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  • American Airlines' shares spike before addition to S&P

    American Airlines' shares spike before addition to S&P
    Shares of American Airlines Group rose 6.9 percent Tuesday to $53.69 after Standard & Poor's announced the world's largest airline would be added to the popular S&P 500 Index. American, with a large presence at O'Hare airport and an employer of about 8,...
  • Man shouting 'jihad' rushes jetliner cockpit; passengers restrain him

    Man shouting 'jihad' rushes jetliner cockpit; passengers restrain him
    A flight headed from Washington to Denver had to return to Dulles International Airport after a pilot told air traffic controllers a passenger had become violent, ran toward the cockpit and had to be restrained by other passengers. According to...
  • JetBlue offers $49 one-way fares from Baltimore to Fort Lauderdale

    JetBlue offers $49 one-way fares from Baltimore to Fort Lauderdale
    JetBlue said it will begin flights to Fort Lauderdale from BWI-Marshall Airport on Nov. 12 with fares starting at $49 one way. The South Florida route is only the second destination from Baltimore available on JetBlue. The airline, which began flights...
  • Craft distilleries emerge in the Lehigh Valley

    Craft distilleries emerge in the Lehigh Valley
    In south Bethlehem, some entrepreneurs have put a new twist on an old building. A Prohibition-era bank has been recast as the Social Still — Northampton County's first distillery since the booze business was made legal again 82 years ago. Inside...
  • State Farm: FAA clears drones for testing

    State Farm: FAA clears drones for testing
    State Farm says it has received FAA approval to test the use of drones. The Bloomington-based car and home insurer said it might use them to assess roof damage during the claims process and to respond to natural disasters. The potential use of...
  • American Airlines CEO says Gulf carriers put US jobs at risk

    American Airlines Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Doug Parker said Persian Gulf carriers threaten U.S. jobs because the Middle East companies are benefiting from unfair government subsidies. Investor-owned U.S. airlines can't compete with state-backed...
  • Look for nonstop deals coming up on Southwest

    Look for nonstop deals coming up on Southwest
    Dallas-area travelers have seen some great deals on airfare this year. Those deals should continue into spring and summer. In April, Southwest will begin offering nonstop service from Dallas Love Field to 10 new cities, and then the airline will add...
  • Frequent flyer programs: More change coming

    Just because Delta, United and Southwest have announced their 2015 frequent flyer program details doesn't mean you won't see any more changes. You will -- and soon. Here's my take on what's coming: Dollar-based earning. JetBlue and Virgin America based...
  • Pilots to American Airlines: Try again on new uniforms

    DALLAS As American Airlines Inc. wraps up testing on proposed new uniforms, its pilots have spoken: They don't like them. "While individual perspectives varied, the consensus is that the uniforms as tested are unacceptable and management needs to...
  • Flight returns to Dulles after passenger becomes violent

    A flight from Washington to Denver had to return to Dulles International Airport after a pilot reported that a passenger became violent, ran toward the cockpit and had to be restrained. United Flight 1074 returned after takeoff Monday evening. Local...
  • Letter: New air terminal would create jobs

    The times are a-changing as the winds shift here. Burbank, Los Angeles County and Southern California, economically and job-wise, are not what they used to be for job creation and individual initiative. In December 1995, as a Glendale activist, I...