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  • Family says nyet to Finnair's ticket policy

    Family says <i>nyet </i>to<i> </i>Finnair's ticket policy
    Airlines will never win a prize for sensitivity to customers' problems. They typically won't budge on change fees and ticketing costs. But you'd think that even the most hard-hearted carrier would acknowledge that, all things considered, this isn't...
  • U.S. Navy adds 2nd sub-hunting plane to search for Malaysian jetliner

    U.S. Navy adds 2nd sub-hunting plane to search for Malaysian jetliner
    The Navy is adding another advanced submarine-hunting aircraft to its effort to find debris from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. A second P-8 Poseidon will replace an older P-3 Orion in the 30,000-square-mile search area in the rough waters of the...
  • Santa Monica moves to close all or part of city's airport

    Santa Monica moves to close all or part of city's airport
    The Santa Monica City Council this week launched an effort to close all or part of the city's airport after July 2015 — a move that could result in years of additional court battles with the federal government. Council members voted 6 to 0 late...
  • Bad weather interrupts search for missing Malaysia Airlines jet

    Bad weather interrupts search for missing Malaysia Airlines jet
    BEIJING -- Planes searching for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 were grounded Thursday because of stormy conditions off the coast of Australia in another frustrating delay in the protracted search.  A U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon aircraft scheduled to...
  • Malaysia jet search flights called off due to severe weather

    Aircraft searches for a Malaysia jetliner presumed crashed in the southern Indian Ocean have been called off for Thursday due to bad weather, a U.S. Navy officer told Reuters. "The forecast in the area was calling for severe icing, severe turbulence...
  • New satellite images raise hope of retrieving Malaysian jet debris

    New satellite images raise hope of retrieving Malaysian jet debris
    BEIJING — Malaysian authorities said Wednesday that they were encouraged by new images from European satellites showing 122 floating objects off the Australian coast that could be debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines jet. The discovery...
  • Chinese airlines caught in forex crosswinds as Beijing eases grip on yuan

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese airlines, already grappling with half-empty premier cabins due to Beijing's austerity drive, will be tested next in their ability to hedge against currency risks as China looks set to allow greater two-way swings in the yuan....
  • Isolated Alaskans push Department of Interior for road through refuge

    WASHINGTON A group of King Cove, Alaska, residents are in Washington this week attempting to persuade Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to reverse her rejection of a road through a national wildlife refuge that would allow the isolated community access to...
  • Adults get a chance to soar in school's aviation program

    Boynton Beach High School, which boasts one of the only Aerospace Academies in the area, now offers a certification in airframe maintenance leading to a career in aviation for adults as well as students. Along with Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University,...
  • Search of Malaysia pilot's home finds no sign of terrorism, suicide

    Search of Malaysia pilot's home finds no sign of terrorism, suicide
    WASHINGTON -- A review of the emails and a search of a home flight simulator have found nothing so far to suggest the pilots on the missing plane purposely compromised the flight by diverting it away from Beijing, according to two U.S. law enforcement...
  • Pilot Who Crashed In Canton May Have Mistaken Illuminated Parking Lot For Simsbury Airport

    CANTON — The pilot of a small airplane that crashed in Canton 16 months ago may have mistaken an illuminated parking lot along his flight path for the runway at Simsbury Airport and crashed into Onion Mountain, according to a National Transportation...