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  • Hot Tips For Thrifty Travelers

    Hot Tips For Thrifty Travelers
    From eating to entertainment, college student Amber Deemer is learning to stretch her dollar by being frugal at everything she does. She shares her hot tips on how she travels on the cheap. The first place to begin is planning in advance by doing...
  • Woman named after Amelia Earhart completes first leg of around-the-world flight

    MIAMI Aviation goggles no more: The modern-day Amelia Earhart landed in Miami wearing rolled-up jeans and pink Nikes. Amelia Rose Earhart no relation to the pioneering aviator of yore finished the first leg of her around-the-globe flight Friday. The...
  • Southwest Airlines co-founder Rollin King passes away

    DALLAS Southwest Airlines co-founder Rollin King has died. King was the South Texas businessman who sat down in the 1960s with his attorney, Herb Kelleher, to sketch out the idea for an intra-Texas airline. The idea turned into Air Southwest. By the time...
  • Safety agency blames Honeywell part for fire on Boeing 787

    A report released Wednesday by a U.K. safety agency confirms the cause of the fire inside an Ethiopian Airlines 787 Dreamliner parked at Heathrow last July. A battery inside a small locator beacon was installed incorrectly, with crossed wires pinched...
  • Is it worth $100 to skip airport security lines?

    (Reuters) - (The author is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.) Benet Wilson is one of the 2.5 million Americans who have paid a yearly fee to skip security lines at airports and thinks it's worth every penny she paid for a five-...
  • American's new 777-300 planes bring luxury to long overseas flights

    ABOARD AMERICAN FLIGHT 137 Boarding American Airlines' new Boeing 777-300ER, passengers are greeted by soft mood lighting and an archway leading through a walkup bar. Bose noise-canceling headsets, bed slippers and amenity kits with Dermalogica and...
  • As hobby drone use increases, so do concerns about privacy, security

    As hobby drone use increases, so do concerns about privacy, security
    Some Los Angeles Kings fans were celebrating the team's Stanley Cup win outside the Staples Center last week when they noticed a Phantom-model quadcopter drone buzzing above, surveying the scene. Angry at the intrusion, they knocked it down using a T-...
  • Aviation clusters must innovate, globalize, train, study says

    WICHITA, Kan. If Wichita and other areas are to remain key aviation clusters for years to come, they must continue to innovate, globalize, and train and keep talent. Those are the issues facing the United States aviation industry if it is to maintain its...
  • DOT reports first quarter airline profit, fees collection

    Airlines U.S. scheduled passenger airlines posted net profit of $507 million in the first quarter, up from a loss of $392 million in the 2013 period, the U.S. Department of Transportation reported Monday. In the January through March period, passenger...
  • American Airlines to slash Venezuela flights over trapped cash dispute

    By Girish Gupta, Reuters CARACAS — American Airlines will cut almost 80 percent of its weekly flights to Venezuela in response to the government's refusal to repatriate $750 million in revenue trapped by exchange controls. As of July 2, American...
  • Government fees on airfares are least frustrating charge, survey says

    Here’s a surprise. Most air travelers wouldn’t mind paying more in fees – if it helps cut lines at airports. Airlines have vehemently opposed proposals to increase government fees on airline tickets, saying higher costs would...