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  • FAA bans U.S. airlines from flying over Iraq

    FAA bans U.S. airlines from flying over Iraq
    The Federal Aviation Administration is banning all U.S. airlines from flying over Iraqi airspace, citing what it calls a “hazardous situation" created by the armed conflict in the region. In a statement Friday, the agency said all commercial...
  • FAA lectures Chicago man who flew drone over Lollapalooza

    FAA lectures Chicago man who flew drone over Lollapalooza
    A Chicago man who sent a camera-equipped drone over Lollapalooza this past weekend got a talking to from the Federal Aviation Administration but is not in any formal trouble over the matter. The FAA reviewed two videos showing aerial shots of the three-...
  • Second storm may bypass Hawaii

    Travelers in Hawaii are keeping a close watch on Hurricane Julio, 900 miles away in the Pacific and expected to arrive Sunday morning. The storm has sustained winds of about 120 mph, but is forecast to weaken and skirt north of all the Hawaiian islands....
  • Pilots unions get federal clearance to negotiate joint contract at American

    The National Mediation Board has informed the pilots unions that American Airlines and US Airways are operating as a single carrier for the purposes of union representation. The ruling comes in response to the Allied Pilots Association's January...
  • Officials downplay security breach by Southwest Airlines stowaway

    Officials downplay security breach by Southwest Airlines stowaway
    San Jose airport officials are downplaying a security breach that occurred earlier this week when a 62-year-old woman with a history of trespassing bypassed checkpoints and boarded a Southwest Airlines flight to Los Angeles without a ticket. John...
  • Southwest Airlines poised to increase flights to D.C. area

    Southwest Airlines poised to increase flights to D.C. area
    Southwest Airlines on Sunday will take on mega-carriers in Chicago as it begins its first flights from Midway Airport to Reagan National airport near Washington, D.C., adding pressure to keep fares low on that popular business-travel route. Southwest,...
  • Cockpit voice recorder in crashed Air Algerie jet unintelligible

    Cockpit voice recorder in crashed Air Algerie jet unintelligible
    The cockpit voice recorder from the Air Algerie flight that crashed last month in northern Mali, killing all 116 passengers and crew, is unintelligible, investigators said on Thursday. The McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircraft, en route to Algiers, smashed...
  • Frontier launching routes from West Palm Beach this fall

    Frontier launching routes from West Palm Beach this fall
    Frontier Airlines plans to launch new service from West Palm Beach to Denver, Washington D.C. and Trenton, N.J. later this year as part of 10 new routes announced Wednesday. The new nonstop flights between Palm Beach International Airport and Denver...
  • FAA lifts ban on flights to, from Tel Aviv

    FAA lifts ban on flights to, from Tel Aviv
    The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. airlines flying to and from Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport. “The agency will continue to closely monitor the very fluid situation around Ben Gurion Airport and...
  • Family forced off Southwest Airlines flight after tweeting a complaint

    Family forced off Southwest Airlines flight after tweeting a complaint
    A Minneapolis family was asked to get off a Southwest Airlines flight in Colorado because of a tweet the father sent out complaining about the airline’s service before the departure from Denver International Airport. Duff Watson told CBS News in...
  • Travel Q&A: Jabbed in the back at 30,000 feet

    Travel Q&A: Jabbed in the back at 30,000 feet
    Q: I can hardly stand to fly because the person sitting behind me always punches their seat-back entertainment screen so hard I can feel it through the seat into my back. What can I do? Feel Like Screaming A: In-flight entertainment touch screens on thin...