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  • Reclining into battle at 30,000 feet

    Reclining into battle at 30,000 feet
    The world is full of intractable conflicts. Israelis vs. Palestinians. Sunnis vs. Shiites. Cubs vs. Sox. People who recline their airline seats vs. the people who sit behind them. Veteran airline passengers know the drill: You scrunch into one of...
  • Cuba says airspace not violated by plane with unresponsive pilot

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Cuba's civil aviation institute said Cuban airspace was not violated by a plane with an unresponsive pilot that U.S. air traffic controllers were tracking off the Florida coast on Friday. The plane was trailed by U.S. military jets,...
  • Ryanair close to placing new $10 billion Boeing order

    PARIS/DUBLIN (Reuters) - European low-cost airline Ryanair is in advanced talks to buy around 100 of a high-density version of Boeing's 737 MAX jetliner in a potential $10 billion deal that could be finalised within weeks, two people familiar with the...
  • Florida-bound Delta flight diverted over reclining seat dispute

    (Reuters) - An argument over leg room and reclining seats forced a Florida-bound flight from New York to divert to a different airport late on Monday, the third such incident of a midair disruption caused by passengers in about a week. Delta Air Lines...
  • PEOPLExpress in final talks for flights into OIA

    PEOPLExpress in final talks for flights into OIA
    Vision Airlines, parent of newcomer budget-airline PEOPLExpress, is in final negotiations with Orlando International Airport that would pave the way for it to begin flights into Orlando later this month, officials said Wednesday. Virginia-based Vision...
  • Air passengers, airlines need to clean up their act

    The following editorial appeared in the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer on Thursday, Sept. 4: In just over a week, three U.S. flights have made unscheduled landings due to passenger conflicts, all of them involving reclining seatbacks, and objections on the...
  • Before you drone on ...

    If it's not a bird, a plane or Superman, chances are that the unidentified flying object making the rounds in your neighborhood is a drone. While tech companies and businesses work toward commercializing drones hoping that they're the future of deliveries...
  • Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Amazon bringing you that pair of underwear you ordered!

    Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Amazon bringing you that pair of underwear you ordered!
    In one small step for man and one slightly bigger step for Amazon, the Seattle-based online retailer giant is putting its money where its mouth is, teaming up with other drone makers to lobby lawmakers on the company's plan to one day use small unmanned...
  • American and US Airways pull fares from Orbitz over fee dispute

    Amid a feud over fees, American Airlines has stopped posting its fares on the travel website Orbitz.com and also plans to pull fares for US Airways next week. American Airlines, which has merged with US Airways, said it has failed to reach an...
  • Update: People Express offer for $39 flight to New Orleans expires

    Update: People Express offer for $39 flight to New Orleans expires
    People Express, a new airline based out of Newport News, promoted its new route from Newport News to New Orleans with $39 air fares. The offer expired at midnight Tuesday. The $39 one-way fare is valid on travel on select dates through Oct. 15, 2014....
  • Air passengers prefer their own gadgets over seat-back options: Study

    Air passengers prefer their own gadgets over seat-back options: Study
    Airline passengers generally like the idea of ditching seat-back onboard video screens and instead wirelessly streaming movies and TV shows to their own portable devices, such as laptops and iPads, according to a new study. But passengers also expect...