Estados Unidos prohibió que todas las aerolíneas estadounidenses vuelen sobre Siria y dijo que el conflicto armado que atraviesa el país representa una "grave amenaza potencial". La Administración...
  • U.S. bars all American airlines from flying over Syria

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has barred all American airlines from flying over Syria, saying the ongoing conflict poses a "serious potential threat." The FAA had previously warned American carriers to avoid flying over Syria....
  • Monarch Airlines to cut workforce in shift to becoming low-cost carrier

    LONDON (Reuters) - British holidays airline operator Monarch Group is set to cut the airline's workforce by a third with the closure of its charter operations as it moves to reinvent the carrier as a scheduled European budget airline. Monarch, privately-...