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  • Airline official: Germanwings probe shouldn't set precedent

    The Germanwings air crash investigation shouldn't set a precedent for future investigations because it sought to assign blame before the probe was complete, which could jeopardize airline cooperation if it became the practice, the head of a trade...
  • Passenger traffic at Bob Hope Airport ascends

    Passenger traffic at Bob Hope Airport ascends
    The number of passengers traveling through Bob Hope Airport increased in February, compared to the same month in 2014, despite a drop in the number of seats available during the period. "They're using aircraft more efficiently," said Dan Feger, the...
  • American Airlines and US Airways take big step in merger

    The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded a single operating certificate for American Airlines and US Airways, a key step in completing the airline merger to create the world's largest carrier. A year and a half after announcing the merger, the...
  • 40 percent of flights canceled in France amid strike

    French air traffic controllers went on strike Wednesday to demand better working and retirement conditions, prompting the cancellation of nearly half of flights across France. The powerful SNCTA union called the two-day strike, saying the government...
  • American Airlines, US Airways get FAA approval to fly as one carrier

    American Airlines, the world's largest airline and the second-largest carrier at O'Hare International Airport, received its single operating certificate Wednesday from the FAA, an important behind-the-scenes milestone in its integration with US Airways....
  • Allegiant Air eyes more growth in South Florida

    Allegiant Air eyes more growth in South Florida
    Allegiant Air will add its ninth route from Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday, part of a broader attempt to increase profits with service to underserved cities. The new nonstop to Indianapolis will be one of five new routes from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood...
  • FAA approves step toward combining American, US Airways

    American Airlines is marking a merger milestone and US Airways is one step closer toward extinction. The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday granted the two airlines the authority to operate as a single carrier. The FAA decision means that...
  • O'Hare drops in world rankings for passenger traffic

    O'Hare drops in world rankings for passenger traffic
    O'Hare International Airport retook the crown for the world's busiest airport last year, but dropped a couple of ranking spots for the number of passengers that fly in and out, according to new data from Airports Council International. Counting...
  • Co-pilot deliberately slams plane in Alps; families ask why

    Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and wordlessly smashed an Airbus carrying 150 people into an Alpine mountainside. The account...
  • Freebie Friday: Frontier $39 airfare sale, $10 gift from Bonefish Grill, $40 off at Kohl's

    Freebie Friday: Frontier $39 airfare sale, $10 gift from Bonefish Grill, $40 off at Kohl's
    TGIFF! (Thank Goodness It's Freebie Friday!) Easter (April 5) and Passover (April 3) are coming up, so this is the weekend to shop. I've got four $10-off coupons at Kohl's to save on spring fashions for the whole family, an offer from Fandango.com for...
  • NTSB: Robinson helicopter crashes have killed 19, injured 41 in Florida since 2000

    NTSB: Robinson helicopter crashes have killed 19, injured 41 in Florida since 2000
    The cause behind Central Florida's deadliest helicopter crash two weeks ago likely awaits a yearlong investigation to figure out what went tragically wrong in the last minutes of the three victims' lives. Recreational pilot Bruce Teitelbaum became so...