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  • American Airlines is pulling AA, US Airways fares from Orbitz sites

    American Airlines announced Tuesday it has pulled its fares off websites powered by Orbitz, "effective immediately." US Airways fares will come off as of Monday, Sept. 1. "We have worked tirelessly with Orbitz to reach a deal with the economics that...
  • Airlines draw union flak over fuel tax breaks

    Airlines draw union flak over fuel tax breaks
    The airline industry is getting $1 billion in tax breaks per year from states on the jet fuel it buys, according to a new study funded by a national labor union. In Illinois, two separate tax breaks on fuel amount to $85 million a year, said a study...
  • Rising North American plane demand boosts leasing market: BOC Aviation

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A pick-up in North America's aviation market is providing a boost for the leasing industry as demand from Southeast Asian airlines starts to slow, according to the head of BOC Aviation, Asia's second-biggest aircraft lessor. "Now,...
  • As Hawaii faces hurricane threat, airlines ease ticket change fees

    In the run-up to the arrival of Hurricane Iselle and Tropical Storm Julio, airlines are allowing passengers heading to and from Hawaii to change their tickets without penalty. The hurricane is expected to hit the islands Thursday or Friday, with the...
  • Airline and cruise line executives join 'Ice Bucket' challenge

    Fundraisers On Monday, Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza participated in an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness of the illness, also called Lou Gehrig's Disease. Baldanza lost his mother to ALS, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which is a...
  • Drone dread: Delray to discuss rules for popular pilotless craft

    Drone dread: Delray to discuss rules for popular pilotless craft
    Delray Beach Mayor Cary Glickstein has a nightmare about drones. He sees them buzzing unchecked above the seaside city, creating all kinds of safety and, more importantly, privacy issues. Drones, also known as quadcopters, are the latest must-have gadget...
  • Drone manufacturer grows amid uncertain market

    Drone manufacturer grows amid uncertain market
    Donald Scott is a former Navy pilot and an amateur filmmaker. Those two passions meet in his job as chief executive of a company that makes drones. DSLRPros in Oakland Park started by selling filmmaking equipment, but Scott says 80 percent of DSLRPros'...
  • Seniors on the Go: Anti-consumer Airfare Display Bill sneaks through House

    Seniors on the Go: Anti-consumer Airfare Display Bill sneaks through House
    The ironically named "Transparent Airfares Act of 2014" passed the House of Representatives on July 28. This misbegotten bill, which would actually make the costs of air travel less transparent, passed by voice vote, presumably in part to avoid...
  • 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...
  • Seniors on the Go: Traveling by bus a viable option ... yes, really!

    Take a Bus. Really? Yes, Really A month or so back, I was in Vancouver BC for a press showing, and on my return home I wanted to visit some cousins who live on Whidbey Island, north of Seattle. My plan was to rent a car, but a one-way car from Canada...
  • 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...