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  • Alone at controls, co-pilot sought to 'destroy' the plane

    Alone at controls, co-pilot sought to 'destroy' the plane
    The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings jet barricaded himself in the cockpit and "intentionally" sent the plane full speed into a mountain in the French Alps, ignoring the pilot's frantic pounding on the door and the screams of terror from passengers, a...
  • TSA's PreCheck enrolls 1 million travelers; here's how you can apply

    TSA's PreCheck enrolls 1 million travelers; here's how you can apply
    Still disgruntled with long wait times at airport security checkpoints? Apparently thousands of you have done something about it. The Transportation Security Administration reports that more than 1 million travelers have enrolled in PreCheck, which...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ HJ Heinz buys Kraft to build $28 billion food giant Some of the most familiar names in ketchup, pickles, cheese and hot dogs are set to come under the same roof after H.J. Heinz Co. announced plans Wednesday to buy Kraft and create one of the world'...
  • How investigators will determine why Germanwings jet crashed

    Cockpit voice recordings and, hopefully, flight data will provide the main clues to investigators trying to understand what caused Germanwings Flight 9525 to crash. But that is just the beginning. Drawing on decades of experience with crashes around...
  • American crash victims: US government contractor, daughter

    Three Americans were presumed dead in the plane crash in the southern French Alps, including a U.S. government contractor and her daughter, the State Department said Wednesday. Identified victims were Yvonne Selke of Nokesville, Virginia, an employee for...
  • Airspace expansion over northern Plains gets final approval

    A proposal to establish an enormous bomber training area over the northern Plains that advocates say will improve military training and save money got final approval Tuesday despite concerns about loud, low-flying aircraft disrupting civilian flights...
  • The Latest: Germanwings forced to cancel 7 flights

    1:03 a.m. (0003 GMT, 20:03 EDT) Germanwings has had to cancel seven flights out of Dusseldorf because a number of crew members felt they were unfit to fly following news of the accident. Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said Tuesday evening that he...
  • EEUU agiliza el reglamento para los vuelos de drones

    Autoridades de aviación federal, asediadas por las quejas de que obstáculos burocráticos evitan que la industria explote los beneficios económicos de los drones, anunció el martes que están agilizando el reglamento para expedir permisos para volar...
  • Plane crash kills 150 people in French Alps; black box found

    A black box recovered from the scene and pulverized pieces of debris strewn across Alpine mountainsides held clues to what caused a German jetliner to take an unexplained eight-minute dive Tuesday midway through a flight from Spain to Germany,...
  • US Airways frequent-flier accounts to be folded into American Airlines

    US Airways frequent-flier accounts to be folded into American Airlines
    American Airlines this weekend will begin moving US Airways frequent-flier accounts to its AAdvantage program. The transfer is one of a number of integration tasks the airline must complete following the December 2013 merger of the two carriers....
  • $15 airline tickets to Europe? Probably not, but...

    $15 airline tickets to Europe? Probably not, but...
    Monday: "I'm going to start selling tickets between Europe and the United States for one pound (about $15)." Thursday: "No, I didn't mean it." Friday: "I still plan to do it." Ryanair's Michael O'Leary had an up-and-down press week. But the question he...