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  • Costco near deal with new credit card issuer

    Costco near deal with new credit card issuer
    NEW YORK — Costco Wholesale Corp., acknowledging its split with American Express Co., said Friday that it is close to reaching a deal with a new credit card company for exclusive rights to serve the giant retailer's customers. Costco should be...
  • A return to Penn State, 25 years later after a night (and game) to forget

    A return to Penn State, 25 years later after a night (and game) to forget
    Driving up to Penn State on Saturday dredged up some nasty memories of my last trip to Happy Valley for a Maryland men's basketball game. It wasn’t much fun for the Terps, either. It was March 1990, the end of coach Gary Williams’ first...
  • U.S. Department of Transportation to investigate United airfare mistake

    U.S. Department of Transportation to investigate United airfare mistake
    United Airlines is blaming an error in converting currency for its accidental sale of steeply discounted tickets through a Danish version of its website. Because of the error, United began selling thousands of ultra-cheap tickets Wednesday morning,...
  • FAA proposes rules for use of commercial drones

    FAA proposes rules for use of commercial drones
    Federal officials unveiled new proposed rules Sunday for the operation of small commercial drones, opening the skies to greater use of unmanned aircraft to perform tasks including inspecting bridges, assisting in search-and-rescue operations, taking...
  • Southwest Airlines gets back on time

    Southwest Airlines gets back on time
    Over the last year, Southwest Airlines has gone from having one of the worst on-time performance rates among major carriers to having one of the best. Executives at the Dallas-based airline said their low on-time rate was the result of trying to...
  • Flights at LAX delayed or canceled because of storms in Northeast

    Flights at LAX delayed or canceled because of storms in Northeast
    Numerous flights at Los Angeles International Airport have either been delayed or canceled because of extreme weather conditions in the Northeast, officials said Sunday. Three arriving flights have been delayed and 15 canceled because of snowstorms in...
  • FAA orders inspections after fatal Colorado chopper crash

    The Federal Aviation Administration has grounded more than 300 Enstrom helicopters nationwide until they can be inspected for possible cracks like the one that may have caused a crash last month that killed two people in Colorado. In an emergency...
  • Aer Lingus says it wants to join British Airways parent IAG

    Irish airline Aer Lingus says it now strongly favors its acquisition by British Airways parent IAG in a statement to shareholders issued Friday. IAG officials spent two days in Dublin this week lobbying the Irish government, the airline's No. 2...
  • Southwest is latest airline to scale back rewards program

    Southwest is latest airline to scale back rewards program
    Southwest Airlines is the latest airline to reduce the value of loyalty rewards. Southwest has announced that rewards points earned by fliers will vary in value based on destination, time, day of travel, demand and other factors. The changes, which...
  • Airline passengers behaved better than ever in 2014

    Airline passengers behaved better than ever in 2014
    Remember the Knee Defender? The devious device that clips on to the airline seat in front of you to prevent that passenger from reclining and encroaching on your legroom? Thanks to some high-profile incidents involving hostile passengers and flight...
  • Dispute over Hamptons aircraft noise hitting a crescendo

    Dispute over Hamptons aircraft noise hitting a crescendo
    MINEOLA, N.Y. — The long-simmering fight over noise from planes and helicopters landing on Long Island's Hamptons is reaching a crescendo this winter: Town officials are considering new laws to strictly limit flights, while aviation advocates are...