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  • News of the Weird: Vortex of Damnation

    News of the Weird: Vortex of Damnation
    Land developers for the iconic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colo. (famous as the inspiration for the hotel in Stephen King's The Shining) announced recently that they need more space and thus will dig up and move the hotel's 12-gravesite pet cemetery....
  • Passengers stuck on plane when airline staff goes home

    After being forced to wait four hours at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport to take off, Delta Air Lines passengers were stuck on a tarmac in Pittsburgh for another hour Friday when no one was around to get them off the jet. Unbeknownst...
  • Obama to business: tell your lawmakers to renew Ex-Im Bank

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Saturday urged business owners to press Congress to reauthorize the U.S. Export-Import Bank, which could halt any new financing Sept. 30 - as some conservative Republicans hope it will - if lawmakers fail...
  • U.S. airlines doubled profit margins in first half, trade group says

    U.S. airlines doubled profit margins in first half, trade group says
    SEATTLE (Reuters) - U.S. airlines more than doubled their net profit margin in the first half of the year as revenue rose nearly three times faster than costs, trade group Airlines for America said on Thursday. The results suggest that the U.S. airline...
  • Delta hiring 1,800 flight attendants

    Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines plans to hire at least 1,800 flight attendants as it plans for growth. The airline began taking applications for the flight attendant positions this week, after opening it up to internal candidates last week. "We anticipate...
  • U.S. shouldn't bankroll corporate welfare: Front Burner

    The U.S. Export-Import Bank, as we know it, will cease to exist anyway. Given the 113th Congress' record of inaction on momentous issues affecting this nation, failing to renew the charter for the Ex-Im Bank, which only supports 2 percent of U.S....
  • Our primary picks for Congress: Editorial

    It's hard, but not impossible, for a challenger to knock out a sitting member of Congress. Four of Florida's U.S. representatives lost their seats two years ago. Another set of challengers has taken aim at incumbents this year. It's still not clear what...
  • US airlines increase their profits without ballooning their fleets

    Over the next few years, American Airlines Inc. will increase the size of its Boeing 777-200 fleet by 17 percent, or nearly 2,000 seats. It will do so without adding a single airplane. Fort Worth, Texas-based American is removing the first-class cabin,...
  • 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...
  • Flight lands safely at OIA after smoke smell reported

    Flight lands safely at OIA after smoke smell reported
    A Delta Airlines flight landed safely at Orlando International Airport on Friday afternoon after crew reported a smoky smell in the plane's cockpit, an airport official confirmed. The Boeing 757, carrying 231 people, was bound for Orlando from Atlanta,...
  • United Airlines tweaks bonus standards to rely less on on-time rankings

    United Airlines tweaks bonus standards to rely less on on-time rankings
    At United Airlines, you don’t necessarily have to be the early bird to get the worm. You only need to be somewhat punctual. Workers at Chicago-based United Airlines will get bonuses for hitting its monthly on-time rate goal in July, but only...