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  • 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...
  • Southwest Airlines CEO gets 24 percent boost in compensation

    Southwest Airlines Co. earned a record profit last year and the CEO benefited with a 24 percent increase in compensation, to $5 million. Southwest detailed 2014 compensation for Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly in a regulatory filing Monday. The bulk of...
  • 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...
  • Mailman who landed gyrocopter at Capitol sent back to Florida, barred from D.C.

    Mailman who landed gyrocopter at Capitol sent back to Florida, barred from D.C.
    The Florida mail carrier accused of landing a gyrocopter outside the U.S. Capitol was charged in federal court Thursday and has been barred from returning to the District of Columbia or flying any aircraft, officials said. Douglas Hughes, 61, was...
  • 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....
  • Woman removed from flight after poking snoring passenger with pen

    Woman removed from flight after poking snoring passenger with pen
    A woman was removed from a Southwest Airlines plane at Midway Airport on Thursday afternoon after she poked a seatmate with a pen to stop him from snoring, according to an airline spokeswoman. The airline said the man was not injured in the incident...
  • Search area for Flight 370 to be doubled if plane not found

    The search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be expanded by another 60,000 square kilometers (23,000 square miles) in the Indian Ocean if the jetliner is not found by May, officials said Thursday, affirming their commitment to not...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Search area for MH370 to be doubled if necessary

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia The search for the remains of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 will be extended to another 60,000 square kilometers of seabed in the event that the wreck is not found in the area currently being searched, officials said...
  • Kasich charms unions as Walker embodies new Republican antipathy

    COLUMBUS, Ohio Standing with a crowd of carpenters to accept their endorsement, Ohio Gov. John Kasich acknowledged that it wasn't easy for union members to back a Republican. "But we've gotten to know each other over time," Kasich said in Columbus, two...