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  • Film studio helps fearful fliers get off the ground

    Film studio helps fearful fliers get off the ground
    As the passengers lined up to walk through an X-ray machine in the airport terminal, a surly security officer bellowed commands to the travelers. "Empty your pockets," she said. "Put all your items in the bin yourself. Take your shoes off." A few...
  • People Express plane hit by truck, leaving Newport News-based company with one plane, delays

    People Express plane hit by truck, leaving Newport News-based company with one plane, delays
    Passengers have experienced a series of delays and cancellations by People Express after one of its planes was damaged by a vendor's truck -- leaving the company with only one plane. The accident occurred Sept. 19 in Newport News and has impacted...
  • Airline profits up 64%, bag fees generate $900 million in 2nd quarter

    The airline industry strategy of packing cabins to record levels, charging fees for bags, food and entertainment and merging to reduce competition continues to pay off. The nation's airlines posted $3.6 billion in profits in the April-through-June...
  • Airports try to keep pace with influx of animals on property

    MILWAUKEE Wings and tails are crucial parts of most aircraft, but also can be major hazards when they happen to be made of feathers or fur. Airplanes colliding with animals ranging from white-tailed deer to birds of every shape and size are a constant...
  • American Airlines flight attendants pact includes raises but no profit-sharing

    A new five-year contract with flight attendants at American Airlines would provide annual raises but does not include profit-sharing, according to details of the tentative agreement released late Wednesday. The deal, reached on Friday between...
  • With computers in charge, life is one big glitch

    This year, Florida schools canceled online FCAT tests for thousands of students when the private-sector testing company had computer problems. Because of persistent computer problems, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity stiffed people...
  • American Airlines to give flight attendants tablets, replacing paper manuals

    American Airlines to give flight attendants tablets, replacing paper manuals
    American Airlines said Wednesday it will become the first major airline to give its flight attendants tablet computers to replace traditional heavy paper manuals, and it expects the change to save it nearly $1 million a year.  Flight attendants...
  • Spoelstra has hammer in Heat retool

    Spoelstra has hammer in Heat retool
       There is, of course, no autonomy when Pat Riley sits in the double-wide office at the end of the hallway, the one with the water views hard by Biscayne Bay. But there is a bit of equity that can be built after four consecutive trips to the NBA Finals....
  • Airlines make first class ultra-luxurious; any hope for coach?

    Question: Frequent traveler Daniel Fink of Beverly Hills recently received an email from American Airlines that said, "We're creating a consistent experience when traveling in first class on American and US Airways. Effective Sept. 1, 2014, we will be...
  • American, US Airways flight attendants reach tentative contract deal

    American, US Airways flight attendants reach tentative contract deal
    American Airlines reached a major milestone Friday in its merger with US Airways, as the flight attendants' union said it has reached a tentative agreement on a new, combined contract for 24,500 workers. Details of the new contract weren't immediately...
  • American Airlines reaches tentative deal with flight attendants

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - American Airlines Group Inc said on Friday it struck a tentative contract agreement with the Association of Professional Flight Attendants, an important step in finalizing a deal with 24,500 U.S.-based stewards at the airline. If...