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  • The sky's the limit [Editorial]

    The sky's the limit  [Editorial]
    If all goes well, NASA may soon be renting privately owned spacecraft to fly its astronauts into space. The agency reportedly is just weeks away from announcing contracts with one or more commercial firms to build a new, reusable orbital vehicle capable...
  • Orbitz says American Airlines fares back on its websites

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Airlines Group Inc airfares went back on Orbitz Worldwide Inc websites on Friday, after the two companies patched up a dispute that caused American to pull the information on Tuesday. The fares and schedules for thousands of...
  • Australia's Qantas, Virgin allow smartphones throughout flights

    SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian airlines Qantas Airways Ltd and Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd said passengers can use smartphones and tablets throughout flights from Tuesday after a regulator relaxed a ban on electronic devices on planes. The airlines said...
  • American Airlines fares back on Orbitz after scuffle

    American Airlines fares back on Orbitz after scuffle
    American Airlines fares are back on Orbitz Worldwide after the two companies said Friday that they intend to come to a new pact. American on Tuesday took its fares off Orbitz-owned websites, including flagship Orbitz.com, because the airline could not...
  • New People Express plans to fly into Orlando in fall

    New People Express plans to fly into Orlando in fall
    A fledgling Virginia-based airline company trading on the 1980s low-price brand of People Express Airlines plans to offer service to Orlando International Airport this fall, company officials said Monday. Dubbed PEOPLExpress, the Newport News-based...
  • 2 deaths confirmed in crash of unresponsive plane off Jamaica

    2 deaths confirmed in crash of unresponsive plane off Jamaica
    A small U.S. private plane with an unresponsive pilot crashed off the east coast of Jamaica on Friday after veering far off its course toward southwest Florida and triggering a U.S. security alert that prompted a fighter jet escort. A New York county...
  • Pilot killed in F-15 crash identified as Lt. Col. Fontenot Jr.

    Pilot killed in F-15 crash identified as Lt. Col. Fontenot Jr.
    Military officials have identified the Massachusetts Air National Guard pilot who was killed when his F-15 jet crashed in the mountains of western Virginia as Lt. Col. Morris “Moose” Fontenot Jr. Officials did not release his age. After...
  • When are airport fast lanes worth the money?

    When are airport fast lanes worth the money?
    Convenience vs. cash. We pay for all sorts of services to avoid hassle and stress. Should paying for TSA Precheck to speed through airport security screening be one of them? Maybe. But there are things to know before you decide. For example, you might...
  • Google tests airborne drones to deliver goods

    Google tests airborne drones to deliver goods
    Google Inc is developing airborne drones capable of flying on their own and delivering anything from candy to medicine, the Internet company said on Thursday. The effort, which Google calls Project Wing, marks the company's latest expansion beyond its...
  • Iceland lowers alert over lava eruption near Bardarbunga volcano

    REYKJAVIK Icelandic authorities Friday lowered an aviation alert, hours after raising it to its highest level over a small lava eruption detected near a volcano in the south-east. The concern focuses on Bardarbunga, a subglacial volcano that has been...
  • New airplane radar offers bigger picture on bad weather

     New airplane radar offers bigger picture on bad weather
    airplane was climbing in the direction of thunderstorms vaulting across northeast Indiana when an air traffic controller radioed the pilots to recommend a course change toward smoother air. Normally such advice would be heeded, but the purpose of the...