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  • Search area for missing Malaysian Airlines jet could be doubled, officials say

    Search area for missing Malaysian Airlines jet could be doubled, officials say
    Officials from Malaysia, Australia and China agreed Thursday that if missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 is not found this spring in the current designated search area off the western coast of Australia, the zone would be expanded to double in size, and...
  • AP investigation details perimeter breaches at US airports

    One man tossed his bike over a fence and pedaled across a runway at Chicago O'Hare, stopping to knock on a terminal door. Another rammed a sports-utility vehicle through a security gate at Philadelphia International and sped down a runway as a plane was...
  • United Airlines to upgrade food for coach fliers on overseas flights

    United Airlines to upgrade food for coach fliers on overseas flights
    United Airlines apparently has decided the way to customers hearts — and wallets — is through their taste buds, as the Chicago-based carrier on Wednesday will announce more food upgrades, including free wine and beer for economy passengers...
  • Airline phone numbers and websites

    Airline phone numbers and websites
    Here is a list of selected national and international airlines that offer flights out of major U.S. cities. In some cases, an airline may not have its own mileage-reward program but may partner with another airline. "FF" denotes "frequent flier." Aer...
  • Airline alliances: Where can I earn/use frequent flier miles?

    Airline alliances: Where can I earn/use frequent flier miles?
    You can often earn frequent-flier miles on your primary airline by flying with an airline partner. Here is a list of some of the major airline alliances and participating airlines. "FF" denotes the number to call for frequent-flier information....
  • Boeing unveils order from Panama for 61 MAX 737s

    SEATTLE Boeing announced a big order for its forthcoming 737 MAX jets from Panama's Copa Airlines to coincide with the attendance of President Barack Obama at a political summit in Panama City. The jetmaker booked the order for 61 MAXs earlier and listed...
  • Man flies gyrocopter to U.S. Capitol in apparent protest; charges pending

    Man flies gyrocopter to U.S. Capitol in apparent protest; charges pending
    A Florida mail carrier created a stir at the U.S. Capitol by flying a gyrocopter into Washington, D.C., and landing it just outside the building Wednesday, police said. The move was an apparent protest demanding campaign finance reform. Despite the no-...
  • Delta's 1Q profit rises on more traffic, lower fuel prices

    Delta Air Lines plans to reduce international flying later this year as travel demand in some places weakens due to lower oil prices and the strong U.S. dollar. The airline said Wednesday that it will make cuts of up to 20 percent on routes to Japan,...
  • Southwest to use wider seats in new planes

    Southwest to use wider seats in new planes
    Wider airplane seats. You read that right. In an era of shrinking aircraft legroom and personal space, at least in economy class, Southwest Airlines plans to add the widest seats in the industry to its new Boeing 737s. The coach-class seats, designed by...
  • Survey shows Southwest frequent-flier program best in U.S. by far

    Best domestic airline frequent-flier program, according to a poll of more than 1,500 fliers by Airfarewatchdog.com: •Southwest – 32 percent • Delta – 17 percent • American – 14 percent • Alaska – 11...
  • Correction: Airline Seat Health Risk story

    In a story April 14 about airline seats, The Associated Press reported erroneously on how the government tracks the percent of airline seats sold. The figure does include seats obtained through frequent flier miles. A corrected version of the story is...