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  • Norwegian chief defends plans to launch low-cost airline

    Norwegian chief defends plans to launch low-cost airline
    Norwegian Air Shuttle's plan to launch the biggest low-cost airline crossing the Atlantic took another hit last week when former Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said the federal government should withhold a permit for the carrier, pending further...
  • Loyalty rewards overhaul means fewer miles for fliers, study says

    The value of loyalty is on the decline if you are an airline passenger. When United and Delta Air Lines announced plans recently to overhaul their loyalty rewards programs, industry experts assumed the changes would benefit airlines at the expense of...
  • 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...
  • FIA stewards uphold grid penalty on Perez

    SPIELBERG Austria (Reuters) - The five-place grid penalty imposed on Sergio Perez after his Canadian Grand Prix crash was upheld by Formula One's governing body (FIA) in Austria on Friday. Perez's team, Force India, appealed the penalty on the grounds...
  • 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...
  • High-speed rail service could eliminate some air traffic

    I sympathize with the people of Bensenville and other communities around O’Hare International Airport. I fly often, and I wonder as we land over residential areas what it sounds like on the ground.  The problem is that there are just too many...