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  • FAA investigating Bucks skydiving accident

    Two people were seriously injured sky diving Tuesday morning in upper Bucks County. Perkasie police said officers were called to an open area near Guth Elementary School on Seventh Street in the borough at 11:06 a.m. on reports of a sky-diving accident....
  • Tandem sky divers hurt in fall at Perkasie school

    A sky-diving instructor from Hilltown Township and a Philadelphia man on his first jump were seriously hurt when they hit the ground at a Perkasie elementary school Tuesday, police said. Robert Mandic, a 41-year-old instructor working for Skydive...
  • Drone maker AeroVironment swings to $8.1-million profit in quarter

    Drone maker AeroVironment swings to $8.1-million profit in quarter
    Boosted by an increase in sales, Monrovia-based drone maker AeroVironment Inc. exceeded analyst estimates and reported $8.1 million in fiscal fourth-quarter profit, a turnaround from the same period a year earlier. The company posted net income...
  • New generation of jets comes with ups, downs

    New generation of jets comes with ups, downs
    The new generation of commercial airplanes is so radically different from how we have flown for the past 20-plus years that stepping onto one can feel like flying for the first time. The most obvious change is the thinness of the seats; the old-time...
  • Park Ridge backs referendum on airport noise

    Park Ridge backs referendum on airport noise
    Park Ridge Aldermen on Monday overwhelmingly endorsed an ordinance that, if it received final approval, will place an advisory question on the Nov. 4 general election ballot asking residents about noise levels at O'Hare airport. The question asks...
  • United Airlines to outsource some airport jobs, add others

    United Airlines to outsource some airport jobs, add others
    In a money-saving move, United Airlines says it will outsource the jobs of 637 workers at 12 airports across the country, including El Paso, Albuquerque and Salt Lake City. But the Chicago-based airline said it was adding 409 workers to its payroll...
  • All Aboard Florida scales back initial run

    All Aboard Florida scales back initial run
    All Aboard Florida's promised Miami-to-Orlando passenger rail service will initially run only between Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach, with trains rolling in late 2016, officials now say. The company plans to start building its downtown...
  • Air France warns on profit as overcapacity hits prices

    PARIS (Reuters) - An Air France-KLM profit warning bruised European airline shares on Tuesday, as the latest evidence of overcapacity set the stage for possible further job cuts. Europe's second-largest traditional network carrier warned its 2014 profits...
  • Norwegian flies to London -- for now

    Norwegian flies to London -- for now
    Despite some opposition, Norwegian launched its new low-fare nonstops to London/Gatwick from three U.S. airports last week: twice a week from Ft. Lauderdale, twice a week from Los Angeles and three times a week from New York/JFK. Schedules are the...
  • Seniors on the Go: Summer senior summary

    Seniors on the Go: Summer senior summary
    If you're a senior about to shove off on your vacation, here are a few notes on the current state of senior travel. AIRLINES. Forget any special senior deals. The only airline with meaningful senior fares is Southwest, and its senior fares are good deals...
  • United Airlines to outsource more than 630 airport jobs

    United Airlines to outsource more than 630 airport jobs
    (Reuters) - United Airlines said on Monday it plans to outsource more than 630 union jobs at 12 U.S. airports in a cost-saving move. Affected positions include ticket and gate agents and baggage handlers at U.S. airports, including Salt Lake City;...