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  • Brian Williams' fib

    Brian Williams' fib
    Back during the Vietnam War, CBS news anchorman Walter Cronkite was judged in the polls to be "the most trusted man in America" for his straightforward nightly reports. When he went to Vietnam and returned saying the war was "mired in stalemate," it was...
  • American Airlines' traffic declines, Southwest sees boost in January

    DALLAS Southwest Airlines' expansion helped its passenger traffic rise 8.6 percent in January. The Dallas-based airline said Monday its passenger load factor how full planes fly fell 1.2 percentage points to 75.1 percent as capacity rose 10.2 percent....
  • Droning on: Orlando firms to launch new drone training classes

    Droning on: Orlando firms to launch new drone training classes
    Two companies in the Orlando area are teaming up to provide more safety classes for people who want to fly drones commercially, now that the Federal Aviation Administration has announced it proposed regulations. The classes will be focused on how...
  • FAA drone rule proposal: What they allow, who benefits, who doesn't

    FAA drone rule proposal: What they allow, who benefits, who doesn't
    The Federal Aviation Administration over the weekend released proposed rules for small drones for commercial use. Some have said the move has the potential to dramatically change the nation's airspace for years to come.  “Technology is advancing...
  • Frontier adding more discount flights to O'Hare

     Frontier adding more discount flights to O'Hare
    Frontier Airlines, continuing its aggressive expansion in the Chicago market, in April will add four new flights from O'Hare International Airport, enlarging Chicago as its second-largest base while at least temporarily abandoning Midway Airport, where it...
  • Another snowstorm threatens to clobber New England, may bring up to 2 feet to Boston area

    Winter-weary New England braced Sunday for another round of snow that threatened to bear down on the region into the workweek and pile up to 2 feet in some areas. As light snow began falling by the afternoon, drivers were warned to stay off the roads and...
  • Drone industry has mixed reaction to FAA's proposed rules

    Drone industry has mixed reaction to FAA's proposed rules
    Entrepreneurs in the fledgling drone industry breathed a sigh of relief Monday after federal regulators finally issued proposed rules for flying the small robotic flying machines — a plan not as tough on commercial users as many had feared. "It'...
  • Airlines cancel flights amid winter storms in Northeast US

    Hundreds of flights have been canceled over the long Presidents Day weekend as a winter storm rolled through parts of the Midwest and Northeast. Southwest Airlines Co. canceled more than 150 flights on Monday. Spokeswoman Michelle Agnew says Dallas-based...
  • Delta CEO on why ticket prices haven't dropped

    DETROIT Delta Air Lines is passing along profits to its employees, but consumers shouldn't expect the company to pass along savings gleaned from low oil prices any time soon. The airline distributed $122 million in profit-sharing checks to Michigan...
  • Want airline elite status? Here are tips for fliers based in L.A. area

    You want free checked bags and extra legroom. Priority boarding sounds nice too. But those perks are reserved for road warriors, the elite fliers among us, right? Not necessarily. Fliers in the Southland can reach elite status with as few as six...
  • $2,299 for airfare-hotel trip to Melbourne, southern Australia

    $2,299 for airfare-hotel trip to Melbourne, southern Australia
    If you're in the market for a deal to southern Australia, here's a two-week trip for $2,299 per person. The price includes round-trip L.A.-Melbourne flights and hotel rooms too -- but only until Wednesday. The deal: Australia's Southern Splendors from ...