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Air Transportation Industry

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  • Ailing Malaysia Airlines readies for drastic overhaul

    After a year of calamity, Malaysia Airlines is shrinking to survive. The disappearance of Flight 370 one year ago, combined with the downing of Flight 17 over a rebel held area of eastern Ukraine four months later, brought the already financially...
  • AP Exclusive: Airlines reject rechargeable battery shipments

    Two major U.S airlines say they will no longer accept rechargeable battery shipments as new government tests confirm that explosions and violent fires are likely to occur when large numbers of batteries enclosed in cargo containers overheat. Tests...
  • Victims to relive horror of marathon bombing as trial begins

    In the two years since twin bombs tore through crowds at the Boston Marathon finish line, the case against suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has focused on arguments over where his trial should be held, who should sit on the jury and what evidence prosecutors...
  • Jury seated in Boston Marathon bombing trial; opening is Wednesday

    Jury seated in Boston Marathon bombing trial; opening is Wednesday
    After two months of jury selection, a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates was seated Tuesday for the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The all-white panel consists of eight men and 10 women. Jurors...
  • FAA limits use of states' aviation fuel taxes

    WASHINGTON Certain states and localities with airports could lose about $200 million annually unless they comply with a 2014 Federal Aviation Administration ruling requiring them to spend revenues from jet fuel taxes only on air travel-related expenses....
  • Create an 'aerotropolis' for Southland

    Create an 'aerotropolis' for Southland
    "Airports will shape business location and urban development in the 21st century as much as highways did in the 20th century, railroads in the 19th and seaports in the 18th." Those are the words of John Kasarda, a business professor at the University of...
  • What happens when an avid flyer boards a long-distance train?

    The diagnosis? A torn retina. The eye surgeon's orders? Non-negotiable. No flying for three weeks. "But I have a show on the East Coast," I pleaded. "Cancel it." "Driving?" "Out of the question." Long pause. "What about a ... train?" "I'll allow...
  • Watchdog: Air traffic control system is a hacking risk

    The nation's system for guiding planes and other aircraft is at "increased and unnecessary risk" of being hacked, according to a report by government watchdog released Monday. The Federal Aviation Administration has taken steps to protect the air traffic...
  • Lehigh, Lafayette coaches reflect on games never played and those they wished were never played

    THIRD IN A SERIES When Fran O'Hanlon toured Europe with a U.S. all-star team in the early 1970s, they often traveled all night in a Volkswagen bus. "We had to be flexible," he recalled. "Our only rules were to be on time for the games and don't get...
  • Grab bargain first-class fares now

    Grab bargain first-class fares now
    In recent weeks we've seen 30 to 40 first-class routes from Dallas for less than $499 round trip, so it's a great time to fly up front for less. When you fly in the front cabin you get wider seats with extra legroom, two-by-two seating and no middle...
  • Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysian Airlines mystery

    Better plane tracking trialed after Malaysian Airlines mystery
    Australia, Indonesia and Malaysia will lead a trial to enhance the tracking of aircraft over remote oceans, allowing planes to be more easily found should they vanish like Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australia's transport minister said Sunday. The...