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  • Farmers see opportunity in drones

    The next big thing for Georgia farmers could be drones. State economic developers say Georgia's agricultural industry could be one of the areas with the most promising potential for the launch of a commercial drone usage, and they're intent on showing...
  • More airlines pile on fees

    More airlines pile on fees
    Nickel and diming used to be a niche practice in the airline business. Now it's becoming an industry standard. Airlines around the world will make an estimated $29 billion in 2014 from carry-ons, food, more leg room and other extra fees, up by more than...
  • Collection of wreckage of Malaysia plane begins, air inspectors say

    Local emergency services in eastern Ukraine have begun collecting parts of the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 from its crash site in the middle of the conflict zone, Dutch air accident investigators said on Sunday. Dutch inspectors had hoped...
  • American Airlines drops idea of squeezing more seats on regional jets

    If you thought that the recent financial success enjoyed by the nation’s airlines would stop them from trying to squeeze more passengers onto planes, think again. The good news for passengers is that the latest effort to increase passenger...
  • Airlines get bigger benefit from fluctuating fuel costs, study says

    With fuel costs continuing to drop, a new study finds that the relationship between fuel prices and air fares benefits airlines more than passengers. The study by the travel research site Hopper.com. found that over the past 22 months fares have...
  • Virgin America makes strong Wall Street debut

    BURLINGAME, Calif. Virgin America became a publicly traded company on Friday in the second-largest IPO from California this year, making a strong debut on Wall Street and positioning the scrappy airline to compete for more passengers in big cities....
  • Spirit Airlines adding service to Houston from BWI

    Spirit Airlines adding service to Houston from BWI
    Continuing to expand its service out of Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Spirit Airlines announced Friday that it will begin offering one flight a day to and from Houston next March. Houston will become the seventh market...
  • Letter: Flight prices are too sky high

    I read with great interest the article on the Bob Hope Airport. All the ideas being discussed to improve passenger traffic left out the one huge impediment to flying in or out of Bob Hope Airport: The fare is usually twice as much or more as a flight from...
  • Airline Seat Rebuttal

          My column Tuesday focused on a proposal by the National Association of Airline Passengers to have the FAA set minimum standards for the width of passengers seats and the amount of legroom, expressed in terms of “seat pitch.”    I...
  • Virgin America prices IPO at $23 a share

    Virgin America said its initial public offering of 13.3 million shares was priced at $23 apiece, raising about $306 million. The offering values the Burlingame, Calif., airline at about $994 million and was priced near the top of the expected range of...
  • Airfare: Round trip from LAX to Greece on Turkish Airlines for $736

    Airfare: Round trip from LAX to Greece on Turkish Airlines for $736
    Pack a jacket and save some money on your next trip to Greece. Turkish Airlines is offering a round-trip fare from LAX to Thessaloniki for $736, including all taxes and fees but subject to availability. It is for departures Jan. 15 to March 10. You...