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  • Total CEO de Margerie killed in Moscow as jet hits snow plow

    MOSCOW/PARIS (Reuters) - Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic and outspoken chief executive of the French oil company Total , was killed when his private jet hit a snow plow as it was taking off from Moscow's Vnukovo airport on Monday night. His death...
  • United Airlines makes Hertz exclusive car-rental partner

    United Airlines makes Hertz exclusive car-rental partner
    United Airlines on Tuesday said Hertz will become its exclusive partner for car rentals on its booking website, united.com, and United’s elite-level fliers and credit-card holders will get bonus frequent-flier miles for booking with Hertz. The...
  • Global survey of passengers gives glimpse of air travel in 10 years

    Global survey of passengers gives glimpse of air travel in 10 years
    The Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX), "a network of leading airlines, suppliers and related companies committed to elevating the level of the airline passenger experience," released its latest "global survey of passengers," and the...
  • Photos from the multimillion-dollar NBAA aviation convention

    Photos from the multimillion-dollar NBAA aviation convention
    Basically a forum for showing off corporate jets, the National Business Aviation Association is one of the largest and slickest shows to hit the Orange County Convention Center this year. Starting Tuesday, the convention center is hosting more than 27,...
  • Regional jet makes emergency landing at DuPage County Airport

    Regional jet makes emergency landing at DuPage County Airport
    A regional jet bound for Chicago was forced to divert and make an emergency landing at DuPage County Airport on Monday night after the pilots reported problems controlling the plane and maintaining altitude, the Federal Aviation Administration said....
  • U.S. airlines raise fares by $2 on average

    (Reuters) - Major U.S. airlines have raised domestic one-way fares by $2 on average since Thursday, marking the first industry wide increase in half a year. The hikes suggest that airlines do not intend to pass along savings from the decline in jet...
  • Amid Ebola scare, airlines approve fare hike

    The nation's largest airlines have approved a $4 round-trip fare hike, despite anxiety over Ebola  and higher travel prices for the upcoming holiday season. The hike may signal that the airline industry believes demand for air travel is so strong that...
  • The $40 billion jet buying spree - IndiGo's big bet

    NEW DELHI/PARIS (Reuters) - Almost four years ago a handful of people gathered in Airbus sales chief John Leahy's spacious country house outside Toulouse and argued long into the evening over curry and cigars. Last weekend they met up again at a Parisian...
  • Travel letters: Try a new holiday tradition: staying home

    Stay home for the holidays Regarding "It Might Be Too Late to Land Holiday Deal" by Catharine Hamm, Oct. 12: What amazes me about articles like this is, why does everyone have to go home every year for Thanksgiving and Christmas and maybe New Year's...
  • Poll shows Ebola fears keeping some Americans at home

    Ebola fears have not yet affected international business travel, according to one poll, but another suggests Americans at large are concerned enough that they are curbing overseas trips. A poll released Thursday by the Global Business Travel...
  • J.K. Simmons is the whip in 'Whiplash'

    J.K. Simmons is the whip in 'Whiplash'
    With a few exceptions like playing loudmouth newspaper honcho J. Jonah Jameson in the “Spider-Man” movies, J.K. Simmons’ career has included pretty low-key performances. In “Whiplash,” the 59-year-old actor (“Law and...