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  • Food workers nervous about United Airlines catering switch at O'Hare

    Food workers nervous about United Airlines catering switch at O'Hare
    United Airlines is changing catering companies at O'Hare International Airport, swapping from longtime vendor Gate Gourmet to LSG Sky Chefs early next year, a move that has some 700 food workers in Chicago nervous about job security and pay. "They're...
  • JetBlue to offer Mexico City flights from Fort Lauderdale and Orlando

    JetBlue Airways is adding another Latin American city to its route map — Mexico City. Starting Oct. 1, travelers will be able to hop aboard new nonstop service from Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to the Mexican metropolis — its 35th destination...
  • Cruise lines' fine print limits their liability, your right to sue

    Cruise lines' fine print limits their liability, your right to sue
    Question: I reserved a Royal Caribbean cruise of the Mediterranean. Shortly thereafter, Royal Caribbean notified me of the itinerary change for three of the ports. Fortunately, we had not ordered shore excursions, but I wonder who would pay the...
  • Summer air travel to break record

     Summer air travel to break record
    Brace yourself for crowded airports and full planes this summer, as air travel is expected to hit a record high, according to a report released Monday. Some 222 million passengers will take to the skies between June 1 and Aug. 31, up 4.5 percent over...
  • Summer skies: airlines to fly record number of passengers

    A record number of travelers are expected to take to the skies this summer thanks to a rebounding economy. U.S. airlines will carry 222 million passengers between June 1 and Aug. 31, topping the summer of 2007 when 217.6 million people flew, Airlines for...
  • Gov. Terry McAuliffe: Aerospace key to diversifying state's economy

    Gov. Terry McAuliffe: Aerospace key to diversifying state's economy
    Virginia's aerospace industry holds tremendous potential in helping the state diversify and grow its economy, Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Friday night in Hampton. "We are turbocharged for the future, and aerospace is going to lead the way," McAuliffe told...
  • FAA Green Lights Drone Use For Connecticut Businesses

    FAA Green Lights Drone Use For Connecticut Businesses
    More drones will soon be humming overhead in Connecticut. They will lessen the need to climb ladders for roof inspections or rent helicopters for aerial views of real estate. They will assess storm damage more quickly and safely, and survey crops more...
  • Which frequent-flier program soars? Answer is up in the air.

    Which frequent-flier program soars? Answer is up in the air.
    When it comes to freebies, perhaps none is more coveted than the free airline flight. But which domestic airline has the best frequent-flier program? That's a trickier question. Even avid travelers can be forgiven if they're confused about which airline...
  • United Airlines offers rewards for spotting bugs in the system

    United Airlines offers rewards for spotting bugs in the system
    United Airlines may be having a change of heart about hackers. A cybersecurity expert who joked during a United Airlines flight about hacking into the plane’s avionics computers was banned from flying on the carrier, even though the expert said he...
  • Southwest Airlines flies south of the border, prompting fare cuts

    Southwest Airlines flies south of the border, prompting fare cuts
    Airline travelers looking to save money have a couple of reasons to cheer and one cause to grouse. The good news is that airlines in the U.S. are setting aside more seats for travelers wanting to redeem loyalty reward points. Also, airfares to Mexico...
  • Lithuanian plane with 2 on board missing over Baltic Sea

    Rescuers are searching the choppy waters of the Baltic Sea for a small Lithuanian plane with two pilots on board which has gone missing en route from Sweden to Lithuania. A spokesman for the Klaipedos Avialinijos company that owns the Soviet-built An-2...