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  • A small victory for fliers: summer fares fall $2.01

    A small victory for fliers: summer fares fall $2.01
    After years of steadily-rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief — $2.01 in savings to be exact. The average roundtrip domestic ticket this summer, including taxes, now stands at $454, down less than a percent from last...
  • FAA reauthorization: Keeping our place as the world's aviation leader

    The United States has been the international leader in aviation since the Wright brothers' first flight in 1903. Our aviation system has provided the model for the rest of the world over the past 112 years, and today, it is among the safest and most...
  • True confession: I do not hate Spirit Airlines

    True confession: I do not hate Spirit Airlines
    The only actually annoying part of our recent round-trip flight between Chicago and New Orleans on Spirit Airlines was when, just prior to takeoff, the captain suggested we "sit back, relax and enjoy the flight." First, you can't sit back on a Spirit...
  • Survey shows satisfaction with airlines at 20-year high

    Survey shows satisfaction with airlines at 20-year high
    Customers are more satisfied with airlines than they've been in 20 years, according to a well-known customer-satisfaction survey that seems to buck other assessments of the industry. Airline passenger satisfaction rose 2.9 percent over last year to...
  • Spirit Airlines adds new routes from O'Hare

     Spirit Airlines adds new routes from O'Hare
    Spirit Airlines, a carrier known for low base fares and a la carte fees, began operating numerous new routes in its network on Thursday, including two new ones at O'Hare International Airport. From Chicago, Spirit added new daily routes to...
  • Expert: Tale of worker asleep in cargo hold is a warning

    Expert: Tale of worker asleep in cargo hold is a warning
    The misadventure of a baggage handler who fell asleep in the cargo hold of a jetliner should be a warning for airlines to improve security procedures, safety experts said Tuesday. The worker banged on the plane for help shortly after takeoff on Monday...
  • Driving, flying this summer? Here are some tips

    Driving, flying this summer? Here are some tips
    Like a lot of Metro Orlando residents, Frank Kurtz has vacation plans for the coming summer that include driving and flying. Kurtz, a high-school teacher in Seminole County, intends to enjoy himself with a road trip in the Southeast and a flight to...
  • United Airlines niega vuelo a investigador que la criticó

    United Airlines impidió a un conocido investigador de seguridad que abordara un vuelo a California luego que días antes éste publicó en las redes sociales un artículo en el cual decía que los sistemas a bordo podían ser víctimas de ciberpiratas. El...
  • Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United Airlines security

    Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United Airlines security
    United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard systems could be hacked. The researcher, Chris...
  • A meager lifestyle for workers who cater to the high-flying

    A meager lifestyle for workers who cater to the high-flying
    Rafael Leon could not believe his sudden reversal of fortune. So timely was his lucky break, on a December day in 2013, he suspected it must have been a case of divine intervention. Leon, his wife and their two young sons had just been turned out of...
  • 15 tips for planning your summer vacation

    15 tips for planning your summer vacation
    Here's important vacation preparation information from "The Zombie Survival Guide: Complete Protection From the Living Dead" by Max Brooks: "If you believe you can accomplish everything by 'cramming' at the 11th hour, by all means, don't lift a finger...