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  • 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....
  • Police identify 3 dead in College Park helicopter crash

    Police identify 3 dead in College Park helicopter crash
    Bruce Teitelbaum and Marsha Khan loved flying helicopters. The couple regularly flew out of Orlando Executive Airport, where he earned his pilot's license last year from HQ Aviation. While he handled the controls of one of HQ's Robinson R44 four-...
  • American Airlines pilots say new uniforms are a bad fit

    American Airlines pilots say new uniforms are a bad fit
    Here's a switch: Now airline pilots are complaining that they are feeling constrained and uncomfortable in a plane. But it’s not the cramped seats that have pilots upset. Pilots of American Airlines say the new uniforms they were asked to test...
  • Mitchell Schnurman: American Airlines' drab uniform prototypes desperately need an injection of color

    American Airlines has a second chance to make a good impression. And it needs it. The airline is adopting new uniform designs for the first time in over 20 years. The lengthy, complicated process will affect about 70,000 workers and cost up to $100...
  • See a crazy low fare? Grab it quick

    Flexibility and acting lightning fast are the keys to scoring incredible airline deals. If you can be open about your destination and travel dates, and you can act fast, you can save a bundle. We have been seeing some outstanding short-lived deals to...
  • Fox Valley businesses putting drones to work

    Fox Valley businesses putting drones to work
    When Scott Gerami recently visited his daughter at her new house in Las Vegas, he took along his favorite toy. Gerami, a Naperville real estate broker, owns several drones – remote-controlled, unmanned aircraft – equipped with high...
  • United, Hyatt, Orbitz rank high on social media

    United, Hyatt, Orbitz rank high on social media
    United Airlines, Hyatt Hotels and Orbitz Worldwide, all based in Chicago, each ranked high among travel-related companies based on their Facebook or Twitter presence. None rated high for both, however, according to technology and data company Engagement...
  • Airline world's tiny secret: infatuation with model planes

    In America, businessmen shake hands. In Japan, they bow. But all over the world airline executives engage in a greeting that is all their own: the exchange of model airplanes. When airlines start flying to new cities, make deals with other carriers or...
  • Last blast of winter? Up to 15 inches of snow in Midwest

    Spring came falling down Monday on winter-weary residents in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois and Iowa with more than a foot of new snow in some areas. Schools in southwestern Wisconsin and southeastern Minnesota canceled classes as snowplows hit the...
  • Mailbag: Polling place was lonely on low-turnout Tuesday

    I recently moved to Irvine from Los Angeles. In the previous election here, I had voted with my customary paper ballot. On the day of the special election, I arrived at the polling place and was greeted with a wave of enthusiasm. I signed in and got my...
  • Lufthansa strikes enter third day; many flights canceled

    Lufthansa has canceled hundreds more flights Friday as pilots at Germany's largest airline went on strike for the third consecutive day and announced they would continue the walk-out over the weekend. In what is becoming an increasingly acrimonious labor...