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  • American Airlines adding Gogo Wi-Fi to regional jets

    American Airlines adding Gogo Wi-Fi to regional jets
    American Airlines will outfit 250 of its regional jets with onboard wireless Internet access supplied by Itasca-based Gogo, the airline said Thursday. The upgrades to the two-cabin commuter jets, largely used by partner airlines to ferry passengers to...
  • Winter holiday air travel expected to rise slightly

    Winter holiday air travel expected to rise slightly
    Some 45 million passengers are expected to fly during the winter holidays, up 2 percent from last year, with Dec. 19 (a Friday), expected to be the heaviest travel day at American airports, according to a forecast released Wednesday by airline industry...
  • American's Dreamliner delivery delayed

    American's Dreamliner delivery delayed
    Stop us if you've heard this one before: The Boeing Dreamliner is late again. This time, American Airlines will have to wait longer to get its first highly touted Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, as delays will push its delivery into the new year,...
  • World War II-era Civil Air Patrol volunteers honored on Capitol Hill

    World War II-era Civil Air Patrol volunteers honored on Capitol Hill
    When Jeri Truesdell took prospective pilots up in the air for the first time, she would tell them to sit back and feel the strength of the engine on takeoff. It was a feeling she always loved, and never forgot. "I wanted to give them the feeling," she...
  • NTSB retraces final moments of flight that crashed into Gaithersburg house

    NTSB retraces final moments of flight that crashed into Gaithersburg house
    In the final seconds before it careened into the houses below, pilot Michael Rosenberg fought to control a pitching, rolling airplane that was losing the ability to fly. During the last 20 seconds of flight an automated verbal warning in the cockpit...
  • Photographer dispatches drone to record region's life in a new way

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. Tim Pantle has always enjoyed photography and for years has been quick to delve into the latest and greatest technology. So when drones became mainstream and affordable, he soon plunked down $1,200 and began flying and hovering his eye-...
  • Stocks open lower as oil prices renews slide

    U.S. stocks opened lower Wednesday, led by declines in energy stocks as the price of oil resumed its slide. Oil dropped on reports that OPEC had slashed its estimate of how much crude it will need to produce next year due to rising supplies from other...
  • Sliding fuel costs could mean lower airfares next year, airlines say

    Sliding fuel costs could mean lower airfares next year, airlines say
    With fuel prices dropping and airline profits soaring, travelers could reap the benefits with a 5% drop in fares next year, according to a trade group for the world's airlines. The International Air Transport Assn. in Geneva reported that the world's...
  • How airline seating reflects income inequality

    How airline seating reflects income inequality
    When I flew on Aeroflot back in the mid-1990s, everyone flew what we would think of today as Economy; they were still serious about a classless society in those post-Gorbachev years, or perhaps they hadn't quite gotten their arms around the idea of...
  • For starters: Miami Heat at Phoenix Suns

    For starters: Miami Heat at Phoenix Suns
    A look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Tuesday's 9 p.m. game between the Heat and Suns at US Airways Center (TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM-Spanish), with Chris Andersen out for the...
  • Orlando gives initial approval to rules for Uber, Lyft

    Orlando gives initial approval to rules for Uber, Lyft
    After a marathon debate that stretched into the night, the Orlando City Council granted preliminary approval to new regulations that would allow app-based ride services Uber and Lyft to operate legally in Orlando — for a price. The new rules...