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Air Transportation Industry

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  • US Airways apologizes for shocking photo it accidentally tweeted

    DALLAS Isn't Twitter wonderful? First, it allowed someone, allegedly a 14-year-old Dutch girl, to make a threat Sunday against American Airlines. Now, American's merger partner, US Airways, is apologizing for sending out a graphic photo Monday. No, we...
  • Hairspray shipment leads to $77,000 proposed FAA fine

    Hairspray shipment leads to $77,000 proposed FAA fine
    They could end up being the most expensive cans of hairspray ever: $77,000, shipping not included. The Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday it is proposing a $77,000 fine against Unilever BestFoods Inc., for attempting to ship by FedEx a pump...
  • United sued over alleged abuse by mentor

    United sued over alleged abuse by mentor
    Seven men who say they were sexually abused in the late 1990s by the leader of a mentoring program for young people backed by United Airlines say in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that the company did not do enough to prevent the abuse. The men, then in...
  • American Airlines dice que duro invierno afectó su resultado del primer trimestre

    (Reuters) - La compañía aérea American Airlines Group informó el martes que las cancelaciones de vuelos debido al mal tiempo afectaron sus resultados del primer trimestre, sumándose a otras aerolíneas que achacaron una baja en el negocio al clima...
  • With new seats, Allegiant Air is making room for comfort

    With new seats, Allegiant Air is making room for comfort
    Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air has rolled out a roomier seat dubbed the "Giant Seat." It represents the latest way the airline industry has created new seating options for travelers willing to pay more for extra elbow room. In the first row and the...
  • Bob Hope Airport sees slight decline in passengers

    Bob Hope Airport sees slight decline in passengers
    After a two-month boost in passengers at Bob Hope Airport, there was a 1.3% decline in February compared to the same time last year, though the percentage of occupied seats on planes grew, according to the latest passenger report. The airfield handled...
  • American Airlines tweaks frequent flier program

    American Airlines tweaks frequent flier program
    American Airlines on Tuesday announced changed policies and a revamped program for redeeming frequent-flier miles, a mixed bag of good and bad news that affects how customers can cash-in reward miles and whether they get free checked bags, among other...
  • Faster Wi-Fi on flights leads to battle in the sky

    NEW YORK/HAMBURG (Reuters) - Wi-Fi in the sky is taking off, promising much better connections for travelers and a bonanza for the companies that sell the systems. With satellite-based Wi-Fi, Internet speeds on jetliners are getting lightning fast. And...
  • Harmless drones get federal flak

    Harmless drones get federal flak
    In March 2012, volunteers spent four days looking for a 2-year-old boy who wandered away from his home outside Houston. They found him only after volunteers reviewing images captured by a drone-mounted aerial camera saw a flash of red in a pond that had...
  • Federal audit faults FAA for inadequate oversight of LAX revenue use

    Federal audit faults FAA for inadequate oversight of LAX revenue use
    Significant holes in record keeping at Los Angeles International Airport and inadequate oversight by the Federal Aviation Administration has made it difficult to ensure that millions of dollars in airport revenue are being spent properly for law...
  • A need for improved aircraft tracking and data streaming

    When word came Saturday that two ships had locked in on deep-sea radio signals that might pinpoint the missing Malaysian Boeing 777, many people began breathing a bit easier.. How, in a day when we can track our kids' whereabouts through their cellphones,...